How to Use Active Channels in Internet Explorer 6
- Active channels are a new way of viewing automatically updating content and are visible even without having Internet Explorer open. To view active channels on the desktop, right-click the desktop and choose the Properties option.
- Choose the Web tab.
- Check the option, View my Active Desktop as a web page.
- Download an Active Desktop item such as the Microsoft Investor Active Desktop Ticker from the Microsoft website.
- Select the Customize button to modify how much content can be available offline, to modify the synchronization schedule, or to add a password.
- Click the OK button.