I have a question here concerning a picture on my desktop.I came across a picture on the net liked it and clicked on it to "set as background" well, it had to stretch it too much to make it fit, and I didn't like it, so I deleted it then I right clicked on the same picture again "set as desktop item" (and I don't know what that means, but I thought I would find out by clicking on it.then it asked me if I wanted to set it as an ACTIVE desktop, and I again said yes.Okay the picture is fine...the size is good, but I can't get rid of the picture it stays on my desktop ALL the time.Is there a way to delete this picture so that it isn't on my desktop anymore?
Can't Change Desktop Picture - Actually Select Image
For some unknown reason, I can't change my desktop picture. When I go into the Display Settings, everything in the Desktop tab is grayed out. I can still use the customize desktop button and the position drop-box, but I can't acutally select an image.
I've tried going through the registry at HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem , but none of this helped. I had at one stage lost all the tabs, but I managed to retrieve them through the registry. It's not urgent that I get the desktop tab working, it's just really annoying.
Get Rid Of My Welcome Screen With The Big Picture
I'm not a computer wizard and I did something screwy, not that I know what it was. So if you can answer me, 1st of all thank you, and second of all you have to speak to me like I'm a child with this computer stuff. The problem is that I wanted to get rid of my Welcome screen with the big picture and my whole name splashed a cross it. Man, I wish I had it back. Now I get an instant log on error once windows loads which has a Yellow Yield sign and says that I can't log on and I should check if I have the right domain and User Name, then I can type in the password
Xp Desktop Background Picture
i went to a website today and downloaded a winxp backcround picture and when i clicked the picture to set as background it set it okay, but it was showing the picture as multiples of small pictures that filled the screen.can some tell me how to make it one whole picture that fills the screen.
Desktop 1/4 Picture The Rest Is White
I have a Toshiba, Laptop, it's Satellite A60, and I use Windows XP home edition. After a power outage i had an active desktop error page come up, i clicked the restore button but now 1/4 of my screen is wallpaper and the rest is a bit white block, I have tried to fix this problem a number of ways but it just wont change. Any help would be greatly appreciated. If something new got added to desktop could that affect it
Getting Blank Desktop And Icons Without Picture?
My desktop on my computer is blank. It still has the icons on it, but there is no picture, only white.I went to the Windows XP Control Panel and made sure that a theme was selected and it was. When the computer reboots, the picture will be on the desktop momentarily, but then it will turn white.The only thing unusual that happened today was some viruses being stopped by my McAfee. After the viruses were blocked, the desktop turned white All programs work and I've run a utility check that Dell provides with the laptop.
Setting Background Picture: 2 Pics On Desktop?
Somehow in trying to apply a pic to my laptop background, I got two pics..one is the full screen background which I want to keep.. the other pic is imposed over the right side of the display! These are two different pics. How do I get rid of the other, which shows only partly.Somehow I got to the multiple monitor setup, but I can't get rid of the 1 -2 screen setup.
Desktop Picture Replace Just Blank Screen Comes
How to keep my desktop picture of Stonehenge from leaving, & being replace by just a blank black screen. What is wron with my computer? Want it to stay as Stonehenge, but it continues to just go into black screen.
Not Rid Of Desktop File CAIR8RCN
I have this file (CAIR8RCN.) on my desktop which I can not get rid of. I don't know where it came from but it says "Error deleting file or folder - Cannot delete file: cannot read from source file or folder". I went in folder options and unchecked 'unhidden file extension' to see what kind of file it is but there is NO extension to this file. I also tried to delete the registered file type (it shows as blank extension) in Folder Options it wont let me do that either. Is there a way to get rid of this file? its just annoying sitting on my desktop. I've scanned with antivirus and spywares programs nothing helped.
Picture Looks Fine In The Preview -on Applying Half Picture Is Off The Screen
i've had problems with my computer background for months -.- and it's really getting on my nerves. i'd like to find a solution to my problem.. when i right click my desktop, click properties, click desktop.. and browse and find the photo i want to set, it looks fine in the preview but when i apply it, half of it is off the screen in the corner. i tried changing it to stretch, center, tile, i re sized the image to my exact desktop size, i also tried different resolutions and still no change! please if someone can help.. i've googled this Many Many times but none of the solutions worked for me, i've also tried multiple images... I'll post some screenshots now
Cannot Delete Picture - Other Options Can't Work
Whenever I downloaded a picture, I tried to delete it, but it won't delete. When you right click it, the options are, "Preview, Edit, Print, Open With. Send To". You cannot copy, rename, remove, move it or anything. It has no file path.
Can't Get Rid Of Viewpoint
When I do a spyware scan, I always see viewpoint appear every single time. I was wondering if there is anyway I can get rid of it. I tried looking in my registry. I couldn't find it. I'll try to post a picture of the location of the viewpoint.
