Thursday, 12 February 2009

Active Desktop Recovery Error



Clicking "Restore My Desktop" just will not do anything, how many times have I seen this one... to be honest there are probably a fair few fixes to this I have used a couple in my time yet the best I have found has to be this:

Go to Start > Run

Type "regedit"

Modify the following entry:
HKeyCurrentUser\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Desktop\SafeMode\Components

Change the DeskHTMLVersion key (Decimal) from 272 to 0, press ok, close down regedit and press Ctrl + F5 together.

The original desktop should now be back to normal.

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