1.    18 Aug 2015 #1

    Background Picture went away, won't come back

    I have come to the conclusion W10 is about a year away from a solid product. I think we are all part of Gamma Testing. Here is one of several problems that should not be occurring.

    I set the background picture to the beach scene. It stayed there for about 3 hours. Then the background went to a solid black. If I go back to Background Preview the proper picture is previewed. I can change the solid color to any color by switching to Solid Color and choosing any of the color picks, but no matter how many times I try, reboot, cuss at the screen, I cannot get the background picture to display properly. I can always set the background choice to it, and it shows in the preview, but not as the actual background.

    The picture choice also shows in Themes when I look there. Everyplace but where I want it. On my screen as a background.

    Doing some searching, it appears this problem dates back to W8.
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  2.    18 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14951

    Hello ARYLIOA,

    You might check using the tutorial to make sure that you have showing your desktop background turned on.

    Desktop Background - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
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  3.    19 Aug 2015 #3

    You are right on the money. Thank you.

    This solves my problem. But I am still puzzled about the way it went away. I suppose it must have been pilot-error since I have been digging around in the system for hours.

    Again, thanks for the accurate and rapid response.
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  4.    19 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 15,563
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14951

    You're most welcome.
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