If you are like me, then you copy everything to the desktop of you computer. Text files, pictures, downloads, web clips, mp3 files, shortcuts, you name it, and it is on there. This can get pretty messes. Just look at the screen shoot of my desktop looks like. IF you want to avoid the this disasters and have pretty organize than me, then download Fences by Stardock. Below is how to organize desktop icons with Fences by Stardock.
That’s a lot of files on there, but you probably have more. Well don’t worry our friends at Stardock have created an application called FENCES.
What is FENCES? FENCES is an application that will organize your desktop mess, like the one above, into nice little neat fence.
This is how it works.
Organize Desktop Icons with Fences
First download and install Fences, you can get it at the bottom this post or search for a newer version on the internet.
Let’s get started. Click on the icon to get this screen to get you started.Take a look below:
If your a beginner, I recommend the first choice. Those advanced guys can do it yourself. The next screen is a little more detailed, it will organize your icons for you or just give you a few to get you started, either way you’ll get to experience this program:
And there ya go:
You can move them and rearrange them how ever you like. You can also double click and make them disappear, note all your icons will disappear unless you right click on them and select EXCLUDE THIS ICON FROM FENCES’ QUICK HIDE, like the picture below:
To create new fences just simply RIGHT CLICK ON THE DESKTOP AND DRAG like so:
Then name it:
New space ready for items:
Don’t forget you can resize these puppies by clicking and dragging on the bottom right corner or sides. That is pretty much it! Have fun organizing your desktop you neat freaks! Do you have any desktop organization types you want to share? Then share them below in the comments.
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