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I have no Desktop background

  1. #1


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8

    I have no Desktop background


    There is no background image on my desktop or my sign-in page. Have tried the two methods suggested in these forums for changing the image (using Personalization and Right clicking on Desktop) with no success. The image shows up at the bottom of the Personalization page in the Desktop Background box, but not on the desktop itself.

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  2. #2


    Make sure that picture you chose actually exists, is in the right path and picture size is "Fill".
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    also if you have images of your own in your pictures folder ,right click on one of them and click show as desktop background ,
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  4. #4


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8

    Still no image


    Thanks for all the suggestions, but I'm still background-less. Made sure the photo exists (I can print it, so assume that's proof). Have also tried the right-click without success.

    I seems insane that the image is in the Desktop Background box, yet all I get as a background is a black page with icons on it.

    Any more ideas?
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I have no Desktop background
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