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Disable the desktop themes tag (Current Users).

This setting enables you to disallow the themes tag, so a user can’t choose a different theme.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
This setting enables you to disallow the themes tag, so a user can’t choose a different theme.

A desktop theme is a graphical user interface (GUI) referring to the interests of the user that represents ordinary sounds, icons, pointer, wallpaper or screensaver.

For this go to "Start->Run" and enter "regedit" and search the key listed below. You can create one DWORD value "NoToolbarCustomize", if this value is not existing.

Now you can set this value to disallow the desktop themes tag. After a restart or logoff the changes take effect.

Hide the Themes tab from Desktop properties.reg

The ".reg" file can hide the Themes tab from Desktop properties.

Show Themes tab from Desktop properties (Default).reg

The ".reg" file can show the Themes tab in Desktop properties.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The "Themes" tab is not visible after the changes have been made in the registry.

The "Themes" tab is visible.

First, click the 'Start' button and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\], right-click in the open area and create a new DWORD value "NoThemesTab".

Third, right-click on the "NoThemesTab" DWORD value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the value "1" in the 'Value Data' field and click on 'OK'.

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Remove the “Desktop” tab from Display Properties dialog (For Current User).

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This setting enables you to remove the “Desktop” tab from the Display Properties dialog box.

Remove “Themes” and “Appearance” tabs from Display Properties dialog (For Current User).

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This setting enables you to remove “Themes” and “Appearance” tabs from the Display Properties dialog box.

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This setting enables you to remove the “Settings” tab from the Display Properties dialog box.

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