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Desktop Background photo will not load

  1. #1

    Desktop Background photo will not load

    Win 8.1 Unable to install photo for desktop background. When I right click on desktop then click on Desktop Background and select any photo it will show up in the Desktop Backgroun icon on the personalize screen but does not show up on the background. Clicking on any photo and selecting set as desktop background will modify the image in the desktop icon on the personalize screen but not show up on the actual background. Can modify any color ok but image will not work. Any suggestions?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 21,854
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Bob,

    Double check using the tutorial below to see if you may have mistakenly set to show only a solid background instead of an image.

    Background - Show Image or Solid Color in Windows 8 or 8.1
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  3. #3

    Have no idea how the remove image box was checked but that definitely fixed the problem.
    Thank you
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  4. #4

    Posts : 21,854
    64-bit Windows 10

    Great news.
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