Active Desktop

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A term coined by the Microsoft Corporation to describe the integration of the desktop with the Internet. When Internet Explorer 4 was developed, Microsoft made the decision to make the desktop the primary means of organizing Internet-related information. For example, it enabled the user to place shortcuts to favourite Web sites on the desktop rather than as bookmarks in a browser.

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