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Flex 5 does not have control panel "Display" option

Q: Flex 5 does not have control panel "Display" option

Hi, I came across this issue while trying to solve another, the issue of the annoying on-screen caps lock indicator (solved using this method). Many of the solutions I found involved going to control panel-->Display and choosing "Advanced settings" or right click on desktop-->screen resolution-->advanced settings. My computer does not have a "Display option" in the control panel:It also does not have an "Advanced settings" or similar option in the display settings in the settings menu/through right clicking on the desktop and selecting screen resolution. Why is it seemingly impossible for me to edit anything to do with the display beyond a very basic level? Thanks.

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Preferred Solution: Flex 5 does not have control panel "Display" option

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My monitor uses the resolution 1024 x 768, but this morning it's on 640 x 480?
I try to change the resolution back, but the Resolution option is greyed out?
A warning underneath says: If your resolution is below 1024 x 768, some items may not fit on the screen.

Any ideas how to fix yet another Windows problem?

A:Windows 7\Control Panel\Display greyed out my resolution change option

Check your display adapters under Device Manager (Right click My computer>Properties>Device Manager). If there is an exclamation mark next to your video adapter, then there is an issue. Try resintalling the driver (online or CD that it came with, doesnt matter to start). After the install, reboot the system and then verify that the resolution can be changed.

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Quick question, i am using a ATI radeon 700064mb pci and i was wondering what is the difference between, Display:

Plug and play = (name of card)


Default plug and play = (name of card)

What happens when i put it on default, more graphics, sound better, faster load times , what?


A:Question about an option in my control panel

Hi U2K,
My guess is probably nothing. If the default means regarding a monitor that doesn't return a plug and play code to the os, it only allows the most common refresh rates at common resolutions.
If the card identifies the monitor properly, it should disable any resolutions or refresh rates that that specific mon can't or shouldn't run.

Just my .02

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1. When trying to open existing or new graphic email attachments, the following error message appears: "This file does not have a program associated with it to perform this action. Create an association in the Folders Option control panel." Where do I find this?
2. Have not been able to download Adobe Flash Player. Each time I click "Download" nothing happens. Could the Norton security program be part of this problem?

A:Folders Option control panel

Right click on the attachment that won't open and 'save as', save to your desktop. Right click the file and go to 'open with' and choose which program you would like to open the files as a defualt. Make sure the 'Always use the selected appication for files of this type' checkbox is checked and open. Now when you open the attachment in outlook, it should load in the application you selected.
For Flash, go to www.adobe.com and search for standalone flash install. You should find the download page and be able to download a setup file to run locally which shouldn't be affected by norton or any other programs,
Hope this helps,

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I have been trying to get bluetooth to work on my computer but keep failing.

When I went here ...


.. I noticed there should be a bluetooth option in control panel requiring it to be activated. I dont have this and I am running XP with SP2.

How can I get this onto my computer?


A:No Bluetooth Option in Control Panel

Hello Dezzmo, Welcome to TSF!

Have a look at this article... A User's Guide - How to navigate the Windows XP Control Panel.
(Click the coloured link.); then, scroll down to around Figure 20: and I think you will find the answer, under Portable Media Devices.

Post Back with the results.

Kind Regards,

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How can a remove or add options to the control panel? in Xp Sp3. Freeware maybe? thanks

A:Control Panel Option Removal

what options? You can use group policy to hide/show the control panel and/or allow/stop users fiddling with it.

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I have XP Home SP3 generally running quite nicely but the other day I noticed when I opened Control panel that the Task Pane no longer gives the option of viewing it in either Classic view or category view.

I have it set for classic view as this is my preference. So there is no problem from my angle. It's just not possible to switch back to category view if I ever choose to in the future.

Kelly's Korner gives a tweak to set the view either way but this does not reinstate the option on the task pane.

Just in case someone is going to suggest it, No I can't do a system restore because it is turned off.

Any help with this would be appreciated.


