Tag: Background

Set Windows 10 Wallpaper Background

Windows 10 – How to set different wallpapers for multiple monitors in the Settings app

A lot of people have multiple monitors in their workplace setup today and want to use different Windows 10 Wallpaper per screen. This blog post is about how you can set different wallpapers for multiple monitors in Windows 10. I know there are already many articles and blog post out there covering this. But Microsoft changed this in the latest or next Windows 10 release, called Windows 10 1809 or codename Redstone 5 (RS5). Microsoft moved the settings menu from the Control Panel complete to the Windows Settings app. You want to be able to use the classic Control Panel to change your wallpapers, and most how-to blogs did refer to that method. So here is how you can do this in the Windows 10 Settings app.

Setting a different wallpaper per Windows 10 is pretty easy now. Just open up the Windows 10 settings app. You can do this using the start menu or by pressing “Win” + “I”, which will also open the Settings app.

Windows 10 Settings

Now you navigate to Personalization and if not automatically selected, to Background. Here is very you can change the Windows 10 Desktop Wallpaper. Of course, there are many other ways to get here, as well. For example, by doing a right click on the Desktop and select Personalization or using the command line:

Press “WIN” + “R” and run the following command:

 
control /name Microsoft.Personalization /page pageWallpaper

Set the Windows 10 Wallpaper of different Monitors

Set Windows 10 Wallpaper Background

You are now in the right place to change the desktop background. First, browse and open the pictures you want to use as your desktop wallpaper. If you click on the Windows 10 wallpaper now, it will change the wallpaper on call screens. To only change it on one of them, right-click it and select the monitor on which you want to change it. Setting different Windows 10 backgrounds per screen has never been more comfortable.



Transparent PowerShell Background in Windows 10

Transparent PowerShell Background in Windows 10

After some recent blog post, where I posted some screenshots of my PowerShell console, some people were asking about how I made the background of the PowerShell console transparent. Well this is very simple, Microsoft changes a lot on the Command Prompt and PowerShell in Windows 10.

Simply right click on the title bar of the PowerShell console or CMD console and click on properties.

PowerShell Options

Now in the Colors tap you can change the transparency of the console window using the opacity slider.

Transparent PowerShell Background in Windows 10

This also works with the command prompt (CMD) on Windows 10.



how to change the Microsoft Band Wallpaper

How to change the Microsoft Band wallpaper

A few weeks back I got my Microsoft Band. Microsoft offers an app called Microsoft Health which allows you to sync your band and customize it. In the same time some developers are offering third party apps like Band Sensor Monitor, which allows you to see the sensor information on your phone.

Another cool app is Pimp my Band which allows you to set a custom wallpaper on your Microsoft Band. Just download the app from the Windows Phone Store and customize your Microsoft Band.

Pimp my Microsoft Band



Windows Server 2008 R2 Default Background Color

For a documentation I changed the background color of my Windows Server 2008 R2 to
white. After I finished my documentation I wanted to change the colors back to
the default Windows Server Background Color. I realized that this was not a
default Color to choose. But you can set the color by enter the RGB values.

backgroundThe RGB values for Windows Server 2008 R2 Desktop are:

Red = 58
Green = 110
Blue = 165