How to restore desktop background to validate Windows 7 Starter

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Summary

When Windows 7 is not registered in time, the background of the black screen appears with a message that indicates that the copy is not genuine. This article explains how to restore the background of the screen so that the copy of Windows is validated.

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You can restore the image of the screen background by doing the following:
  1. Click Start
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    , type display in the search box, and then click the icon Display.

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    Note:
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    If an administrator password or a confirmation is requested, type the password or provide confirmation as necessary.
  2. In the navigation pane, click Change color scheme.

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  3. In the Color Scheme list, select Windows Classic theme, and then click Apply.

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  4. In the Color Scheme list, select Windows 7 Basic, and then click OK.

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  5. Wait for the theme to be applied.

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More information

To learn more about how to change the desktop background, read the following article: Why can't I change the desktop background?


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Article ID: 2416380 - Last Review: May 26, 2014 - Revision: 3.2
Applies to
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows 7 Starter E
  • Windows 7 Starter N
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