I've tried comparing running services, looking at which updates are installed, and tried adding the locked down user to the local admin group just as a test to see whether or not this causes the locked down user to be able to start the proper desktop without another administrative user having had to have logged in at some point first incidentally the locked down user still didn't get the full desktop despite this. There was one entry for NoChangingWallPaper - though I'm not sure what the values 1, 0, 0, 0 represent. This file contains all the other additional software and settings that can be used to customize the Boot Screen, Fonts, Logon Screen, etc. Changing the them back might not help. In Ultimate Theme Patcher, patch the 3 files by pressing 'patch' on the right hand side of the window do it for each one. Option 2: Get Windows admin rights by adding new admin account If your Windows admin rights is lost because of other reasons, adding a new admin account will easily help you get back Windows admin rights to computer.
Windows 7 now gives you Fill and Fit options for enlarging small photos, like those taken with cell phones. So easy it is to get Windows administrator privileges back. We don't have a group policy against the background since I used to have it and other users still have the ability to change their background. By marking a post as Answered, or Helpful you help others find the answer faster. I can open cmd and use runas with my own username and password, but I can't change system time. By the way, loading the theme via command prompt really should have worked.
So, is there any possible way to either change the theme of the desktop account back to Basic Theme through either command prompt or through the admin account? You can now change your desktop background again. Save the file with the extension. Then Windows will restart normally. And two among them work the same for all Windows computers. Does anyone know how to do? Most people refer to the background as wallpaper. Here two options are provided for you to choose for different reasons, administrator password forgot or other reasons.
But if you do the above two backup safety precautions, you should be able to recover in case it doesn't work or something you don't want begins to happen. By the way, the name of the registry file is 100% irrelevant. Please let me know if there's a way to. I hope one of these options helps. Make sure the settings in there looks normal for you to have a background picture. If no matching driver could be found Windows continues searching for a matching driver within the driver store that holds both in-box drivers and 3rd party drivers that have already been pre-staged into the driver store. But despite all these challenges, there are a number of solutions available.
Then for subsequent logins the service would already be running. I've figured out how to write to cmd from java using Runtime. You can use any of the two methods given below to prevent others from changing your account theme. The premise is that you previously created a password reset disk for your administrator account when you still have admin rights. Installing Themes 'Installing' themes is really just downloading them and copying them into the correct directory.
Select to highlight the Windows and the administrator whose password you need to change. By default Windows 7 will first search for a matching driver on Windows Update and if one is found automatically downloads and stages it into the driver store before installing it. Often, system administrators if you are not the system admin, e. I hope you enjoyed this overview and as always, any comments, inputs are welcome. Either follow steps 1-5 below or download the following registry keys and double-click on them in order to change your wallpapers again: Manual Installation 1. Exit the program, and your chosen photo stays stuck to your desktop as the background. Themes and Styles Anyone know how to do this in command prompt? To use custom themes a simple 1 click process can patch the necessary system files; it's a fool proof process.
I also want to caution you to do this at your own risk - I have not tried these procedures myself so I can't speak to their effectiveness or what other impact the changes may have. Tried all three, to no avail. Do not use any user account issued by your domain, just the local administrator account. Note: you have to reconfigure outlook profile and some other required options. So once I verified both. Since the driver was already pre-staged, the driver gets automatically installed and is ready for use shortly after having connected the device for the first time.
Bryan I suggest you to re create your profile. Double-click on the same to open its properties. Judging from the hundreds of similar unresolved issues I've seen, I guessing this will be another issue that will never be addressed and corrected. After that, click the Reboot button and take out the bootable flash drive from the computer. Hi, I am having a problem with my background.
Then follow the Password Reset Wizard to change the administrator password. But in Windows 7 if you try to do so, it asks for administrator password. You can try to solve this issue without reinstalling windows and dozens of software. Change desktop background after deleting slideshow. Note: before doing anything, it is really important that you have a good and complete backup of your system.
That should cause Windows to save the info as a custom theme. These are the only two essentials for the theme to work. As your first log in to the machine with this newly created user account will create a new profile, you will be able to understand if the problem is related to the machine or to the user account. Below is the software you need to follow through. None of the programs run through Windows Explorer will load! That last sentence didn't make much sense, sorry. So how to set Environment Variables in a Windows 7 machine for non-administrative users? Note: you have to enter all the information manually to create outlook profile in local user.