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Windows 7: Can Not Change Background

24 Oct 2009   #1

WIN 7 and Vista ultimate
Can Not Change Background

I can't change my desktop background and it says i need to contact my administrator. How is this solved. where can i tell the computer to allow backgrounds to be changed?

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24 Oct 2009   #2

Windows7 x64 7600 16385

Right click on the desktop and choose personalize. That's the where. Is that what you did to receive the contact admin message?
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24 Oct 2009   #3

WIN 7 and Vista ultimate

it says that some of the settig on this page have been disabled by the administrator. I just upgraded from Vista to 7. and now i can't control my background. bottomline. it's slightly annoying.
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24 Oct 2009   #4

WIN 7 and Vista ultimate

I looked through admin settings and i am the admin so no parental controls are set. I tried toying around with my resolution settings considering i have a 40" LCD as my computer screen. Even selecting new themes ... it just stays black, and i can't right click on any photos on the computer and 'set as desktop background' . nothing works.
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24 Oct 2009   #5
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Importenthused, and welcome to Seven Forums.

See if the "Step Two" options in either METHOD in the tutorial below may be able to enable you to change your desktop background again.

Desktop Background Wallpaper - Prevent Change - Vista Forums

Hope this helps,
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