Sometimes the desktop is just too crowded and you can hardly see the Windows desktop background from the many icons. Here are a few solutions!
1.) ... Remove unwanted icons on the desktop!
|(Image-1) Remove icons from the Windows desktop!|
If the desktop icons or shortcuts are not displayed on the desktop under MS Windows 11, please enable the desktop icons on your MS Windows OS to see them!
1. Windows+R keyboard shortcut
2. Confirm the desk.cpl ,5 command with Enter
3. And activate desktop icons that are required under your Windows operating system
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By default, Windows does not show any special icons for example "This PC", "Recycle Bin", "My Documents" on your desktop. If you want classic Windows icons, you can easily enable desktop icons!
|(Image-2) Customize which desktop icons are displayed on MS Windows all OS!|
from the DesktopOK download page
2. Install DesktopOK
3. Save and load the desktop icon positions using the buttons
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More information in the ►► DesktopOK for Windows FAQ
|(Image-3) Save Desktop Icons on all Microsoft Windows OS!|
2. About View ► Hide / show the desktop icons!
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it looks a little different under Win 11:
►► Hide or show desktop icons in Windows 11
|(Image-4) Hide icons ergo symbols or all Windows Desktop and Server OS!|
the tool to automatically hide the desktop icons
2. Start ►► the tool to automatically hide the desktop icons
3. Activate the options when the desktop icons should be displayed again
and the desktop icons will be displayed
with the displayed with the right mouse button and hidden when you click the middle mouse button. Optionally you can set the timer after how many seconds the symbols should be hidden automatically! You can also manually hide the desktop icons, but it's a bit more complicated on Windows!
Step-by-step instructions: ►► Use the automatic hiding of the desktop icons?
|(Image-5) Settings auto-hide desktop icons on MS Windows OS!|
Just click through and get information:
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►► Find desktop folders of all users under Windows 11 and 10?
►► How to move apps to a new virtual desktop on Windows 11/10?
►► Saving and restoring desktop icon positions
►► Microsoft Office 365 desktop shortcuts on Windows 10/11?
►► Can the desktop icons be arranged, saved and transferred to other computers?
►► Windows 10/11 desktop icons are so big, why, how to change?
FAQ 34: Updated on: 19 September 2022 17:44