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Do you hate vista, but love the fact that you can get video backgrounds on it? Do you have an xp? Here is an Instructable that you can use to get a great quality video background of anything on the web or even your own videos for FREE.

Step 1: Grab the vlc media player, this is the player that you will use to play your background.

Go to this site http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html and download the vlc media player and install it...then proceed to step 2.
is this a resource hog?
Yep
i cando that in 1 click in windows 2000... is window xp really that bad???
i never new you could do this on vista, how do u?
It's very nice but is their a way to make the movie loop so you don't have to press play all the time?
yes, right click the video and check loop.
Cool! I would like to try this out. Nice job!
we go the same name lol :P
somehow not working for me :(
Okay, try to play a video and then right click the play area and make sure that wallpaper is checked.
Very cool instructable! I love VLC and had no idea you could do this. Just a small critique, your screen shots are kinda hard to see. You might want to check out <a rel="nofollow" href="http://wisdom-soft.com/products/screenhunter_free.htm">ScreenHunter</a>, which allows you to get screenshots of full screens, active windows, or you can just drag a rectangle of what you want a picture of.<br/>
Yeah, I noticed that my screenshots were kind of bad, thanks for the tip.
You can also use animated GIFs as wallpaper. Since my name is Dave, I created a HAL camera eye and put animated type that spelled out "I'm sorry Dave, I can't do that." An appropriate message for a machine running Windows...
i was showing my mo this yesterday:P nice instructable! -gamer

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