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How to set a dual monitor wallpaper on Windows 10 [QUICK GUIDE]

If you’re looking for a simple application, you might want to try John’s Background Switcher.

If you need a more advanced tool that supports advanced monitor control, window management, remote control and other powerful functions, you might want to consider DisplayFusion.

This application is available in Pro and Free version, and the Free version will be more than enough for your needs.



If you have issues with your dual-monitor setup, or simply want to enhance it visually, then DisplayFusion is what you need!

2. Set the background from the Settings app

  1. Open the Settings app. You can do that quickly by pressing Windows Key + I.
  2. When Settings app opens, navigate to Personalization section.
  3. Now scroll down to the Choose your picture section, locate the picture you want to use, right click it and choose Set for monitor 1 or Set for monitor 2.

Probably the easiest way to fix this problem is to set your background from the Settings app.

As you can see, this method is rather simple and straightforward, so be sure to try it out. If you’re having trouble opening the Setting app, take a look at this article to solve the issue.

Most users don’t know what to do when the Windows key stops working. Check out this guide and be a step ahead.

Windows won’t let you change the background? Don’t worry, we’ve got the right solution for you.

3. Copy the desired files to the Windows directory

  1. Locate the images you want to use as a background, select both of them and click on Copy.
  2. Navigate to C:WindowsWebWallpaperWindows directory. Now right click the empty space and choose Paste from the menu.
  3. Security warning will appear. Check Do this for all current items and click on Continue.
  4. Select the images you want to use as a wallpaper, right click them and choose Set as desktop background from the menu.
  5. Now your wallpaper will change. To switch between different wallpapers, simply right click the desired desktop and choose Next desktop background from the menu.

If you want to set a dual monitor wallpaper on Windows 10, you can do it by using this little workaround. To set a dual monitor wallpaper, you just have to copy the images you want to use as a background to your Windows directory.

Fix any copy-paste issues by following the simple steps from this amazing article!

In addition, you can also switch between desktop wallpapers by doing the following:

This post was written by Milan Stanojevic and was first posted to WindowsReport

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