How Bad Is A Cluttered Computer Desktop?
It used to be that a busy computer desktop actually slowed down your hardware. These days, it's probably just slowing down your productivity.By Leah Becerra | November 13, 2015
Here's a question: Is my cluttered desktop slowing down my computer?
This idea, that having lots of stuff on your computer’s desktop would slow down your computer, is part old wives' tale and part truth. Here’s why:
Your desktop is your main point of communication to your machine, where you tell it to do whatever you want it to do. In computer science, this area is one of the more familiar portions of the graphical user interface, or GUI for short. When you turn on your computer, this window will always be open.