Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

How to change folder background in windows vista

In windows vista, You can change the folder background in different ways and you can keep your favorite wallpapers and pics as your folder background

1. Using Andreas UtilityIt is the simplest way to change the folder background in windows vista. Its just simple and do the work for you amazingly.Here is the steps to change the folder background using Andreas utility.
Download Andreas utility from here , extract to the desktop and open the respective folders ( if your OS is 32 bit open 32bits or if your OS is 64 bit open 64bits) and double click on install.bat (you will see only one install file, so click on that.Some times you might not see the .bat extension) file.Once you double click on install.bat file you will get message like below

Click on OK and you will get one more warning like below

Click on Yes and you will one more warning like below

Click on OK and select the folder for which you want to change the background.Right click on the folder and go to properties. For example
we created folder soluzia on deskop

There you can see a Folder Background TAB (1). Select that and click on Set Image button (2) and browse for your favorite picture in computer and Click On Apply and OK. If you want to apply the same picture to the subfolders, just Select the option Apply to subfolders also. See the pic below

Done!! Enjoy Vista!!

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Can not change the wallpaper

1. Right-click on your desktop.
2. Click "Personalize"
3. Click on the desktop background icon at the bottom of the window.
4. Choose desired pic.
5. Hit OK or Apply.

Mar 17, 2013 | Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Notebook

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i have acer aspire one d255e notebook, and i want to change the dekstop background but i cant make, there are no choices that i can change the wallpaper, my operating system is windows 7 starter

Dear user,

Unforetunately you cannot do anything to your desktop background because that is the default feature of Windows 7 Starter Edition.
You have to upgrade at least Home Premium of your Operating System for you to change it .

May 09, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How do i change the desktop background on my hp mini 110-116nr laptop?

You cannot change the wallpaper in starter edition. The feature is not included, it has been designed for entry level pc's only. Like everyone else is saying the tab is not there and when you right click on the image and click add as background it does not work. The most current and simplest ways is to select and right-click on the picture you wish to set as the background image. You can leave protected operating system files hidden to not have the desktop.ini files displayed, but leave system files unhidden to see the rest of them. First navigate to: %SystemRoot%\Web\Wallpaper. That's pretty much it, place your wallpapers there, create new folders etc, and they will show in the Windows Desktop Backgrounds menu in wallpaper selection

Dec 23, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv5-1125nr Notebook

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Destop background

Go here http://forvistawallpapers.blogspot.com/
and download the picture you want. After download is done, go to folder where the picture were downloaded and right click to picture and click set as wallpaper. or copy the picture and go to C:\WINDOWS\Web\Wallpaper and paste it there. This is the folder where Windows keeps pictures for wallpaper.

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Dec 11, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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