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win 7 vlc. Program

9600gt

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#1
hi all windows 7 users
I have vlc media player on my win 7 pc. Usually i could play my movies as a background on win XP using the wallpaper mode in VLC. I cant seem to do that in windows 7.
Does anyone have a vlc program that will allows me to play movies as my wallpaper?
Very kind regards
 

Goku

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Hello Helenka. Have you tried using the Windows XP Mode feature in Windows 7? If yes, then what results did it yield? Though the mode is not exactly used for this method, I am unable to think of an alternate fix at the moment.

Meanwhile I will try searching for other possible solutions. Good Luck.

-- Goku
 

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Also have you actually enabled the setting or not? If you haven't and don't know how, here is a short guide on how to do so.

Hope that helps. :)

-- Goku
 

9600gt

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i have it enabled, thanx. Also tried running it on a sep monitor. Didnt work. If i run it as XP mode it works the same as on win7. Even tried direct X wallpaper. Tx for reply. Mabe there's a win 7 version available?
Have a gud nite
 

seedy21

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#5
Hey

Have you updated your direct X ? this maybe one of the problems
hope it helps

seedy21
I think (think) that windows 7 has DreamScene. Try right clicking one of your movie files and look for Set as Desktop Background

hope it helps

seedy21
 
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Remember that Vista and W7 have very different OS architecture from XP, for one they both use DX10 and 11, and while they may not always be used your software will have to support it

Visit their page for newer releases www.videolan.org/vlc/
 

9600gt

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Remember that Vista and W7 have very different OS architecture from XP, for one they both use DX10 and 11, and while they may not always be used your software will have to support it

Visit their page for newer releases www.videolan.org/vlc/

I see. Will check it out thanks