How to Get Windows 10’s Old Default Desktop Background Back

Old and new Windows 10 default screen backgrounds

May 2019 update of Windows 10 presents a new, lighter default desktop background. It looks great – with the new light theme. If you use the dark theme of Windows 10you will probably want a darker background.

Curiously, the desktop background of Windows 10 has been removed from the latest version of Windows 10. You must download it from the web or copy its files from an old Windows 10 PC.

Microsoft does not host this wallpaper anywhere, but you can download it from another location. We have found a 4K copy of the original Windows 10 desktop wallpaper on Imgur. Different sizes, as well as other default Windows 10 wallpapers, are also available. available for download. (Microsoft makes available other Windows 10 screen backgrounds right here, but not the original wallpaper of Windows 10.)

Just right click on the image file in Imgur and save it to your computer with the help of your browser. Under Chrome, select "Save Picture As".

How to download the default background of Windows 10

If your computer is running an older version of Windows 10, you can also save a copy of the desktop wallpaper. Just go to C: Windows Web 4K Wallpaper Windows to find the background files in various resolutions. The file "img0_3840x2160.jpg" is the 4K version.

Save it to OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, a USB stick, a network file share or email it, regardless of your storage method. Move it to your new PC.

Where Windows 10 stores the default screen backgrounds

With the image downloaded to your PC or copied from another computer, you can right-click on it and select "Set as wallpaper" to make it the background of your system. .

You can also go to Settings> Personalization> Background and use the "Browse" button to find the wallpaper image on your system.

You can download more free desktop backgrounds by visiting the Windows Themes section in the Microsoft Store. Of course, you can download an image from anywhere on the web and make it your screen. Just make sure its resolution is high enough, otherwise the rendering will be bad if it is too wide to occupy the desktop of your computer.

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