1.    22 Apr 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Potomac MD USA
    Posts : 63
    Windows 10

    Don't create desktop display icon


    Hi,
    Desktop Icon
    My desktop display gets cluttered with .txt file icons.
    Is there a way to put a .txt file in the desktop folder and not create a monitor display icon for it?
    It would be accessible from File Explorer via the desktop folder.
    Thanks
    Frank C
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  2.    22 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,129
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Hi, why use the desktop? Especially if you don't want to see anything there?

    The desktop is just a folder. Suggest you put the files into another folder... and put a shortcut to the folder on the desktop or in your start menu...
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  3.    22 Apr 2016 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Potomac MD USA
    Posts : 63
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    OK, I'll do that.
    Thanks
    Frank C
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    22 Apr 2016 #4
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Philadelphia
    Posts : 1,174
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    That's your only solution as far as I know. The Desktop is just a folder, as dalchina explained, so anything visible in it, will be visible however you view the folder.
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