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lockscreen slideshow getting images

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    windows 8.1

    lockscreen slideshow getting images

    Can't start slideshow in Windows 8.1,
    the error message:
    'Getting these images taking a while. To speed things up, chose fewer images...'
    I did try different number of jpg images: from 3 to 1000, no difference,
    i used different on-off settings, the same result
    Note, that slideshow worked just afer upgrade to windows 8.1,
    it stopped later. I enclose this illustration Click image for larger version

    After setting a new folder with eight selected jpg images,
    the annoyng message "Getting images takes a while..."
    disappeared but no slideshow started, just the single image, independently of on-off settings.
    I like slideshow and hope to get some help.
    Last edited by jmockus; 16 Apr 2014 at 05:51. Reason: new information

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1

    I believe I am having the same issue more or less. My thread is here:

    Windows 8.1 login screen slideshow not working properly...
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

lockscreen slideshow getting images

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