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Windows 7: Desktop Background Wallpaper - Change in Windows 7 Starter

05 Oct 2010   #220

Window 7 Starter
changing desktop background; windows 7 starter using oceanis

I followed all the steps given (on the first few posts from page 1) above but when i click save changes on oceanis the image doesn't stay on my background...but i do see the picture flash only when i minimize other folders / tabs, once they desktop is on screen the picture goes away again..please tell me how to make the picture stay..i've been trying this for ages now!!!

many thanks!

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05 Oct 2010   #221

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Shona, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might also check the same thing in the post above yours to see if you have the Remove background images (where available) box checked.

Hope this helps,
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06 Oct 2010   #222

Window 7 Starter

Hi Shawn,

I made sure i don't have the 'remove background images (where available)' box checked and the background image still seems to flash when i close tabs... at the minute the background is just one solid colour..could that be why? please help!!
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06 Oct 2010   #223

64-bit Windows 10 Pro


You might try the solution that Foe posted below to see if it may work for you as well for this.

possibly a fix for windows 7 start black wallpaper...
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08 Oct 2010   #224

windows 7 starter

Had the same problem - found the solution

When I run the program, I experienced the same as some others before:

The selected wallpaper was displayed as long as Oceanic was running, as soon as I closed the program, the wallpaper disappeared. When I opend a window and closed it again, I could see the wallpaper again for a part of a second.

The solution:

To get the best performance out of my netbook, I deactivated pretty much everything in the performance center. I'm from Germany, so I don't know what's the English label for this value, but you have to activate "Use visual styles on windows and buttons" to see your wallpaper.
It's the last field in that window.
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08 Oct 2010   #225

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello RacingGreen, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Thank you for posting back with your results and findings.

Having the Use visual styles on windows and buttons box checked or unchecked didn't make any difference for me though. The Oceanis program ran either way still showing the wallpaper.
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09 Oct 2010   #226

windows 7
thnks brink..

last week my galfrnd had got herself a new minilaptop wit win7 starter..
she cudn change her desktop background and askd me for help...
i tried evrytin ...and nutin worked..
but now,this has helped me...thnks bro....u ve made me a hero..hehehe
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09 Oct 2010   #227

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome Aneshwer, and welcome to Seven Forums. :)
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16 Oct 2010   #228

windows 7 home basic 64bit

Hi Brink!
Thanks for everything i have also installed the oceanis but i do still have a problem, the desktop background dosen't change by itself instead i have to set it.
So will you please help me how to change the background by itself like those other personalization in windows 7.

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16 Oct 2010   #229

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Chen, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Are you referring to the desktop slideshow "Shuffle" option?

If so, do you have the "Shuffle" option checked?
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