How to Fix Active Desktop Recovery ?

If your Windows desktop suddenly shows this Active Desktop Recovery error message,

active desktop recovery

and even by clicking the “Restore my Active Desktop” does not solve the problem, or even by changing the wallpaper still showing the same error message on the next restart, then you might need to follow these steps to fix this error.

  1. Go to Run and type, regedit.
  2. Then, navigate to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Desktop\SafeMode\Components

  1. Double click, DeskHtmlVersion to modify the value.
  2. Change the value to 0.

registry editor active desktop recovery

  1. Click Ok.
  2. And restart your computer.

As always, I try to provide you the simplest technique to fix your computer problems. With that, I hope you can follow these simple steps to fix the problem. Good luck! 😉