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I wanna add a wallpaper but everytime i click a picture and add as desktop wallpaper it doesnt show and it remains as windows wallpaper. it doesnt change

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A simple free program that can hide/restore icons on my desktop


Hi hugh hinds....
Try this easy solution to your problem
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Hiding Desktop Icons in Windows XPWith a good choice of wallpaper, your computer desktop can add an attractive, even artistic, element to your home or office. Eye-catching desktop wallpaper can be as decorative in its way as a painting or other wall hanging.



If you value the aesthetic potential of your desktop, you might like to enhance it even further by hiding the desktop icons.

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Hiding or showing your desktop icons in Windows XP is a simple, two-click procedure.

To hide desktop icons:
  1. Right-click on the desktop and open the "Arrange Icons By" sub-menu.

  2. In the sub-menu, click "Show Desktop Icons" to uncheck it.

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The icons should disappear to leave a clean, uncluttered desktop. To show desktop icons again, repeat the above procedure. When the icons are hidden, clicking on "Show Desktop Icons" will enable the option and the icons will reappear.


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Hiding Desktop Icons in Windows XPWith a good choice of wallpaper, your computer desktop can add an attractive, even artistic, element to your home or office. Eye-catching desktop wallpaper can be as decorative in its way as a painting or other wall hanging.



If you value the aesthetic potential of your desktop, you might like to enhance it even further by hiding the desktop icons.

desktop-with-icons.jpg desktop-without-icons.jpg
Hiding or showing your desktop icons in Windows XP is a simple, two-click procedure.

To hide desktop icons:
  1. Right-click on the desktop and open the "Arrange Icons By" sub-menu.

  2. In the sub-menu, click "Show Desktop Icons" to uncheck it.

    right-click-desktop.jpg

The icons should disappear to leave a clean, uncluttered desktop. To show desktop icons again, repeat the above procedure. When the icons are hidden, clicking on "Show Desktop Icons" will enable the option and the icons will reappear.


To hide desktop icons:
1...Right-click on the desktop and open the "Arrange Icons By" sub-menu.
2...In the sub-menu, click "Show Desktop Icons" to uncheck it.
  1. right-click-desktop.jpg

The icons should disappear to leave a clean, uncluttered desktop. To show desktop icons again, repeat the above procedure. When the icons are hidden, clicking on "Show Desktop Icons" will enable the option and the icons will reappear.

Aug 23, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How to Change your wallpaper in Windows 7


On your desktop, (this is the screen that you see right after you login to windows) Do a right-click and then left click on Personalization.

Click on the Desktop Background (See Screenshot below)



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This will take you to the following window:
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Click on the picture you like to be your wallpaper, you also set it as a slide show if you chose a lot of pictures. Plus, you can set it up how the pictures will be positioned and how many minutes before it changes to the next picture.

Once your done, click on Save Changes

on Mar 08, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I have acer aspire one d255e notebook, and i want to change the dekstop background but i cant make, there are no choices that i can change the wallpaper, my operating system is windows 7 starter


Dear user,

Unforetunately you cannot do anything to your desktop background because that is the default feature of Windows 7 Starter Edition.
You have to upgrade at least Home Premium of your Operating System for you to change it .

May 09, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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I cant change my desktop background ..


To change the desktop background:

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.

Another way to change the wallpaper-

1. Right click an empty spot on your desktop.

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

3. Click on the blue link "Desktop Background"


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

4. Then follow steps 3-5 above.

Hope this is helpful-Thanks for using FixYa.

