Remove My Documents folder from the DesktopBy: Arie Slob
You can remove the My Documents folder from the Desktop simply by right-clicking the My Documents icon and selecting Remove from Desktop.
Only the Icon will be removed, the folder (C:\My Documents) will still be on your drive.
To put the My Documents folder back on the Desktop, simply right-click an empty spot on the Desktop and from the context menu choose New > My Documents Folder on Desktop.
To change the location of the My Documents folder, right-click the My Documents icon and choose Properties. Here you can change the location.