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Automate Desktop Backround Slide Show file selection?

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1

    Automate Desktop Backround Slide Show file selection?


    Is it possible to create a .vbs script that will automate the following steps?
    (Right-click on desktop)
    Personalize
    Desktop Background
    Clear All
    Select All
    Save changes

    The script when run would automatically select all the files in the (already-designated) desktop image folder.

    Ideally it should run in Win7 as well as in Win8.

    TIA
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    Bob
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    Hi, Welcome to EightForums,

    Once you have done that once manually doesn't it remember?
    What's the scenario that you need this for?

    Cheers,
    Jamie
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    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by JDobbsy1987 View Post

    Once you have done that once manually doesn't it remember?
    What's the scenario that you need this for?

    Cheers,
    Jamie
    Hi Jamie. Thanks for replying so fast. The scenario is this:
    I'm constantly adding/removing images from the folder where I keep my desktop images. I also synchronize that folder with other computers on the Home Group network. Running this script on each machine would ensure that it's working with the current list of files.
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    Bob
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