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Cannot change desktop picture

by boriken48 / November 19, 2005 6:23 AM PST

A couple of days my desktop picture is frozen in place, right click go to properties desktop the option to change the background is grey out, can go to themes change it but the background remains the same (blue bubbles).

Ok I have gone to microsoft website check the knowledge base found a solution about services.msc follow instructions but it will not work, restart the computer in safe mode try change settings and run a full virus scan, check registry values, done searches in google to find solution but nothing seems to fix the problem.

xp pentium 3 1ghz 512 ram hp7835

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Boriken, Have You Tried System Restore?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 19, 2005 9:53 AM PST

Click on Start-All Programs-Accessories-System Tools-System Restore..When the System Restore window opens, select "Restore My computer to an earlier" time, and click "Next". When the "Calendard" window opens, select a date prior to when you were having problems, then click on the "Next" button and follow the prompts to restore the computer...

Hope this helps.

Grif

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system restore
by sabyasachi_lawyer / November 21, 2005 1:23 AM PST

System restore must solve your problem, unless 'last known good configuration' does it.

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