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Wallpaper still won't show


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writer24

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I read and followed a post that was just completed, but the registry editor didn't fix my problem -- my background isn't displaying... any ideas??? :tazz:

btw... nothing is checked on the Web tab either.

The post was for samanthafrost.

Edited by writer24, 22 January 2006 - 08:10 PM.

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Hi writer24! Welcome to G2G!

What exactly is it showing for the wallpaper?

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just a color... although before i cleaned my system it was showing that i had some spyware, that's all gone now-- it should be at least.
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In the DESKTOP tab of DISPLAY properties, are the items grayed out or are you able to change them but when you click APPLY nothing changes?

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it's grayed out. but i can change the color,
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Please right click this LINK, choose SAVE LINK AS or SAVE TARGET AS, and save it somewhere on your computer where you will remember where it is located. Then find the file on your computer and double-click it to run it. Click YES to the warning: Are you sure you want to add the information in FILE LOCATION HERE\restorealldisplaytabs.reg to the registry? Then reboot your computer and see if you can't change the background now.

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still not working. the window where you select wallpapers is still grayed out. along with the everything else except the color tab.
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No possible way that you rebooted your computer after running it. Even my computer isn't that fast. Lol

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yea. oops hang on! I'm a moron -- forgot that part!
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rebooted -- still not working! :tazz:
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If that doesn't work, then please try the solution in THIS post, specifically downloading and running the fixreg.zip file which can be found in post #5 of that topic.

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MY HERO!!!! thank you soooooooo much! :tazz:
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That file has worked for everyone that has tried it. :tazz: gerryf is a god for coming up with that fix!

Glad to see everything is back to normal now.

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Im afraid it didnt work for me and niether did the wallpaperenabl file im still left with just colour on my desktop. Any suggestions?
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