If you are running an inactivated version of on your PC, the system doesn’t let you change the desktop wallpaper, accent color, image and access start menu settings. In short your personalization options are really limited if you do not have an activated version of Windows 10.

The best way to access all the options is by purchasing a new license or using a valid key. You can also contact help team by using the build-in contact support app.


But the good thing is you can still change the desktop wallpaper by following simple set of procedures.

Two ways to change Windows 10 desktop wallpaper without activation

Following are the methods to do just what you can’t in an inactivated version of Windows 10 which is to change desktop wallpapers.

Method 1 of 2

Set picture saved on your PC as Windows 10 desktop background

Step 1: Go to the folder in which you have the image you want to set as the wallpaper.

Step 2: Right-click on the picture and then click on Set as Desktop Wallpaper.


The new picture should now be your new wallpaper. Simple as that!

Method 1 of 2

Set picture saved on your PC as Windows 10 desktop background

Step 1: Open , you can’t use as it won’t let you set an image as wallpaper.

Step 2: Now navigate to the image you want to see as your wallpaper.

Step 3: Right-click on the image and then click Set as background option.


Step 4: Click yes to any confirmation dialogue and you should be at your destination.




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