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How To Set Folder Background Image in Windows XP and Vista?

Hello friends, we all know that how to set a background image in our desktop screen but have you ever imagine about personalizing your folder background? I’m sure that you have never thought on this topic. So, today after reading this article you will be set your desired image as folder background in Windows XP and Vista. Continue reading this article and find out that how can you perform this cool trick with your folder background.
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Before getting started, let us discuss that what are the benefits of putting a background image in your folder. As you all know that background image helps us to enhances the look of our computer screen. You need to be plugged-in for setting a background image in your folder.
As we are performing this task in our folders, it can also be done easily in your flash drives.

Unfortunately, this trick is only applicable for those users who are using windows XP or Windows Vista operating system in their computers.

Read the following steps which will help you to make your folders more attractive. You just need to have the notepad coding for setting an image in your folder.

Let’s get started.

Step 1 : Preparation

For getting started of course you will be needing one new folder. Name that folder according to your choice. Then copy your chosen image to that folder that you want to put in background.

Note: You have to note down the name of your folder which is created by you and the image which is chosen by you.

Step 2: Coding

Now create a new text document in that folder in which you are willing to set a background image. Then open it using notepad and simply copy the code given below. No matter what name you give to that text document because we’ll delete that text document later.

[{BE098140-A513-11D0-A3A4-00C04FD706EC}] Attributes=1
IconArea_Image=foldername\imagename.jpg
IconArea_Text=0xFFFFFF

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After pasting the above code in your notepad document successfully, simply change the “foldername” with your drive address (shown above in the address bar). Also change the “imagename.jpg” with your chosen image name. Do not forgot that you have to keep the background image as well as the notepad document in the folder which is to be personalized.

After doing the above steps carefully just save your notepad document as “Desktop.ini” to the same folder in which you have to set an image in it’s background.

That’s all with today’s article. Hope that this article will be useful for you to set your desired wallpaper as folder background image in windows XP of Windows Vista. I’ll bring another tutorial for those who wants to set folder background image in Windows 7 or 8.

If you face any type of problem while setting up a background image in your folder then you can surely comment below expressing your problems in the comment box. I will always be there for solving your doubts. At the last do not forgot to share this cool trick with your friends. Thanks!

Ankit Kumar Singla
 

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