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Desktop preferences not saved

  1. #1

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    Windows 8

    Desktop preferences not saved

    Hi ! I've just received my new laptop with Windows 8 and already have some issues with it. Whenever I change my desktop settings (not display icons, theme) it is not saved when I reboot. Is there something I forgot to do ?

    Thank you !

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  2. #2

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    What settings in particular ?
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  3. #3

    Posts : 87
    Win 8.1, Win 8, Win 7, Win Vista, Win XP

    You might have an other device with windows 8 on it. If you run them both on the same Microsoft account its going to synchronise stuff like your theme. So if you set the theme to a different theme on your first device but its still the old one on the second device it might synchronise to second (old) settings.
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