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Windows 7: background picture disappeared

12 Oct 2010   #1
Smokin

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
background picture disappeared

Hi there.. I haven't found a solution, or even been able to find my problem..

I have my desktop background set to my Picture Library. That library points to My Pictures and the My Pictures folder for the Public user. I have verified that. A few weeks ago (maybe a month, I can't remember exactly when), the slideshow started only using one folder. I went to verify everything and it's set up properly. When I get to Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Personalization\Desktop Background, and select Pictures Library, it is only pulling in photos from one folder, and only bringing in 17 pictures of the 141 in that folder. I have tried doing a system restore to the oldest restore point I had (about 2 1/2 weeks ago) and that didn't do anything. If I select a individual folder, I get all the photos in that folder - adding to my confusion.

Does anyone have any idea what might be happening?

I am running Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit.

Thank you for your help.


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12 Oct 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Smokin View Post
Hi there.. I haven't found a solution, or even been able to find my problem..

I have my desktop background set to my Picture Library. That library points to My Pictures and the My Pictures folder for the Public user. I have verified that. A few weeks ago (maybe a month, I can't remember exactly when), the slideshow started only using one folder. I went to verify everything and it's set up properly. When I get to Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Personalization\Desktop Background, and select Pictures Library, it is only pulling in photos from one folder, and only bringing in 17 pictures of the 141 in that folder. I have tried doing a system restore to the oldest restore point I had (about 2 1/2 weeks ago) and that didn't do anything. If I select a individual folder, I get all the photos in that folder - adding to my confusion.

Does anyone have any idea what might be happening?

I am running Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit.

Thank you for your help.
You might want to pull the photos out and rebuild the folder structure then drag and drop them back
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12 Oct 2010   #3
Smokin

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Unfortunately that didn't work.
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12 Oct 2010   #4
ryo

 
 

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14 Oct 2010   #5
Smokin

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Ryo,
Thanks for the info.. However, the problem is that when I select Picture library, nothing shows up. If this worked, you should see it below. However, the library itself has all the pictures in it, second image.


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14 Oct 2010   #6
ryo

 
 

try SFC /SCANNOW from cmd prompt.
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21 Oct 2010   #7
Smokin

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
report

I ran that, and while it told me there were some errors, it couldn't fix them all. I got a log file (CBS.log), but I can't make heads or tails of it.
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21 Oct 2010   #8
ryo

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Smokin View Post
I ran that, and while it told me there were some errors, it couldn't fix them all. I got a log file (CBS.log), but I can't make heads or tails of it.
hi at the SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
you can see the option two on the brink tutor.
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22 Oct 2010   #9
Smokin

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
found the file

the file that has a problem is tcpmon.ini - which apparently has to do with printing. Not sure if this will actually fix the problem. I was able to get another copy, but Windows won't let me overwrite it - says I need to be an admin, which I am. I tried running Explorer as an admin, with the same problem, and I tried doing a direct copy by running a command window as admin.. still no luck.
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23 Oct 2010   #10
ryo

 
 

suggest you to try Repair Install
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