Cant set image as desktop background on Lenovo N200 / Intel Mobile 965 express chipset

Posted on 2008-11-17
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Cant set image as desktop background on Lenovo N200 machines
(have no problem with other computer brands!!!)

We have a client with 17 computers and they need to set the background image as per standard in the organisation. On all other machines than Lenovo is the task pretty straight forward, but none of the Lenovo N200 machines stores/save the set desktop image.

All computers are running on XP Pro - the Lenovo is equppied with Intel Mobile Express 965 graphics card
Any solutions anyone?
Question by:compulance
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    Expert Comment

    are you trying to set manually or using gpo?

    Author Comment

    manually - the users have 3 different versions to choose from
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    Accepted Solution

    Open regedit and check for a DWORD value NoSaveSettings in right-side pane under following keys:




    HKEY_USERS\.Default\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Program Manager\Restrictions

    if its there delete it

    Expert Comment

    This registry tweak fixes user not being able to change the wallpaper:

    Author Closing Comment

    Perfect solution mate  - it worked as a charm
    ill post a similar problem about a IE 7.0 problem (startpage that keeps changing back to vendor default)
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    Expert Comment

    Post the link to new question here and ill take a look

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