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Perfectdark12
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wall paper swapper

ive read some of the other posts about the wallpaper swapper, but i still cant seem to get it to work
i put it in my pictures directory like it said but its not working
please help

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What is

the exact name of the picture and what is the path of the folder you put it in?

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when i first downloaded the

when i first downloaded the portable apps beta 1.1 menu i read the information under it and it said to name it portableapps_wallpaper.bmp, which i did, and to put it in the pictures files for the menu, which i also did
but that didnt work, so i looked in the forums alittle later, like last weekish, and tried a couple other names and locations
these didnt seem to work either

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is it a bmp file

that works with windows as custom wallpaper?

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you put it in this ...

file directory:
-Documents
--Pictures

It is a .bmp file?

Restarted the PAM?

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yes it was in that

yes
it was in that directory
and it was a .bmp file and i restarted it

it still isnt working
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how about your pam then ...

the 1.1 version is out, and I know it worked in the 1.1beta versions as well. You aren't useing one of the mods are you?

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im kind of a newb with

im kind of a newb with this
but i understand the directory crap and that other stuff
what exactly do u mean mod?

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mod means modified ...

as there are a couple of version of the menus to run the portable apps found here.

The process I was describing was the one for the main design, the PortableApps.com Menu, not the R31 vesrion or ... I can't recall any other mods. But anyways, the mods have their own process.

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If you click on the Help

If you click on the Help button in the menu then click About, what does it tell you?

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May not be genuine bmp image

I have a suspicion that you are using a jpg image that is just renamed to a bmp image.

You need to enable file extensions to find out for sure.
To do this...
Click -Start-
Click -My Computer-
Click -Tools-
Click -Folder Options-
Click the Tab that says "View"
Scroll down just a little, and REMOVE the 'check mark' in the box that is labeled "Hide extensions for known file types"
Click -Apply-
Click -OK-

Now... Navigate to x:\Documents\Pictures
If you see that the name of your wallpaper file is: portableapps_wallpaper.bmp.JPG
then your image is NOT formatted correctly.

You then need to open that image in MS Paint, or any image editor and click -File- -Save As...-
In the [Save as type] field, click the drop down menu and choose "24-bit Bitmap (*.bmp;*.dib)"
Then click -Save-

Then try re-opening the Portable Apps Menu, and see if the wallpaper now shows up....

Good Luck! :c)

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