How to Hide Desktop Icons in Windows 10

Do you have too much clutter on your computer’s Desktop? Are you looking to hide desktop icons in Windows 10? If yes, then you have come to the right place. This short article shows you how to hide all the icons on your Windows 10 computer’s desktop. Of course, this is only a temporary solution. A much better solution would be to organize the items on your desktop into folders. Anyway, here is how to remove all the desktop icons in Windows 10;

Disable Desktop Icons on a Windows 10 computer

To stop desktop icons on a Windows 10 computer, all that you need to do is the following;

  • Minimize all the windows on your computer till you can see the desktop.
  • Right click on an empty space on the desktop.
  • Hover your mouse over “View.”
  • In the sub panel that appears, scroll down and click on “Show Desktop Icons.”

Clicking on “Show Desktop Icons,” un-ticks the option. What then happens is all the icons on your Windows 10 computer’s desktop will be hidden from view. The thing to note is that they are still there. You haven’t deleted anything, so there is no need to worry. To return your icons to your desktop, you simply go through the same process.

If your computer does not already have Windows 10, why not try getting a copy free of charge. Perhaps you were one of those people who didn’t initially want to get Windows 10. There have been reports that some people are still able to get free copies of Windows 10, in spite of the fact the the free offer ended a while back. Who knows? Maybe you will get lucky. If not, then you will need to buy a copy of Windows 10.

Anyway, feel free to check out my article on how to split the screen on a Windows 10 computer!

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