Bing Dynamic Windows 7 Theme Automatically Updates Wallpaper from Bing Through RSS Feed

Microsoft Personalization Gallery has released a theme called Bing Dynamic that automatically downloads and updates 2 Bing backgrounds to its wallpaper gallery every week through a RSS feed. It’s probably the first official theme published by Microsoft that uses the new theme feature that utilize the industry standard RSS feed as a wallpaper source. Not […]

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Microsoft Personalization Gallery has released a theme called Bing Dynamic that automatically downloads and updates 2 Bing backgrounds to its wallpaper gallery every week through a RSS feed. It’s probably the first official theme published by Microsoft that uses the new theme feature that utilize the industry standard RSS feed as a wallpaper source.

Not like a normal themepack file that opens Personalization and apply the them automatically, it pops up an Apply Theme window asking whether you want to download the attachments or not.

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After clicking on Download Attachments, it automatically subscribes the bundled feed in IE and downloads the Bing background pictures into the temp folder.

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The theme will be applied right after the attachments are downloaded. And since then, you will be able to get 2 more pictures every week without doing anything more.

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If you are wondering how to make a theme that is powered by a RSS feed, check out this post we revealed a while back. Or you can simply find out the secret by looking at the end of the themepack file in Notepad.

That’s it, enjoy.

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