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  1. #1


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8

    Desktop personalize screen


    I somehow did something to the PERSONALIZE screen so that now when I go to it to try to change something it only stays visible for about 5 seconds, with a whirling blue circle, then goes black for 1 second and returns to the desktop.

    At the bottom of that window there's a place that says SLIDE SHOW. There used to be a picture there, now there's a black screen which I think is what is causing the problem. I don't know what I did to make it a black screen there, and can't fix it because it disappears too quickly.

    Any ideas?



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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello mizshay, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You could do a system restore using a restore point (if available) dated before this started to hopefully fix it.

    Hope this help,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8


    Shawn, thank you very much. I did the System Restore and my problem went away. Thanks again!!
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,581
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome. Great news.
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