Change Desktop Background

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by denz, Jan 17, 2008.

  1. denz

    denz Guest

    This happened to me also. I installed a few programs that I guess Vista did
    not like, and in the process somewhere my ability to apply a picture file as
    a desktop image disappeared. I have uninstalled all the programs, but still
    have the problem. The computer mfg (Toshiba) tech support told me I would
    have the use the install disk that came with the laptop and install Vista
    again, wiping out everything I have on the computer. Kinda drastic just to
    recover the use of desktop images. But then I called a MS support line, and
    they told me the same thing!

    I tried the svc /scannow, and received the same msg as Mark. Installing
    Vista again will be my last resort measure, but for the problem, it seems
    like a rather drastic solution. I ain't giving up yet, though. If anything
    else comes up as a resolution, please post. Thanks.

    DenZ
     
    denz, Jan 17, 2008
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    CB Guest

     
    CB, Jan 18, 2008
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    Curt Guest

    Tried putting a regular picture from the web there?

    Find something you like, right click on it, and
    use set as background.

    Curious is all...
     
    Curt, Jan 18, 2008
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  4. denz

    denz Guest

    Yes, I tried that also, but no worky. I'm still searching the net and other
    resources to see if someone has a fix.

    It's frustrating, but I've read that using pictures for desktop wallpaper
    wastes memory anyhow. (=:

    I know it has something to do with installing a program that Vista didn't
    like, or wasn't completely compatible with Vista. Most likely a graphics
    program, as I don't think any other program would tweak with the settings
    and get under Vista's radar. If I discover the cause and a cure, I'll be
    sure to post back.
     
    denz, Jan 18, 2008
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    CB Guest

    Does anyone know who is posting to these forums using my initials (CB)?

    C.B.
     
    CB, Jan 18, 2008
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