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Windows 7: Cant change desktop background

12 Aug 2010   #1
drzkillaj

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 
Cant change desktop background

Can someone help me please. I cant change my background. I do it through both personalize and control panel. Nothing happens the background stays the same. Help please!!!


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12 Aug 2010   #2
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

What actually happens when you try?
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12 Aug 2010   #3
drzkillaj

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Petey7 View Post
What actually happens when you try?
nothing it stays the same.
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12 Aug 2010   #4
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

okay. could you give a step by step detail of what your doing?
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12 Aug 2010   #5
ryo

 
 

hello and welcome,
run this one for check SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
and post your result.
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12 Aug 2010   #6
drzkillaj

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Petey7 View Post
okay. could you give a step by step detail of what your doing?

Ok im going to the desktop, right click and go to personalize. Then I just click on a windows theme and nothing happens except that the taskbar changes color. The background stays exactly the same as before.
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12 Aug 2010   #7
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

I'm with ryo. do SFC /SCANNOW in an elevated command prompt (right click and run as admin).
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12 Aug 2010   #8
drzkillaj

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Petey7 View Post
I'm with ryo. do SFC /SCANNOW in an elevated command prompt (right click and run as admin).
Alright thanks doing now.
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12 Aug 2010   #9
dylan81893

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Wait a second, when you open 'personalize' from the right click menu on the desktop, and it opens the personalization options, try clicking on 'desktop background' at the bottom. Then try to select a different one and click 'ok'.
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12 Aug 2010   #10
drzkillaj

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dylan81893 View Post
Wait a second, when you open 'personalize' from the right click menu on the desktop, and it opens the personalization options, try clicking on 'desktop background' at the bottom. Then try to select a different one and click 'ok'.

Tried that too and nothing happens. The background stays the same.
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