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rfhar
The World Sport, Played In Every Country
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join:2001-03-26
Buicktown,Mi
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[XPHome] Disappear desktop icons

I bought this computer the first week Win7 was out and gave the old one to my daughter. I had a small program on it that made the icons on the desktop disappear and have forgot what the programs name is and how to use it. My son-in-law would like to disappear those desktop icons.

Can anyone refresh my memory?


La Luna
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join:2001-07-12
Warwick, NY
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You can hide desktop icons right from the desktop. Right click>view>show/hide desktop icons.

Also found this:

»www.softwareok.com/?seite=Micros···topIcons

And this:

»www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-···-or-off/
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art22gg
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join:2005-02-16
Courtenay, BC
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reply to rfhar
There are several available...

1) Fences...»www.stardock.com/products/fences/

2) EmptyDesk...»www.ilovefreesoftware.com/28/win···esk.html

3)AutoHideDesktopIcons...»www.softwareok.com/?seite=Micros···topIcons

LLigetfa

join:2006-05-15
Fort Frances, ON
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reply to rfhar
TweakUI can also hide desktop icons.


rfhar
The World Sport, Played In Every Country
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join:2001-03-26
Buicktown,Mi
reply to rfhar
Thanks very much.


rfhar
The World Sport, Played In Every Country
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reply to rfhar
I was down to the kids house last night to watch the game and there is a place to toggle the icons on and off by right clicking on the desktop and looking under the properties (XP). It has been about three years now and all I could remember was that I used to do it.