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Windows 7: Desktop Background Wallpaper - Change in Windows 7 Starter

16 Dec 2009   #379
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Desktop Background Wallpaper - Change in Windows 7 Starter

How to Change Desktop Background Wallpaper in Windows 7 Starter and Home Basic Editions

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15 Apr 2011   #380
Sope

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
To bad it includes a nagware ad at the bottom of it when using the program. Link removed.
I think you must have got the wrong program somehow, unless I posted the wrong link
I never touch anything with nagware ads!
There is a program with the same name that does contain ads though (from a French developer)

I'll PM you with the link to the one I got if you want to take another look. The downloaded zip file also contains the source code.

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29 Apr 2011   #381
grundy32

W7 Starter Edition
 
 
Oceanis

for some reason I can not access the "samples" for a choice of background--it does not show--uninstalled & reinstalled & the only ones that are there are the default ones. Thanks, Bob B.
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29 Apr 2011   #382
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Grundy, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you mean from the default C:\Users\Public\Pictures\Sample Pictures folder in Windows 7, then did you click on the Browse button in the program and manually navigate to this location?

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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30 Apr 2011   #383
grundy32

W7 Starter Edition
 
 
sample pictures

thanks Shawn--did that and now I do have the sample pictures back--also by reinstalling Oceanis I again have it there after rebooting & do not have to manually open it every time which happened after one of the Windows 7 updates. bob
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30 Apr 2011   #384
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Bob.
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11 May 2011   #385
ice87234

windows 7 starter
 
 

thanx fr the software shawn! im using windows 7 starter fr my netbook n feel very sad since cnt chnge the bckground..but now,im happy coz i cud put my fvrte pic as desktop bckground!!
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11 May 2011   #386
clp

windows 7
 
 

I need help what the warning said not to do I did. I have a black screen without a wallpaper and I can not put it on. I changed for windows 7 starter to windows 7 home premium edition.
Warning
If you ever do a in-place upgrade to another higher level edition of Windows 7 in the future, then be sure to uninstall this Oceanis Change Background Windows 7 program first to avoid incompatibility issues with it in the new edition of Windows 7. It was designed to only work in the Windows 7 Starter and Home Basic editions.
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11 May 2011   #387
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Ice and Clp, and welcome to Seven Forums.

&Clp,

Have you already tried uninstalling the program to see if you may be able to change the background afterwards?

If you did, then you may need to do a clean install of your Windows 7 Home Premium.
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11 May 2011   #388
clp

windows 7
 
 

I don't know how to do this windows 7 home premium was an upgrade.
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11 May 2011   #389
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

No problem Clp. This may be able to help with that. Be sure to backup anything that you do not want to lose first though.

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version
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