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Re: I can't change my desktop background

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Old 01-20-2008
Ramesh, MS-MVP
 

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Re: I can't change my desktop background
Cannot change the desktop wallpaper:
http://www.winhelponline.com/article...wallpaper.html

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Regards,

Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com


"Ramesh, MS-MVP" <ramesh@XOX.mvps.org> wrote in message news:...
You're welcome!

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Regards,

Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com


"zlatko" <zlatko@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:463801B2-480A-4449-B1EB-2989CBAE4FEE@microsoft.com...
thank u....u help my also!:-)

"Ramesh, MS-MVP" wrote:

> You're welcome!
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
> Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com
>
>
> "JDQ" <JDQ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news1F5832E-ABD7-4E2E-95A2-D138CE7D53DD@microsoft.com...
> I have been having this problem for sometime and founf this suggestion works
> too. Many thanks to all.
>
> JDQ
>
> "Ramesh, MS-MVP" wrote:
>
> > Download wallpaper_enable.reg from the following link:
> > http://www.winhelponline.com/fixes/wallpaper_enable.reg
> >
> > Save the file to Desktop.
> > Right-click on the file and then choose "Merge"
> >
> > --
> > Regards,
> >
> > Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
> > Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com
> >
> >
> > "Swtboodie01" <Swtboodie01@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:C67C8D71-C231-4C26-AD83-AE49B0067BA2@microsoft.com...
> > HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\System
> > Wallpaper REG_SZ Du_ O (looks like a face)
> > DisableTaskMgr REF_DWORD 0x0(the 0's have dots in the middle)
> >
> >
> >
> > I hope this helps.
> > --
> > Swtboodie
> >
> >
> > "Ramesh, MS-MVP" wrote:
> >
> > > There may be some Policies in place. To determine that, use the following steps:
> > >
> > > Press WinKey + R to bring up the Run dialog.
> > > Type the following command (single line, no line wrap) and press ENTER
> > >
> > > cmd /k reg query "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Po licies\System" /s
> > >
> > > Copy the Command Prompt output and include in your reply.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
> > > Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com
> > >
> > >
> > > "Swtboodie01" <Swtboodie01@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news602CCDA-1962-4FBB-B321-7E63AD77CC58@microsoft.com...
> > > Yes, I even able to select it. But the background never changed.
> > > --
> > > Swtboodie
> > >
> > >
> > > "Ramesh, MS-MVP" wrote:
> > >
> > > > More info needed. Were you able to view/select pictures in that applet?
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Regards,
> > > >
> > > > Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
> > > > Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > "Swtboodie01" <Swtboodie01@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:4CDC8580-DFCF-41BF-908B-3D3A4A5E7D86@microsoft.com...
> > > > I have tried all of those options and still cant change it. Please help.
> > > > --
> > > > Swtboodie
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > "Ramesh, MS-MVP" wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Click the "Picture Location" down arrow to view other categories.
> > > > >
> > > > > See also:
> > > > >
> > > > > Windows Vista Help: Change your desktop background (wallpaper):
> > > > > http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Win...b8f5f1033.mspx
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Regards,
> > > > >
> > > > > Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
> > > > > Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > "Swtboodie01" <Swtboodie01@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message newsFACD801-0A03-4421-9A8E-4EF52461C84C@microsoft.com...
> > > > > No error messages and my setting are not grayed out. When I try to change the
> > > > > background colors come up and It wont let me pick any pictures or any of the
> > > > > sample pictures. I went to ease of access and made sure nothing was check and
> > > > > still cant change my background. I called for help but they just set up
> > > > > another user. I need all the stuff I put through this user... Any suggestions?
> > > > > --
> > > > > Swtboodie
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > "Ramesh, MS-MVP" wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > >> it won't let me change any of my backgrounds
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Why? Are you getting any error messages, or are the settings grayed out?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > Regards,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Ramesh Srinivasan, Microsoft MVP [Windows Shell/User]
> > > > > > Windows® Troubleshooting http://www.winhelponline.com
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > "Swtboodie01" <Swtboodie01@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:4013596A-634B-445E-BF3B-D07575ADF9EE@microsoft.com...
> > > > > > my desktop has a black background, whenever i go to properties, it won't let
> > > > > > me change any of my backgrounds. do you have any idea to fix this
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I rather just have it back to the Vista background.
> > > > > > Swtboodie
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >

> >

>

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