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Lost ability to set wallpaper

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by johnpaul, Apr 25, 2004.

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  1. johnpaul

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    I just added 2 critical updates to my Win '98SE box. When I changed the wallpaper using Irfanview, my desktop went blank, except for the icons. I downloaded Irfanview 3.90 and installed it, but it has no effect on setting the wallpaper. If I choose Previous wallpaper, I get an old photo from years ago.

    I'm sure it's related to the updates, one of which was ActiveX. Any suggestions?

    JP
     
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    I think I solved my problem by turning on the Active Desktop. Everything seems to be normal again.

    JP
     
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