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My Desktop Background is not getting changed.

I am using Windows Vista, some problem in setting occured while I was trying to change theme

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I cant change my desktop background on my acer aspire one happy netbook ive looked at everything i can possible think of and nothing workers. it had windows 7 started preinstalled on it. please help


You can download backrounds from microsoft win 7 websight,

Also try right clicking on your desktop and choose personalize,then choose desktop themes.

Jun 25, 2011 | Acer Aspire One AOD255E Netbook

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How do install a windows desktop background.


I assume you wish to set a picture as your Desktop Background, I hope you know it's called wallpaper. There are few options, but the simplest way is open the picture, right-click and select "Set as Desktop Background", the settings will be updated within few seconds. You'll be able to see the new desktop background. If you are using Windows xp, right click anywhere on the desktop (empty area), select "Properties", click "Desktop" tab, there you'll see the available options to select your picture. Click "Browse", locate your picture which you wish to set as background image and select it. Now, click "Open", and make sure "stretch" is selected in the "Position" box, and then click "Apply", then "Ok".. You can also do the same from the "Control Panel's" Display settings, double-click the "Display" icon to access the settings.
In the same way, in windows vista and windows 7, right-click (blank area) on the desktop, select "Properties" and make the changes from the "Desktop Background" options.
Let me know if you need further help.

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Apr 11, 2011 | ASUS Eee PC 2G Surf Notebook

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I want to change the background or themes of me netbook?


1. Download the Oceanis Change Background (http://www.sevenforums.com/attachments/tutorials/42272d1272912523-desktop-background-change-windows-7-starter-oceanis_change_background_w7.zip)
2. Open the downloaded ZIP file and extract the Oceanis_Change_Background_W7.exe file to your desktop, then run it to install it. NOTE: You will be prompted to restart the computer to finish installing this program.
3. When your computer restarts, you will see this as your desktop background. Click on the Oceanis Change Background Windows 7 shortcut to change your desktop background. (see screenshot below) 4. Browse to the images that you want to use and check (select) a image, or more than one image to have a desktop slideshow. Select the Picture position for how you want the images displayed, and any desktop slideshow settings if you selected more than one image. (see screenshots below) NOTE: These options are just like the default ones in the other editions of Windows 7 here that are now being allowed by this program by Oceanis for the Windows 7 Starter edition.
5. When done, click on Save changes.

Nov 08, 2010 | Samsung N150 Notebook

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Where i can find to choose my desktop background?


Right click on your desktop and a menu will appear chose the customize option from it or you can also select any wallpaper you downloaded and right click on it and select set as background.

Feb 20, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I own a vista laptop and I cannot download skins, themes and some screensavers. Please advise.


How To Change The Theme In Windows Vista The one good thing about Windows Vista Themes is that customization is entirely possible. And when you can customize you can naturally personalize. That’s right. Vista allows you to select your own themes in a few easy steps. This allows you to tinker with your computer to make it more attractive and less monotonous – when you want it and how you want it.
A Windows Vista theme is simply a group of customized tweeks that span the entire gamut of menu appearance, icons, colors, fonts, screen savers, background, and yes – even paints!
Let’s start with your desktop because it’s the most logical place to start. To select a desktop theme, perform the following steps:
• go to your desktop. In any blank area, right click.
• scroll down to “personalize” and click.
• a dialogue box will come up that says: “Personalize appearance and sounds.” Right below it are seven headers. Choose “theme” which is the sixth item, or second to the last item.
• a dialog box appears with the title “theme settings.”
• under “theme”, you have a small box with a drop down menu. If you click on the arrow, Windows Vista gives you four choices: current theme, Windows Vista, Windows Classic and browse (the browse option allows you to get a theme that you saved in a specific folder. When you choose browse, Vista automatically takes you to your downloads folder where you saved the theme).
• when you click on any of the four choices, you get a preview of the theme. Choose one by clicking “apply” or “OK”. If you don’t like any of what you see and decide to stick to what you have, simply click “cancel” or close the dialog box.
Windows Vista Themes: Few Things Worth Noting
• Windows Vista does not come with a large pre-built bundle of themes. This shouldn’t stop you from creating your own. You can still change the background (or wallpaper), colors, screen saver and how your menu will look. Save what you’ve created by clicking the Save As button. This button is in the dialog box we mentioned earlier called “Theme Settings.”
• Don’t confuse Windows Vista themes with the pre-built themes in Word 2007, Power Point 2007 and Excel 2007. Each of these programs has its own themes bundle.
• If you happen to like a theme you saw on the Web, make sure that your virus program is up-to-date before you download a theme. Some viruses are disguised as themes so be careful.
Remember that even if Word, Excel, and PowerPoint already have predefined document themes, you can create your own by customizing an existing document theme and then saving it as a custom document theme.
If you’re really into themes and like to create your own for fun, then you must be a “skinning fan” (themes are sometimes called skins). According to Andy Rathbone, noted Windows expert, you can use a third party program like WindowBlinds and can download any theme they have at a very modest fee. What’s even better is some of these themes are free. By typing “Windows Vista Themes” in any search engine, you’ll get a whole array of company names that specialize in Vista themes. But like we said, be careful when downloading.

Feb 12, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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How to change theme in windows vista starter i want to change theme that i download but it cannot apply at the windows vista starter....


Its my understanding if you choose or have Vista Starter this is on the same level as Vista Basic so if you want the AERO stuff then no it wont give you that, Vista Starter is for absolute beginners who want to experience Vista at that basic level and also it a cheap way to do so. as for the Themes i.e wallpaper background, windows styles then yes you can change them but its very limited.

Hope I have helped you.

Sep 19, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Trouble with theme


Hi there,

click in this order
right click my computer
properties
advanced system sttings
continue
settings [under performance]
enable desktop composition.
ok
ok
then when ur done its possible that the glass might not be back, so go back thru all the same steps, but instead of enable desktop composition. Click
enable transparent glass.
All should be back to normal, thanks again.

Apr 10, 2009 | Microsoft Windows? Vista Home Basic...

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How do i change vista theame


Hi

R click on desk top

select theme option

then change it

Thanks

Mar 27, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

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Themes continued..


Download and use a program called styleXP from here, it's your last solution : http://www.tgtsoft.com/download.php

Aug 24, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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