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Windows 7: Icons in Desktop - How to make them invisible temporarily

04 Apr 2012   #1
MSwhip

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Icons in Desktop - How to make them invisible temporarily

in Windows 7 can i hide the Icons in the desktop? Can i toggle back and forth between just the wallpaper and the icons on a backdrop of the wallpaper? How can i do that?

Thank you.


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04 Apr 2012   #2
Bongo

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This tutorial should help Desktop Icons - Hide or Show
Jerry
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04 Apr 2012   #3
Arc

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Right click on the desktop... and
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Jerry is faster


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08 Apr 2012   #4
A Guy

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09 Apr 2012   #5
Rockydog1947

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Thanks for that A Guy. I hate going back and forth turning off hide/show. This is cool.
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09 Apr 2012   #6
A Guy

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Welcome to Seven Forums Rockydog1947. You're welcome. I like it because click and they show, and hide again by themselves. Want to work on the desktop, just disable until you are done, then untick disable, and back hidden. A Guy
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