Wallpaper problem!

By 3DD
Jun 12, 2002
  1. Hi, my son has loaded a wallpaper from a friends e-mail and i can't locate it.
    The wallpaper shows at start up and again at shutdown. I would guess it is an exe programme but i don't know the title of the wallpaper or programme.

    No it's not a nude, just an annoying pic of a Lama.

    My son doesn't know what he has done?

    Have looked in the obvious places, any ideas?

    Many thanks.:)
  2. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Rookie Posts: 2,244

    Are you using Win 98? If so I think I know what you are talking about, it shows just for a few seconds then changes when the desktop loads, right? All you have to do is change your wallpaper again and it should fix this.
  3. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +7

    try right clicking the desktop, and unselect "view as web page"

    the lama pic will now be your wallpaper all the time.

    right click again and choose properties and select a new one or no one.
  4. 3DD

    3DD TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 42

    Guys i've tried that but the Lama pic still comes up at start up and close down:mad:
  5. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Rookie Posts: 2,244

    Either of those methods should work.

    Are you sure it is wallpaper and not start up screen and a shutdown screens?
  6. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    In WinNT5, it's possible to have a different background for login/logout screens. At least X-Setup can change it, I'm not sure about others. If it's Win9x (ME included), the files are logow.sys and logos.sys in %windir%.
  7. 3DD

    3DD TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 42

    Stormbringer, i am not sure what they are, all i know is that the pic shows up at start up then reverts to my windows wallpaper, then at close down it does the same.

    Should i delete those files suggested?
  8. 3DD

    3DD TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 42

    Any further ideas gentlemen?

    Have tried your suggestions.
  9. 3DD

    3DD TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 42

    Ok sussed it.

    Phantasm66 thanks.:grinthumb
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