Win XP Desktop Background - A huge List!!

  FCD 19:03 09 Sep 2006

I recently imported a new photograph as background on my desktop. But, when I looked at the list in properties/desktop/background I found that I had imported several folders worth of pictures [from My Pictures] - some 100+photos.

I have tried for a couple of days to clear this list - with no success. It must be fairly simple so very grateful for any help in removing these entries.

  Sandy110 19:08 09 Sep 2006
  FCD 20:09 09 Sep 2006

The link covers how to remove the basic default backgrounds installed with win XP - it does not help for photographs in the "My Pictures" folder - including the default microsoft ones.

I do not wish to delete the photos - only the link to them in the background list.

  rsinbad 20:40 09 Sep 2006

create another folder 'my photo's' and move your pictures to it .

all pictures in "my picture folder" are avaiable for desktop backgrounds when you remove your pictures to another folder they will not be available.

hope this helps

  CKT 07:47 10 Sep 2006

Thanks - worked fine. Then I moved them back into My Pictures and the list stayed clear.

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