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Windows 7 not letting me change wallpaper

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Just reformatted, first thing I did was try to change the wallpaper as i've done at least a million times.

I go to Personalize, then Deskstop Background, click Browse and browse to the folder where I just transferred all my wallpapers too (which I put in My Pictures). Click OK. Nothing. Still shows default wallpapers.

Tried restarting, everything. It won't show my wallpapers. I've verified they are in that folder i'm selecting.

I'm sure there is something stupid I am doing that is going to make me facepalm, anyone know what's up?



SOLVED:
Odd. I just fixed it by opening a folder, right clicking on libraries and then clicking on Restore default libraries.

Why I would need to do that on this particular windows installation is beyond me.

Thanks though.

Edited by Murlocke - 5/18/11 at 10:32pm
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have you got a legit os and have you selcted the little tick in the top left corner and pressed save changes
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Originally Posted by DAI_JAZZER View Post
have you got a legit os and have you selcted the little tick in the top left corner and pressed save changes
Yes it's legit, and the box doesn't matter because it wont even show my wallpapers in the window.

I still see the default wallpapers in this window, no matter what I browse too.
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Odd. I just fixed it by opening a folder, right clicking on libraries and then clicking on Restore default libraries.

Why I would need to do that on this particular windows installation is beyond me.

Thanks though.
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I was about to ask if you installed Windows Starter, I know some features are disabled not sure if that is one of them.
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select all pictures and you will see a little square box in the corner tick it then save changes
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thanx for the rep
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Now download Stardock Login Studio and change your log-in screen
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