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Windows 7: Can't set desktop background

18 Jun 2013   #21
johnivanovich

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

One more thing to add - I just realize that I wrote one detail wrong in the first post:

When I right click on the picture and go to set as desktop background, it works fine, but when I open the picture and then right click it and try to set as desktop background, then I get error message. If that matter.


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18 Jun 2013   #22
Kaktussoft

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnivanovich View Post
One more thing to add - I just realize that I wrote one detail wrong in the first post:

When I right click on the picture and go to set as desktop background, it works fine, but when I open the picture and then right click it and try to set as desktop background, then I get error message. If that matter.
If you do it the way you do it:
  1. jpg will be copied the the "problem" folder.
  2. It will be flagged as background image in registry.
Point 1 fails. There is already a file with that name and must be deleted first. Deletion isn't allowed without admin rights. Reason unknown for now. Are the 3 commands I gave you running?
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18 Jun 2013   #23
johnivanovich

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

[/QUOTE]Are the 3 commands I gave you running?[/QUOTE]

Yes, they are still running. When it's finished I'll let you know the results
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18 Jun 2013   #24
johnivanovich

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It's working now!

Thank you very very much for your help and patience!
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18 Jun 2013   #25
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnivanovich View Post
It's working now!

Thank you very very much for your help and patience!
Sure??? Try to change background image a few times.
Just the files/folders permissions were out of sync. Very strange!!

Try this in elevated command prompt:
Code:
chkdsk/f  d:
to check the disk
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18 Jun 2013   #26
johnivanovich

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

[/QUOTE]
Sure??? Try to change background image a few times.
Just the files/folders permissions were out of sync. Very strange!!

Try this in elevated command prompt:
Code:
chkdsk/f  d:
to check the disk[/QUOTE]

Yes, I've tried couple of times and it's working

When I enter that command I get following message:
The type of the file system is NTFS.
Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Chkdsk may run if this volume is dismounted first.
ALL OPENED HANDLES TO THIS VOLUME WOULD THEN BE INVALID.
Would you like to force a dismount of this volume? (Y/N)
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18 Jun 2013   #27
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Sure??? Try to change background image a few times.
Just the files/folders permissions were out of sync. Very strange!!

Try this in elevated command prompt:
Code:
chkdsk/f  d:
to check the disk[/QUOTE]

Yes, I've tried couple of times and it's working

When I enter that command I get following message:
The type of the file system is NTFS.
Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Chkdsk may run if this volume is dismounted first.
ALL OPENED HANDLES TO THIS VOLUME WOULD THEN BE INVALID.
Would you like to force a dismount of this volume? (Y/N)[/QUOTE]
Say N there. Then it asks you to do it on reboot. Say Y
Now reboot
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18 Jun 2013   #28
johnivanovich

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

[/QUOTE]Say N there. Then it asks you to do it on reboot. Say Y
Now reboot[/QUOTE]

I've done it and everything seems ok as I can see
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18 Jun 2013   #29
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote:
Say N there. Then it asks you to do it on reboot. Say Y
Now reboot

I've done it and everything seems ok as I can see
So it did the chkdsk on boot? All fine now
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18 Jun 2013   #30
johnivanovich

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

[/quote]So it did the chkdsk on boot? All fine now[/QUOTE]

Yes, it did the chkdsk on boot.

Thank you one more time, you're great!
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