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The majority of the background display options no longer work. The icon has changed from a 'paintbrush' type looking icon to something that looks like a small yellow box (poor description.. but they are not the same as they have been). Only four or five still work. If I import a jpeg to use it also turns it into the icon that doesn't work. The majority of what had beent there has been replaced with a number description instead of the cool names they had. Can I fix this? What happened?? Thanks.
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...to clarify the above post:

It appears that only .gif files are working/available to use as background. All the .jpg files no longer work. Many of the files that worked 2 months ago no longer work now.

Was there a service pack to xp that disabled some of these? In order to make things work do I have to convert everything to .gif files???
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You're probably on the right track about SP2. JPEG files are known to have virus programs embedded in them and M$ has set permissions levels for viewing certain images. SP2 probably turned off viewing of this type of file by default.

How you can check is up to you as I don't use Win XP and I can not give you step-bystep instructions on what to do. Sorry. Maybe someone more familiar with this will give better help.

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