A:Control panel no longer gives a viewing option

Hello jackisback

This may be what you are looking for.

Open Control Panel > click tools > select Folder Options > under General tab select

"show common tasks in folders"

This should get the task pane back if you want it back in the future.

Hope this was helpful

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Hello All,

I have been trying to solve a Zone Alarm problem, but the fix seems to have turned into a Windows problem. I hope someone can help me.

I've used ZoneAlarm Security Suite for several years now, but during the past year I have been unable to install upgrades. Usually the process gets stuck during the uninstall of the old version. SO this time I tried to manually uninstall first. It seemed to work (via Add/Remove Programs) and then I tried installing the new version, but it got stuck while copying files over.

On the Zonealarm Forum I got some help from someone who gave me some instructions to follow to "completely" uninstall all zonealarm (zonelabs) files. Following these instructions (which I'll post below) appeared to have removed Zonealarm, but I still could not install the new version - it got stuck at the exact same point while copying files over.

So now I don't have the old version and can't install the new version.
Now to the Windows problem. (Thanks for your patience)

Everything else on my PC seems to be working fine. Email, internet, other programs...but then I went to use Photoshop Elements and it started up by showing me the user license and asking for acceptance (which it hasn't done since I installed it over a year ago). I accepted it and then got the following message:Your Adobe Photoshop Elements username, organization, or serial number is missing or invalid. The application can not continue and must close.So I figured this m... Read more

A:Missing Add/Remove option in Control Panel

Hello and welcome to TSF

Click Start, Run and type REGEDIT. This starts the Registry Editor. Navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE \Microsoft\Windows \CurrentVersion\Uninstall\<Program Name>
( <Program Name> here is Adobe Photoshop Elements)
In the right-pane, do the following:

Double-click NoRemove (REG_DWORD) and set it to 0
Double-click NoModify (REG_DWORD) and set it to 0

If NoRemove is set to 1, the Remove button will be unavailable
If NoModify is set to 1, the Change button will be unavailable

This should help with Adobe Photoshop Elements.

Now, for ZA.

Try using the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility. As long as you installed the application using the Windows Installer, this utility will remove all the folders, files, registry keys, and entries from your system and allow you to start over with a clean slate.

Download the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility
Locate and run msicuu2.exe to install the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility.
Locate and launch the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility on the Start menu.
From the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility window, locate the application in the list and click the Remove button.
Once the application has been removed, click the Exit button to close the utility.

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I would like to uninstall a number of programs which I think may be running on start up - the problem is there is no uninstall option when I click on the program in the control panel there is no uninstall option in the program group. Some programs have this option - some dont.

The programs include Yahoo Messenger, McAfee Anti Virus, Norton Internet Security and a few more.

A:There is no option to uninstall many programs in Control Panel

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Hi, A few days ago, I made a small purchase.
I bought 2x ZOTAC nVidia GTS 450's and a SLi Bridge connector.

I've read around that the SLi enable option should be available under the 3D section, with the PhysX configuration, but it's just simply NOT there.

Even GPU-Z says that SLi is disabled!

The video cards are installed, I disabled my onboard video from my Motherboard Bios.
But still, it does not let me SLi those bad boys to squeeze max performance out of my pc.

What should I do?

Video Card:
2x http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814500187&cm_re=ZOTAC_GTS_450-_-14-500-187-_-Product

SLi Bridge connector:

A:Dual GTS 450's in SLi. Option does NOT appear in nVidia Control Panel.

For starters you cannot run SLI on an AMD chipset, you need a motherboard with a Nvidia chipset. Short of replacing your motherboard or running a single card, there isn't much you can do other than returning the cards and going with a single card or getting two AMD cards to run in Crossfire if you want dual cards.

Personally I would return them and go with a single card. For what you paid for those two (or at least the price on Newegg at the moment) you could have got a GTX 470 or HD 6950, either of which performs about the same (or a bit faster in some cases) as 2 GTS 450's in SLI.

