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Desktop Organization

For those who are visually oriented, saving everything to the desktop seems like a good idea. And unless organization comes easily for you, files can get lost in a sea of sub-folders.
So whether you subscribe to the idea that "a neat desk is the sign of a sick mind" or "cleanliness is next to godliness" keeping your desktop icons organized can be helpful. 
How to Rearrange Desktop Icons
​Right click anywhere on your desktop.
"View" gives several options for icon size and even an auto arrange option for those who cannot decide.
"Sort by" gives four options for arranging icons (Name, size, type and date)
Renaming icons is a great way to understand what they are.
Date is good for keeping fresh icons together and clearing off stale links.
"Refresh" updates your desktop with any recent changes.

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