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SetDesktopVisible – Decide whether the desktop is visible

SetDesktopVisible – Decide whether the desktop is visible

' Set whether the desktop is visible' Note: requires the SetRegistryValue, CheckRegistryKey and CreateRegistryKey ' routines, you can find them in the CodeBank' Note 2: the setting does not take effect until Explorer is restarted' Example:'   SetDesktopVisible FalsePublic Sub SetDesktopVisible(ByVal bVisible As Boolean)    Const HKEY_CURRENT_USER = &H80000001    Dim sKey As String        sKey = "SoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesExplorer"        ' if the Key does not exist    If CheckRegistryKey(HKEY_CURRENT_USER, sKey) = False Then        ' create the key        CreateRegistryKey HKEY_CURRENT_USER, sKey    End If        ' set the value    SetRegistryValue HKEY_CURRENT_USER, sKey, "NoDesktop", Abs(Not bVisible)    End Sub

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