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I am trying to find how to set the background to none on windows 7. Not a solid color, but none. You can easily do it on XP.

The reason I want to do this is I use xearth to display the background. For it to display, there cannot be a different background displayed.

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It may be that xearth is not compatible with Windows 7. The latest release was in 2006, before Windows Vista was public. – iglvzx Nov 19 '11 at 2:36
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Possibly, but it would only work with XP when you set the background to none. I was hoping that you would be able to do that with windows 7, but I don't see an easy way to do that. – Max Nov 19 '11 at 3:36
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As I recall, setting the XP background to none simply made it a solid blue background – Andrew Lambert Nov 19 '11 at 5:19
    
@Amazed: With the default theme, yes, because that solid blue colour was the default. I usually changed it to black, and I've found that users also sometimes changed it to match their desktop image for the background colour of text below each icon. – Randolf Richardson Nov 19 '11 at 6:19

Not sure which version you are using, but this one works.

http://en.sourceforge.jp/projects/sfnet_xplanet/releases/?file_id=1958023

No need to change the background.

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Thanks, this gives me something. The interface is much nicer on xearth and it displays recent earthquakes, but at least this gives me something that works. – Max Nov 20 '11 at 6:21

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