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Monday, February 14, 2011

Windows 7: Hide or Show Desktop Items




How to Hide or Show Desktop Icons and Gadgets in Windows 7

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This article will show you how to easily hide or show all of the icons and Gadgets on your desktop in Windows 7. By default, all desktop icons and gadgets are set to show in Windows 7.



OPTION ONE

Hide or Show Desktop Icons

Using the Desktop Context Menu

1. Right click on a empty area of the desktop.

2. To Show All Desktop Icons

A) Click on Show Desktop Icons to check it. (See screenshot below step 3)

3. To Hide All Desktop Icons

A) Click on Show Desktop Icons to uncheck it. (See screenshot below)



B) Save your current theme to help prevent these settings from being reset after you log off and on, or restart the computer.

OPTION TWO

Hide or Show Desktop Gadgets

1. Right click on a empty area of the desktop.

2. To Show All Desktop Gadgets

A) Click on Show Desktop Gadgets to check it. (See screenshot below step 3)

3. To Hide All Desktop Gadgets

A) Click on Show Desktop Gadgets to uncheck it. (See screenshot below)



B) Save your current theme to help prevent these settings from being reset after you log off and on, or restart the computer.


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