Set Any Image As Folder Background In XP

by Simrandeep Singh on October 7, 2008

You might have seen the option to set any image as folder background in older versions of Microsoft Windows but this option is not available in Windows XP. Today, I’m going to tell you a quick and easy method to set any image as background of a folder in Windows XP. Just follow the following steps:

Step 1: Open the folder in which you want to add image as background.

Step 2: Now open notepad and type the following code:

[ExtShellFolderViews]
{BE098140-A513-11D0-A3A4-00C04FD706EC}={BE098140-A513-11D0-A3A4-00C04FD706EC}
[{BE098140-A513-11D0-A3A4-00C04FD706EC}]
IconArea_Image=Source of the image

Step 3: Now in place of “Source of the image“, type the original path of the image and save the file as Desktop.ini

IconArea_Image=C:\Users\XYZ\My Pictures\image.jpg

Step 4: That’s all. Now you will the image as background of the folder.

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