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It's possible that you have spyware or a virus that has caused this.
Update your antivirus software and run a system scan.
Hope this helps. Let us know.
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
Jenny <Jenny@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> can anyone help me? my desktop has gone black and i can't find any wall
> paper settings or set a picture as my background.
> i would really be greatful for any information or help