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Old 05-24-2005, 08:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My old wallpaper loads up first on each boot before my new wallpaper is loaded.

I know it is a case of the order the computer loads up. Is there anyway or place to put my file to get the computer to load it first.

I don't want to delete my old wallpaper (my mistake, not screensaver) as it is pretty cool and I may want to change it back when I'm bored of the new one.

This is not a problem as such, just like to know how Windows operates. Is it a question of when I next 'defrag' my new wallpaper will be loaded first?

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Old 05-24-2005, 08:23 AM   #2 (permalink)
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So does your screensaver or wallpaper show up? Can you just delete the wallpaper and leave the screensaver, as they're both different things?


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Old 05-24-2005, 10:10 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I just 'Googled' it, wasn't sure it would throw back relevent info but it did, good old 'Google' what would we do without it.

I fixed it through the Registry:

When Windows starts, it looks for a wallpaper location first in

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop

and then

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\InternetExplo rer\Desktop\General

or somewhere else depending on what other wallpaper-setting applications you've installed. If you delete the data value for the

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\Wallpaper

key you'll get rid of the first wallpaper setting. I just deleted the old wallpaper name and replaced it with my new one.

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