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I cannot change the desktop background except to different color

I used to be able to upload pictures to my desktop but it will not do it anymore. when i go into properties to change desktop, unable to do it. can't change desktop nor browse is lit up.I have a A-105.

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  • adamaryan Jan 23, 2009

    i can't change the pictures from background.... please tell me what to do

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  2. Click the picture or color you want for your desktop background.

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If you choose to have a centered picture as your desktop background, you can also have a color background to frame your picture. Under How should the picture be positioned, click Change background color, click a color, and then click OK.

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http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Personalize-your-computer

To change the desktop background

  1. Open Desktop Background by clicking the Start button 4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33_47.png, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, clicking Personalization, and then clicking Desktop Background.

  2. Click the picture or color you want for your desktop background.

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  1. Open Desktop Background by clicking the Start button 4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33_818.jpg and clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type desktop background, and then click Change desktop background.

  2. Click the picture or color that you want to use for your desktop background.

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7abb27d7-2989-4144-81e3-0a51f703885d_50.jpgThe Set as Desktop Background option

You can add more desktop backgrounds to your collection from the Personalization Gallery on the Windows website.

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1. Go to Start>Control Panel>Appearance and Personalization>Change desktop background.

2. This will bring up picture location : desktop background. You will see boxes next to all the different pictures that you can select as wallpaper.

3. Select the box next to the picture that you want to choose as your wallpaper(this will put a check in it.)

4. If you want the picture to fill the screen, under picture position, select "Fill."

5. Click "Save Changes." in the lower right of the window.

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2. Click on Personalize. (This will bring up the personalization window with themes in the main window.

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  2. Click the picture or color that you want to use for your desktop background.

    If the picture you want to use isn't in the list of desktop background pictures, click an item in the Picture location list to see other categories, or click Browse to search for the picture on your computer. When you find the picture that you want, double-click it. It will become your desktop background.

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I cannot change the desktop background except to different color


" I cannot change the desktop background except to...
Uhh, except to... what?


We really need more info here, if you want a solution to your problem.


How are you going about it?

I have the same model, not that it makes much difference in
this case. To add a new image, you need to go into your Control
Panel, then double-click on Desktop, then on Browse.

From there you find the photo you want and upload it, so
it will show on your Desktop.

Since you didn't tell us how you are going about trying to
upload photos to your Desktop, I can only assume you
have tried everything except this, which I know works.

If you have tried this and it STILL doesn't work, then
perhaps you have loaded someting that is creating a
software conflict. So you might ask yourself just "what"
have you uploaded previous to this problem. And then
possibly uninstall it to see if anything improves.

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