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Virtual desktops with Windows 10 makes it easy to keep your computer screen tidy and workable. We will discuss how to do it.

A virtual desktop is a copy of your workspace on the PC which is always available to use. Both the desktops function independently, which means if you are working on a Word document on one desktop it will not be automatically activated on the other workspace or workspaces.

How to Open a Virtual Desktop?

To open a Virtual Desktop all you need to do is open the task view with a combination of Windows key + Tab. In the Task View pane click New Desktop to add a Virtual Desktop.

Another quick way to add is to use a combination of Windows Key + Ctrl + D. This will directly add a Virtual Desktop without you having to intervene.

How to Open a Virtual Desktop?

When you press the combination of Windows key + Tab you will be able to view all your Virtual Desktop. Here you can move between them using a combination of Windows Key + Ctrl + Left Arrow or Windows Key + Ctrl + Right Arrow
If you wish to close them simply hover over the desired Virtual Desktop and click X in the previews or Windows Key + Ctrl + F4.

Good for Multitaskers

With Virtual Desktop you will be able to work in a more structured way. For example, you can keep all your work-related programs open on one desktop while on the other you can have your entertainment apps like music, internet, and video.

This will help keep your desktop clutter-free of many windows and give a better overview of what’s really important. Keeps you focused on all the important things in the foreground.

All your videos and playlists will keep playing even when you are currently not accessing that particular desktop where the actual content is playing.
You can continue to listen to music playing on Desktop 2 even while you are working on Desktop 1.