Issues with Display Properties

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There was some kind of a trojan virus on my system and I managed to get rid
of that. Had to reinstal my graphics card. But now for some reason, my
Display Properties only have two menu boxes..Screensaver and Settings.The
background, Web etc are not showing. Can anyone explain why that is so and
what's the fix.
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?)

    "Ozi" <Ozi@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:526CA07A-6592-4066-B586-96088405CC32@microsoft.com...
    > There was some kind of a trojan virus on my system and I managed to
    > get rid
    > of that. Had to reinstal my graphics card. But now for some reason, my
    > Display Properties only have two menu boxes..Screensaver and
    > Settings.The
    > background, Web etc are not showing. Can anyone explain why that is so
    > and
    > what's the fix.

    Hi,

    Go to Kelly's site http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
    then go to "Restore All Display Tabs" (Line 285 on the right) and
    download the fix.

    --
    William
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?)

    Check these two registry settings. Set them to 0

    http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/Windows/2000/server/reskit/en-us/Default.asp?url=/resources/documentation/Windows/2000/server/reskit/en-us/regentry/93253.asp

    http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/Windows/2000/server/reskit/en-us/Default.asp?url=/resources/documentation/Windows/2000/server/reskit/en-us/regentry/93254.asp


    --
    Regards,

    Dave Patrick ....Please no email replies - reply in newsgroup.
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows]
    http://www.microsoft.com/protect

    "Ozi" wrote:
    | There was some kind of a trojan virus on my system and I managed to get
    rid
    | of that. Had to reinstal my graphics card. But now for some reason, my
    | Display Properties only have two menu boxes..Screensaver and Settings.The
    | background, Web etc are not showing. Can anyone explain why that is so and
    | what's the fix.
  3. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?)

    Hi Ozi,

    CHeck for desk.cpl files under folder windows>system32>desk.cpl
    First search where original file has been moved by searching(hidden files(
    under directory system32 ) *.cpl. Then override the corrupted file with new
    file. Launch "desk.cpl" by double clicking, if it seems to be still
    corrupted, hmmm copy from some other pc and try...hope this will work,,,

    Maheshkumar.R
    http://spaces.msn.com/members/cyberiafreak


    "WTC" <bcrawfordjr(remove)@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:OIwa9dtTFHA.3184@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
    > "Ozi" <Ozi@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:526CA07A-6592-4066-B586-96088405CC32@microsoft.com...
    > > There was some kind of a trojan virus on my system and I managed to
    > > get rid
    > > of that. Had to reinstal my graphics card. But now for some reason, my
    > > Display Properties only have two menu boxes..Screensaver and
    > > Settings.The
    > > background, Web etc are not showing. Can anyone explain why that is so
    > > and
    > > what's the fix.
    >
    > Hi,
    >
    > Go to Kelly's site http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
    > then go to "Restore All Display Tabs" (Line 285 on the right) and
    > download the fix.
    >
    > --
    > William
    >
    >
  4. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?)

    Hi,

    Simple and easy edits. You may download and run them:

    Restore Desktop and screensaver tab (line 128, right column)

    Enable the appearance tab (line 282, left column)

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

    Hope this helps.

    --

    Anando
    Microsoft MVP- Windows Shell/User
    http://www.microsoft.com/mvp
    http://www.mvps.org

    In memory of Alex Nichol
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/meetexperts/nichol.mspx

    Folder customizations
    http://newdelhi.sancharnet.in/minku

    Protect your PC!
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    "Ozi" <Ozi@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:526CA07A-6592-4066-B586-96088405CC32@microsoft.com...
    > There was some kind of a trojan virus on my system and I managed to get rid
    > of that. Had to reinstal my graphics card. But now for some reason, my
    > Display Properties only have two menu boxes..Screensaver and Settings.The
    > background, Web etc are not showing. Can anyone explain why that is so and
    > what's the fix.
  5. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?)

    Errrr...i don't think these kind of symptoms are caused by the corruption of desk.cpl

    --

    Anando
    Microsoft MVP- Windows Shell/User
    http://www.microsoft.com/mvp
    http://www.mvps.org

    In memory of Alex Nichol
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone/meetexperts/nichol.mspx

    Folder customizations
    http://newdelhi.sancharnet.in/minku

    Protect your PC!
    http://www.microsoft.com/protect


    "~Maheshkumar.R" <mfcmahesh@hotmail.com> wrote in message
    news:el2eyYvTFHA.336@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
    > Hi Ozi,
    >
    > CHeck for desk.cpl files under folder windows>system32>desk.cpl
    > First search where original file has been moved by searching(hidden files(
    > under directory system32 ) *.cpl. Then override the corrupted file with new
    > file. Launch "desk.cpl" by double clicking, if it seems to be still
    > corrupted, hmmm copy from some other pc and try...hope this will work,,,
    >
    > Maheshkumar.R
    > http://spaces.msn.com/members/cyberiafreak
    >
    >
    > "WTC" <bcrawfordjr(remove)@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    > news:OIwa9dtTFHA.3184@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
    >> "Ozi" <Ozi@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >> news:526CA07A-6592-4066-B586-96088405CC32@microsoft.com...
    >> > There was some kind of a trojan virus on my system and I managed to
    >> > get rid
    >> > of that. Had to reinstal my graphics card. But now for some reason, my
    >> > Display Properties only have two menu boxes..Screensaver and
    >> > Settings.The
    >> > background, Web etc are not showing. Can anyone explain why that is so
    >> > and
    >> > what's the fix.
    >>
    >> Hi,
    >>
    >> Go to Kelly's site http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
    >> then go to "Restore All Display Tabs" (Line 285 on the right) and
    >> download the fix.
    >>
    >> --
    >> William
    >>
    >>
    >
    >
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