Restrict Control Panel / Display – Hide Tabs


If you want to prevent color background or color scheme changes via the Control
Panel, you can hide Control Panel / Display / Appearance Tab with the following
Windows NT Registry hack:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

Name: NoDispAppearancePage

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

If you want to prevent background pattern or wallpaper changes via the
Control Panel, hide the Control Panel / Display / Background tab:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

Name: NoDispBackgroundPage

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

If you want to prevent screen saver changes via the Control Panel, hide the
Control Panel / Display / Screen Saver tab:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

Name: NoDispScrSavPage

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

If you want to prevent color palette, desktop area (resolution), font size,
or screen fresh frequency changes via the Control Panel, hide the Control Panel
/ Display / Settings tab:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

Name: NoDispSettingsPage

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

To hide the Control Panel / Display Icon:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

Name: NoDispCPL

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1

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