Change the background in Window 7 Media Center
If you're bored of Windows default WMC background, there is a way of changing it!
This tip is surprisingly easy to pull-off too!!1.
First up you'll need to take ownership
located @ A:\Windows\ehome.2.
Make a copy of ehres.dll
on the desktop and name it ehres BACKUP.dll 3.
Download restorator 2007
, run the program and use it to open ehres.dll
Once you have ehres.dll
open in the left hand pane, navigate to; RCData\COMMON.ANIMATED.BACKGROUND.PNG
5. Right click
and go to extract...>extract as "COMMON.ANIMATED.BACKGROUND.PNG"
6. Save the .png
to the desktop and name it common.animated.background.png7. Right click
again but this time go to Assign...>Assign To...
Choose your preferred background (must be .png)
any resolution is OK.8. Save ehres.dll
and close restorator.Create a new folder on the desktop named WMC Backup, put the ehres BACKUP.dll and common.animated.background.png into it, store it somewhere safe!
Open up WMC to see your new background.