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

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

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
This setting enables you to remove the “Desktop” tab from the Display Properties dialog box. By using “Desktop” tab you can change wallpaper images and set their display style.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If the subkey “\System” does not exist, create it as explained below. Then, create a DWORD value “NoDispBackgroundPage”, if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and modify the value to “1” which can remove the tab “Desktop” 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 “Desktop Background” option in right panel is removed from the window while in Windows 98 & Me, “Desktop” tab is named as “Background”.

Hide Desktop Tab from Display Properties.reg

The '.reg' file can hide 'Desktop' tab from the 'Display Properties' dialog box.

Show Desktop Tab from Display Properties (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can show 'Desktop' tab in the 'Display Properties' dialog box.

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

'Desktop' tab is hidden from the 'Display Properties' dialog box.

'Desktop' tab is visible in the 'Display Properties' by default.

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\] and create a new key as "System".

Create a new 'DWORD value' as "NoDispBackgroundPage".

Right-click on "NoDispBackgroundPage" and select 'Modify'.

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

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