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original wallpaper for spectre x360

Q: original wallpaper for spectre x360

I hope somebody can send met a link with the original hp spectre x360 wallpaper background, it seems not to be installed on my spectre?please see example in link: thanks

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A: original wallpaper for spectre x360

Hello @marksspectre?, Welcome to the HP Forums! I have read your post and understand that you are trying to find a downloadable version of the wallpaper for the HP Spectre x360. I have researched the issue, please try windows updates. For more specific information please provide your product model using this link "Find my Product". Thank you, I look forward to your response with the outcome.If this post has helped you, feel free to click the thumbs up!
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If you boot into Safe Mode does this problem persist?
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A:How To Change Logon Screen Background Color (not wallpaper)?

Hello and welcome deckard

I guess you know how to change logon screen : Log On Screen - Change

Now, open the logon wallpaper with an image manipulation program like Photoshop, or GIMP, change the color as you want and apply it ?

Not quite the thing you are wanting, but the output will work.
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I cannot add a new location to the Personalization > Desktop Background wallpapers dropdown.

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Welcome to the 7forums.

A driver from Symantec has been flagged
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*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for PGPwded.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for PGPwded.sys

2: kd> lmvm PGPwded
start end module name
fffff880`0151a000 fffff880`01584000 PGPwded T (no symbols)
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A:How do I set a moving animated .gif image as my desktop b.g./wallpaper

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Please use the link above my signature to Fill in your system spec's page,
Using a gif will not be possible but you can convert the gif to a wmv file to use it instead,
how to play gif images in wall paper in windows 7
But this is resource hog,

Here's a 1600-900 version of the gif which might be more appropriately sized for a desktop background,
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Resolved the issue (at least for me).
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