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Windows 7: Desktop Slideshow Not Working

02 Sep 2019   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
Desktop Slideshow Not Working

Hello all,

I have a photo album that has been my desktop slideshow for several years, but has recently stopped working. When I reselect the photo album in the Desktop Background section, it defaults to Solid Colour. I have checked that slideshow is enabled in the Control Panel Power Options (which it is), but am at a loss (and not knowledgeable enough!) to know how to fix this.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Ta muchly, folks!

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03 Sep 2019   #2

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone

Hello SaraWitch,
You state that when you use a photo album as a Slideshow, the computer always selects a solid colour.

It would be helpful to know more about this problem:

1) "Desktop Background slideshow" and "Screensaver slideshow" are two different things. Which ones are you having problems with?


2) Had you tried using a different selection of photos for a slideshow? Or, what happens if you use one photo (is this represented as a solid colour also)?
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