Default Background Desktop disappears

I've got an issue on some model Lenovo machines where after i run a syprep with the CopyProfile set to true in my unattend, it reverts back to a thinkpad desktop and also pinned icons.

Does anyone know where i can make certain this background gets overrided by the windows basic background in windows 7?


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Ivano ViolaSystem AdministratorCommented:
Not sure but something to check....
Check to see if the following key exists:
"HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop\Wallpaper"

Start - Run then type Regedit.
If the key exists then first backup the key so we can restore it if needed. When done delete the key and test.
sparky321Author Commented:
I'll check this and get back to you.
sparky321Author Commented:

I checked this today and that key doesn't exist.  Any other ideas?
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Ivano ViolaSystem AdministratorCommented:
I did some searching....

Check to see if the following folder exists and if so look through its contents:

Also check the following registry key:

Can't find much more regarding this. Let me know how it goes.

sparky321Author Commented:

I've checked the info. you gave above and the default thinkpad bitmap background does exist in the directory above.  also, the lenovo logo exists in that registry key.

Should I try deleting any of these and see if Windows 7 will default to a basic background or should i try another course of action?
Ivano ViolaSystem AdministratorCommented:
Export the registry key so you can restore it if needed, then delete the key. Also rename the info folder to info.old. You can do a search in the registry for that path (C:\Windows\System32\OOBE\info) to see if there is anything else point to that folder.

Give that a try and let me know how it goes.

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sparky321Author Commented:
Thanks, I'll give it another go.  I believe this is the answer.
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