|Data type||Range||Default value|
|REG_SZ||[Path]File name | (Blank value)||(Blank value.)|
Specifies the name of the file in which the bitmap for the screen background is stored. If the file is not located in the Systemroot or Systemroot\System32 directory, you must include the path.
|(Blank value)||No wallpaper is selected.|
|[Path]File name||Specifies the location of the file in which the wallpaper bitmap is stored.|
To change the value of this entry, double-click Display in Control Panel. Click the Background tab. Select an image from the Select a background picture or HTML document as Wallpaper group box, or click the Browse button to locate an alternate image.
Changes made by using the Display Properties dialog box are effective immediately.
This entry can be superceded by a policy included in Windows 2000. While the Active Desktop Wallpaper Group Policy is enabled, the system ignores this entry. The setting of the Active Desktop Wallpaper policy is stored in the value of Wallpaper (Policies subkey).