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Cannot Change Desktop Background


I recently got an hp mini netbook and when i try to change the wallpaper it wont work. I tried the right-click and "set as background" feature but that wont work. I also fallowed a video on how to go to start menue-then control pannel- then type in the search box "desktop background". What is supposed to happen is an option to "change desktop background" should appear, but when i typed in "desktop background" it said that no items matched my search. I have no clue what is wrong! Anybody had the similar problem or know what to do?

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