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Screen Saver and Settings only Display options?

by hairymon / April 7, 2006 4:13 AM PDT

There's a workstation here in the office that when you opt to change the display (i.e. you right click the desktop, but it happens if you click on Display in Control Panel too), the only tabs that appear are "Screen Saver" and "Settings".

There is no option for "Themes", "Desktop", or "Appearance". I have not seen this on any other workstation. The OS is Win XP Pro SP2

Any thoughts on this?

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Sounds like
by Themisive / April 7, 2006 4:21 AM PDT

It may be just a workstation and the O/S is not part of it, but is on a central server. If that's the case, any changes would have to carried out from there.

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Re: Screen Saver and Settings only Display options?
by Tufenuf / April 7, 2006 5:18 AM PDT

hairymon, Go to the link below and scroll down to line 285 right column and download the "Restore All Display Tabs" reg file fix. Save the REG File to your hard disk. Double click it and answer yes to the import prompt. It should correct the problem.

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

Tufenuf

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That fixed it, thanks
by hairymon / April 7, 2006 5:55 AM PDT

Subject says it all....

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(NT) (NT) Glad it's fixed & Thanks for posting back.
by Tufenuf / April 7, 2006 8:02 AM PDT
In reply to: That fixed it, thanks
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