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Picture will NOT show up in Start Menu

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by jodysjungle, Feb 14, 2005.

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  1. jodysjungle

    jodysjungle Thread Starter

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    No matter what I do. I've done all the usual, tried changing picture, changing back, gone into every setting I can think of. In the User Account, it shows the picture there. But when I click on start, all I get is the blue bar with my name.

    It's been this way for months, and is NOT earth shattering - don't really need to see a picture up there instead of a big blank spot, but it's annoying that I can't figure it out. I hate unresolved problems, sticky though they may be.

    Thanks for any advice.

    (I'm running XP Pro, SP1)
     
  2. EvileYe

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    Not sure if this is the situation you have.

    If you have disabled the Welcome screen, XP won't display a picture on your start menu either.
     
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    "Use the Welcome Screen" IS checked, however I don't get a Welcome screen when I boot - goes directly into Windows. If I log off (without shutting down), I get the Welcome Screen, with picture. Still no picture in Start Menu.
     
  4. mike5532g

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    If your using classic start menu or have it set to windows classic style in display properties the picture will not show.
     
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    Nope, not set in classic stye. Very strange.
     
  6. EvileYe

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    Do you use any type of Theme software ? Like Window blinds or Theme XP ?
     
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    OMG - just figured it out - thought I had checked this long ago. When I switched the Theme back to Windows XP, voila !! Thanks - you guys are the best. And now I can sleep in peace - such an important matter, ya know... :eek:
     
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