In this post you can learn how to reduce the clutter on your Windows Vista desktop, butĀ organizingĀ all the icons on your desktop in a better manner. There are various options available to organize or clean up the messy desktop in Windows Vista, they are (Click the mouse on empty space in desktop and right-click, a menu will pop-up, choose sort from that menu and you are presented with the following options):

1> Name: If you like to see the icons in alphabetical order, then choose this option, and all the icons will be arranged alphabetically.

2> Size: The smallest files will be placed at the top and the bigger files towards the end of the vertical rows, if you select this option.

3> Type: Do you want to group different types of files together, for ex: keep all the MP3s in one place and all the video files together and such, then choose this option.

4> Date Modified: If you choose this option, the most recently edited file will be placed at last, when compared to the other files which have not been edited in a while.



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    Does pretty near everything that RoboBasket does without costing a penny!


  2. Try RoboBasket from
    It’s an auto file sorter software which can automatically move, rename, delete, copy your files according to user defined rules. Save a lot of time an effort.