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How To Set Bing Photos as Your Desktop Wallpaper Automatically In Windows 7

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Bing may be slow in winning the internet search market, but the background photos displayed on it's home page are winning millions of hearts. Bing home page changes background photos everyday and these breath taking photos varies from flora, fauna to marvelous buildings and beautiful geographical photographs.

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These photographs are a bright way to start the day and will be sure to put a smile on our face. How about setting these photos as desktop wallpapers? With the help of RSS powered desktop wallpapers feature of Windows 7, you can automatically set bing photos as your desktop wallpaper.

Steps to Set Bing Photos as Desktop Wallpapers

1. Copy and paste the following code into text editor and save it as “bing.theme”. Make sure that you don't save the file as bing.theme.txt

[[Theme]
DisplayName=Bing

[Slideshow]
Interval=1800000
Shuffle=1
RssFeed=http://feeds.feedburner.com/bingimages

[Control Panel\Desktop]
TileWallpaper=0
WallpaperStyle=0
Pattern=

[Control Panel\Cursors]
AppStarting=%SystemRoot%\cursors\aero_working.ani
Arrow=%SystemRoot%\cursors\aero_arrow.cur
Crosshair=
Hand=%SystemRoot%\cursors\aero_link.cur
Help=%SystemRoot%\cursors\aero_helpsel.cur
IBeam=
No=%SystemRoot%\cursors\aero_unavail.cur
NWPen=%SystemRoot%\cursors\aero_pen.cur
SizeAll=%SystemRoot%\cursors\aero_move.cur
SizeNESW=%SystemRoot%\cursors\aero_nesw.cur
SizeNS=%SystemRoot%\cursors\aero_ns.cur
SizeNWSE=%SystemRoot%\cursors\aero_nwse.cur
SizeWE=%SystemRoot%\cursors\aero_ew.cur
UpArrow=%SystemRoot%\cursors\aero_up.cur
Wait=%SystemRoot%\cursors\aero_busy.ani
DefaultValue=Windows Aero
Link=

[VisualStyles]
Path=%SystemRoot%\resources\themes\Aero\Aero.msstyles
ColorStyle=NormalColor
Size=NormalSize
ColorizationColor=0X6B74B8FC
Transparency=1

[MasterThemeSelector]
MTSM=DABJDKT

2. Double click the file “bing.theme” to activate the theme. “Apply Theme” dialog popups.

3. Click Download Attachments

4. Optionally you can customize the position and the frequency of desktop photo changing.

5. That's it. Bing theme is activated and you will be able to see all the stunning Bing photos as your desktop wallpapers.

Via MakeUseOf.com

5 Comments

  1. Dinesh

    I use windows XP…..this thing is not working for me…. How can i make this happen to me??

  2. Kim Lautner

    I use both Bing and Google search engine and i dont see much difference in their search results. I use google for searching hard to find academic topics and Bing for general search.

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