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For some time now (after I scratched where there was no itch :whistling: ) my Desktop Display Properties revert to "Modified Theme" and "Low(8 bit)" settings on startup. I have to reset them to my choice of settings every time. Dell Dimension 5100.

Any help, please ? :blink:

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what "itch" where you scratching? did it involve anything in the startup tab of MSconfig?
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I don't know! I am too dumb to scratch around in the MSconfig file. Perhaps you can guide me through the steps to find out if something in there has been changed?
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well....to figure out anything we need to know what you did to begin with...what do you mean by scratching an itch that wasn't there...what did you do right before this happened?
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If I could remember, I would have been half way to an answer. I'll have to find a diagnostic approach to this problem. Pierre
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well...if you know about howlong ago this started happening you could try system restore

To use the Windows System Restore utility:

Through Help and Support:
  • Click Start, and then click Help and Support.
  • Under Pick a Task, click Undo changes to your computer with System Restore.
  • Follow the instructions on the wizard.
Through the All Programs menu:
  • Click Start.
  • Point to All Programs.
  • Point to Accessories.
  • Point to System Tools.
  • Click System Restore.
  • Follow the instructions on the wizard.

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Thanks, dsenette, I'll do that.
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