|Change the Active Desktop Safe Mode Background (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP)|
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This setting is used to change the image or web page that is shown when the active desktop is disabled due to a system error.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new String value, or modify the existing value called 'Wallpaper' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Desktop\SafeMode\|
Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value: Wallpaper Filename
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: October 21, 2001