Apr 30, 2011 | Samsung X15 Notebook

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I m unable 2 change my theme and wallpaper


If your operating system is Windows 7 Starter edition, the customization is disabled. Consider upgrading to Windows 7 Home Premium or other edition for these features.
BTW . I found a hack for the wallpaper change in Windows 7 starter edition. if you want to try,
1. Click start and type regedit in the search box or run
2. Go to "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\" folder and click on it
3. On the right hand side you will find a bunch of entries. Find the key named "Wallpaper" and double click on it and put the path of the picture you want as your new wallpaper (example path is "C:\Users\Big Dan\Pictures\new wallpaper.jpg")
4. Right-click on the "Desktop" folder in left pane click Permissions.
5. Click "Advanced"
6. Go to "Owner" tab, highlight your name in the box that says 'Change owner to' ( There are only two choices the other is Administrator )... once your user name is highlighted click "OK"
7. Click on "Advanced" again
8. Uncheck the button that reads "Include inheritable permissions from the object's parent"... click "Remove" when prompted
9. Click "Add"
10. Type "Everyone" and click "OK"
11. Check Allow "Read Control" and click "OK"
12. Click "OK" again
13. Highlight "Everyone" and check to Allow "Read" and click "OK"
14. Restart Computer

Feb 22, 2011 | Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Notebook

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How do i set a photo as desktop background? cannot find desktop properties...


  1. You can right click on the picture itself and select "set as Desktop background"

  2. Or:

  3. Click on the Start menu button. Then click on Settings and then on Control Panel.

  4. Double-click on the Display icon or text link. This will open a window named Display Properties.

  5. Click on Background if that tab is not selected. Click on one of the items that appear in the box labeled Wallpaper.

  6. Inspect the preview that appears above the Wallpaper menubox. Use the Display menu to the right to experiment with tiling, stretching or centering the picture that you are previewing.

  7. Click on Browse to use an image stored elsewhere on your hard drive. Locate the image and click Open.

  8. Click OK to change your background, or wallpaper. Click Cancel if you decide to maintain your current settings.



Read more: How to Change the Background Picture on the Desktop ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5177_change-background-picture.html#ixzz1CRtCnmqv

Click on this link or copy and paste the complete link into your browser.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it and give a testimonial for my response

Thanks, Joe

Jan 29, 2011 | Samsung N150 (36725723009) Netbook

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How can i change the desktop wallpaper on a aspire one netbook ?


Open up any of your picture folder. Right-click on the picture thumbnail or picture icon that you want to make your desktop background and select "set as desktop background". I hope this will work for you.

Dec 25, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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My pc does not show image at the background. it is a dell laptop inspiron 1200. what should i do.


For Windows 2000, XP, 2003

Right Click on the Desktop
Select "Properties"
Click "Desktop"
Select any pictures you want or click "Browse" button to install any picture which you want to set as Desktop wallpaper.
Click "Apply" then "OK"

For Windows Vista, 7 or 2008

Right Click on the Desktop
Select "Personalise"
Click "Desktop Wallpaper"
Click Browse button to install any picture which you want to set as Desktop wallpaper.
Click Save Setting
then Close the Window.

That's it.

Jan 02, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 1200 Notebook

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How do i change the desktop background on my hp mini 110-116nr laptop?


You cannot change the wallpaper in starter edition. The feature is not included, it has been designed for entry level pc's only. Like everyone else is saying the tab is not there and when you right click on the image and click add as background it does not work. The most current and simplest ways is to select and right-click on the picture you wish to set as the background image. You can leave protected operating system files hidden to not have the desktop.ini files displayed, but leave system files unhidden to see the rest of them. First navigate to: %SystemRoot%\Web\Wallpaper. That's pretty much it, place your wallpapers there, create new folders etc, and they will show in the Windows Desktop Backgrounds menu in wallpaper selection

Dec 23, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv5-1125nr Notebook

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My display wallpaper change to solid colour suddenly after 5 minute i change it


hi there,

well,anytime you can change your display wallpaper you can restore it on windows screen left click ,then click properties,click desk top select what display you wanna put on to your windows,you can also put your picture of your family,your love ones,on desk top click browse select my picture,then click the pictue then click ok,its all yours have a nice day don't forget to rate me

Apr 06, 2009 | HP Compaq Presario SR1303wm PC Desktop

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