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Windows 7: Background taking over screen

20 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
Background taking over screen

I am new to this whole thing, so please respond in laymans terms. I have just installed windows 7. The process was seamless, but the second I got to the desktop, a problem began. Intermittently, the screen will go black and windows logo desktop wallpaper will appear on the screen. After a few seconds the desktop reappears. The computer is fully functional when not freezed up with the wallpaper, so all drivers are up to date, and I have sp1. What is wrong and how could I fix this issue?

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20 Apr 2011   #2

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

Welcome shizzler6

Check your settings in Control Panel, Power Options.
Make sure they are not set too low like:
Turn Off Display - 1 minute
Put computer to Sleep - 1 minute
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20 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

Thanks docbrown, but these incidents occur at random times. I may go without this happening anywhere from 1 to 5 minutes.
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