Windows 7 Background Stopped changing ?

I have Win 7 Ultimate ( fir like a year now 64 bit )
I have been using a theme with like 250 pick in that change every 1 min
Now it Stopped changing backgrounds and I cant change it no mater what I do ( i have changed themes and everything imaginable pick still stays the same )

Don't know what to do ???

I have done all these ( READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide - MajorGeeks Support Forums ) steps, step by step Nothing helps

Please Help


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I don't use themes but would suggest you try to do a system restore back to a point that all was dandy.

Some people say that when they have VNC (Virtual Network Computing) installed on their Win7 machine that removes the wallpaper when they log in (to remove latency issues). After disconnecting, their wall paper works.

Also try this if the top solution does not work!

Type edit power plan in the Start Search box, and then click Edit power plan.
Click Change advanced power settings.
Select Available in Desktop background settings->Slide show.
That's it you should see the background changing.

I hope this helps!

Brett M,
Windows Outreach Team

Thanks for the info but Sadly it Didn't work


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Some solutions:

1. Delete slideshow.ini and TranscodedWallpaper.jpg from %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes\ (BACK UP THE FILES FIRST!) and reboot. See if it's fixed.
p/s : to enable your pc to view the hidden file "slideshow.ini"

press alt + t
-> select Folder options
-> View
-> Click the radio box "Show hidden files, folders or drives"
-> Uncheck "Hide protected operating system files (Reccomended)

2. Check out other solutions:
Cannot change or display desktop wallpaper in Windows 7 or Vista.
Desktop Background Wallpaper - Prevent Change - Vista Forums
Unable to change background Windows 7 Home Premium

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Glad to be of a help.

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