Hide what I am up to

By ESRA
Jun 13, 2002
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  1. While downloading porn I am often interrupted by work colleagues, I am the boss so It is not an abuse of work time.

    To save embaressment I have been looking for a free prog that will quickly hide everything. I have found a number, bosskey etc but none that are free for xp.

    Any Ideas:D :D ;)
  2. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 Newcomer, in training Posts: 6,504

    actually your best method is free.

    don't download porn....

    heheh only kidding....

    what i would do is make the taskbar autohide and then when someone approaches quickly hit WINDOWSKEY+M which will minimise everything....
  3. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,271   +257

    How about the quicklaunch icon for show desktop? Not that I'm promoting porn or anything.... hehe (we all look at it)

    LNCPapa
  4. PHATMAN5050

    PHATMAN5050 Newcomer, in training Posts: 645

    LMAO, i thought my eyes were lying to me when i first saw this post. Are you even allowed to download porn at work? I would suggest you do what Phantasm suggested, as having another program open would cause you to quickly try and close it, and then your coworkers will be positive of what they suspected.
  5. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 Newcomer, in training Posts: 6,504

    Just beware of those annoying pop-up porno ads which might just maximise themselves....!!!!
  6. Tweakster

    Tweakster Newcomer, in training Posts: 224

    Lol I had this same thing at college, we (5 lads) werent supposed to be on net (lucky i knew about invisible key logger) let alone porn. Alt-F4 close's window but u have to reload, Alt-Tab with a hiddern taskbar works quite well, Home page to some nicepage and u could click back.

    A programme which could change whats displayed in taskbar programme boxs whould also be good so it could always say notepad when IE's open.
  7. Arris

    Arris TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 4,534   +92

    Alt tab is an evil thing if your playing a game that doesn't like switching to windows and back.
    If your the boss ESRA then reorganise your office so that your monitor is not visible unless someone is standing behind you (position your self facing the door with your back to a wall ;) )
    Or move to italy, they don't seem to bothered by it here. I constantly hear dodgy noises from PCs around me in the clients office that I am working it and they all have topless screensavers to boot :eek: ;)
  8. uncleel

    uncleel Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,145

    For Shame :rolleyes:

    Leadership is by example. How can you possibly discipline any employees when you, yourself, are comitting these acts?
  9. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,411   +281

    you could also have the autohide taskbar and press windowskey+D to show desktop, kind of like papa's suggestion but without needing to get your hand back on the mouse.:rolleyes:
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