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Delete Desktop Icons: A Windows PowerShell Tip

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 by June Blender
I’m a rather geeky type person with a passion for clean desktops. My physical desktop is always pretty clean and I like my computer desktops to be clean, too. I don’t like anything on my desktop, including icons, especially on Windows 8.1, Server 2012 R2, and later, with their Start screen and taskbar. (I make an exception for the Recycle Bin, which really isn’t an icon.) But habits die hard and some people like icons, so they’re still popular. Automating the removal of icons from Windows 7 and earlier versions of Windows is particularly difficult. Most programs add their desktop…   More »