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Disable Active Desktop

Posted On 2007-05-03 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Disable Active Desktop (Windows 9x and NT)
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This tweak will disable the use of the Active Desktop feature.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value named "NoActiveDesktop", and set the new value to equal "1" to enable the restriction or "0" to disable the restriction.
Note: This restriction can be used either on a user by user basis by adding it to HKEY_CURRENT_USER or on a computer wide basis by adding it to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.

Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
Value Name: NoActiveDesktop
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Data: (0 = disable restriction, 1 = enable restriction)


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