how to Enable Windows 7 Desktop Background

How to Enable Windows 7 Desktop Background?

Do you want to Enable Windows 7 Desktop Background? If so, then you are at the right place. In this post, you come to know how to do that.

Here are a few situations when you need to enable the windows background:

Situation 1: When Slide Show Feature is not working

Situation 2: When you visit Control Panel> Appearance & Personalization> Change Desktop Background. After that, if you have not selected check boxes or “Clear All” or “Select All” buttons don’t work as supposed.

Situation 3: Right-clicking a picture to select “Set as Desktop” background. It may not pop the desktop picture.

Situation 4: Getting black ground will not pop desktop picture.

Causes of such error:

  • Installing an application like Display Manager from installed Samsung may cause it.
  • In Control Panel, the desktop background setting of power options has already disabled.
  • In Control Panel, you need to “remove background image” option has selected.
  • A domain policy needs not to allow.
  • You may select a “TranscodedWallpaper.jpg” file.

To know more information about it, contact Windows Support. To fix such error by yourself, then have a look at the steps as given below:

Enable Windows 7 Desktop Background

Steps to Enable Windows 7 Desktop Background:

Step 1: Upgrade your PC

Upgrade OS to a version of Windows 7 supports changing background images.

Step 2: Fix “TranscodedWallpaper.jpg” file

Fixing “TranscodedWallpaper.jpg” file needs to follow the steps as given below:

  • You need to click on “Start” taskbar menu.
  • Enter “%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes\” command (without double quotes) in the search field.
  • Right-click the “TranscodedWallpaper.jpg” file & then rename it.
  • You need to change the file name to “TranscodedWallpaper.old”, and then you need to click on “Yes” if asked.
  • If slideshow.ini has listed, you need to double-click this file.
  • ini must open in the Notepad.
  • You need to select all the text in slideshow.ini if exists.
  • You need to press [Delete] key.
  • In the “File menu”, you need to click on “Save”.
  • Now, close the “Notepad”.
  • Then, close the Windows Explorer window.
  • Browse your picture that you want to “set as the background” image.

Step 3: Check Background Settings

Checking the background settings will try to fix your issues. Steps to go:

  • You need to click on “Start” taskbar menu.
  • You need to type “Power Options” in the Search field.
  • Then, click on “Power Options” of the list.
  • Under the “Select a power plan” window, you need to click on “Change plan settings” next to Selected Power plan.
  • You need to click on “Change advanced power settings”.
  • Then, you need to expand the “Desktop Background Settings” option.
  • Now, expand “Slide show”.
  • Ensure that the “Plugged” in option is all-set to “Available”.
  • You need to click on “OK”.
  • After that, you need to close the “Edit Plan” window.

Still, unable to enable the desktop background in Windows 7?

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