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Multiple desktops are great for keeping unrelated, ongoing projects organized—or for quickly switching desktops before a meeting.

Create multiple desktops

  1. On the taskbar, select the Task view icon, then select New desktop.

  2. Open the apps you want to use on that desktop.

  3. To switch to another desktop, select Task view again.

Set backgrounds for desktops

You can also choose different backgrounds for each desktop if you're using a picture. If you're using a solid color or a slideshow, all your backgrounds will be the same.  

To change a background if you're using a picture: 

  1. Right-click on the desktop you want to change.

  2. Select Choose background.

  3. Select the list in the Personalize your background section, then select Picture.

  4. Select a picture.

Multiple desktops are great for keeping unrelated, ongoing projects organized—or for quickly switching desktops before a meeting. To create multiple desktops: 

  1. On the taskbar, select Task view > New desktop .

  2. Open the apps you want to use on that desktop.

  3. To switch to another desktop, select Task view again.

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