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Multiple Wallpapers Won't Work

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This is really starting to piss me off. I have several wallpaper profiles set up for my computer with two monitors. One is a landscape monitor, with a second portrait monitor. The wallpaper works fine for the landscape monitor, but the portrait one just gives me an annoyingly cropped repeat of the main monitor profile.

According to DisplayFusion, everything is fine. But my monitors tell a different story. Can anyone please help me resolve this issue? I've tried hitting google for 2 weeks now, but there are zero answers.
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Nov 20, 2018  • #1
Keith Lammers (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
This is likely explorer.exe not refreshing the desktop for some reason. When this happens, if you use the Windows Task Manager to kill explorer.exe, then do File > Run new task > explorer.exe, does that fix it up?
Nov 20, 2018  • #2
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Okay, ended windows explorer, had to do a user restart to get any functionality back. It fixed the problem...for about 3 seconds. Then it just reverted to the same problem again.

Changing to a different wallpaper setup also doesn't seem to work. Nor does a restart or a shutdown and start up again.
Nov 21, 2018 (modified Nov 21, 2018)  • #3
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Ok, thanks for trying that out. Can you try a couple more things?

  • If you exit DisplayFusion and try to set the wallpaper with the Windows settings, does it work?
  • If you disable the "Use transitions when changing..." option in DisplayFusion Desktop Wallpaper > Wallpaper Settings, apply the settings, then reboot, does that make any difference?
Nov 21, 2018  • #4
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Well, the windows wallpaper manager handles two monitors of different orientations poorly. That was worse.

Disabling transitions seems to have worked. That or it was updating my video card driver. Either way, I think the problem is solved.
Nov 26, 2018  • #5
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No worries, glad to hear it's all good now!
Nov 26, 2018  • #6
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Okay, the problem has returned. Well, returned about a week after I solved it. None of the old suggestions worked. That and the software monitor triggers also don't work. At all. This software is borked.
23 days ago (modified 23 days ago)  • #7
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Ok, could you try something else for the wallpaper? Open the "C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes" folder in Windows Explorer, delete the "TranscodedWallpaper" file, then reboot and apply the DisplayFusion wallpaper. Does it work? For the Triggers, could you send me screenshots of the Edit window for the Triggers that aren't working? Thanks!
21 days ago  • #8
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Okay, I think that deleting TranscodedWallpaper seems to have worked, at least the first time.

For the triggers, I think I figured them out on my own.
14 days ago  • #9
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Ok, glad to hear it's all good for now. Please let me know if you run into trouble again.

Thanks!
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