To take things a step further, we recommend downloading the Bing Desktop application, which is free. I pin the site to start and its still an ie logo with some background color that doesnt match the one I define in browserconfig. Hello, any word on this. Sure, it's got some cool layouts and color schemes… But on every single past version of Windows you had unlimited customization options, so why get rid of something as easy as a personalized wallpaper? How to perform a clean boot to troubleshoot a problem in Windows 8. If its in a usual mode, the favicon will be retrieved and browserconfig. The Start Screen background should now reflect your Desktop wallpaper.
This is the only way to use your own image for the Start Screen background. Also tile background in this case is set by favicons color not sure how it is calculated, but depending on the color of your favicon the color of the tile will be set. If you want a fresh roll of images on your screen everyday, you can download the Bing Desktop App from the Windows Store. Bring up the Charms Bar and click Settings, then Personalize. In order to use this feature in Windows 8. Even if it was your browser by default and the tiles were live, once you make chrome, opera or any other browser your browser by default live updates will stop.
I hit Ctrl-Alt-Del and log in. I found the whale tale Antarctic theme on. There are several good sites out there for high-definition wallpapers. If not, you might have to reboot before the changes take effect. Have set up my website on github pages: I use to create all the markup and images. To show color for Windows Background, move the slider of Shows Windows Background to the left to turn it off. Steps To Show Color or Image for Windows 8.
Part of the problem of Windows 8 was that the Start Screen and traditional Windows Desktop felt like two disparate things. You should be good to go. Sneaky Windows copies the picture and splashes it across your desktop as a new background. Or try centering the image and leaving blank space around its edges. These images are in high resolution, so so you will see a nice new desktop background along with the same image on your Start Screen every day! Next, right click the taskbar go to Properties and click the Navigation tab in the Taskbar and Navigation properties window.
Add the site to the applications and see an ie logo with some random background color that is usually the same for all sites I add. This software allows you to automatically change your desktop background to the latest Bing. As we approach the general availability of Windows 8. Do not perform Method 2, if Method 1 resolves the issue. You can also press the Windows Key + d to enter into Desktop land.
To rummage through folders not listed, click the adjacent Browse button. All images are high-definition and adapt to your screen dimensions. I don't care for the default image. When I start up Windows 8. As you can see from the screenshot above, this feature is awesome and allows you to further personalize your Start Screen. When you select the Sign Out option, the System lock screen will be displayed until you select a user.
The desktop in Windows 8 does allow you add a customize background wallpaper. When I start up Windows 8. I hit Ctrl-Alt-Del and hit the back arrow and the correct image is displayed again. I'm still getting used to the Start Screen, so I'm not sure if it's a love or hate feeling yet, but I do know one thing—I want my own background! I log out and the wrong background image is displayed. Simply right-click anywhere on the desktop and click on Personalize.
If you have a shared computer that might cause trouble though. You can try Method 2 if Method 1 does not work. For more tips on Windows 8, check out our guide to the. That will bring up your Personalization options. Method 1: Keep the computer in a clean boot, try to make the changes and check. The Start Screen and Desktop were disconnected — there was nothing that unified them and so the user experience suffered. I open the site in ie11 on windows 8.