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Windows 7: Changed background

23 Aug 2012   #1
notsosavvy

windows 7 ultiamte 64
 
 
Changed background

I recently tried the themes option in the control panel,didn't like it and went back to the windows 7 original. I thought. But it did not work,every time I start my computer the other background is there. I have deleted the download and checked the windows 7 theme original group,but nothing gets rid of the unwanted background. I have windows 7 ultimate. How do I keep the original one?


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23 Aug 2012   #2
notsosavvy

windows 7 ultiamte 64
 
 

I don't know what happened to the reply from someone., It is now gone and so us my reply.Maybe you could re-post the suggestion?
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23 Aug 2012   #3
C-11

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Try the following.

1. Press the Windows Logo Key + R to open the Run box.

2. Copy and paste the following path into the box, then press OK:


%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes\


3. Delete the TranscodedWallpaper.jpg file, and then try to change your theme again.
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23 Aug 2012   #4
notsosavvy

windows 7 ultiamte 64
 
 

Thank you so much for the fast response. I did all you suggested and it worked. I restarted and my original background was still there. So I am hoping it will be there tomorrow when I open it up. You are great to share your information and I thank you ..again
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23 Aug 2012   #5
C-11

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

You're welcome.

Glad that we could help.
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24 Aug 2012   #6
notsosavvy

windows 7 ultiamte 64
 
 
Background back again

I thought the suggestions from yesterday worked, and they did ...yesterday. But when I booted up this morning the unwanted theme showed up. Now I am back to square one. Any thing else I can do??
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26 Aug 2012   #7
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Navigate to C:\windows\Resources\Themes and click on the theme there. It will look like this:

Name:  Theme.jpg
Views: 89
Size:  3.6 KB

If that does not work, Right click the desktop> Personalization

Post a screenshot of the Personalization window

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

A Guy


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26 Aug 2012   #8
notsosavvy

windows 7 ultiamte 64
 
 

I found the windows theme called aero,looks like what I want. Clicked on that and am back to what I want. Now it it will hold after I close down tonight and restart tomorrow.That is where the problem comes in. It wouldl hold after a restart,but not after I close it down for the night. thanks again
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26 Aug 2012   #9
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Yes, Aero, mine was just an example. It's possible you have a new theme created in personalization, but the original theme will show in Resources. Fingers crossed. A Guy
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27 Aug 2012   #10
notsosavvy

windows 7 ultiamte 64
 
 

Well it is back again this morning. I tried the screen shot with Paint and when I try to open it to upload, I get a box telling me it is not compatible with this version of windows. Strange since I just did it through Paint. Any suggestions?
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