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Lost desktop pictures

I recently bought a new laptop and it has windows vista on it. I find that if i change the wallpaper I can never go back to that one again. Why

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Re: lost desktop pictures

You should be able to go back to the changed desktop picture (wallpaper).
Under Control Panel- personalization-desktop background, you will see a drop down box. upon pushing the picture location downarrow you will see where the pictures are.

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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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