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Windows 7: Hiding SOME desktop icons

24 Aug 2010   #11

7 HP & ULT

The FREE version of Fences allows me to show just the Recycle Bin And Firefox while not deleting the other icons, but still hiding the ones I don't need at any given time.

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07 Sep 2010   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I've used Stardock Fences for some time and it's really good. I take my Tablet PC into the classroom and want an uncluttered desktop to project onto the screen - a simple double click on the desktop as I undock and all but those icons I want visible immediately disappear.

There's a free version of the program that's good but the purchased version (US$10 at the moment) gives you extra features such as automatically corralling icons of a particular type into fences that you nominate. In other words, if you drop a .docx file onto the desktop it immediately migrates into the appropriate fence.
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