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How to Restore Desktop Background/Wallpaper in Windows 10?

Posted on Jun 12, 2017 by Tracy King to Data Recovery Solution


This article introduces two methods to guide you restore deleted, lost or disappeared desktop background/wallpaper. Free download the best file recovery freeware here to restore disappeared or lost desktop wallpaper in Windows 10/8/7 with simple clicks now.

Desktop background/wallpaper disappeared, lost in Windows 10, how to restore?

"Hi there, do you know how to recover disappeared desktop wallpaper in Windows 10? I lost the desktop background in my computer after upgrading to Windows 10. My previous Windows system is Windows 7. Is it possible to get disappeared background back? How?"

"Do you know how to restore the previous old desktop wallpaper in Windows 10? I used to save a lot of fancy wallpapers on my computer but this morning, the computer executed a new Windows update, the whole background became black then. I tried to find the saved wallpaper from my local drive in computer, but nothing was found.
Do I still have a chance to get the precious wallpaper back? If you do know any solutions, please let me know. Thanks.

It's not a new question that sometimes users may lose their desktop backgrounds after Windows system update or accidentally deleted the wrong files, causing desktop wallpaper lost error in Windows computers or laptops. If you are trying to find a simple and effective way to restore previous desktop background, just follow below offered methods and get lost wallpaper back right now.

Method 1. Recover disappeared desktop background with Personalization

If your Windows wallpaper or background disappeared or suddenly become black, your best choices to restore previous background or get disappeared background is to let Personalization help:

1. Type: Control Panel in Search > Click Control Panel and select Personalization;
2. Click Desktop Background to open the Settings window;
3. Click Browse under Choose your picture > Browse to find your previously saved background or wallpaper;
4. Click Choose picture and then Windows will automatically set selected picture (the previous background that you used) as the background again.
There, your lost or disappeared desktop background is back now.

Method 2. Find and restore lost desktop wallpaper from local drive in Windows 10 by file recovery freeware

If you've saved fancy wallpapers on your local drive, you may directly to find it from your PC when the desktop wallpapers disappeared:

Follow: C:\\Windows or C:\\Windows\Web\Wallpaper to see whether lost wallpaper exist there or not.

If not, don't worry. The best file recovery freeware from EaseUS software will assist you effectively find lost desktop wallpaper from a local drive in Windows 10 PC with simple clicks. Free download and follow to see how to restore desktop wallpaper from the local drive in Windows 10 for free now:

Step 1. Run EaseUS file recovery freeware and select location of lost wallpaper (usually saved in C: drive) and click "Scan".

Find and restore lost desktop wallpaper in Windows 10.

Step 2. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition will start a quick scan to find deleted or lost Wallpapers;
After the quick scan, a deep scan will automatically start to find hidden files or more lost data on your drive;

Scan to find lost wallpaper from the local drive on Windows 10.

Step 3. Preview and restore found wallpapers;
You can preview found data by file types, select found wallpapers and click "Recover" to save them to another safe spot in PC or external storage device.

Restore lost desktop wallpaper in Windows 10.

After this, you can set the restored wallpaper as your desktop background in Windows 10/8/7 PC again.