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  • Started 6 years ago by BurntToast
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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I have one invisible icon on my desktop!

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Aleeve
Aleeve
Posts: 2818

lets have a look!
i have an invisble one too! :)

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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How can I post a screenshot of it? It's invisible!

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Aleeve
Aleeve
Posts: 2818

just ur desktop :)
i get it - its a hidden file?
or have u just got no icons? :P

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

I have one shortcut. It has an invisible icon, and an invisible name

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whs
whs
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If you think mine is plain, let me show you the desktop of one of my friends who likes it "simple".

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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thumbs

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Aleeve
Aleeve
Posts: 2818

haha
where is all his stuff!
start menu then? or hidden and then keyboard shortcuts?
or has he just got nothing installed?!

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whs
whs
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Between Start and Quick Launch you can hide everything. LINKS is handy too for websites and folders. But this lady really has very little on her system.

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Aleeve
Aleeve
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yeah fair point

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whs
whs
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I use a simple scheme:

- All the "system programs" like Spybot, Process Explorer, Command Prompt, etc. I put into Quick Launch
- All programs and folders I use all the time like HTG, Opera, AOL, Documents, Word, etc. I put into AppLauncher
- All programs that I use from time to time like Movie Maker, Paint, Media Center I put into Start
- All websites I want to have handy I put into LINKS
- Things I am currently testing out or reading I keep on the desktop.

This way I know where things are and I do not have too much clutter in one place.

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Aleeve
Aleeve
Posts: 2818

kwl!

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whs
whs
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Aleeve, what on earth does "kwl" mean? You guys always have this shorthand that is greek to me. Maybe you also know what "thumbs" means that jack used.

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Aleeve
Aleeve
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kwl = cool
thumbs = thumbs up as in nice one (i presume anyway - jack correct me if im wrong)
BUT, whs, can u speak klingon? (I cant!)

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whs
whs
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Isn't Klingon from another world? - Now what is so difficult to type "cool" instead of "kwl" or "thumbs up" instead of only thumbs. Then everybody would understand - including those of us who grew up with other languages than English. It is difficult enough to navigate in a foreign language (English) all day long. And you have to be careful, because there are some friends that look up every word in Wikipedia and persue you if you did not use it in the right context. And then there are some others that just pull your leg.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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well i was accually thinking of the thumbs.db

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InDiSent
InDiSent
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Just thought I'd throw my screen shot in too. I use XP, not vista. I too do not like clutter. I have my Rocket Dock and that's about it. I have the desktop toolbar on my taskbar so that i can get to my shortcuts easily.


By indisent at 2008-05-21

The Rocket Dock hides when i don't mouse over it. I just made it show for the picture.

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whs
whs
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scary

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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nice looks cool / kwl

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Aleeve
Aleeve
Posts: 2818

nice one m8
:)

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