1. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       06 Sep 2016 #1

    Functionality of additional desktops


    WhatCan You Do With Another Desktop In Windows 10?

    What's The AdvantageOf Having It?

    Thanks!
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,402
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       06 Sep 2016 #2

    Hello thefonebug, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Task View is a virtual desktop manager that allows you to quickly switch between all of your open apps on multiple desktops. Create custom additional desktops to group apps for productivity, entertainment, or whatever you choose. This makes multitasking and organizing your opened apps much easier.

    Task View for Desktops - Open and Use in Windows 10

    Virtual Desktops in Windows 10 - The Power of Windows...Multiplied | Windows Experience Blog
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  3. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       07 Sep 2016 #3

    So when I first open a second desktop it looks exactly like my existing desktop. Do I just begin to add and delete items on the second desktop to customize it? This will not effect the original desktop/
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,402
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       07 Sep 2016 #4

    Correct. You can open and move opened windows to either of your desktops, and switch between your desktops.

    Icons on your desktop will be on all the desktops.
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  5.    07 Sep 2016 #5

    You can add programs that you want to let run in the background such as music without them taking up space on the desktop you're working on.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 654
    Windows 7
       07 Sep 2016 #6

    Windows 10 was designed for a broad user base and some individual features like multiple desktops are not for everybody. Some people have no use for them while others don't know how they managed without them.
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