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Remove “Themes” and “Appearance” tabs from Display Properties dialog (For All Users).

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

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
This setting enables you to remove “Themes” and “Appearance” tabs from the Display Properties dialog box. By using “Appearance” tab you can change the layout of windows and dialogs with the changed color and font while the “Themes” tab enables to apply the desired Windows theme.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, create a DWORD value “NoDispAppearancePage”, in the right panel, if this value does not exist.

Then, right-click and modify its value to “1” which can remove the tabs “Themes” and “Appearance” from the Display Properties dialog box. However, if you want to get back to the original state, change the value to “0”.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

NOTE:
In Windows Vista, the “Themes” and “Appearance” option in right panel is removed from the window.

Hide Themes and Appearance Tab from Display Properties.reg

The '.reg' file can hide 'Appearance' and 'Themes' tab from the 'Display Properties' dialog box.

Show Themes and Appearance Tab from Display Properties (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can show 'Themes' and 'Appearance' tabs in the 'Display Properties' dialog box.

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

'Themes' and 'Appearance' tabs are hidden from the 'Display Properties' dialog box.

'Themes' and 'Appearance' tabs are visible in the 'Display Properties' by default.

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

Now, go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\] and create a DWORD value "NoDispAppearancePage".

Then, right-click on "NoDispAppearancePage" and select 'Modify'.

Finally, set the value data as "1 " and click 'OK'.

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