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Windows 7: Cant change desktop background

12 Aug 2010   #11
drzkillaj

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ryo View Post
hello and welcome,
run this one for check SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
and post your result.
Hey this is what i got

" Windows Protection Resource did not find any integrity violations."


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12 Aug 2010   #12
dylan81893

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

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Wait a second, when you open 'personalize' from the right click menu on the desktop, and it opens the personalization options, try clicking on 'desktop background' at the bottom. Then try to select a different one and click 'ok'.

Tried that too and nothing happens. The background stays the same.
Oh ok, just throwing that one in there, just-in-case!
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12 Aug 2010   #13
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

are you using an admin account or a standard account.
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12 Aug 2010   #14
dylan81893

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Here is a random windows picture.
http://c0179631.cdn.cloudfiles.racks...ndows-logo.jpg
Right click on the picture, and click on 'use image on desktop' or something similar, what it will say depends on the browser, but something similar to use on desktop. Then see if that will change it.
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12 Aug 2010   #15
drzkillaj

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Petey7 View Post
are you using an admin account or a standard account.

Admin
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13 Aug 2010   #16
drzkillaj

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dylan81893 View Post
Here is a random windows picture.
http://c0179631.cdn.cloudfiles.racks...ndows-logo.jpg
Right click on the picture, and click on 'use image on desktop' or something similar, what it will say depends on the browser, but something similar to use on desktop. Then see if that will change it.
No it wont change it.
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13 Aug 2010   #17
dylan81893

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by drzkillaj View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dylan81893 View Post
Here is a random windows picture.
http://c0179631.cdn.cloudfiles.racks...ndows-logo.jpg
Right click on the picture, and click on 'use image on desktop' or something similar, what it will say depends on the browser, but something similar to use on desktop. Then see if that will change it.
No it wont change it.
Wow, I don't know anything more to say, other than using a system repair disk, and repairing it. Do you have a system recovery/repair disk? If you do, pop it in, boot up from it, and it will automatically detect and fix any windows problems.
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13 Aug 2010   #18
drzkillaj

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dylan81893 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by drzkillaj View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dylan81893 View Post
Here is a random windows picture.
http://c0179631.cdn.cloudfiles.racks...ndows-logo.jpg
Right click on the picture, and click on 'use image on desktop' or something similar, what it will say depends on the browser, but something similar to use on desktop. Then see if that will change it.
No it wont change it.
Wow, I don't know anything more to say, other than using a system repair disk, and repairing it. Do you have a system recovery/repair disk? If you do, pop it in, boot up from it, and it will automatically detect and fix and windows problems.
I Believe I dont but thanks anyways.
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13 Aug 2010   #19
dylan81893

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by drzkillaj View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dylan81893 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by drzkillaj View Post

No it wont change it.
Wow, I don't know anything more to say, other than using a system repair disk, and repairing it. Do you have a system recovery/repair disk? If you do, pop it in, boot up from it, and it will automatically detect and fix and windows problems.
I Believe I dont but thanks anyways.
What kind of windows 7 do you have? and is it 32 or 64 bit?
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13 Aug 2010   #20
ryo

 
 

hello..
sorry for the late reply,
try this one..is should work Desktop Background Wallpaper - Prevent Change - Vista Forums
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