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Re: Desktop Background, Windows XP

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  • Alan Cassley
    Hi Brian I can see that it s easy to add pictures, but I couldn t reverse the process. It seems that once they are in the list they are permanently there.
    Message 1 of 6 , Aug 17, 2004
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      Hi Brian
      I can see that it's easy to add pictures, but I couldn't reverse the process. It seems that once they are in the list they are permanently there.
      Thanks for the help.
      Alan C.
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Monday, August 16, 2004 9:17 PM
      Subject: Re: Desktop Background, Windows XP

      Alan, I don't know if this will answer the question for you for sure. By chance I received this link as part of my Saturday Kim Kommando show e-mail. It explains how to set your screen saver to your pictures. If you kind of reverse engineer this one, I  think you will have the solution to your situation. The link is
      http://www.komando.com/kolumns_show.asp?showID=6119#complete
        I hope this works for you.

        Brian



      At 08:40 PM 8/16/04 Monday, you wrote:
      Dear Experts,

       
      Somehow Windows XP has added the contents of the 'My Pictures' Folder to the list of backgrounds for the desktop, about 50 pictures.
      I've tried to delete these references, but 'right click' doesn't give me anything, 'highlight + delete'  doesn't delete them. There's no Help.
      I know they are harmless, but I'd like to have some say in the matter.
       
      How did they get there? (I didn't consciously do anything .)
      How can I delete them?
       
      Heeeelp!
      Alan Cassley.
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