Can't Get Rid Of Local Disk
when I open My Computer, it has a list a couple things;Hard Disk Drives Drive C: (with a hard drive icon)Devices with Removable Storage.DVD/CD+RW Drive D:(with a CD player icon)Other.Local Disk L: (icon with a drive that has a red circle over it with a white question mark in the red circle)I attached an image of My Computer window. I can format it but it is pointless because it has 0 free used space. I thought if I did that maybe I would be able to erase it, but that didn't work either. It doesn't show up in Disk Manager either. I have tried using Partition Magic to delete it, but on reboot it gives me an error 626. I am using Windows XP Home Edition.
1.) Now there is a message window"microsoft NET.Framework: "an uhandled exceptio has occurred in a component in your application.Click continue and application will igore this error and attempt to continue."It doesn't do anything except blink. more: "Object reference not set to an instance of an object."Clicking the Details Button opend a lot of information (First Item): See the end of this message for details
2.) Document Viewer: Please wait while Windows configures Document Viewer"."Time remaining 1 seconds The time window hows oe block from left.There's a CANCel button, does nothing.
Getting Rid Background Color Under Icons - Right Click Desktop Arrange Icons
i have searched everywhere to do this , no site seemed to know how to get rid of it so i am helping the troubled with this problem, well not really a problem but an adjustment..it is a piece of cake. first right click on the desktop, go to arrange icons by ,uncheck lock web items to desktop(bang it's done).
Can't Get Rid Of Virus / Caused Hard Drive Damage
At the end of january, I was on the web and all of the sudden firefox shut down.My desktop background had been replaced with a blue background with a black box in the middle telling me I had a virus and needed to by some software to get rid of it. I was unable to change the desktop back ground. Also, I noticed that after this incident, there was a particular folder on my second hard drive (I have two total) that would crash windows explorer everytime I tried to open, or even moved my mouse cursor over it in "my computer". This particular folder contains several gigabytes of music, video, and pictures most of which is not backed up.I have also tried accessing the folder with a 3rd party file explorer program, and it crashes that program as well.After running several different spyware programs, I was able to get the blue screen with black box removed from my desktop background, but it has been replaced with an error message saying my active desktop has been disabled (even though I can't turn it on or off in the options menu) and I am still unable to change the background.
Desktop Folders Disappeared 'tween Wiin98 'n' 2000
My daughter was running Win98, and had been saving to desktop folders (she thought). I know this isn't wise, didn't realise she didn't know that.Recently computer was acting strange and a "professional" was called in who copied everything on her hard drive to an external drive, cleaned it out and installed 2000. Then copied her stuff back to her drive. Now the numerous folders on her desktop have either disappeared or if opened show only gobbledegook.
Desktop Constantly ''refreshes''
I have a problem with my desktop. Every few seconds, my desktop seems to be ''refreshing''. My taskbar seems to disappear for a moment, then returning and reloading the taskbar icons, as if I just logged into windows. This is very annoying, because it's very hard to do anything now because it lags my computer every few seconds. I don't know why it's doing this, or when it started, it just seemed to happen over night. I scanned for viruses with PandaSoftware free online scan and removed some trojans. I also scanned for spyware with Ad-aware, Spyware Doctor, and also used Registry Mechanic and EasyCleaner to fix others problems I think are triggering the problem, but it didn't seem to fix it. Another thing is that sometimes goes away, especially when I'm doing any type of scan, but it can return at any second. It always appears after a reboot.
Excel Icon On My Notebook's Desktop That Can't Be Deleted?
I don't remember the conditions that brought this about, but I have a very small Excel icon on my notebook's desktop that can't be deleted. It does not load and has no display when you right or left click on it and remains in the same spot.
Desktop - Installing And Moving 'iertutil.dll'
About 2 days ago after installing an upgrade for IE8 and restarting it, my taskbar and desktop have disappeared. Luckily I accessed the task manager window and tried to use the System Restore option, but instead I get a message saying something about 'iertutil.dll'missing. I tried installing and moving 'iertutil.dll' to the system32 folder, and now I get this message saying 'the ordinal 56 could not be located in the dynamic link library 'iertutil.dll'.
'My Documents' Folder Disappeared - Even On Desktop
When I used to double click on the 'My Computer' icon on the desktop, 2 folders would appear at the top of the page when it opened.1 folder was called 'Shared Documents' and the other 'My Documents'.Problem is, the 'My Documents' folder has suddenly disappeared.It is still on the desktop and I can access my work from there, but I would like it to appear back in 'My Computer' again.
First Should Be A Picture
<a href="http://img176.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picturezs0th1yy3.jp" target="_blank"><img src="http://img176.imageshack.us/img176/1325/picturezs0th1yy3.jpg" border="0" alt="Image Uploaded by ImageShack Toolbar"/></a>If this comes out as two links if you click on the first there should be a picture if their is not just ignore.I'll go back to the drawing board.
Monitor Just Flashed And No Picture Comes
I have a problem with my computer, When i turn it on it sounds like its starting up like usual, but when i go to turn on my monitor the light just flashed and no picture comes on, ive tired unplugging it then a window pops up saying theres no signal so clearly the monitor does work, i also tried using a differnet monitor and the same thing happens, could i have a virus?