Introduction: How to Unclutter Your Desktop

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This is an instructable on how to get a clean, uncluttered desktop.
sorry about the small pics i dont no how to make them bigger:(

Step 1: Look at What You Have.

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Give a general description of the Steplook at all your Icons. this will tell you what you need as folders.

Step 2: Create a Folder

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right click desktop>new>folder, name it a catagory (for instance games)

Step 3: Put in the Programs

drag and drop your icons for that catagory to the folder for me its all of my games.

Step 4: Pretty It Up

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change the picture, right click folder,properties, customize, change icon and choose a fitting icon. you can download icons from internet, or use any pic on your computer


admin (author)2008-07-09

This is a great Instructable, but you need to add a main image of the final project to the intro step. Please do that and leave me a message when you have so that we can publish your work. Thanks!

lopez8675 (author)admin2008-07-09

thx, its my first one but any idean on getting a bigger pic?

lopez8675 (author)lopez86752008-07-09

i updated it

stormer1127 (author)2009-08-02

yea u crop the pic and then re size it, i would use gimp

oakironworker (author)2008-12-11

and then drop all the folders in a folder called desktop

lopez8675 (author)oakironworker2008-12-12

good idea

ikqdrum (author)2008-07-10

im curious how you got a MAC background on a WINDOWS machine?

lopez8675 (author)ikqdrum2008-07-10

o to google and search OS X on images

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