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    change the start screen picture


    how can i change the start screen picture of win 8 with my own picture?

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    Hello Muiacir,

    The only program I found that does this and works great is Decor8 by Stardock.

    It's not free though, but you can try it for free for a while to see if you like it or not before needing to purchase it for $4.99.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    does this work?i ussed this but after restart the system , the picture returned
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    It looks like you need to make sure you have the Run at startup box checked for the picture to stay on the Start screen after restarting. There's also a slight delay before the picture returns until the program is loaded at startup.

    See step 6 in OPTION TWO here: Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image

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    Last edited by Brink; 09 Dec 2012 at 00:30. Reason: updated
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    thanks shawn
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    You're most welcome.
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