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Change the Restore Active Desktop screen.

By using this tweak you able to change the image or Web page that is shown when the Active Desktop is disabled due to a system error.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
By using this tweak you able to change the image or Web page that is shown when the Active Desktop is disabled due to a system error.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, right-click and modify the Expandable String value “Wallpaper”, in the right panel, with complete path to the new file. However, if you want to show the default screen, replace new path with earlier.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

A customized image is shown when the "Active Desktop" is disabled after the changes.

A default image is shown when the "Active Desktop" is disabled.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Desktop\SafeMode\General\] key, right-click on the "Wallpaper" Expandable String value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter complete path of the new file in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Showing Windows Version on the Desktop (For Windows 98/Me).

Category : Display > Desktop

Enabling this option will show the Version information of Windows on the desktop and disabling the option will hide this information from desktop.

Do not save changed icon position on desktop (For All Users)

Category : Display > Desktop

Users can change the positions of icons and place them anywhere on the desktop. Windows saves such settings even when the user logs off or restarts the system. This setting can let you disable such feature.

Remove “Active Desktop” item from Settings in the Start menu (For Current User in Win 98/Me).

Category : Display > Desktop

This setting enables you to remove the menu item “Active Desktop” from Settings in the Start menu.

Remove “Active Desktop” item from Settings in the Start menu (For All Users in Win 98/Me).

Category : Display > Desktop

This setting enables you to remove the menu item “Active Desktop” from Settings in the Start menu.

Prevent changes to “Active Desktop” settings.

Category : Display > Desktop

This setting removes the options from Desktop, where you can make changes to the “Active Desktop” settings.

 
 
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