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Windows 7: What happened?

28 Dec 2011   #1
koolkat77

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What happened?

so randomly while changing a background i noticed that the backgrounds of my aero themes (architecture etc.) are not visible anymore please check attached. also, i did an sfc scannow but nothing changed. any help appreciated


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28 Dec 2011   #2
Qdos

 

My guess is that Windows may treat these thumbnails as part of the icon cache, in which case a reboot should clear up the glitch...
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28 Dec 2011   #3
koolkat77

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i rebooted after the sfc scannow only change that i made in my computer was installed photoshop cs5 today
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28 Dec 2011   #4
derekimo

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Look in C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper and make sure they are still there.

Could be Photoshop CS5 has taken over some default action from windows.


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28 Dec 2011   #5
koolkat77

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Look in C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper and make sure they are still there.

Could be Photoshop CS5 has taken over some default action from windows.
seems fine to me
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28 Dec 2011   #6
derekimo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Look in C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper and make sure they are still there.

Could be Photoshop CS5 has taken over some default action from windows.
seems fine to me
So, what happens if you change to one of those themes?

Are the walls available?
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28 Dec 2011   #7
koolkat77

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Look in C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper and make sure they are still there.

Could be Photoshop CS5 has taken over some default action from windows.
seems fine to me
So, what happens if you change to one of those themes?

Are the walls available?
Yes they are
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28 Dec 2011   #8
derekimo

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Maybe try these and see if it helps,

Thumbnail Cache - Clear and Reset

Icon Cache - Rebuild
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28 Dec 2011   #9
koolkat77

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Windows 10 Home 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Maybe try these and see if it helps,

Thumbnail Cache - Clear and Reset

Icon Cache - Rebuild
solved thanks
The disk cleaning did the trick. i usually do a disk clean up every two days, i didn't do it recently, thanks for reminding. now that i did its back to normal ++ for you
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28 Dec 2011   #10
derekimo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by koolkat77 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Maybe try these and see if it helps,

Thumbnail Cache - Clear and Reset

Icon Cache - Rebuild
solved thanks
The disk cleaning did the trick. i usually do a disk clean up every two days, i didn't do it recently, thanks for reminding. now that i did its back to normal ++ for you
Excellent! You're welcome, glad it's back to normal.

Thank you for the rep as well.
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