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Windows 7: When I install the latest updates my desktop background goes black

4 Weeks Ago   #1
Ukdodger

Windows 7 home
 
 
When I install the latest updates my desktop background goes black

I installed a 1TB SSD and cloned it from a 500GB SSD. Worked perfectly. But after installing the latest updates the desktop background goes black. I cant change it by selecting a picture. After selecting the picture and hitting 'save' it just returns to a black screen?

Tried recloning several times. Always the same after installing updates. Any ideas.


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4 Weeks Ago   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

We are having a few like this it may be an MS trick to get you to update to 10
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4 Weeks Ago   #3
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

Hi,
If it is the same problem,
you might be able to create a new user account, and change desktop background from within the new user account?
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4 Weeks Ago   #4
Struggling7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ukdodger View Post
......Worked perfectly. But after installing the latest updates the desktop background goes black. I cant change it by selecting a picture. After selecting the picture and hitting 'save' it just returns to a black screen?.....
See second page of this link, they had same problem until they removed update KB4534310…. Maybe your problem.

New KB4536952 Servicing stack update for Windows 7 - Jan. 14
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1 Week Ago   #5
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Struggling7 View Post
See second page of this link, they had same problem until they removed update KB4534310. Maybe your problem.

New KB4536952 Servicing stack update for Windows 7 - Jan. 14
There is now a fix to this problem. Download via Microsoft Update Catalog:
KB4539602 Stretched wallpaper displayed as black fix Windows 7 Feb. 7
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1 Week Ago   #6
Ukdodger

Windows 7 home
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iko22 View Post
There is now a fix to this problem. Download via Microsoft Update Catalog:
KB4539602 Stretched wallpaper displayed as black fix Windows 7 Feb. 7
Thanks for the info.
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5 Days Ago   #7
erpster4

Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium 64bit [x64]
 
 

the fix was also available in the KB4539601 preview rollup update. also released the same time as the KB4539602 update.

unlike KB4539602, KB4539601 is available from WSUS, MS Update Catalog & thru windows update (WU)
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