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Windows 7: hiding desktop icons of windows7 home basic

23 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Basic 64 bit
hiding desktop icons of windows7 home basic

I am using an object dock in Windows 7 home basic and I want to hide/remove the icons of mycomputer and recycle bin on my desktop because it is already in the dock.. Unfortunately I don't know how to hide those icons. Please help me. Thanks in advance!

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23 Oct 2010   #2

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Go to search, type icons. Then uncheck what you do not want
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27 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Basic 64bit

Hey just follow the following steps...

Desktop Icons - Add or Remove

1) Go to the desktop and open personaliation option by right clicking in the empty space of desktop.
2) Then in that go to 'Change desktop icons' tab located at upper left panel.
3) By clicking on it, it will redirect you to another window, in that check\uncheck icons which you wan\din't want.
4) Press apply and then ok.

Hope that this would be helpful to you.
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