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Get back old Windows 8 Backgrounds?

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Get back old Windows 8 Backgrounds?


    Is it possible to get these start screen backgrounds back in Windows 8.1, I don't really like many of the choices available in this updated version.

    http://www.extremetech.com/wp-conten...art-screen.jpg

    Thanks,
    Julian.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1


    Yes, it is possible they can be used once those images are resident on your computer; however, since I am not on Win 8 anymore, I cannot upload those images for your use but maybe some other forum member can zip those images and make them available for download here. Good luck.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    I have the "imageres.dll" of Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. I did find the backgrounds present in them but I have no idea of how to add them into the Windows 8.1.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1


    Your first attempt at using the "Vulcan Mind Meld" didn't work; however, I got a much clearer message with your second post:

    Start Screen - Change Background Color and Image

    Good luck.
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