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AIBU to be frustrated at Windows 10 for showing me lovely pics but not telling me where they are?

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wotafaff Sat 07-Nov-15 19:41:02

So Windows 10 has this new lock-screen feature called Spotlight. It's showing me lovely pictures of geographical landscapes whenever my screen is locked - a different picture every day. My DS loves them and always says "where's that mum?" but I can't answer him because as far as I can tell there is no way to find out. You can click a link to say you "like what you see", and apparently they'll then show you more of that type of image (and no doubt analyse your personality type for marketing purposes into the bargain) but there's no link to "just flipping well tell me where it is!".

I've googled it and found lots of people asking questions like "where is the image stored so I can make it my permanent background?", but nobody seems particularly vocal on the geographical locations.

Are other people finding this frustrating too? Am I missing something obvious? If I click "like what you see" will it lead me to the answer? (I know I could try that but I'm inclined to be stubborn about playing Microsoft's personal profiling game).

Junosmum Sat 07-Nov-15 20:53:00

Really annoys me too! The chrome cast also does it.

TennesseeMountainPointOfView Sat 07-Nov-15 21:04:19

The pictures come from the bing.com homepage apparently, they aren't saved to your pc, it looks like they cache them to your onedrive

answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-start/windows-spotlight-images-description-where-the/ec2c9f89-bc99-4699-b85b-72a1b873a0a1?auth=1

TennesseeMountainPointOfView Sat 07-Nov-15 21:05:01

chromecast probably does the same with google images but I don't have one to check.

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