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

Change ‘My Computer’ desktop icon on windows 7

Don't like 'My Computer' icon on Windows 7 desktop? You can easily customize to change 'My Computer' icon with any icon of your choice. You can use 'change desktop icon' feature in personalization settings for making changes to icon for 'My Computer' on the desktop screen of Windows 7

Create ‘Control Panel’ icon on Windows 7 desktop

'Control Panel' allows one access to all settings and options on your Windows 7 computer. If you often open 'Control Panel' to customize settings - how about creating 'Control Panel' shortcut icon on the desktop? You can easily add 'Control Panel' icon on Windows 7 desktop for quicker

Change size of desktop icons

Are icons on Windows desktop too big or small? There are number of ways to customize size of icons on Windows desktop. You can resize desktop icons and make them bigger or smaller. Checkout following easy to use procedures to change icon size quickly on your Windows

Disable Aero Peek on Window 7

Aero Peek is new Windows 7 feature allowing you to quickly view the desktop screen. Peek gives you the power of X-ray vision, so you can peer past all your open windows straight to the Windows 7 desktop. There are few Windows 7 users who may not like this feature and want to disable this

Auto hide or show Windows Taskbar

Auto hide taskbar means that the taskbar will remain hidden until or unless you take the mouse pointer over the taskbar. It will temporarily pop up taskbar and it will hide when you point the mouse pointer away from the taskbar. By default this feature is disabled in Winodws. Turn ON /

See Free disk space on hard drive paritions

Geeks would know where to go to check free disk space of specific drive on the computer. Well, everyone is not geek and checking manually for free disk space on each drive can be time consuming and boring routine. DiskInfo is a free utility that makes this routine quick and good looking.

Minimize Firefox & Thunderbird to System tray

With too many opened programs taskbar can become cluttered. We have already seen Taskbar Helper software to move program buttons from taskbar to the system tray. If you only want to do this for Firefox (and other Mozilla products like Thunderbird, Songbird), then checkout "MinimizeToTray

Add or Remove Java icon on system tray

Do you want to display Java icon on the system tray on your computer? On the contrary, do you want to clean up icon clutter on the system tray and remove Java icon from there. In either case, you can easily add or remove Java icon on the system tray on your computer in few simple

Reminder software to unplug USB flash drive from PC

USB flash drives are common and very handy for quick data transfer. You can easily plug them to USB port and copy required files. However, at times we forget to unplug / remove USB flash drive from computer even after data transfer is complete. FlashRecall program should be useful in such

Enable, disable Screensaver in single click

Screensaver is a cool feature to bring motion to computer screen while PC is sitting idle. However, screensaver can play spoilsport while using few applications and playing games. It may start and interrupt while you are about to resume or continue some important activity. Screensaver