active desktop

  JACC 12:57 19 Mar 2004
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Could someone please tell what Active Desktop is and what it does . My son activated mine and things seem to running out of sorts .I've now disabled it and things are much better now , i'm using W 98se .

  Eric10 13:12 19 Mar 2004

Active Desktop was Microsoft's way of crippling your PC by making unrealistic demands on your system resources. You have found the best thing to do with it -- turn it off.

  JACC 21:40 19 Mar 2004

thank you Eric10 your advice has been taken on-board and it will be left turned off .

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