Tip: Change the background image in a Windows VM

Thanks to Tom Horsley who worked out how to do this for Windows XP guests (the technique is probably different for other versions of Windows).

Here is Tom’s script and here are more of his KVM tips.

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2 responses to “Tip: Change the background image in a Windows VM

  1. Andy Burns

    A useful tip when managing multiple VMs is to set the base machine to use BGINFO to write details like hostname/IP address/versioninfo to the wallpaper, and regenerate the wallpaper at boot time.

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