This is my first Instructable so don't go too hard on me if it doesn't work...
This Instructable will teach you how to keep people from seeing your "private stuff" that you do on the computer. You may be hiding a huge secret, or just playing around. This method is completely fool-proof.
Step 1: The Program
We will be using a program called bosskey. You can download it here: http://www.keir.net/download/bosskey.zip. Once you have downloaded it, unzip it and put it somewhere safe...
Double click bosskey.exe. A window should pop up and there will be various fields and buttons.
At the top of the Window, there will be a note saying "Show this window" Next to it will be a field. Click the field. Now every key you press will be the key to show the application window. Type in <shift> <~>. The ~ is right above the Tab key. Next we have the key to switch the desktops (hide whatever you have on screen). Click on the field and type in `. The ` is the exact same key as last only without holding shift. Now click OK. That closes the bosskey window. The desktop switcher is now active!!!!! Open up your "secrets" and press `. Hopefully they will Disappear or you have serious problems.
NOTE: There is a glitch with bosskey. When you hover the cursor over a folder or file, the help box comes up. If you hit ` while the box is still up, you get the outline of the box on the other desktop. Not only is this very annoying, but it can draw attention to someone looking at your screen.
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