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How to Use a Web Page As Your Desktop Wallpaper

This article was previously published under Q171165
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This article was written about products for which Microsoft no longer offers support. Therefore, this article is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
NOTE: The information in this article applies to Internet Explorer 5 usersonly if the Windows Desktop Update component is installed. This componentis installed with Windows 98 or can be installed with Internet Explorer 4.For information about adding or removing the Windows Desktop Updatecomponent, please see the following article in the Microsoft KnowledgeBase:
165695How to Add or Remove Windows Desktop Update
SUMMARY
This article describes how to use a Web page (.htm file) as your desktopwallpaper (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: 06/05/2007 16:32:31 - Revision: 3.3

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  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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