By default the Windows 7 Starter and Windows 7 Home Basic editions do not include the Personalization features such as , , , and. You can replace this image with any other image as long as you make a copy called img0. Thanks for the Take Ownership reg file. You require permission from TrustedInstaller to make changes to this file 8. The next step will show you how to replace the image. Renaud Gerson came up with a great solution.
For this features, you first need to make sure that either your theme has multiple wallpapers or you have selected multiple wallpapers from a folder. Is there a way to change the desktop wallpaper in Windows 7 Starter Edition? Click start and type regedit in the search box or run 2. I have selected multiple wallpapers and saved the theme, still the screen does not show any pictures. I have changed the background color to Black to be easy on eyes, and thats all the desktop has. This is how i dealt with this problem: Freeze problem: If you got stuck with nothing on screen apart from your old wallpaper happened to me once and it's been like this for too long follow these steps 1. When finished installing, you can now right click on the desktop and click on Personalization.
And you can use the desktop shortcut or put it in the start menu, or wherever else is convenient for you to get to the folder quickly and change remember to rename your old wallapaper to img0. Search for menushowdelay and you will find the entry more than just once. I updated the tutorial and recommended to read your comment. In that personalization window select desktop background and change the desktop wallpaper. The following tools are free can be easily found via Google. Step Enter screensaver into the search field 3. Select the Picture position for how you want the images displayed, and any desktop slideshow settings if you selected more than one image.
But I understand if this might be too expensive for you, so give the tools a try and let me know if it works for you. Do not follow these instructions if you're using another version of Windows 7. There are some other tools that can change the wallpaper and themes. Overview This article outlines the steps required to change the background image of a computer when you are trying to log into it. Step You can now change your screensaver. Step Rename the original file img0.
If the Oceanis program is closed, then the desktop background goes with it. This way you can quickly go thought the set of wallpapers enabled. Run the utility and click Browse to select a directory of images. This part is unnecessary unless the picture you want isn't available. When done, click on Save changes.
You will need to leave the Oceanis program running to keep the background. All three tools allow you to change the background quite easily. Exit the program, and your chosen photo stays stuck to your desktop as the background. If not, try the Repair Shell Icons. It needs to have the exact same name as the original image: img0.
There are many workarounds online, but we recommend the one provided by Oceanis, which. I also tried selecting different themes still the desktop does not display any picture. If not, click the Picture Location menu to see more choices. This step shows you how to replace the wallpaper used by the Windows 7 Basic color scheme. On the right hand side find there are a bunch of entries. Tutorials Hi Folks, I picked up an Acer netbook for my sister, it's got Windows 7 Starter on it overall runs great there is just one problem that is there is no easy way to change the desktop background.
Question — I am running Windows 7 Home Premium and am trying to change my wallpaper. This is also my very first Instructable, so criticism is wanted. Navigate to desktop backgrounds and select multiple wallpapers, you can also browse for any folder where you have wallpapers. Screen Saver A This is the same settings as in the other editions of Windows 7. Double click then go to the next step. The program to and only has one ad shown during the personalization screen. He neglected to mention that this instance is not the only one of that string in the registry.