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Open a second explorer window and navigate to the system32 folder drag the themeui.dll from the first window overtop regsvr32.exe to register the dll. NoDispSettingsPage - Hide Settings Page. I'm running Windows XP also. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/34240-45-cannot-open-desktop-properties

Copy and paste HijackThis.exe to the new folder. 3. Ask a question usually answered in minutes! error code -2147023174"? Can the display settings be manipulated directly from the registry?

I have ran hardware checks and check disc scans, all with no luck. malissa · 2 months ago 0 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment Add a comment Submit · just now Report Abuse Add your answer Unable to open "Display Properties" on Windows The expand command apparently added a new .Dll file but the display properties still won't open. Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion i cannot open system properties by sultan.afg

M 25 posts since Feb 2005 Community Member 10Contributors 20Replies 22Views 11 YearsDiscussion Span 10 Years Ago Last Post by goldeagle2005 0 TKS 74 11 Years Ago Make sure you have Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion I do have a keyboard with multimedia buttons on it, some others such as 'open default E-mail client', 'Surf forward and back' cycle through the open windows on my system but https://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/microsoft-windows/threads/19200/display-properties-won-t-come-up by ---TK--- · 8 years ago In reply to I cannot open system prop ...

Please don't tell me I have to reinstall XP :( Thanks. If so I wouldn't try to get around it... When users try to start Display, a message appears explaining that a setting prevents the action. The first time I deactivated the WMPNSCFG, which I tool to be a Windows Media Player File, when I booted the keyboard was not active, no lights when I tapped caps,

but must know the version of windows. http://www.thewindowsclub.com/cannot-open-display-settings-windows NoDispScrSavPage - Hide Screen Saver Page. Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy. Or HERE if that link fails to work or you don't have a zip program installed .

We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. weblink i already downloaded themeui.dll file, but still i can't open the "display properties" even if my theme in services is turned on..please help me..... I uninstalled the powertoys Wallpaper Changer but my situation has not changed. RECOMMENDED: Click here to repair/restore missing Windows files & Optimize your PC Related Posts: Group Policy Management tips for IT pros in Windows 7 Group Policy for Beginners Guide from Microsoft

living house windows XP demands NTFS report gadget to artwork ideal. If you right click on my computer, or the network thingy, can you get it's properties window to load? 0 Discussion Starter Mr. Did the problem start after installing any drivers for Windows Update or elsewhere? http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-open/cannot-open-display-default-display-setxkbmap.html Follow these steps:1.

With the WMP* file deactivated AND the keyboard not working I had full access to my Display Properties. Download 'Hijack This!'. Sounds like group policy or something is effecting your ability to perform these functions. 0Votes Share Flag Back to Malware Forum 4 total posts (Page 1 of 1)   Search Start

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Try this first Reinstall the keyboard drivers or look for updated ones from the manufacturer. I'd agree with the possibility of a trojan, or some virus, possibly. Recent Comments News Posts on TWCNMicrosoft Selfie app for Android is now availableMicrosoft was working on its own Touchbar keyboard in 2010Steve Ballmer talks about Bill Gates, Surface, Office 365, Bing, The keyboard doesn't even use a driver but if I had to take a wild guess I would think using this keyboard might be the trouble.

Start a new discussion instead. It may let you change it, but I bet if you close regedit, and open it back up again, the value will be what it was before you changed it ;) Other than I wouldn't allow you to get to it through the control panel either...But if this is Legit, I would run a virus scan. his comment is here Values Restricting Access to Display Properties NoDispCPL - Disable Display Control Panel.

Proffitt Forum moderator / November 2, 2008 12:17 PM PST In reply to: what is the solution Make that call to Microsoft for support. You'll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, viruses, security, as well as networks and the Internet.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Display Properties will not open If I'm wrong, correct me, but don't be mean about it. Nothing related to display anywhere. [img]http://www.billszone.com/fanzone/images/smilies/scratch.gif[/img] No problem!

Yes No I don't know I haven't used it View Results Poll Finishes In 4 Days.Discuss in The LoungePoll History About Us | Advertising Info | Privacy Policy | Terms Of the delk, welcome to the forums, but all new members are reminded to please not piggy back other threads, though your problem is just as important, it is also important that I can get to the properties of everything else on my computer but my display properties. Try this and see if it helps . 10-05-2008, 10:05 AM #13 joliver375 Registered Member Join Date: Sep 2008 Posts: 8 OS: XP I tried to expand the

Stop doing that. If necessary uncheck WMPNSCFG again, but I too think the keyboard is at fault. . « MXOne runnig problem | Lost E-mails from Outlook express 6 » Thread Tools Show To fix the problem, extract a new copy of Themeui.dll from your Windows XP CD. You can only upload photos smaller than 5 MB.

Ive tried repairing using the systems disk, Ive snooped around my registry looking for certain attributes that were not there, Ive imported a file into my registry, all with no avail. Even if you could make the changes you want to do, what happens if they do find out? NoDispBackgroundPage - Hide Background Page. Sounds like you are on a Work/corp.

computer. My IT department has disabled my display properties at work (when I right click on the desktop and click properties I get "your computer administrator has disabled the display proerties". READ MORE © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. i researched some methods on the web on how to fix this problem, but those haven't helped me in solving the problem.

Next, in the right side pane, double-click Disable the Display Control Panel and change the setting to Not configured. If this doesn't work, here we go :P Disclaimer: The following will only work if you have administrator access or access to the registry.