Wallpaper 'Option' disappeared

  jconline 11:18 07 Jun 2005
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I have just received a new pc with Winxp installed. The option to change the wallpaper is not available when I go to properties on the desktop. Any ideas on how to get this option back as the present wallpaper is hideous.
Thanx in advance

  chaztait 11:46 07 Jun 2005

Click Control Panel, Appearance and Themes(catergory View), Display and then the desktop tab

  jconline 13:01 07 Jun 2005

Chaztait... Already tried that. The desktop option is not displayed

  Curio 14:27 07 Jun 2005

Control Panel, Add/Remove Programmes. Click on Add remove Windows Components. Click accessories and utilities. Click details, Click Accessories, Tick Desktop Wallpaper. OK your way out

  jconline 14:35 07 Jun 2005

Curio... The option is already ticked. Looks like some 'Boffin' has gone into the Profile or security set up and disabled the option for changing the wallpaper optio (for some reason)..

  jconline 14:36 07 Jun 2005

Curio... The option is already ticked. Looks like some 'Boffin' has gone into the Profile or security set up (or similar. beyond my knowledge of WinXP)and disabled the option for changing the wallpaper option (for some reason)..

  jconline 15:14 07 Jun 2005

Thanx crx1600... not the ideal solution but it worked.

  jconline 15:25 07 Jun 2005

Ok now.
Ran:- gpedit.msc... User Config.. Administrator templates... Control Panel..Display and then disabled the 'Hide Desktop tab'

Thanks for the replies. it was the thread on crx1600 that lead me ther

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