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Microsoft KB Archive/174548

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Do Not Use Web Pages with Frames as Your Desktop Wallpaper

Article ID: 174548

Article Last Modified on 6/5/2007


  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition

This article was previously published under Q174548


Do not use a Web pages that contain frames as your desktop wallpaper. If you do, some desktop items may stop working. You may find that the Channel bar is removed from the desktop.


The Active Desktop cannot display desktop wallpaper with frames. Such pages are actually several separate pages, tied together with links. If a frame set is copied to a computer, it is not usable as wallpaper, even if all related pages are copied with it.

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