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Tutorial: Animated Wallpaper without Vista Ultimate


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If you have a GIF animator but not vista ultimate you can still have an animated desktop background by following these steps:

1. Make an animated GIF from your video.

2. Right click on your desktop and click "Properties".

3. Go to the "desktop" tab.

4. Click "Customize Desktop".

5. Click the "web" tab.

6. Click "New".

7. Click "Browse".

Note: I strongly recomend using flash and exporting it as an SWF.

8. Find the animated gif you created in step 1 and click "open".

9. Make sure "lock desktop items" is unchecked and click "OK" and "OK" again.

10. You should now have your video on your desktop and you can drag around the edges to make it fill the screen.

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And if I'm correct, you can embed java and flash into you desktop. In the past, I've used an HTML page as my wallpaper (no extensions required), though I'm not sure it flash works on it. If it does work, I'll make my wallpaper linerider or something :D

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Sweet, it works! Now I get to play flOwon my desktop! the only downfall is that I had to close my sidebar (it had transparency, lowering the game's fps to about 2). Here's the HTML I used :




Note that I made the flash object 10x10 pixels smaller than my actual screen size. This is just to make sure i can Right-Click> Properties myself out of the wallpaper, if needed (as well as the ability to right-click> Refresh).

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ok, awesome, now how do i do it, that game rocks, love it, great job figuring that out :D:lol:

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I found the download here: http://www.filecloud.com/file/3034/flOw+Free+Game/

Just extract everything into a folder, copy n' paste my code into a text file, change the file's location to the correct location of your "flow official.swf", save as an HTML, and apply it as your wallpaper (via right-click>properties>desktop>browse).

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Hmm... I'm trying it now, but if I used my transparent sidebar, would that ruin the FPS of the game?

.:EDIT:.

Ive done it, but it doesn't work because I just have a white background onscreen...

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cool, im working on it now, is there an easy way to switch between a screen and the game

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sorry for the double post, but Vista wont let me load up a .html file as a background

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Were you trying to set it as a desktop background - that won't work - follow my tutorial.
We can't because some of your steps are XP- (and earlier?) only. We can't even find something like it.

I tried, but gave up quickly because I'm happy with my tree.

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