Is the Active Desktop Active?

Is the Active Desktop Active?

Sometimes you want to know if the desktop is in Active Desktop mode-for example, to set an HTML wallpaper. I couldn’t find a function to accomplish this, but this hack works on all Windows 95/98 and NT4 desktops that I’ve tested it on:

 Private Declare Function FindWindow& Lib "user32" Alias _	"FindWindowA" (ByVal lpClassName$, ByVal lpWindowName$)Private Declare Function FindWindowEx& Lib "user32" Alias _	"FindWindowExA" (ByVal hWndParent&, ByVal _	hWndChildAfter&, ByVal lpClassName$, ByVal _	lpWindowName$)Public Function IE4ActiveDesktop() As Boolean	Dim Templong&	Templong = FindWindow("Progman", vbNullString)	Templong = FindWindowEx(Templong, 0&, _		"SHELLDLL_DefView", vbNullString)	Templong = FindWindowEx(Templong, 0&, _		"Internet Explorer_Server", vbNullString)	If Templong > 0 Then		IE4ActiveDesktop = True	Else		IE4ActiveDesktop = False	End IfEnd Function

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