Articles tagged: desktop

Tip of the Day: Locating Windows Wallpaper

Desktop Peek Control

Tip of the Day: Desktop Peek

Startup Folder

How Do I Get a Program to Auto-start When I Sign in to Windows?

I’ll show you how to locate the Startup folder and put a shortcut to your program there.

New shortcut

How Do I Set a Custom Icon for a Desktop URL Shortcut?

Creating shortcuts to programs and web pages on your desktop is relatively easy, as is setting a custom icon for those shortcuts. I’ll show you how.

Leo's XP Desktop

Does What’s on My Desktop Affect My Computer’s Speed?

A cluttered desktop doesn’t slow down your computer in and of itself, but could be a symptom of deeper problems.

Now that's a clean desktop!

Is It Safe to Store Files on My Desktop?

The desktop is not a place I keep things I use, because it’s always obscured. It’s also a fragile environment to keep important files because it is prone to mis-swipes of the mouse and more.