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

06 Nov 2010   #21
EmiDaShogun

Windows 7
 
 

I have Windows 7 Home Premium and right-clicked on Properties on "My Computer" to get the System Specs I inputted on my User CP.


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06 Nov 2010   #22
Kari

 

If you have not replaced original hardware, here's what you didn't find:

- Mother board: Aloe H-RS880-uATX
- Sound card: Integrated Realtek 888S
- PSU (Power Supply Unit): 300 W

Case & cooling standard HP issues.

Kari
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06 Nov 2010   #23
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Good. I needed to make sure that you didn't have the starter version.

Had you used any one of the three suggestions I made re system specs, you would have had your answers for some of the unknowns.

PSU is an abbreviat9ion for Power Supply Unit.

Now to your problem.

Did you perchance use one of those super-duper speedup-cleanup your computer programs?

Did you disable Aero?

Can you choose an Aero theme from the Personalize screen?
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06 Nov 2010   #24
EmiDaShogun

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Good. I needed to make sure that you didn't have the starter version.

Had you used any one of the three suggestions I made re system specs, you would have had your answers for some of the unknowns.
Sorry, must have missed the suggestions? I am still trying to figure out how to use these forums, the posts take up a lot of view space on my browser.

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Now to your problem.

Did you perchance use one of those super-duper speedup-cleanup your computer programs?
Not that I am aware of. I DID install some video codec programs, like ffdshow, Divx, uh...Xvid...uh....oh yeah Matroska (I like watching movies on the PC and the default vid player like Media Player does NOT like some of the files I use (movie files I mean)

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Did you disable Aero?
Not that I am aware of...don't even know how to enable OR disable it? Aero...isn't that like the default theme of Windows 7?

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Can you choose an Aero theme from the Personalize screen?
Yes, I can choose it, however, when I select it, nothing happens, even after I reboot.
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06 Nov 2010   #25
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

If you had actually read my previous post, then oversight would have been impossible.

Now, on to the problem. I do not remember which one of those things you've iinstalled has caused the problems, but alarms are going off in my head about one of those causing exactly the problem you are seeing.

Please download, install and use RevoUninstaller to remove those programs, one by one, until you find the guilty party.
Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

When you do, be sure to choose the Advanced scan option.

After you have a stable system again, I'll make a couple of suggestions to help you undo the actions of wayward programs.
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07 Nov 2010   #26
EmiDaShogun

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
If you had actually read my previous post, then oversight would have been impossible.

Now, on to the problem. I do not remember which one of those things you've iinstalled has caused the problems, but alarms are going off in my head about one of those causing exactly the problem you are seeing.

Please download, install and use RevoUninstaller to remove those programs, one by one, until you find the guilty party.
Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Uninstall software, remove programs, solve uninstall problems

When you do, be sure to choose the Advanced scan option.

After you have a stable system again, I'll make a couple of suggestions to help you undo the actions of wayward programs.
Ah, well I apologize, then, for not seeing your previous post. I will try what you suggested here and let you know what happens. May not respond back tonight tho, getting kinda late over here and need to wake up early to feed kids.
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07 Nov 2010   #27
Kari

 

I had some strange Aero-problems with Matroska which came in some (don't remember which) codec-package when using RC last year. I remember I had to uninstall that codec-package to get Aero to work. Downloaded and installed VLC then, it plays everything without extra codecs.
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07 Nov 2010   #28
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

EmiDaShogun,
OK. I suggest starting with the program that Kari mentioned, Matroska.

Would be nice if that is the guilty party, then you would be able to solve the problem easily and quickly.
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07 Nov 2010   #29
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Thanks Guys, I had exhausted the normal fix the problem things, knew we needed to dig deeper

A Guy
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07 Nov 2010   #30
EmiDaShogun

Windows 7
 
 

Yeah makes sense to me, thanks again! I will try this tomorrow morning and let you all know if this helped. This forum RULES!!!
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