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Help Needed Wallpaper keep changing to blue

I have a problem my laptop wallpaper keep changing to blue ( no picture) and everytime i set a wallpaper it just reset to the blue wallpaper.
this happen every 5 to 30 minutes or when i launch a program any solutions?
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  1. Don't know why it is doing that. I have found it useful to set the wallpaper for the Default User via the registry. But what that gave me was the same wallpaper on the login and lock screens.

    If, and only if, you are already comfortable editing the registry, you can try modifying - oh, heck, that's on my home machine and I'm at work. I'll edit if I find it. EDIT: HKEY_USERS/.DEFAULT/ControlPanel/Desktop/Wallpaper.

    The other thing that occurs to me is that random resets of system settings may indicate a virus or other malware. Do you run regular scans?
  2. WyomingKnott said:
    Don't know why it is doing that. I have found it useful to set the wallpaper for the Default User via the registry. But what that gave me was the same wallpaper on the login and lock screens.

    If, and only if, you are already comfortable editing the registry, you can try modifying - oh, heck, that's on my home machine and I'm at work. I'll edit if I find it. EDIT: HKEY_USERS/.DEFAULT/ControlPanel/Desktop/Wallpaper.

    The other thing that occurs to me is that random resets of system settings may indicate a virus or other malware. Do you run regular scans?

    Well the computer hasnt been scanned by a top anti virus or a malware program , it tried the registry thing but it stops at HKEY_USERS/.DEFAULT/ControlPanel/Desktop i dont see the wallpaper part
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    Yes, you have to create the key. Look under CURRENT USER in the same ControlPanel/Desktop to see how it should look.

    Good antivirus programs are available free. Even if this issue has nothing to do with malware, I strongly suggest that you get one and run it. It's a hostile world if you are connected to the Internet.
  4. WyomingKnott said:
    Yes, you have to create the key. Look under CURRENT USER in the same ControlPanel/Desktop to see how it should look.

    Good antivirus programs are available free. Even if this issue has nothing to do with malware, I strongly suggest that you get one and run it. It's a hostile world if you are connected to the Internet.

    Thanks for your help , im gonna download an antivirus program and give the computer a full scan
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