Microsoft Windows 10 operating system is the latest Operating System running most of the windows-based Laptop and Desktop PCs. We spend a lot of our time working with PCs either personal or work related. The Desktop on our PCs pretty much reflect our individual personality. As such, it has kind of given the users the ability to decorate and spice up the desktop with whatever images that resonate with their personality and outlook in life. This is where the Windows Desktop Themes becomes handy.
PCs Factory Setting Desktop Themes.
Since, operating system is normally acquired through each PC manufacturer in the form of OEM (pre-installed at hardware factory) installation, the default images for desktop wall paper is limited. There is limited options of images. Once the user has purchased the PC, then he/she is at liberty to download from the wide array of beautiful theme images from the Microsoft website. This article will help you do just that.
Download the Microsoft Windows 10 Desktop Themes
First thing to do is to go to the Microsoft official website and download the desired theme files. You can download multiple files as needed. Each Theme files will contain a number of photographs. Most of these photographs are taken by professional photographers from all over the world. The link is as follows;
Browse through the theme categories and download your desired files.
Installing Windows 10 Desktop Themes
Once the files are downloaded, then open the file themes one by one clicking on each file. By default the downloaded files are stored in the Downloads folder in the PC’s Documents folder
In the Windows Search box close to the Start button, type “Themes” without the quotation marks. Then click on Themes and Related Setting. This will lead you to the Themes Setting window as shown in the image below.
Under the Change Theme heading, the thumbnail picture of themes you have just installed will be show. From there you can select the desired theme.
Then you can click on Background option on the left pane and decide how you want the picture to change or display. Default timing is set to 10 minutes. However, you can set interval timing on the list given under Chang Picture Every Time listing.
You can also active the Shuffle option if you want to change the picture in any order.
To view, minimize the Settings screen and your desktop will display those beautiful images.
Other Desktop Settings
On the left pane of the Settings window, you have the option to change other settings for the desktop. You can explore the different options. The Themes option will take you back to the Themes setting.
Changing the desktop wall paper theme in Windows 10 or your PC is a great way to spice up your work space in your computer.