How to Use a Web Page As Your Desktop Wallpaper

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Article ID: 171165 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q171165
NOTE: The information in this article applies to Internet Explorer 5 users only if the Windows Desktop Update component is installed. This component is installed with Windows 98 or can be installed with Internet Explorer 4. For information about adding or removing the Windows Desktop Update component, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
165695 How to Add or Remove Windows Desktop Update
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SUMMARY

This article describes how to use a Web page (.htm file) as your desktop wallpaper (or background).

MORE INFORMATION

To set a Web page as your desktop wallpaper, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click Display.
  2. On the Background tab, click Browse.
  3. In the Files Of Type box, click Background Files.
  4. Click the .htm file you want to use as the background, and then click Open.
  5. Click OK.

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Article ID: 171165 - Last Review: June 5, 2007 - Revision: 3.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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