Wierd desktop wallpaper problem my friend is having...

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  1. The Green Bastard

    The Green Bastard Click click click bang

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    When she boots up, there's a pic of her and her ex-boyfriend appearing first for about 5 sec, then her normal wallpaper appears.

    Any ideas how to stop that?


    Win mE, celeron 800.

    Thanks!
     
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    same thing happened to me once, on my old laptop running ME. i never tried to fix it because i liked the pic but i would guess that you selected an image in ie to be the background? i'm not positive on how to clear it but maybe trick it somehow? like open the windows logon logo in ie and use that as the background then select the background you want in display properties. i'm not trying to be mean or anything but you'd seriously want to consider upgrading. windows ME is the worst operating system microsoft has ever released, i think your computer could get away with windows 2000. i wish i could give you more help but i hardly ever used that laptop because it had ME :hs:
     
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    I think we fixed it (phone tech support) :) We selected NO wallpaper, and then set a pattern in (looks like a blue waffle) and rebooted.

    Seems ok.
     
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    cool, i'll have to remember that
     
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    She tried 5-6 different wallpapers, and no matter what, the unwanted pic appears for a few seconds before the wanted one stays.
     
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    has something to do with the active desktop...
     
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    Active desktop on or off, and it still does it.
     
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    she set it up as a desk theme as well as a wall paper....all you have to do is put theme as a normal one.
     
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    She doesn't have any themes running.
     

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