Automatically Hide desktop icons when PC is idle or inactive

When Windows PC is left idle for some time, it locks by itself. Few users disable this feature and keep PC active all the time irrespective of inactivity or idle period. While you are away from PC, other users can easily see icons, folders and application programs on the desktop of your

How to hide or show Desktop icons on Windows PC

Desktop icons provide quick access to files, folders and application programs on Windows PC. While icons on desktop are useful, too many icons can make desktop look cluttered and un-organized. Few users like clean and organized desktop look with full view of a desktop wallpaper. One can

Rename desktop icons on Windows 7, Vista, XP

Bored of usual names assigned to different icons on Windows desktop screen? You can easily spice up icon names / labels by renaming them to any desired name on Windows 7, Vista or XP computer. With renaming you can customize icon text as per requirement that allow easier and faster access

Make desktop icons smaller as ‘list view’ on Windows

Large and big size icons on Windows desktop taking too much space? You can easily tidy up desktop interface by reducing size of desktop icons and displaying them in neat "list view" format. Deskview is a portable tool for Windows that change desktop icon size and display format in single

Search & tweet Youtube videos from desktop

If you happen to watch lot of Youtube videos and like to share them by sending tweet on Twitter, then make this routine easy and quick using TweetTube program. It is a free desktop program that allows you to search, view and tweet about Youtube videos from the desktop. Send tweet about

Take screenshots & upload to Flickr from desktop

Do you love sharing computer screenshots with friends on Flickr photo sharing website? You can make this process very easy and quick using Screenshotr tool. It allows you to capture screenshots and directly upload them to your Flickr account from the comfort of the desktop without having

Upload photos on Orkut from Picasa desktop

For starters: Orkut(.com) is a 'Facebook' like social networking website from Google and Picasa is a free desktop photo editing software from Google. If you happen to use Picasa for editing photos and also an active user of Orkut, then editing and sharing photos on Orkut just became more

Drag drop to arrange, hide buttons on Taskbar

Taskbar contents on Windows are very strict with limited movement. Using Taskbar Ext utility, you can arrange and manage taskbar with simple drag drop routine. You can easily drag buttons to arrange them at specific required position. To get started: download, unzip and double click to

Hard disk status LED light on system tray

Incase you love to spice up desktop with some fancy stuff along with little functionality, then DiskLED is for you. It shows Hard drive status LED light blinking on the system tray. Just like we have physical hard drive status light in the front of CPU tower, you can get similar virtual

Change Power schemes with shortcut hotkeys

Using proper Power Scheme at specific time help save laptop power and allows prolonged usage. SchemeHK is a free portable utility that allows you to switch between various power schemes with quick keyboard shortcut hotkey. You can quickly switch to a different power scheme anytime while

Google Wave Notifier for new Wave desktop alerts

Google Wave promises to be 'next big thing' in online messaging and real time communication. We have already seen easy to use Google Wave shortcuts for quick browsing in Google Wave interface. If you have become addictive to Google Wave, then Wave desktop notifier app should makes things

Google Mail [Gmail] notifier for Windows 7

We have seen number of Gmail notifier programs for Windows & Mac. c2iGmailNotifier is a Google Mail, Gmail notifier specially for Windows 7 operating system. It is a simple application that notify you about new email messages in a stylish pop-up window on the desktop screen. It