Power Options - Add or Remove "Slide Show"

How to Add or Remove Desktop Background "Slide Show" in Power Options in Windows

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You can have a slide show (a rotating series of pictures) as your desktop background. You can use your own pictures or pictures that Windows provides as part of a theme.

The Slide show power option allows users to specify when they want the desktop background slide show to be available or paused when on battery or plugged in.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the "Slide show" setting under Desktop background settings in Power Options for all users in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to do the steps in this tutorial.

Note   Note
This could be handy if you wanted to set this how you wanted, then remove the setting to prevent other users from being able to change it in Power Options.

EXAMPLE: "Slide show" in Power Options


Here's How:

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The .reg files below are for the registry key and value below.


Attributes DWORD

1 = Remove
2 = Add

1. Do step 2 or 3 below for what you would like to do.

2. To Remove Desktop Background "Slide Show" from Power Options
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

3. To Add Desktop Background "Slide Show" to Power Options
NOTE: This is the default setting.
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.

That's it,



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