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Did they take out video backgrounds in Windows 7?

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I got to thinking today that I'd like to use a video background... I know you could do it natively in Vista - in-fact I loved the default Windows one with the shimmering effects around the logo... I can't seem to find this feature anywhere in Windows 7....
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Dream scene does what your talking about im fairly sure.
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I can't speak for certain but I believe that Dreamscene was removed. You can still regedit/registry hack it into working but it's not recommended (for me it causes some problems with games unless you pause the dreamscene and even then it still can cause "lost screen" problems where the GPU won't display anything).

It is cool and all but you have to judge whether it's worth it.
     
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Originally Posted by pwnography6 View Post

Dream scene does what your talking about im fairly sure.

That got chopped out of Windows 7 in favor of slideshow desktops.

To enable it in Windows 7 you have to go find one of the work-arounds.
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