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Manage the number of days for automatic desktop cleanup.

This tweak is use to set the number of days for automatic desktop cleanup.

Tweak for : Windows XP
Every 60 days Windows checks if there any files on your desktop that haven't been used for a long time. By using this tweak you are able to alter the number of days for automatic desktop cleanup.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter "regedit" and navigate to the registry path listed below. You can create a DWORD value "Days between clean up", if this value does not exist.

Now, right-click and set the value data with number of days between two cleanup, using the Decimal radix.

Log off or restart your system for the change to take effect.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

‘Automatic Desktop Cleanup Wizard’ is visible in the ‘Notification Area’.

‘Automatic Desktop Cleanup Wizard’ is disable by default in the ‘Notification Area’.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer \Desktop\CleanupWiz\],right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "Days between clean up" in "CleanupWiz" key.

Next, right-click on "Days between clean up" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "User Defined Number of Days " (Base Hexadecimal) without quotation in he text box and click on 'OK'. Once you are done. After a restart or logoff, the changes take effect.

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Category : Display > Desktop

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Do not save changed icon position on desktop (For All Users)

Category : Display > Desktop

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Remove “Active Desktop” item from Settings in the Start menu (For Current User in Win 98/Me).

Category : Display > Desktop

This setting enables you to remove the menu item “Active Desktop” from Settings in the Start menu.

Remove “Active Desktop” item from Settings in the Start menu (For All Users in Win 98/Me).

Category : Display > Desktop

This setting enables you to remove the menu item “Active Desktop” from Settings in the Start menu.

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Category : Display > Desktop

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