Restrict Changes to Active Desktop Settings

Posted On 2007-05-03 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Restrict Changes to Active Desktop Settings (Windows 9x and NT)
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This tweak allows you to have Active Desktop enabled, but to restrict any changes the settings.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'NoActiveDesktopChanges' set the value to equal '1' to enable the restriction.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart for the changes to take effect.

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

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