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Windows 7: Cant change desktop background

13 Aug 2010   #21
drzkillaj

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

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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?
Its a 64 bit.


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13 Aug 2010   #22
dylan81893

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Ok, and its home premium, as i see in your system specs.
Do you have a dvd/cd burner with an extra blank cd or dvd? If you do, and you know what a torrent is and you have a bittorrent client, download the 64 bit recovery .iso file from the page i have provided for you in the link below. Download it, and use a dvd or cd burner software and burn the .iso recovery file to a cd/dvd and make it bootable. Now, this is a great disk to have if you ever try to boot your computer and it won't boot, or if you are having problems with your computer. If you don't have this disk before something happens to your computer, and something happens, your SOL.

Download Windows 7 System Recovery Discs — The NeoSmart Files

Click on the 64 bit windows 7 recovery disk download.
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13 Aug 2010   #23
StuberB

MAC OS X v10.4.10
 
 

try this:


start > run > regedit > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Peronalization

double-click the 'AllowChangeDesktopBackgroup' and change the value to '1'

***this is the 'safe' alternative way to ensure you have the ability to change the desktop:

start > run > gpedit.msc > User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Control Panel > Personalization

double-click to the 'Prevent changing desktop background' -- make sure that is either set to 'not configured' or 'disabled'
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13 Aug 2010   #24
drzkillaj

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dylan81893 View Post
Ok, and its home premium, as i see in your system specs.
Do you have a dvd/cd burner with an extra blank cd or dvd? If you do, and you know what a torrent is and you have a bittorrent client, download the 64 bit recovery .iso file from the page i have provided for you in the link below. Download it, and use a dvd or cd burner software and burn the .iso recovery file to a cd/dvd and make it bootable. Now, this is a great disk to have if you ever try to boot your computer and it won't boot, or if you are having problems with your computer. If you don't have this disk before something happens to your computer, and something happens, your SOL.

Download Windows 7 System Recovery Discs — The NeoSmart Files

Click on the 64 bit windows 7 recovery disk download.
Thanks. Looking for a way to fix it with out doing this. But thanks will do.
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