disabled wallpaper feature

chenks@tiscali.co.uk chenks "at" tiscali.co.uk
Mon, 14 Jan 2002 17:00:14 +0000

thanx i will give that a go


MichaelLashinsky "at" drugplastics.com writes: 

> HKEY_USERS\.Default\Software\ORL\WinVNC3, 
>      I right click in the right hand pane and select "New DWord Value" then
> enter "AllowProperties" to disable the properties function so my users
> can't muff up the settings.  Then I repeat and enter "RemoveWallpaper".  I
> leave the values for each at zero (00000000).  I do this under all three
> Hives.  On the first install it is only under the Local Machine Hive.
> After another restart is is in the other two and when I enter it in the
> current user hive is appears in the hkey_users hive automatically.  (I
> would think that last part should work the other way around, but thats how
> it is for me.)  I have had mixed results with the remove wallpaper entry.
> The allow properties entry always works.  It sometimes takes a few restarts
> until all the registry settings percolate through to their own respective
> next incarnations.
>      I have decided that I do not care all that much if the remove
> wallpaper entry works, what really speeds things up seems to be reducing
> the host to 256 colors!
>      By the way, This discription is for Win'95.  Other versions should be
> very similar.  I just feel my way through it each time I do it.  (I gotta
> learn more about the registry.) 
> Have a Good Day, 
> Michael L. 
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