Re: cannot change background or appearance and themes on desktop Windows XP



rdcars@cox-internet.com
07-10-2005, 02:01 AM
I did the sfc /scannow but it did not fix the problem. I still am
unable to go into the desktop properties. Any more ideas?? I am
stumped.
Diana

Mark L. Ferguson
07-10-2005, 02:01 AM
Properties are sometimes disabled due to entries in the 'new' category.

Right-click is slow or weird behavior caused by context menu handlers: http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm

If your interested in how you may have acquired such things....

Customizing Right-Click Menu Options in Windows: http://www.jfitz.com/tips/rclick_custom.html


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Mark L. Ferguson
FAQ for MS Antispyware version 1.0.509
http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
marfers notes for windows xp http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/chatNotes.htm
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<rdcars@cox-internet.com> wrote in message news:1115810870.842968.151770@f14g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...
> I did the sfc /scannow but it did not fix the problem. I still am
> unable to go into the desktop properties. Any more ideas?? I am
> stumped.
> Diana
>

mike boe
07-10-2005, 02:03 AM
i fixed my problem by expanding the missing file to the windows setup
directory from the installation disk. Thats it easy!!!

"Mark L. Ferguson" wrote:

> Properties are sometimes disabled due to entries in the 'new' category.
>
> Right-click is slow or weird behavior caused by context menu handlers: http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm
>
> If your interested in how you may have acquired such things....
>
> Customizing Right-Click Menu Options in Windows: http://www.jfitz.com/tips/rclick_custom.html
>
>
> --
>
> Mark L. Ferguson
> FAQ for MS Antispyware version 1.0.509
> http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
> marfers notes for windows xp http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/chatNotes.htm
> ..
> <rdcars@cox-internet.com> wrote in message news:1115810870.842968.151770@f14g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...
> > I did the sfc /scannow but it did not fix the problem. I still am
> > unable to go into the desktop properties. Any more ideas?? I am
> > stumped.
> > Diana
> >
>
>
>


Re: cannot change background or appearance and themes on desktop Windows XP