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Computing Terms

Active Desktop-

Active Desktop allows you to have web-related content on your desktop.
For example, if you like to use different types of background wallpaper
you normally have to use a BMP file. With active desktop installed, you
can use JPEGs too. It also lets you do some other cool things, like
single-clicking of program icons, using HTML documents as wallpaper, and
more.

If you have Internet Explorer 4.0 or better installed, you probably
already Active Desktop installed. If you would like to have Windows
treat your desktop as a web page, right-click the desktop, select
Properties from the resulting menu, and click the Web tab on the screen
that pops up. Just place a checkmark in the "View my Active Desktop as
a web page" check box.

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