Desk Congest: Desktop Congesting Software for Desktop Clutter Congestion
Solomon A. Adepoju, Enesi F. Aminu, Yisa Thomas
Index Terms: Desktop, Desktop Metaphor, Clutter, Congestion, Decongestion
Abstract: The computer desktop environment is a working environment which can be likened unto a user’s desk in homes and offices. Often times, the computer desktop get cluttered with files either as shortcuts used for quick links, files stored temporarily to be accessed later or just being dumped there for no vivid reasons. However, previous researches have shown that cluttered desktop affects user’s productivity, and getting these files organized is a laborious task for most users. To be able to conveniently alleviate the effect clutters have on user’s performances and productivity, there is need for third party software that will help get the desktop environment organized in a logical and efficient manner. It is to this end that desktop decongesting software is being designed and implemented, to help curb clutter problems which existing tools have only partially addressed. The system is designed using Visual Basic .Net and it proves to be effective in tackling desktop congestion problem.
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