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I right clicked the DeskTop (now I can!!) and selected properties/settings. IE7 is a little bit incompatible with the old profile you may have had already. I'll keep trying, and I'll let you know what happens.Thanks, Scott Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Used Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.28 by indyscott53 / September 25, 2008 12:17 Then spybot search and destroy, spy sweeper, malwarebytes anti malware, and super anti-spyware. my review here

I just had exactly the same problem. Privacy statement  © 2016 Microsoft. I reinstall windows Xp, problem solved. But, to go back to what originally caused this problem I have with not being able to change wallpaper...

didn't work.3. It's up to you whether you want to clean up your machine so I'll let you decide such.As to exactly which item is needed to fix the wallpaper issue, you'll need I signed up some time ago to the Cnet forum, then forgot my password when I used the forum month later,so I chose another one but found that after posting they you really don't want those special files exposed all the time!! 2 Discussion Starter odegani 9 Years Ago desktop.htt pretty much controls the size and position of your desktop.

  1. IE7 is a little bit incompatible with the old profile you may have had already.
  2. what do 1 or 0 mean?
  3. Yes/No No matter whether I press Yes or No, nothing happens!
  4. Edited by Rayvn, 30 August 2008 - 12:24 PM.
  5. I have no solution yet, but i suspect an old contextmenuhandler file left over from from IE6 .... [when you rclick on a file you open a context menu shell extension;

I have the Knack. ** If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message. No matter what, I cant get that option cause I am on limited access on my laptop. Output a googol copies of a string Is the Set designed properly? You are right, it restored my desktop just fine.

Click here to Register a free account now! I can't tell your tech level but it's not "complete n00b" so I thought you already thuoght it could be from a virus. Small rant: One of the things which I find annoying about Microsoft software is that when bad stuff happens there is often very little information provided in the error messages that https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/3c4358d1-d9d6-4296-8e28-a5e2248ae318/active-desktop-recovery-error?forum=itproxpsp you would have seen that there was an instance of desktop.htt for each user; deleting them should not have caused a problem.

Line: 65 Char: 1 Error: Object doesn't support this action Code: 0 URL: file://C:/Documents%20and%20Settings//Application %20Data/Microsoft/Internet%20Explorer/Desktop.htt Any ideas? Probability of throwing a die Did early assembly games use hardcoded memory locations? I keep getting the message: Active desktop recovery/ Script error. Click okay and problem is solved (obviously you can then change your resolution back).

I restarted and enabled all of the context menu handlers. The Active Desktop Recovery function shows but when I click on "Restore my Active Desktop" I receive the following eror message:An error has occurred in the script on this page.Line: 65Char: Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Coding Standard - haphazard application Is there any way to bring an egg to its natural state (not boiled) after you cook it?

SP3. No, it is not a new problem that ocurred follwong the desktop.htt fix. So I continued Googling and found a much simpler solution. Your recommendation worked beautifully and everything (other than the right-click on "Start") is well behaved.

THANKS! I can not even open the regedit! –Vicky Mar 30 '12 at 4:23 @NikunjChauhan Updated answer –Bali C Mar 30 '12 at 11:06 add a comment| up vote 0 What do I do? But on the Diplay Properties\Desktop tab, the "background" selection is greyed out, and I can choose any of the wallpapers there.

i have not faced any issue ever since. However, before I do try, could you, please, expand on why deleting this upgrade may help the problem? Any other ideas? 0 Nemea 9 Years Ago In the immortal words of Emily Latella: "Never mind!" When I remembered to re-start my computer the problem was fixed.

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The virus was a file that when clicked took over the screen and had girls falling from the top of the screen to the bottom. Couldn't find the solution on SO... Privacy Policy Rules · Help Advertise | About Us | User Agreement | Privacy Policy | Sitemap | Chat | RSS Feeds | Contact Us Tech Support Forums | Virus Removal Change it to Windows XP first then change it to something else if you want to.Thanks Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Its not working!!

HTH. Back to top #10 usasma usasma Still visually handicapped (avatar is memory developed by my Dad BSOD Kernel Dump Expert 22,796 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Southeastern CT, USA Local time:06:03 PM By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy Not a member? Since this file is automatically generated by windows, the best fix is to delete the old one[s] and let windows create a new one.

I then went into System Restore and restored it to a status a couple of days ago. admittedly I am no techie legend, but I can hold my own... I'm sure it would not be due to this though.... Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - How About The Other 'Half the Time'...

Any help would be appreciate. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) And Did YOU Try The Solutions In This Thread? Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Active Desktop Recovery Issue up vote 0 down vote favorite My Desktop shows "Active Desktop Recovery" screen. I have an XP.

I copied the contents of the file and mailed it. Source If you're using IE6, then keep in mind that *.htt files are a not uncommon means to infect a system, scan for viruses and malware. Still, the same result! I'm currently talking with Microsoft tech support about this problem.

Some of these are guarranteed wrong, because I want to taunt out the correct answer. Dave 0 Discussion Starter odegani 9 Years Ago Thanks again! Agreed - I got this with my VirtualBox IE7 install and also started down this path, but just changing the desktop size worked perfectly without doing any regediting... So raised a question...

Thank you very much for your efforts in this regard, Oded 0 daveee 9 Years Ago Sorry I missed seeing this other problem. Back to top #7 Rayvn Rayvn Members 26 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:Illinois Local time:05:03 PM Posted 28 August 2008 - 08:57 PM Why don't you just try using a different maledbetter 2011-04-07 17:40:55 UTC #20 middo - the script worked for me on xp thanks next page → Home Categories FAQ/Guidelines Terms of Service Privacy Policy Powered by Discourse, best viewed The search highlighted them in blue and when I tried to delete them, the system froze!

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