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You may want to consider reinstalling your video card drivers to see if this brings them back. 

Related issue:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q283751/

Edit:  Also, you can try this

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm 

Look for restore All Display Tabs on the page (I've never used this.....)

I got this link from here:  http://www.computing.net/windowsxp/wwwboard/forum/134887.html  (half way down the page, message from tufenuf)

Excerpt from link:

"Matt, Another fix for your problem is to go to the link below and scroll down to line 285 right column and download & run the "Restore All Display Tabs" .reg file fix. Save the REG File to your hard disk. Double click it and answer yes to the import prompt."

Good luck :)

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isnt their supposed to be a "bar" up there to switch between the theme, resolution, and so on.....

now there is now way i can change the default color from blue to silver :whaa:

Yes, you go to the appearance tab under your display proper.....................wait, never mind :haha:

When you are able to get to your appearance tab under the display properties, that is where you can change the default colors.

Strange problem-

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Well lets see' how long did this problem started? check your restore checkpoints and if you find a checkpoint that dates before the problem occurred then just do a restore operation and the problem should be fixed' scan again for infections and ur all set...... if you can't find a restore checkpoint use the registry mechanic.

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Go to the following reg keys and export them to a safe place (backup):

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorer]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesActiveDesktop]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionThemeManager]

After that, download the following attached registry file. Unzip and run it.

This should solve your problems. :)

If not, restore the backups. :)

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Go to the following reg keys and export them to a safe place (backup):

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorer]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesActiveDesktop]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionThemeManager]

After that, download the following attached registry file. Unzip and run it.

This should solve your problems. :)

If not, restore the backups. :)

It dint work........ :angry3:

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this is soo, anoying man, don't worry, I'm sure you'll get it fixed. As I always put it to my parents when something goes wrong with the Media Center, "Guys, Have you ever known me to not be able to fix this? Just give me 20 minutes...hahahaha...*evil*..."

anyway..lol  :D Good luck

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