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cinque8

I am having problems with my desktop background color

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Hello,

I am running Windows 7 on my laptop computer. The background color on my desktop is black. I right clicked on my desktop changed the background color to blue and saved the changes. But when I restart my computer, the background color returns to black. I have done this several times. How can I permanently change my background color to blue?

Thank you

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You could try running the SFC /SCANNOW command file checker.  Tutorial HERE (and includes the quote below):

 

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The sfc /scannow command (System File Checker) scans the integrity of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed/modified, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible.

 

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12 hours ago, andsome said:

Google is frequently your best friend for this sort of problem

Thank you for the information Andsome

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11 hours ago, Irene said:

You could try running the SFC /SCANNOW command file checker. 

Thank you for the information Irene

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You are welcome, cinque8.  I hope it helps to resolve your problem. :smile:

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4 minutes ago, andsome said:

Is the problem solved?

I followed your suggestion and ran sfc /scannow but I still have the problem.     

 

But thank you for asking.                                                                                                                       

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How long has your machine had this black background? You may be able to carry out a System Restore to a time before this happened.

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The simplest way is to open Control Panel and write system restore in the search box (top, right). Follow the instructions you are given then.

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cinque8 ... I run windows 7 and got in a mess a while back trying to change my desktop background colour.

Mine only seemed to stay to what I changed it to when I avoided the pesky Themes section and went around the long way

 

Control Panel> Appearance & Personalisation , which has Change Desktop Background in the menu. In there I set the colour I wanted and it's stayed that way. 

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