How to remove Desktop?

Vladimir Kulinich
Vladimir Kulinich
March 22, 2013
How to remove Desktop?

All users of the modern Windows 7 operating system on a personal computer or Android on a mobile device are aware that there are so-called “widgets” and “gadgets” on the Desktop. How to remove the desktop gadgets, tell our article.

Windows XP or Windows 7 operating system

Here's how to remove the desktop here:

  • Press the key combination "Ctrl" + "Alt" + "Delete";
  • In the dialog box, select the item called "Open Task Manager" (in Windows XP, it will open immediately);
  • Now you just need to force the completion process called "Sidebar.exe";
  • To delete the gadgets and widgets themselves, go to F: \ Users \ "Username" \ AppData \ Local \ Microsoft \ Windows Sidebar \ Gadgets or, if not all these add-ons are in the previous folder, go to F: \ Program Files \ Windows Sidebar \ Gadgets, where the pre-installed gadgets.

Android operating system

  • Here's how to remove the desktop here:

Option number 1

  • Open a window with minimized desktops on your mobile device;
  • Click on the small Desktop that you want to remove and hold, without releasing, until the device emits a short vibration signal;
  • Now you need to drag the selected Desktop to the basket, which is usually in the upper right corner of the screen.

Option number 2

  • Open a window with minimized desktops on your mobile device;
  • Next, you need to bring two fingers (which is convenient) on the screen from their divorced state.

Option number 3

  • Quickly double-click on the button "Home";
  • Remove unnecessary desktop.
  • This method works in some models of devices, for example in models of HTC. To avoid such problems in the future, you can install Holo Launcher, where everything is intuitive.

Now you know how to remove the desktop in any operating system!