Desktop files are grayed out in Disply Properties Tags: Desktops Windows XP Displays Last response: July 20, 2011 8:13 PM in Windows XP Share Tomhas July 16, 2011 10:05:00 PM After reinstalling XP up to SP3, right click on desktop does not work, and on desktop tab in display properties the files for desktop are grayed out and do not respond, also browse button and Position button are grayed out. More about : desktop files grayed disply properties Cyberat_88 July 20, 2011 8:13:07 PM You may have had a bad install version or bad SP pack in between. If the CD was tested before, get new versions of the SP packs from microsoft.com under "redistributable" version. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedTS: printer properties advanced tab Easy Print driver grayed out completely... choice of physical printer not available Forum grayed out icon on desktop won't delete Forum Remote Desktop button grayed out Forum Need to gray out an option in Graphics Properties. Forum File Types change button grayed out for Limited User Forum Desktop tab in PROPERTIEs NOW loads hundreds of junk files.. Forum Display Properties/Desktop Tab Greyed out Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !