Prevent changing color scheme

This setting forces the theme color scheme to be the default color scheme.

If you enable this setting, a user cannot change the color scheme of the current desktop theme.

If you disable or do not configure this setting, a user may change the color scheme of the current desktop theme.

For Windows 7 and later, use the "Prevent changing color and appearance" setting.

Supported on: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows XP
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
Value NameNoColorChoice
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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