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  1. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    I have Vista....and for the life of me, I cannot figure out how to tile my desktop wallpaper. With all the other OS I had in the past, I could tile if my background pic was too small to stand on its own. However, with Vista, I cannot even find the option to tile.

    Can someone please give me some assistance with this matter? Thank you in advance.
  2. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    Ok I found where I can possibly make changes....however it is giving me the following message.

    This feature has been disabled.
    Please contact your system administrator for detail.


    how do i do that. I am the owner of the computer.
  3. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Which version of vista?
  4. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    all i know is it is Windowns Vista Home Basic
  5. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    I was afraid of that. Is you account setup as an admin?
  6. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    I'm betting he has invalid null pointers in his ACLs causing page faults when he attempts any sys configs. :laugh2:
  7. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Or an error between the keyboard and the floor :D

    j/k
  8. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Ahh, Code 30 errors or as I like to refer to them ID10T error.
  9. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    I wasn't going to go there :laugh1:
  10. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    no need to be so harsh or abusive. i am not a computer person. all i know how to do is mess them up.

    and yes, unfortunately my account is setup as an admin. i tried to change it, but it would not let me. i have a feeling if it were set up for the other setting, then i would be able to use my other functions.


    also, one other situation with my computer. i have some sort of blue screen saver. after i stop typing for about 10-15 minutes, my monitor goes black, then blue (with some long computer speak and error message i believe), then black, then blue, then black, then blue.....it is quite annoying. I have tried searching my various drives for this so called screen saver, but I have yet to be able to find it. it has been doing this for quite some time now and is very annoying.
  11. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Admin is the highest account setting so there is no need to change it. All I can think of is that vista basic won't allow you to tile wallpaper. I don't have a computer with vista basic at home. I can check on that tomorrow at work and let you know for sure.
  12. xWraithx

    xWraithx Benched

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    lol, what the hell?

    right-click on your desktop, click on "Properties", click on "Screen Saver", in the "Screen Saver" drop-down menu click on "none" and hit OK
  13. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    thank you sir.

    btw, would u like a copy of the pic I am trying to tile?
  14. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    mine doesnt do that....i know how to set a screensaver....this thing is a system error or maybe even a bug of some sort. besides......i have tried the right click thing, but properties isnt one of the options...vista is different than the others.
  15. xWraithx

    xWraithx Benched

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    whoops, I meant "personalize", not properties
  16. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    I'll let you know but I shouldn't need it.

    My first thought would be to turn off the screensaver and turn off the power save features.
  17. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    i tried that too.......and i got this message

    Your system administrator has disabled launching of the Display Settings Control Panel.
  18. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    yeager....i know u dont need the pic to assist me....it was more for your viewing pleasure
  19. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    hehehehe you have my imagination going :laugh2:
  20. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    We aren't being harsh or abusive. We are just having fun.

    btw, sounds like you *might* have a virus. Porn sites will give them to you.

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