Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: background picture disappeared

23 Oct 2010   #11

64 bit Windows 7 Home Premium

I had a similar problem which turned out to be caused by Windows Indexing being turned off.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Oct 2010   #12


Picture Location sure seems buggy.

borisse's fix didn't work for me but got me thinking about looking at possible related registry entries which led to a workaround.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 background picture disappeared

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Desktop Background disappeared after changing the pc performance
After changing the performance to play my game I changed it back and the background disappeared. It Comes back when I force shut Explorer.exe and gone again after i restart explorer.exe
General Discussion
PLEASE HELP: Entire Picture Folder Disappeared!
Someone please help! I go to my library and I see Videos, Documents & Music but NO Pictures. When I save a picture from the internet it takes me to the folder automatically, here I can see all my pictures. However when I try and find the Picture library on my laptop it cannot be found? It...
General Discussion
Problem with Desktop Background Picture Position
I have discovered a frustrating problem when i attempt to customise my desktop background. While i have had no problems selecting the desired images or an problems with the slideshow itself i an unable to alter the picture position, meaning that the picture position is permanently on stretch which...
Desktop background picture error
Ok here's the case: My older brother brought this laptop and lend it to his friend, then they set an ugly wallpaper. After that when I received my laptop, I saw the ugly wallpaper. I tried to change the wallpaper but there's an error "This image can't be set as a wallpaper. An internal error...
BSOD Help and Support
Background Picture
I am trying to create a document in M'Soft Office 2010, using a picture of a Kingfisher in the background, very similar to having a watermark on the page. As yet I have not been able to find the controls that will let me insert a picture then fade it into the background so I can type text over...
Microsoft Office
Changing picture position for background?
I've repeatedly attempted to center, fill, fit or tile an image I wanted to use as a desktop background, but the changes do not take place. I can get the picture to be my background, but that particular change will not work. I'm able to change my theme in every other way, however. I've tried...

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:35.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App