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How do i remove SIW2 choosen picture as my wallpaper???

  1. #11


    Posts : 10
    win 8


    Quote Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
    Open regedit, go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control panel\desktop, rt click it, select permissions

    (Step 4 - Option Two)
    Permissions - Allow or Deny Access to Users and Groups in Windows 8

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    Tick the Allow box>Apply>OK.


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    When i try this i get the "access denied" message even thou im running regeditor as admin.....sigh....

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  2. #12


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Golthrim,

    You may need to use step 3 in Option Three of the tutorial below to take ownership of the key first. Afterwards, you should be able to set permissions for it.

    Take Ownership of a File, Folder, Drive, or Registry Key in Windows 8
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  3. #13


    Posts : 10
    win 8


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Golthrim,

    You may need to use step 3 in Option Three of the tutorial below to take ownership of the key first. Afterwards, you should be able to set permissions for it.

    Take Ownership of a File, Folder, Drive, or Registry Key in Windows 8
    YES!!! After taking ownership of the key using step 3 in Option 3 in the tutorial u gave me i could then use the Regedit change that SIW2 showed me and now i can change my background as i please again and it stays saved even after i log off and back , thanks a LOT! I hope this thread can help others as well
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  4. #14


    Posts : 10
    win 8


    Quote Originally Posted by XweAponX View Post
    Welp! It Takes a Guy named SIW2 to fix a SIW2 problem. Try what he suggests, it's worked for me for other stuff

    Golthrim - Is this software some kind of bootscreen customiser? Because I was using one of those Boot Screen changers to make an LCARS bootscreen, which worked, but after a month it corrupted my whole system so it was dong stuff like what you are saying is happening. Try what SIW2 says, cos I wanna see if you are able to change it at all.
    Im happy to say that these instructions worked for me
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  5. #15


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Great news Golthrim.
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  6. #16


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    YES! "I love it when plan comes together!"
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