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deepkent

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Everybody seems to hate the Desktop Cleanup Wizard in XP, but I quite like it. Trouble is, it's disappeared. A search on Google only comes up with endless descriptions of how to switch it on and off, which I know, but not how to get it back. Right-clicking on the desktop, then Properties/Desktop/Customize Desktop leads to the attached screenshot - no DCW option.

I'd be grateful for any suggestions.

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Alex_Harris

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Have you tried the System Restore to see if you roll back to before it disappeared?

It might be a registry issue maybe.
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LINK

This link is kinda the reverse of what you are trying to do - They are showing what to do if you are trying to remove it. Maybe you can "reverse engineer" it to see if that solve the problem.
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Thanks for the replies. I went to that link, Alex, but it didn't help. I had already amended the registry to give NoRun a value of 0. (See screenshot.) Any other ideas would be gratefully received.

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Did you ever resolve this one?

I have the same problem, and, like you, I like the DCW. Running XP Pro
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