Prevent shortcuts from cluttering your desktop ever again
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Tidy Desktop Monster

Tidy Desktop Monster is a desktop daemon. It lies quietly in the system tray, waiting for a shortcut to appear on the desktop. When one appears, Tidy Desktop Monster comes to life to eat the shortcut and poop it into the Recycle Bin.

Getting Started

  1. Download the latest
  2. Unzip it
  3. Move TidyDesktopMonster.exe to wherever you want it
  4. Double click TidyDesktopMonster.exe to start it


SmartScreen may flag the program because I'm too cheap to spend 28€ for a program I'm giving away for free:


If you click More info then Run Anyway the program should start.


When submitting a bug report, it can help to include the logs. You can view the logs by right clicking on the icon in the upper-left corner of the settings window and clicking View Logs:

view logs option