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Set as desktop background - Add or Remove in Windows


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Set as desktop background - Add or Remove in Windows
This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Set as desktop background from the context menu of image files of all users in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
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Add or Remove Set as desktop background from Context Menu in Windows 7 and Windows 8
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This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Set as desktop background from the context menu of image files of all users in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Add or Remove "Set as desktop background" from Context Menu in Windows 7 and Windows 8

information   Information
This tutorial will show you how to add or remove "Set as desktop background" from the context menu of .bmp, .dib, .gif, .jfif, .jpe, .jpeg, .jpg, .png, .tif, .tiff, and .wdp image files of 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 will not remove the "Set as Background" context menu when you right click on an image in a web browser (ex: IE10).

If you used the tutorial at the link below to specify a desktop background, it will disable and prevent the Set as desktop background (image on PC) and Set as Background (image in web browser) context menu items from working.

How to Specify a Desktop Background for Users in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8


EXAMPLE: "Set as desktop background" Context Menu
Set_as_desktop_background.jpg


Here's How:

1. To Add "Set as desktop background" to Context Menu of Image Files
NOTE:
This is the default setting.
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 3 below.​
Add_Set_as_Desktop_Background.reg
download

2. To Remove "Set as desktop background" from Context Menu of Image Files
A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 3 below.​
Remove_Set_as_Desktop_Background.reg
download
3. Save the REG file to your desktop.

4. Double click/tap on the downloaded REG file to merge it.

5. Click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK when prompted to approve the merge.

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


That's it,
Shawn


 
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You're welcome norepli. Thank you. :)

Nar, that thread was for changing the user account picture instead.
 

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  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS ROG Maximus XI Formula Z390
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus M.2,
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    1 Gb/s Download and 35 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB8200 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

norepli

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Yes, I understood his final solution (which we both provided to the OP earlier in that thread); however, I just thought that everyone was having a hard time understanding exactly what the OP was trying to do and the OP was having trouble explaining same. Anyway, thanks again!
 

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