Windows 10: Functionality of additional desktops

Discus and support Functionality of additional desktops in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; WhatCan You Do With Another Desktop In Windows 10? What's The AdvantageOf Having It? Thanks! 62859 Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by thefonebug, Sep 6, 2016.

  1. Functionality of additional desktops


    WhatCan You Do With Another Desktop In Windows 10?

    What's The AdvantageOf Having It?

    Thanks!

    :)
     
    thefonebug, Sep 6, 2016
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  2. RoyG906 Win User

    Desktop blinking after Windows 10 upgrade

    My desktop does not have any functionality which does not allow me to utilize your instructions. Do you have any additional suggestions that would all me to access the Restart command?
     
    RoyG906, Sep 6, 2016
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  3. OssieMac Win User
    Additional icons appeared on Desktop

    Windows 10.

    Suddenly 3 additional icons have appeared on my desktop as per the screen capture below. Scanning with McAfee does not indicate any problem with these files.


    Functionality of additional desktops [​IMG]


    What are they and can they be deleted from the desktop?

    Contents of the top .ini file as follows when viewed in Notebook.

    [.ShellClassInfo]

    LocalizedResourceName=@%SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,-21799

    Contents of the middle .ini file as follows. (Cyberlink info probably associated with Cyberlink UPS)

    [.ShellClassInfo]

    LocalizedResourceName=@%SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,-21769

    IconResource=%SystemRoot%\system32\imageres.dll,-183

    [LocalizedFileNames]

    Solitaire.lnk=@%SystemRoot%\system32\gameux.dll,-10060

    CyberLink PowerDVD 9.5.lnk=@C:\PROGRA~2\CYBERL~1\POWERD~1\Language\CLMUI\PDVDEN~1.DLL,-510

    Unable to view the contents of the bottom file (.db file).
     
    OssieMac, Sep 6, 2016
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  4. Brink
    Brink New Member

    Functionality of additional desktops

    Hello thefonebug, and welcome to Ten Forums. *Smile

    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.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html

    Virtual Desktops in Windows 10 - The Power of Windows...Multiplied | Windows Experience Blog
     
    Brink, Sep 6, 2016
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  5. 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/
     
    thefonebug, Sep 6, 2016
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  6. Brink
    Brink New Member
    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.
     
    Brink, Sep 6, 2016
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  7. swarfega Win User
    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.
     
    swarfega, Sep 6, 2016
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  8. LMiller7 Win User

    Functionality of additional desktops

    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.
     
    LMiller7, Apr 4, 2018
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