Vista background will not stick

Seems like a trivial thing to set up, but frustrated how long I keep trying this without success.  I have two  machines in my garage, both with Vista Ultra SP1, both are accessed using TightVNC client.  The access utility has the same Options and Configuration settings.  Just to make sure I always know which machine I am looking at I put a JPG file on each, one the number "5" and one the number "3."  I selected 5.JPG as background for machine 5 with no problems.  When I do the same for machine 3 it looks fine, but when I kill the VNC connection and log back in the 3.JPG is not used, instead the solid color background I started with.
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Mike CaldwellConsultant to IP industryAsked:
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nobusCommented:
seems something is wrong with the OS
try running sfc, or even a repair :
http://vistasupport.mvps.org/system_file_checker.htm            SFC in Vista
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial148.html      repair Vista
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
check your vnc settings. from 5 to 3 you are probably disabling the background

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Mike CaldwellConsultant to IP industryAuthor Commented:
Just to be sure, David, I have taken screen shots of the VNC setups to compare and they are identical.
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Mike CaldwellConsultant to IP industryAuthor Commented:
Did both nobus, no trouble found, no change.
Mike CaldwellConsultant to IP industryAuthor Commented:
You were right David, but I thought you meant on the client side at log in.  I finally looked at TightVNC Configuration on the server, which I obviously don't see until after log in, and saw that I had "Hide server background" checked.  Unchecked it, now all is well.  Thanks, as always.
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
that setting can be in either place.
Mike CaldwellConsultant to IP industryAuthor Commented:
Not on my version of the client side.
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