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CP_Joey

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When I try to change the desktop background either from right clicking and selecting properties or by going to control panel and doing it through there I can only change the color of the background (which is currently black). I can't select any of the Windows backgrounds. I can't set a picture to the background either. In the scroll box where all of the backgrounds are listed it seems to be set on an IE image called "Desktop"
If I run a program like AOL Instant Messenger and then have it dock to the side of my computer and drag it away from the edge I can see my background but only between the edge of the program and the edge of the screen.
I'd really like to be able to change the background. I think at one time I had some malware which changed my background (Spy Sherriff). Could it still be affecting my computer?

Thanks for any help you can provide.
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that sounds like what spysherrif wants to do...how ddi you get rid of it the first time ?


Please go to the malware forum in my signature and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the CLICK HERE .

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty--and you may not be-- then post a hijackthis log in THAT forum.

If you are still having problems after getting a clean bill of health from the malware expert, please return to this thread.
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