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End Desktop Cleanup Messages


If annoying desktop cleanup messages aren't your thing, read on.


This question was answered on July 28, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Ok, today you’re going to learn how to disable the Desktop Cleanup Wizard in Windows XP I’m sure there are people who find great solace and contentment by using this feature; I – on the other hand – do not If you share my sentiments and want to silence this wicked wizardry once and for all, read on.

1 Right-click an empty area of the desktop and click Properties.

2 When the dialog box appears, click the Desktop tab.

3 Click the Customize Desktop button.

4 Another dialog box should appear Select the General tab.

5 Uncheck the Run Desktop Cleanup Wizard box.

6 Click OK on the dialog boxes to close.

Just one more simple way to maintain your sanity Enjoy and have a great day!

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Posted by Chad of Data Doctors on July 28, 2005