Unable to Change Wallpaper in Windows 7 Fix

Recently I’ve bought a new laptop from Dell. When I wanted to change the wallpaper, it still remains the same no matter how many times I try to change it.

After some research, I finally found the solution. It’s actually really simple. Just follow these 3 steps and you’re good to go.

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
    Open Windows Explorer
    Open Windows Explorer

     

  2. Navigate to %USERPROFILE%AppDataRoamingMicrosoftWindowsThemes
    Navigate to %USERPROFILE%AppDataRoamingMicrosoftWindowsThemes
    Navigate to %USERPROFILE%AppDataRoamingMicrosoftWindowsThemes

     

  3. Delete the image file in that directory and try to re-apply a new wallpaper :)

    Delete the image file
    Delete the image file

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