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Wont let me select a wallpaper

November 8, 2007 at 20:11:00
Specs: Window XP, dunno

I am currently using window XP, before i use to have a wallpaper and it allow me to change it, but now it has change to the background colour... and i cant seem to click on the background to change it to a wallpaper, and it wont let me select a picture and set it as a desktop wallpaper... please help me


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#1
November 9, 2007 at 02:39:11

aznchun, Start>settings>control panel>display>desktop. There you'll find the list of backgrounds available to choose from and you can add a custom picture if you wish. Simply select the one you want.
HTH.
Ed in Texas.


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#2
November 9, 2007 at 14:42:54

This may fix it.
kellys-korner scroll down to line 142 and in the right-hand column, click on "Allow Background Wallpaper Changes"


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#3
November 10, 2007 at 13:55:42

... more trys:

http://www.mindyourbrain.1gig.biz/T...

For Windows XP Professional
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1. Click Start - Run - type GPEDIT.MSC and press Enter
2. Expand to User Configuration - Administrative Templates - Control Panel -
Display
3. On the right-side pane double-click the entry "Prevent Changing Wallpaper"
4. If the value is set to "Not Configured" or "Enable" then set it to
"Disable"

For both Home & Professional edition
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1. Click Start - Run - type REGEDIT and press Enter
2. Expand to:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\
Explorer\ActiveDesktop
3. On the right side pane - check if there is an entry
"NoChangingWallpaper". Set its value to 0 by double-clicking or delete the
entry.


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