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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by bendezium, Sep 14, 2006.

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  1. bendezium

    bendezium Thread Starter

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    Howdy... I feel really dumb asking this, but when I open Display Properties and click on the Desktop tab, I not only get options from the C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper folder, but it's also pulling pictures from my My Documents\My Pictures folder... how can I make it stop looking in My Pictures? I really only want it to look in the Wallpaper folder... thanks guys!

    Edit: I guess I should tell you that I'm using XP.

    Eryk
     
  2. bendezium

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    Come to think of it, is it actually possible to do this? I've been through so many 'options' and 'preferences' menus that I think I'm gonna go bonkers, and I still can't figure out a way to fix this. Bedtime... g'night

    Eryk
     
  3. wilson44512

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    i dont think you can. thats how that is set up. if you dont want to see your pictures. just make a new folder in the My Documents folder an put the pictures in there. an just use the My Picture folder for the wall paper.
     
  4. techkid

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    It's surprising, but all the pictures I have in the 'My Pictures' folder and subfolders, don't display in the Display properties > Desktop tab.
     
  5. hewee

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    I only see what .bmp images that are in the windows folder.
     
  6. moper

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    Only pictures in the root of the 'My Pictures' are displayed. When saving pictures, always create a new subfolder first. Just create a folder and drag them into it.


    moper
     
  7. bendezium

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    All of my pictures in the My Pictures folder are in subfolders, and I'm seeing every one of them in my choices for a desktop. Alright, I guess I'll just quit using the My Pictures folder. Thanks guys!

    Eryk
     
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    Does this apply only to new pictures or can I take all my previous pictures out of My Pictures and put in new folder? If so, how do I do this. I'm fairly new at this. Thanks.
     
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