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SetDesktopVisible - Decide whether the desktop is visible
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' 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 False

Public Sub SetDesktopVisible(ByVal bVisible As Boolean)
  Const HKEY_CURRENT_USER = &H80000001
  Dim sKey As String
  
  sKey = "Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer"
  
  ' 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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