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Windows XP Display Properties is messed up! Help!

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That's what it looks like now, got hit by a virus the other day, fixed that up, now the screensaver and background tabs aren't there anymore. (Those two tabs dissapered when the virus hit, go figure )
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After searching google i found this registry entry that should re-enable the screensaver tab for you (put it into notepad and save as filename.reg then double click on it).

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Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVe rsionPoliciesSystem]
"NoDispScrSavPage"=dword:00000000
Havnt found the background tab fix yet, will keep looking and update if i find it!

edit - background fix below, seems to all make sense whats written below, just found it by googling.

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Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVe rsionPoliciesActiveDesktop]
"NoChangingWallPaper"=dword:00000000
"NoAddingComponents"=dword:00000000
"NoComponents"=dword:00000000
"NoDeletingComponents"=dword:00000000
"NoEditingComponents"=dword:00000000
"NoCloseDragDropBands"=dword:00000000
"NoMovingBands"=dword:00000000
"NoHTMLWallPaper"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVe rsionPoliciesSystem]
"NoDispBackgroundPage"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVe rsionPoliciesSystem]
"NoDispScrSavPage"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVe rsionPoliciesExplorer]
"NoActiveDesktopChanges"=hex:00,00,00,00
"NoActiveDesktop"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVe rsionPoliciesSystem]
"NoDispCPL"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVe rsionPoliciesExplorer]
"NoSaveSettings"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVe rsionPoliciesExplorer]
"ClassicShell"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentV ersionpoliciesExplorer]
"NoFolderOptions"=dword:00000000
"NoSimpleStartMenu"=dword:00000000
"NoCDBurning"=dword:00000000
"NoComputersNearMe"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentV ersionpoliciesExplorerrun]
"NoActiveDesktopChanges"=hex:00,00,00,00
"NoActiveDesktop"=dword:00000000
"NoSaveSettings"=dword:00000000
"ClassicShell"=dword:00000000
Backup your registry before doing these fix's and use at your own risk! Should be fine but i dont want to be responsible if anything goes wrong lol .
Edited by olli3 - 7/9/08 at 12:57am
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