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Wallpaper Broken After Vista to Windows 7 Upgrade

Windows 7I recently had the pleasure (ahem) of upgrading the operating system on a Compaq Presario C700 Laptop computer from Windows Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Ultimate. Aside from the process taking a few hours total, it went pretty smoothly, or so it seemed…

After I was finally able to log in, I found something strange; the desktop wallpaper wasn’t there. Now I have upgraded a few other computers in this manner and had not seen this before, so naturally I turned to Google.

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Hardware Upgrades & Repair

Upgrades & RepairCartier Consulting offers Hardware Repair and installation services for all types of computers, laptops, electronic devices. We can set up Media Center PCs (HTPCs), wireless networks and routers, upgrade and repair computers and many types of devices.

Do you have a broken CD drive on your laptop, issues with your LCD screen, or need to replace a noisy hard drive (which may indicate imminent failure)?

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Computer Tune-Ups

PerformanceIs your computer “cluttered” with old files and programs? Does it seem to get “bogged-down” when you turn it on or begin using it?

With this package, we will evaluate and clean up unnecessary programs, startup entries, and expired “limited-time” trialware. Programs that fall under the expired trialware category are those that you get with a new computer and work great but then 3 months later, you start receiving notices on your desktop that you need to purchase the full version to continue using them. These programs can still be loading in the background when you start your computer even if you don’t use them, and if so, they are taking up valuable RAM memory and hard drive space.

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Security & Performance

SecurityHave you been using your computer to surf the Web while logged in as an administrator? Are you concerned about the risks associated with doing this? If you can answer “yes” to either of these questions, we can help you understand the risks and help you to prevent the loss of your files and data, or even your operating system.

Maybe you have teenage children in the house who like to download anything and everything? Are you sure they’re not compromising your valuable computer investment?

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