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Gorgon

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Ok, I know this is a really low priority problem, but it's driving me crazy :tazz:

I am running Windows XP Home SP2. When I right-click on my desktop, then click on Properties, the Display Properties dialog box opens up, but it is missing several tabs. All I can now do from this dialog box is change Themes. I haven't added any theme packs or anything else so I'm at a loss to explain what I might have done.

I can work around this problem by going to Control Panel>Appearance & Themes but the fact that those other tabs are missing is strange. I don't know if it's related, but about two weeks ago I noticed that I had lost the right-click Send To context menu when viewing files in My Documents. I used the "REGSVR32 SENDMAIL" trick from the Run command line on the Start menu to get that back.

I've already tried the line 285 trick on the right hand panel of
http://www.kellys-ko...m/xp_tweaks.htm
but that hasn't worked. I've also run System Restore as far back as I could (which is only to the beginning of this year because I cleared out some restore points). So if anyone has an advice or suggestion, I'd be grateful. Thanks in advance!
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gerryf

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Please go to the malware forum and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the CLICK HERE .

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty--and you may not be-- then post a hijackthis log in THAT forum.

If you are still having problems after getting a clean bill of health from the malware expert, please return to this thread.
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