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Windows 7: Hiding only certain icons on desktop?

22 Feb 2010   #1
netjack

win 7 64 bit
 
 
Hiding only certain icons on desktop?

I know you can hide all desktop icons, but is there a way to hide only certain icons? I have some icons that represent macros along with shortcuts but I don't want those to cluster my desktop.


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22 Feb 2010   #2
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 build 7600 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

You can check this thread for something like that
Hide ONLY my desktop's desktop.ini, and nothing else?
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22 Feb 2010   #3
helmutcheese

Vista (Hate Win 7)
 
 

I can hide any file or folder but the App is not free.
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22 Feb 2010   #4
Prisoner

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
 
 

If you're talking about Fences, it is free. I'm using the free version right now. The paid version just comes with some extra (and mostly useless) features.
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22 Feb 2010   #5
helmutcheese

Vista (Hate Win 7)
 
 

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22 Feb 2010   #6
netjack

win 7 64 bit
 
 

fences worked beautifully..many thx!
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