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Dear Team,

I want to disable Date Time Option of Control Panel in Administrator User of Windows 7 on more than 100 Individual Computers which are located on different Places.

I can do with help of Group Policy on Single Computer but I want now Automated Process (Like Batch File etc.) which I can made and run on Multiple Computers to Enable and Disable Date Time Option of Control Panel

Please Support for same.

Harvinder Singh

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Ive just switched From win 2k to xp pro (no sp yet) so i hope this isn't just me being dumb

I'm trying to resolve some hardware issues by installing / reinstalling but when i go to the control panel all there is is "ADD HARDWARE"

unless I'm mistaken this panel should read add remove hardware? This is the same for all user accounts including the default administrator account which i have never used or altered.

Please could someone give me a clue as to how to restore this option, or let me know if I'm being dim and its supposed to be that way.

A:Solved: missing control panel option ???

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A:Not able to open Add/Remove option in COntrol panel


os windows 2000 pro if u want to shutdown the system auomatically rastart the system but not shutdown. what kind of problem pls anyone idea please tell.

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Recently I started getting the message "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Folder Option Control Panel" when trying to access several files such as Favorites, shortcuts, my databases, etc. and I don't know how to eliminate the error messages. Any help?

A:Solved: Folder Option Control Panel

What file or program are you having a problem with?


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My Control Panel has for some unknown reason changed from showing the Icons and Titles in rows, left to right to a single column list. I cannot get it to view in the manner I prefer (left to right in rows). There used to be a clickable way to change it back and forth but nothing is allowing that change anymore.
Edit addition: I also notice that in Control Panel I no longer have a "Display" icon.

A:Solved: Control Panel view option

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Do you see an option in the Nvidia control panel for the card specs / increasing clock freq, fan info, etc?
(it is set to Advanced mode)
I removed .75, rebooted into plain VGA and put these new ones on and did another reboot - but i dont see all the info that I used to see previously...?

A:Nvidia control panel option for the card specs?

Cards ID and driver versions should still be there. Increasing clock freq, fans etc is handled by a seperate program - nVidia System Tools with ESA Support. Reinstall this program.

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i want to disable access to the power option on my pc u know where u can change the power button to do a certain thing cos i want to block safe mode with networking on my pc

1. is there a reg key or cmd line to disable safe mode in windows 7

2. is there a reg key or cmd line to disable the power options in control panel

A:how can i disable power option in control panel via cmd or regedit

please help

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I have a Creative Labs and a Logitech z-5500 5.1 sourround system. Originally, everything worked fine so I know this is not a hardware problem. I've recently had to reinstall Windows 7 Ult 64, and now I'm only getting stereo sound out of my 5.1 system. Going into Sounds/Diagnostics in control panel I see there's only an option for STEREO, not 5.1 Surround. When I go to the Creative diagnostics and switch from 2/2.1 sound to 5.1 sound, the drop down menu immediately switches back to 2.1. Any suggestions on how to get my sound system fully functioning? I've disabled the onboard sound in the BIOS of my motherboard and made sure the connectors are installed correwctly.



A:Stereo only option in Sounds applet in Control Panel

Download the correct 64-bit driver from the Creative support website if you haven't already.
The one installed by Windows 7 Setup may not allow the device to be fully functional.
Creative Worldwide Support

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So all of a sudden I can't connect to the Internet. I have my wifi switch on my laptop turned on, I've done everything so far so I could get my wifi back on, but it just won't happen. I've rebooted my laptop three times already, did the same thing with the modem, and nothing.
Refreshed and still nothing.
I've uploaded an image so to have a clearer picture of things. Hope it helps.
Please help. I need internet on my laptop.
My OS is win7

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Nothing happens when I click on Add/remove programs in Control Panel.
I am also getting a dialog box at the end of log in saying" Error loading C:\Windows\System32\NvCpl.dll. A dynamic link library initialisation failed.

