Acer :: Ferrari One Cant Change Desktop - Win 7
I have a Ferrari One netbook.
The default desktop background is the ferrari car with a calender.
When I go to change the desk top (right click, personalise, select a new theme eg window aero) and reboot the computer it starts up again in the Ferrari scheme! Any ideas?
for some reason the window to select all the different themes DOES NOT have an 'Ok' and 'Cancel' button on the bottom right? That's weird!
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