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How do I take the icons off the desktop, yet not risk losing them altogether, like putting them in My Documents or somewhere like that. I right-clicked on the ones I wanted off and put them in My Documents but they are still on the desktop too.

Question From: Linda - Feb 23rd 2005


To remove icons from the desktop, first create a folder called shortcuts or something similar.

Then what you need to do is right-click and drag each icon you want to move.

When you move the icon to the destination folder a context menu comes up one of the options is 'move here'.

Do that and the shortcut or program will move from the desktop to the new location.

Reply From: Stephanie - Feb 10th 2006

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