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I can't change the picture on my desktop!


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Barbara859

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I used to be able to change the background on my desktop with ease. Now I can't do it at all. Any suggestions? I do not get any error messages.

I go to Control Panel, Display, then choose to Browse. When I try to open a folder to select a picture the folder is empty. But I know there are pictures in there. Why is it blank?
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What file types are in these folders???
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.jpg files

I've always been able to use these. In fact, that is what is on my desktop now. I just want to change the picture.
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Hello,
Could the pictures have been deleted by accident?
Have you tried using a restore point from say, a month ago?
Note, there is a difference between system restore and system recovery. Do not do a system recovery.
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The pictures have not been deleted. Guess I can try restore.
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Look for the option of restoring from an older restore point, about a month ago should work.
UNLESS you have just recovered from mal-ware.
If you need help with the restore please ask.
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