Background help?

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fruitylover1 Posts 3 Registration date Thursday January 28, 2010 Status Member Last seen January 28, 2010 - Jan 28, 2010 at 10:14 PM
xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Jan 29, 2010 at 02:38 AM
Hello,
okay, so i got a new mini sony viao laptop, that has windows 7. i got it with my christmas money, it was only like.. 470 all together, so when i got it, i first wanted to changed my background. so, like normal laptops/computers, i right clicked, and go to the last link thing, to click personalize, or whatever it says.. well, my mini sony viao laptop windows 7 DONT have it?? ive went to the help, and clicked the video it had to help me with, and on hte video, it has personalize, but on mine.. it dont? is it just my computer? do i need to sent it back? PLEASE HELP, i want to change my background desperlaty.. OH, and when i go to paint, and make somthing, and go to where it says you can put it as your background, well, if i click tile, full, or center.. and when i click one of them, it just changed the style of the background, but its still the same, just.. differnt shape. but still same picture that it had origonally. has anyone else had this problem??

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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,830
Jan 28, 2010 at 10:42 PM
Windows 7 starter edition that is used on these net-books does NOT have the ability to change the background.

Windows 7 Starter
The least-featured edition of Windows 7; the Windows Aero theme is not included, and it isn't available in a 64-bit variant. The desktop wallpaper, and Visual Style (Windows 7 Basic) is also not user-changeable. This edition is available pre-installed on computers through system integrators or computer manufacturers.
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fruitylover1 Posts 3 Registration date Thursday January 28, 2010 Status Member Last seen January 28, 2010
Jan 28, 2010 at 11:24 PM
Oh, is there a link that i go to, to download where i can change it? if so, can you send it to me? and thank thank thankkkk you for your help.. and informing me.
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fruitylover1 Posts 3 Registration date Thursday January 28, 2010 Status Member Last seen January 28, 2010
Jan 28, 2010 at 11:14 PM
oh, is there a link that i go to, to download where i can change it? if so, can you send it to me? and thank thank thankkkk you for your help.. and informing me.
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xpcman Posts 19532 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,830
Jan 29, 2010 at 02:38 AM
No download that I know of. Microsoft will sell you a upgrade to Windows 7 Home. But, your computer is not fast enough to run the Aero screen junk.
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