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Windows 7: Wallpaper will not change to slideshow on Windows 7

06 Nov 2010   #11
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I've never done it myself, but I believe it can be done with Windows Easy Transfer

Windows Easy Transfer - Transfer To & From Computers

help! i need to transfer my files from one user to another on thee same computer. how do i do this??

Hold off and I will seek more input from the Gurus either to fix the original issue, or on the user transfer.

A Guy


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06 Nov 2010   #12
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Try a System Restore back to a date and time before problem started.

Mike

If needed.
System Restore
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06 Nov 2010   #13
Kari

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EmiDaShogun View Post
... Still solid black color.
...
Funny, if you hadn't mentioned that it works on other accounts, I had tried to find a polite way to ask if your Windows is valid and legal. Windows reverts to a solid black background after a while, if it is not valid.

You tried sfc /scannow already? Before moving your account, I would try repair installation. It keeps your user accounts, files, apps and settings but repairs / replaces all system files. Tutorial here.

Kari
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06 Nov 2010   #14
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EmiDaShogun View Post
Looks like the "Solid Color" part, however, there is a way for me to choose Pictures from my library. Once I do this, though, no matter how many times I save it, no matter how much I restart the PC, it ALWAYS reverts back a Solid Color. In other words, it does NOT let me choose Pictures or a Slideshow option. I wish I could do a Print Screen so you can see what I mean.
You can help us to better and quicker help you by completing your System Specs.



HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR SYSTEM SPECS


In the line at the top of www.SevenForums.com you will see UserCP.
That is an abbreviation for User Control Panel.
Click on UserCP.
In the left-hand column, under Your Profile you will see Edit System Spec.
Click on Edit System Spec
You can copy and paste from the output of Speccy, Speccy - System Information - Free Download to fill out much of the info. Be sure to use the Other Info section of your System Specs for such info as your optical drive, your wireless adapter, your speakers, etc.



Other ways of gathering the info are:
SIW, System Infomation Wizard | Download

OR
WIN |type MSINFO32.EXE | ENTER

WIN is the key with wavy flag.
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06 Nov 2010   #15
EmiDaShogun

Windows 7
 
 

Kari, my Windows 7 is most DEFINITELY legal and came with my HP Pavilion Elite HPE PC, AMD Phenom 2 (if that helps at all) which I purchased at Best Buy. I am not the type of person that engages in illegal activities. I'll look into repair installation. Thanks!
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06 Nov 2010   #16
Kari

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EmiDaShogun View Post
Kari, my Windows 7 is most DEFINITELY legal and came with my HP Pavilion Elite HPE PC, AMD Phenom 2 (if that helps at all) which I purchased at Best Buy. I am not the type of person that engages in illegal activities. I'll look into repair installation. Thanks!
Please believe me, I wasn't thinking so. As I said, if you hadn't told about it working on other accounts, then one possibility had been not valid Windows.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Funny, if you hadn't mentioned that it works on other accounts, I had tried to find a polite way to ask if your Windows is valid and legal. Windows reverts to a solid black background after a while, if it is not valid.
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06 Nov 2010   #17
EmiDaShogun

Windows 7
 
 

Okay, I updated my system specs, hope it helps. No worries if there's no fix, just figured I'd ask and I truly appreciate any assistance you have and could give! Thanks again!
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06 Nov 2010   #18
EmiDaShogun

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EmiDaShogun View Post
Kari, my Windows 7 is most DEFINITELY legal and came with my HP Pavilion Elite HPE PC, AMD Phenom 2 (if that helps at all) which I purchased at Best Buy. I am not the type of person that engages in illegal activities. I'll look into repair installation. Thanks!
Please believe me, I wasn't thinking so. As I said, if you hadn't told about it working on other accounts, then one possibility had been not valid Windows.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Funny, if you haven't mentioned that it works on other accounts, I had tried to find a polite way to ask if your Windows is valid and legal. Windows reverts to a solid black background after a while, if it is not valid.
So sorry, my most sincere apologies for mis-understanding. English is NOT my first language! LOL You are too kind for helping me.
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06 Nov 2010   #19
Kari

 

No problems, mate. English is my third language, so I'll make some funny grammatical mistakes quite often
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06 Nov 2010   #20
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

EmiDaShogun,
Which program did you use to gather your system specs?

Could you also specify the version of Win 7 you are using?

WIN type WINVER | ENTER
WIN
is the key with the wavy flag.

At the very top in big letters, you will see whether you have Win 7 Home Premieum, Win 7 Professional, Win 7 ULtimate, etc.

Here's a snapshot of what mine looks like.
Wallpaper will not change to slideshow on Windows 7-my-win-version.png


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