May 26, 2006
Dear CNET members,
Surprisingly this week, we got very few submissions to answer Alan's question about his Windows display properties reverting back to the default state. I can only assume that this issue is a software or hardware quirk that has many people stumped. I even did some research to see if I could help, and I came up short. All I could think of is somewhere, somehow, there is a corrupt file in the operating system that eventually freaks out and forces the display properties back to default state, but that's not much help. So this week, we don't have a winning answer, but what we do have is all the suggestions that our members have submitted that may help lead Alan in the proper direction to tackle this issue. So, Alan, if you are reading this, I'll need your help. If you find your solution in this week's discussion thread by one of our members, please let me know who it is because I would like to reward that person. If any of you have ever experienced this issue and solved it or have any ideas for a solution for Alan's question, please join us in this week's discussion and share it with us. That way, we could put a close to this mystery. Thank you all for your participation!
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I am running Windows XP Service Pack 2, and every week or so, the display properties I have set for my monitor, including
Theme, Desktop, Screensaver, and so on, revert to the default Windows XP settings. What is causing this and how can I prevent it from happening? Thanks!
Alan S. of Melbourne, Australiaa
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