XP Desktop Theme Control Restrictions


Want to control access to the desktop theme settings including the Windows
styles, buttons, schemes and fonts? You can use one or more of the following
registry settings:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER

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

Name: NoColorChoice

Name: NoSizeChoice

Name: NoVisualStyleChoice

Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1
disabled

The above settings let you restrict specific controls. If you want to hide
the Themes Settings page:

Hive: HKEY_CURRENT_USER

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

Name: NoThemesTab

Type: REG_DWORD

Value: 1

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