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Tabs Missing from Display Properties

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by loonatik, Aug 31, 2006.

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  1. loonatik

    loonatik It's My Birthday! Thread Starter

    Aug 21, 2006
    I reformatted my hard drive and after words of reinstalling OS I wanted to change my bachground so as usual i right click desktop and go to properties but there is nothing there but the themes tab!!!!!! Does anyone know what to do to fis this problem so that I can set screensavers and change backgrounds? ANY HELP IS APPRECIATED!!!!
  2. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

    Dec 9, 2000
    Check this first: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=922370

    Have you installed the display drivers for your chip or installed card?

    That is sometimes a factor.

    The other is a policy setting, but this should not occur on a clean install.

    If one exists, it would be found in one of the registry keys below:

    User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\


    System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\
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