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Windows 7: My desktop background wont stay changed.

29 Aug 2011   #1
zEric7x

Windows Home premium 64bit
 
 
My desktop background wont stay changed.

When ever I change my background after I restart my computer it turns into a blue solid color. I want my backgrounds to stay because now every time I restart my computer I have to change it. Under the personalization panel it shows I still have a picture seleteced but it just wont show anything into I click a new picture.


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29 Aug 2011   #2
seth500

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Are you saving the changes..?
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29 Aug 2011   #3
zEric7x

Windows Home premium 64bit
 
 

Yes.
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29 Aug 2011   #4
seth500

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Make sure HP doesn't have any wallpaper programs installed on your computer that could be changing it..
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29 Aug 2011   #5
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

If you are moving the selected picture after you make it a background, that may do this.
Some files may be corrupted too, run this SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker option 2 first. If corruption is found, run 2 more times rebooting between them. If not fixed, try option one instead.
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29 Aug 2011   #6
zEric7x

Windows Home premium 64bit
 
 

Il run a scan and see how that goes. There are tons of silly HP stuff on my computer but I dont remember if any control themes or not. IL have to check.
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25 Jan 2012   #7
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums chrislee074.
Have you tried all of the suggestions in this thread?
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25 Jan 2012   #8
chrislee074

Windows 7 pro SP1 32 and 64
 
 
Wallpaper

Yes I have tried all suggestions and none worked. That's why I posted.
I think I may have resolved the issue but would still like to know the cause. I was messing with it last night and noticed that I could save pretty much everything but black. So I just chose a different color clicked more and drug the slider to black and was able to save that.
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25 Jan 2012   #9
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

good you figured a work around at least. There are a lot of problems which are sloved without finding a root cause. It could have been some combination of things you did, a corrupted files, or Windows gremlins.
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11 Feb 2012   #10
chrislee074

Windows 7 pro SP1 32 and 64
 
 

The problem was with teamviewer changing the background.
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