Stretch Option for Desktop Background Is Missing

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SYMPTOMS

The Stretch setting may be missing in the Display box on the Background tab in Display properties. Only the Tile and Center settings may be listed in the Display box.

CAUSE

This behavior can occur if the TweakUI tool is installed and the Active Desktop is not enabled.

RESOLUTION

If you do not want to use the Active Desktop, use the following workaround:
  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click the TweakUI icon.
  3. Click the IE4 tab.
  4. Click to select the Active Desktop check box.
  5. Click Apply.
  6. Right-click on a empty area of the desktop, and then click Properties.
  7. Click the Background tab.
  8. In the Display box, click Stretch, and then click OK.
  9. In the TweakUI dialog box, click to clear the Active Desktop check box.
  10. Click OK.

MORE INFORMATION

Microsoft Product Support Services Desktop Systems does not support the installation or usage of the TweakUI program or any of its components.

TweakUI is included with Microsoft Windows 98 Power Toys and is located on the Windows 98 CD-ROM in the Tools\Reskit\Powertoy folder.

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Article ID: 234156 - Last Review: January 24, 2007 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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