Fix: Unable to set Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 7

This article may interest you, if you encounter issues with changing the desktop background in Windows 7.

This behaviour can be caused by one or more of the following issues:
– There are third-party applications like Display Manager from Samsung. (resolution, uninstall)
– Background setting in the power options is disabled
– The Remove background images option is incorrectly checked (Control Panel\Ease of Access\Ease of Access Center\Make the computer easier to see)
– Domain policy disables the background changing
– Corrupted TranscodedWallpaper.jpg
– You are using Windows 7 Starter or Windows 7 Home Basic; these versions of Windows 7 do not support changing the desktop background picture

To resolve this iisue, Microsoft KB2504610 recommends you try the following:
1. Incompatible applications: Disable or uninstall any display management applications that are installed on your computer.
2. Check background setting in the Power options
3. Check the Remove background setting under the Ease of Access settings
4. Check for a Domain policy that disables the background changing
5. Corrupted TranscodedWallpaper.jpg: Deleting this file can correct this issue and let you to change the background picture
6. Upgrade to a version of Windows 7 that supports changing background pictures

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