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Desktop Wallpaper/colors won't display???

Old 12-05-05, 02:11 PM
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Desktop Wallpaper/colors won't display???

I can't seem to get my wallpaper(s) to display anymore, nor can I change the color of the background. The changes appear in the display properties preview window, but they are not reflected on the actual desktop ( I only see the stock blue background).

I've run Spybot and Regcleaner, but found nothing unusual. I did a system restore and that appeared to fix it for a day, then they were gone again.

I'm using a Shuttle XPC case/mb with 514ram, onboard graphics/audio, 100gb Seagate HDD, DVD R/RW running WinXP Pro Corporate with SP2.

Any suggestions?
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Old 12-05-05, 06:56 PM
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there was a rather epic thread awhile back that dealt with something similar. not sure if it helps but was a fascinating read:
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Old 12-05-05, 07:37 PM
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Off the top of my head, you've been rootkitted and someone is using RealVNC to remotely control your PC.
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