Re: Photos on Desktop



Sue
07-09-2005, 09:55 PM
Steve, I just wanted to let you know that Ramesh's advice worked for me also.
I've posted my reply to him, but just thought I would also let you know it
worked!!!! Made my day!!
Sue
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"Steve S." wrote:

> Ramesh,
> Thank you for supply advice which has fixed the problem for me that Sue has
> expressed (hope it helped her too). Just one other thing, is there a way to
> reconfigure so that when I select set image as desktop item, it always
> displays it centered rather than tiled?
>
> Steve S
>
> "Ramesh, MS-MVP" wrote:
>
> > Sue,
> >
> > Try John's advice first. If that does not help, this might be a Active
> > Desktop registration problem. See:
> >
> > Unable to preview JPG GIF and HTM files in Display Properties dialog:
> > http://www.winxptutor.com/noimgpreview.htm
> >
> > --
> > Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
> > Windows XP Shell/User
> > http://windowsxp.mvps.org
> >
> >
> > "Sue" <Sue@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:0BE8B60A-E8DF-496D-BF1C-E9D8D2EC616E@microsoft.com...
> > > 2nd reply..............The first time I tried this earlier today, message
> > > was
> > > that it couldn't find the file. I just now tried it again and message box
> > > said "Dll register server in SHMGVW.DLL succeeded." ...........but, I'm
> > > still unable to put my photos on the desktop. I shut down and restarted my
> > > computer.........still didn't work ?????
> > >
> > >
> > > "John Inzer" wrote:
> > >
> > >> Try this, maybe it will restore the option:
> > >>
> > >> go to...Start / Run and type:
> > >>
> > >> "REGSVR32 SHIMGVW.DLL"
> > >> (without the quotes)(Yes, there's
> > >> a space between 2 and S)
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >>
> > >> John Inzer
> > >> MS Picture It! MVP
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> "Sue" <Sue@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > >> news:412BB9EB-F2D1-47D0-A3AE-D99210F76C13@microsoft.com...
> > >> >I am unable to put a photo on my desktop that is currently in "My
> > >> >Pictures".
> > >> > Until a couple of months ago, I had no trouble when I right clicked on
> > >> > the
> > >> > photo and clicked on "set as desktop background". Have I
> > >> > inadvertently
> > >> > changed some control that is now not allowing me to do this?
> > >> > Also, I can still change the desktop by going into
> > >> > "Display"........however,
> > >> > when I click on the name of the picture, it does not give me a sample
> > >> > of
> > >> > what
> > >> > it will look like on the desktop. It remains white. Could there be
> > >> > some
> > >> > correlation between these two situations?
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >>
> > >>
> >
> >


Re: Photos on Desktop