HideDesktopIcons is a freeware which can hide/unhide the desktop icons in windows.
Windows already has a show/hide desktop icon method, activating which is a slightly longer task and involves a few extra mouse clicks: right click on desktop, then on arrange icons by and finally check/uncheck the Show Desktop Icon.
But unlike the Show desktop icon option in windows HideDesktopIcons app works with just a click. Therefore, even not so tech savvy users can use it conveniently.
How to Hide Desktop Icons:
This application doesn’t require any installation. You simply need to drag it onto the start menu or the taskbar. You can even have a keyboard shortcut to activate this application when required.
To select the keyboard keys just right click on the properties, then click on shortcut and enter the combination keys in the shortcut field. The application will run every time a user presses this key combination.
You can also use Fences to better organize your desktop.
It works well on all window platforms. If an error is encountered while running it then check whether Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package (x86) is installed or not.
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