Recently, we find an wallpaper setting issue on windows 7 and windows server 2008 R2.You want to set a picture on the computer as a background and it doesn't work. And you can only change it to a solid color.The following KB article was also tried, but the wallpaper never applied:The "Desktop Wallpaper" Group Policy setting is not applied in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977944 After some research, data collection and troubleshooting, we get a solution:Please follow the steps below to resolve it:1. Delete or rename the file %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes\TranscodedWallpaper.jpg Ø Open an Explorer window.Ø Cick the left mouse button in the Address/Breadcrumbs box. It will change to a path.Ø Copy the path %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Themes and paste it in, replacing what's there. Hit enter.Ø Explorer will go to the location of the file TranscodedWallpaper.jpg.Ø Delete or rename the file TranscodedWallpaper.jpg..2. Apply the wallpaper again.In this way, wallpaper can successfully applied.Some reference from technet forum:http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itproui/thread/5b9e513a-d504-451d-a121-b4f94893d96dhttp://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7desktop/thread/8d350714-8b71-4d29-b8fe-0f67707ce36ehttp://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7desktop/thread/01494bc9-d184-4b64-9a93-4f0c7dd70d13http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/w7itproui/thread/3cd96e23-a057-4bd1-97bd-ae0aada90325
Edit: We have released a Knowledge Base article for this issue, see details in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2504610/en-us
when i delete transcodedwallpaper.jpg, it's again on same path.
what can i do.
pawan this happends to me too..
i dont know what to do please help!
Sir ,i also tried it but the walpaper is still not changing from a solid colour
yeah.. da wallpaper is nt changing from solid colour..
plzz help us
Thanks... thanks a lot sir It's working..
u can change the wallpaper .
open it in microsoft office picture manager ->right click->and set as desktop background.
requirement: microsoft office should be installed.