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If you want to restore the show desktop icon, follow this short guide and see how it works: including a free download of the show desktop icon if you don’t want/can’t create it yourself.
I previously showed you that there are some great tools to save/restore your desktop icon layout in Windows 7. Some tools go even further and create forms, shapes and objects using desktop icons. Sounds crazy? It probably is, but it’s some cool desktop art. Challenge + Reward Inside: Arrange your desktop icons into complex forms and send us a screenshot to firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you hate it when your desktop icon layout gets messed up and you have to restore your personal, customized layout MANUALLY one by one? Well, here’s a simple solution to save and restore desktop icon layouts in Windows 7.
FelixJr, one of our readers wanted to know how to remove the recycle bin from his desktop in Windows 7. Windows 7 allows you to remove all system icons from your desktop and even add others that are disabled by default.
Some of our community members are hard at work and created 3 new, free Windows 7 desktop themes: If you want to submit your own themes, you can do that here.
We previously told you how to find the MAC address in Windows 7, but what if you want display the MAC address right on your desktop along with other crucial system information? There’s an easy solution.
Do you want to display your system information on the desktop? It can be handy if you want to know your IP, free disk space or your MAC address. Microsoft provides a handy tool to add all system information (even custom information) straight to your desktop!
I’ve been receiving a lot of positive feedback from WoW players all over the world, so I decided to make this desktop theme even better and added a new WoW Start Menu Orb. If you have any ideas for the WoW desktop theme, let me know. (Image: WoW Start Orb)
I’ve created a free Mafia 2 HD Windows 7 theme for all Mafia fans. Mafia 2 will be released this summer (between May – July 2010), so if you can’t wait to get your hands on Mafia 2, grab this free HD theme with over 25 Mafia 2 desktop Wallpapers!
Wouldn’t it be great to have a virtual 3d desktop in Windows 7? Well, a desktop is virtual, but I am talking about an extension of your current desktop. How about multiple desktops that you can switch to with a simple shortcut? Yep, that’s possible! Here is the best free tool for your own virtual Windows 7 desktop in 3D.
Some readers asked me how to remove the recycle bin from the desktop in Windows 7. This is a pretty simple task and will only require a few clicks. Here’s a tutorial for beginners who want to get rid of the recycle bin icon on their desktop.
A shortcut that is on our list of Windows 7 shorcuts, is the Windows 7 shortcut to desktop, but because a lot of people asked me how to do it, I’ll let you know the best ways to get to your desktop in less than a second
Did you receive the error message “This theme can’t be applied to the desktop!” after applying an unsigned 3rd-party theme? If you did, read this tutorial and learn how to fix it and how to install Windows 7 themes properly.
Looking for a desktop calendar for the year 2010? We have previously reported about some great desktop calendars for Windows 7. Here are the best free alternatives.
Can’t remember anything? Missed an important date today or forgot someone’s birthday? Use a desktop calendar to pin important events to your desktop. There are many free desktop calendars, but not all of them are good. Rainlendar is one of the best.