A:Add/remove programs option in Control panel does not respond

Hello; Try this:

Click Start, run, type cmd /k and press enter.

Type regsvr32 appwiz.cpl and press enter.

Type regsvr32 mshtml.dll and press enter.

Type exit and press enter.


Any improvement?

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Catalyst 5.11 drivers were the last to be bundled with the old control panel. At least with 5.11, there was an option between the old control panel and the new CATALYST .net control panel. We are up to version 5.12 and 5.13 and you are now forced to use the new .net Control Panel, the old control is now not an option anymore. By signing this petition you are telling ATi you might be boycotting future purchases of ATi hardware.

If it's possible, spread the word.


To: ATi

It's time to boycott purchases of ATi products until the old control panel is brought back. We want the option of the old control panel back.

I am an outraged customer of a Sapphire ATI Radeon 9500 Pro. The last set of drivers to support the old (good) control panel has disappeared in Catalyst drivers 5.12 and 5.13 and you are forced to use the CATALYST .net Control Panel. Bring back the old control panel

The new Catalyst Control Center, is

1. Slow

2. Memory hogging

3. Unresponsive

4. Crash prone

5. Requires the Microsoft .net Framework which is a 23.1MB download from microsoft

6. Takes longer to download than the old control panel.

7. Loads unneccary processes to your system (CLI.exe) which can't be disabled anywhere in the new Control Panel, no for reason at all CLI.exe is loaded


8. Killing CLI.exe process, the new Control Panel does not load at all, no error message or anything... Read more

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I'm running windows xp home edition, up to date on critical updates.

grisoft free, free zone alarm, ewido free spyware, spyware blaster, etc etc and none of them show a infection.

computer is about 3 years old a compaq presario with 512k real memory.

It came pre installed from compaq with XP home so I do not have a windows xp install diskette altho I think I did make the cd restore copies when I got the computer new.

My problem is when I go to control panel, remove software option, the screen displays Please wait while the list is being populated and it just runs and runs. I do a ctrl alt delete and bring up task manager and it shows 100 percent CPU utilization with rundll32.exe showing 99 percent cpu utilization.

computer seems to be runing ok, except for this.

my question is does anyone know what is causing this? If I delete rundll32.exe, can I restore it from somewhere as I do not have the XP install disk due to the factory XP install.

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OK - I am starting my own "thread".

I can not get a photo or anything other than a "color" to be my desktop wallpaper. When I am in the control panel - display - the only buttons that are active are the "browse" and "color" buttons. The "position" button does not work. I can't even get one of the Windows backgrounds to display.

The photo I choose to use is there somewhere because it is visible briefly when I start mycomputer. Then it disappears and is replaced by a "color" only screen.

This is a very recent problem. I'm guessing some settings are incorrect.

Please help if you can.


A:Control Panel Display

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Hey Guys, I just got a new system , I always had in power options in control panel to "DIM THE DISPLAY" and now in win 10 there is no option to dim the display .. I thought it had to do with the Nvida driver .. or something like that ... Anyone know how to add this option? Thanks in advance!

A:Where is Dim Display in Control Panel?

There was a person asking the same question in this forum some time ago.
The only options we can find in Windows 10 is to go to Power Options and manually change the brightness slide.

In my laptop keyboard, I have 2 keys, one with an arrowhead pointing left, and one pointing right.
If I press the Fn key and hold > I can then adjust the brightness by pressing the arrowhead key point left for decreasing, and the other one for increasing.

I wonder if you have similar keyboard setup.

This ( the image on top left of the screenshot ) will appear if I use the Fn key + arrowhead key.

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I have not been able to access the display configurations in my control panel. I click on the icon and nothing happens. Anyone know what happened? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks


A:Display in the control panel

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HELP! I can NOT change my wallpaper/background or my screensaver- or even access my "display" properties in control panel- each time I click on any of the display properties, I get the following message:

"Your system administrator disabled the Display control panel"

Since I am the only user (and only administrator) I do not understand. I can right-mouse-button-click on an image and set my wallpaper/background, but none of the other display properties.

