Enable Desktop Background Slideshow in Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Ash0hley, Eng, Anonymous

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Steps

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    First, right click on the desktop.
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    When the context menu opens, click 'Personalize'.
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    We will be brought to 'Personalization' section in the Control Panel.
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  4. 4
    In this window, we need to press 'Desktop Background'.
    Click it once. The new section will open.
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    From this section, we need to select multiple files.
    We can either browse for files on our computer, or choose from the existing Windows library.
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    If we want to set specific images, we need to select them, as if we would select other files.
    For example, we can click on this image.
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    Then click and hold 'Ctrl'.
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    Now, we can select any other images, then they will also be selected.
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    To select a picture, hover the mouse over the picture, and then check the box in the upper left corner of the picture.
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    Once we have selected all of the pictures that we need, we can set the time period for the pictures to change.
    To do so, click on the drop-down menu, that says '30 minutes'.
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    From here, we can select the time periods.
    The minimum is 10 seconds, and the maximum is one day. Let's select 10 seconds.
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    An extra setting is to use 'Shuffle'.
    Check it if we want to shuffle the images, uncheck it if you don't.
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    Once we're finished, press 'Save changes'.
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    Now we can close the Control Panel window.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to enable a slideshow for desktop background on Windows 7 computers.
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Recent edits by: Eng, Ash0hley, Lukward Thomason

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