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#1 Nuubi

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 12:08 PM

I am bring a another alternative to change wallpaper after X minutes/hours on Windows.
The source come from this website "http://vsbabu.org/mt...er_changer.html"
 
I will repeat here in case of the website become offline some day. I hope not.
 
Are 3 steps.
1 - Create a python script to pick randomly the images
2 - Create a vbs script to avoid display the command prompt
3 - Create a task in Task Scheduler.
 
1º Python script
 
Spoiler

 

picdir = The path where is your wallpapers, with two backslashes.
setbg = The path where is bsetroot.exe
 
If you don't have wallpapers with GIF or PNG extensions, put a # in front of the lines, like this:
 
#picfiles.append(glob(picdir + "*.gif"))
#picfiles.append(glob(picdir + "*.png"))
 
2º Vbs script
 
Spoiler
 
Where "c:\bbZero\Scripts\bbzero-wallpaper.py" is the path you saved the python file, with one backslash.
 
3º Task Scheduler
 
Press Win + R, digite taskschd.msc and hit enter. Or Control panel > System and Security > Task Scheduler.
 
Click Action menu > Import Task and import the XML file.
On triggers tab, change the time
On Actions tab, edit the path of the vbs file
 
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Here is the filesAttached File  bbzero-wallpaper.rar   1.42KB   0 downloads
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English isn't my language. So, let me know if i did something wrong.
It's all folks!
If you want make a shortcut, do it from vbs file. Or use bbZero menu  :wink:
 
Attached File  bbzero-wallpaper.gif   893.87KB   0 downloads

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