Please send me help! You can also email me at-
[email protected]


A:Display Control Panel

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I am using Windows XP SP3 on a Lenovo Thinkpad with an external monitor.

I'd like to change the screen resolution from its current 1024*768 to a higher resolution. But when I go to Setting>Control Panel>Display all I get is a small window showing display properties, and the only options are to change the theme - I'm using Windows Classic if it matters.

How do I produce the full range of options including screen resolution?

Regards, Alex

A:Solved: Control Panel>Display>?

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everytime i click display properties all i get is a quick flash and thats it,and the same goes for anything in the control panel such as add/remove programs.I am already logged on as administrator,so any suggetions?

A:Display Properties and control panel

1) Run an online virus scan
2) Run adware and spyware software
Adware http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail.php3?fid=965718306
3) Post results if issue continue.

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Windows XP:

I've had this problem for months, and have done multiple thousand virus scans since. I would much rather not format.

Whenever I try to open Display, nothing pops up. I am logged in as admin and have tried it on every account. And now since I've got a new monitor I need to change the resolution!

Any help is appreciated!

A:'Display' in Control Panel not working

Click on START, RUN and type REGEDIT, press OK. This opens the Registry Editor. Be careful not to change anything!!!!

Look for HKEY_CURRENT_USER - click on + to expand it.

Click on - Software, Microsoft, Windows, CurrentVersion, Policies, System.

Then, under System, look for the file called NoDispCPL - this means it's the settings for displaying the Control Panel.

Highlight NoDispCPL and double click - a box will appear called "Edit DWORD value"

In the box called Value Data, it will have the number "1" - change this to zero "0".

Click OK

Close the Registry Editor.

You should now have access to your control panel Display settings.

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XP sp3
I am running ATI Catalyst, latest version. The Catalyst control center allows me to adjust display resolution but not wallpaper (or themes..)

When I right click on desktop, and hit Properties, nothing happens (brief white flash as popup quickly opens and closes).
Same thing when I select Display in Control Panel.

I've tried Kellys Korner 'restore all display tabs' - nada

All values in registry curent_user/software/microsoft/windows/current version/policies/system are 0.

I tried the following (below, found here), value was already zero.

thank you

>Click on START, RUN and type REGEDIT, press OK. This opens the Registry Editor. Be careful not to change anything!!!!

Look for HKEY_CURRENT_USER - click on + to expand it.

Click on - Software, Microsoft, Windows, CurrentVersion, Policies, System.

Then, under System, look for the file called NoDispCPL - this means it's the settings for displaying the Control Panel.

Highlight NoDispCPL and double click - a box will appear called "Edit DWORD value"

In the box called Value Data, it will have the number "1" - change this to zero "0".

Click OK

Close the Registry Editor.

You should now have access to your control panel Display settings. __________________

A:control panel > display does not work

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When I click Start Button, Control Panel, System I get
An exception occurred while trying to run "C:\WINDOWS\system32\shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL"C:\WINDOWS\system32\sysdm.cpl",System"

I have ran adaware SE, and Hijach this.
Here is my log file

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:00:46 PM, on 5/4/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
D:\Downloads\AD Aware SE\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = http://www.cyberscrub.com/esellerate/cavinfo.html
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CloneCDTray] "C:\Program Files\SlySoft\CloneCD\CloneCDTray.exe" /s
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AVG7_Run] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgw.exe /RUNONCE
O4 - Global Startup: Acrobat Assistant.lnk = C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Distillr\AcroTray.exe ... Read more

A:Can't display System From Control Panel

Welcome to TSF.

Your log here is clean. This seems to be more of a Windows issue, so I will move it there instead.

Have you taken a look at this thread? Scroll down a little until you see instructions on what to do. Try those suggestions out.

