How to Remove Virtual Desktops in Windows 10


Task View is a virtual desktop manager in Windows 10 that allows you quickly switch between all of your open apps on multiple virtual 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.

Virtual Desktops exist to help you visually and cognitively separate different tasks on your PC. They can also be handy when doing presentations enabling you to prepare demos on different desktops.

This tutorial will show you how to close and remove (delete) virtual desktops for your account in Windows 10.

If the virtual desktop you remove is on the far left, then all open apps on that desktop will automatically move to the desktop just to the right of it.

If the virtual desktop you remove is to the right of another desktop, then all open apps on the right desktop will automatically move to the desktop just to the left of it.



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EXAMPLE: Virtual desktops in Windows 10

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Remove Virtual Desktops in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Remove Virtual Desktops in Windows 10

Remove Virtual Desktop using Keyboard Shortcut


1. Press the Ctrl+Win+F4 keys to close and remove the virtual desktop you are currently using.






Remove Virtual Desktops in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Remove Virtual Desktops in Windows 10

Remove Virtual Desktop in Task View


1. Open Task View (Win+Tab).

2. Click tap on the red Close (X) button of the virtual desktop you want to close and remove. (see screenshot below)

3. You can now click/tap on the virtual desktop you want to switch to.

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That's it,
Shawn