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When I click on display it tells me that the system administrator locked the control panel. I'm the system administrator.. never locked it. Tried shift and right click though denies me still... any ideas what it could be? Thanks in advance

A:display in control panel locked

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A made a few tweaks about two days ago and was surprised that I cannot access the Display control panel, anymore.

I?ve tried two things:
1. I right-click on the desktop; select properties. But no access.
2. I go to the Start Menu; select Display. But no access.

I keep getting this message, ?Your system administrator disabled the Display control panel.? How do I enable the Display control panel?

A:Display Control Panel is DISABLED

Do you have XP Pro or Home Edition?

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I run hijack and this is the log file.

Please help me solve this.

Thank you.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:02:41 AM, on 8/20/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.17055)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET Smart Security\ekrn.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\SoftwareUpdate\YahooAUService.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 10.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application... Read more

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VERY Strange!!! I tried to open my DISPLAY in my Control Panel and got the following message......RUNDLLAn exception occured while trying to run "C:\windows\system32\shell32.dll,control_rundll"C:\windows\system32\desk.cpl",Display"Any input on what the story is here????Thanx

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OK,I have all of my regular items on the right side of the start menu set up to display in menu form.I like to see everything available to me with a simple mouse over.In the case of Control Panel,the list is "taller" than my screen.This annoys me to no end.Is there a way to make this display as two columns? In XP this was a simple check box for "scroll programs",though I can't find anything to make this display change.Same goes for the All Programs menu-I hate the right side column slider,and would love to see the taller all inclusive list as in XP.Any work around for these?On a side note.I've gone from XP straight to 7,and never even booted a rig running Vista,so be gentle please.

A:Change Control Panel Display

Detailer. God Bless Horsepower & Mark Martin! Dang right.
Welcome to SevenForums, Try this tutorial for the all programs nuance.
Start Menu - Change Height
That will make your start menu longer so all programs will also be longer. Hope this helps. Some other tuts on start menu changes too.
Windows 7 - Tutorial Index
Just in case you have not found this yet. Hope you enjoy the SF and the Chase also.

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Right there I was saying how I dont encouter problem that often, now I cant open display in control panel.
And when i right click to select properties i get:
The application or DLL C:\WINDOWS\system32\themeui.dll is not a valid Windows image!!!!!!!

first time i have come accross this and cant seem to find anything on the net!!!!!!

A:Cant Open Display In Control Panel!

Try running sfc /scannow.

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I have two monitors - I use one primarily.
My normal setup in Display Settings is "Show Desktop only on 1" - this works fine.
If I switch to "Extend These Displays" my desktop moves over to the second monitor and my main monitor shows the desktop background image with no icons.
How do I get the opposite to happen? I want my normal desktop to stay on monitor one and just the background to be extended onto monitor two.

A:Control Panel Display Settings

do you have the Nvidia control panel under your desktop "Right Click" options?

If you do, open it up and choose the "Set up multiple displays " option.

You should see a grey box with two numbered smaller boxes in them.

Swap them by holding a left click over one of the numbered boxes and moving to the other side of the grey box.

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Hello...i'd appreciate some help.
Recently had to wipe the HD and reinstall windows xp pro.
Now, i've lost a bunch of functions i once had.

1) I used to be able to go to control panel: display: settings: advanced, where i could select to display the screen contents on my television set.
Now i don't have that option anymore.....help!?

2) my screen scrolls really lazily.

i downloaded 2 video drivers from lenovo (i have a T30 ibm thinkpad)...but nothing seemed that change.

please help.....i am not very good at this stuff.


A:display control panel issues in XP

ur problem = incorrect drivers i get this problem when i dont install my driver.. you need the exact correct driver for your gpu/video card. if you dont get this your screen will kinda reload when u scroll or.. (lazily scroll) and you wont have many video functions (ect refech + resoloution rates...) what video card are you using...

ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 AGP driver<<that is your graphics cards...

try using this driver it contains about 30 gpu card drivers.. including yours


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Now I know this has been covered alot, all over the place, but none of the solutions have seemed to solve my problem, I looked at a lot of other posts and I finally decided to make my own. Also I would like to know if there are any processes that are slowing down my compy, cause it should run faster than it does. Heres my log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:54:31 AM, on 02/05/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18226)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\ASUS Security Center\ASUS Security Protect Manager\Bin\AsGHost.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Live Update\ALU.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\SmartLogon\sensorsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\P4P\P4P.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\ATK Media\DMedia.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark 9500 Series\lxdomon.exe
C:\Program Files\Lexmark 9500 Series\lxdoamon.exe
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A:Disabled Display Settings Control Panel


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okay I have another problem with my new (secondhand) windows 10 machine running win 10 pro. I wanted to adjust the text sizes in my title bars, menus and icons. I know how to change it on this machine I'm using to ask the question on, but the display icon in the control panel, where you change only the text size. is missing on the problem machine. I'm at a loss as to where to get it back from.

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I recently updated my graphic Drivers on my computer. Shortly afterwards i discovered that my graphics in games were starting to mess up. Pictures were having random lines through them. Entire images were blacking out. this extended to adobe reader and similar applications. When i try to open the nVidia Control panel i get this message that pops up 12 times :

The NVIDIA Display Control Panel Extension cannot be created.

Possible reasons include:
version mismatch. Reinstalling display drivers may solve the problem.

The control panel then opens but it won't let me adjust anything like the clock speeds. It also nolonger list the option to turn on and off SLI mode

Both the drivers for my GPU's and my motherboard are up to date as is the nVidia software.

My computer spec's follow :

Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 3 build 2600 (32-bit),
1 x AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+ [2210.2 MHz],
2.0GB DDR2 Corsair RAM,
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GT/GTO

NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GT/GTO,

298GB Western Digital HDD, 69GB Raptor HDD,

Any help you can offer would be great

Thank you

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My sister-in-laws' desktop will not display a background. The screen briefly shows her picture and then turns blue and only displays her desktop icons.

The display background choices in the control panel are all inoperable and the little screen showing the display preview is white. I had previously changed the font setting from extra large to medium and these settings work.

Any ideas would be appreciated.

A:Desktop Background and Display Control Panel

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Whenever I try to select a different theme or select a jpeg image as my desktop wallpaper, the display control panel crashes with an error: "Run a DLL as an App has encountered a problem and needs to close". I can provide more information about this error if need be. Oh yea, I'm running windows xp home edition.

A:problem with display control panel crashing

DLL files are Digital Library Link files. Typically they are used by windows and other programs to tell when the contents, or needed information is located.

From the brief description that you have given, it sounds like whatever you are doing is trying to run the DLL as an .exe file. Or actually trying to RUN the file instead of simply referrencing it. Please provide more information so we can try to help you as best we can.


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Hey, Can someone tell me how to run the display control panel as another user?

I have tried runas but I cant use desk.cpl because runas only allows applications.

Also - If you add a noprofile arguement will that bypass restrictions on that account? Eg;-

User 1 is not allowed to change his wallpaper. If user2 (who is allowed to change his wallpaper) ran the display control panel as user1 using a /noprofile arguement would the changes be saved as user1 when he logged on again?


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The desktop tab in the display folder in control panel has disappeared. I was in a web site and
all of a sudden my desktop (I had a picture of my dog as the background) changed from what I had to a pure bright blue and in the middle of the desktop there is a message box that reads
-Warning spyware detected on your computer - Install and anti virus or spyware remover to clean your computer - I have Trend Micro anti virus and Webroot and Ad-Aware spyware removers already and I have run all of them after this happened which did not get my desktop tab back so that I could change the background. Trend Micro has discovered that I just got hit with 10 TroJ_Pakes.bfz viruses which they have quarantined.

All my icons are still on the desktop.

I am running on XP. How do I get my desktop tab in the display folder back so that I can change the background? Any and all help will be greatly appreciated.

A:Solved: Control Panel - Display - Desktop Tab

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