Hide or Show easily all your desktop gadgets, with Gadgibility
Gadgibility (from “Gadgets” and “Visibility”) is a light, safe and free program that lets you use a keyboard shortcut to make all of your desktop gadgets disappear or reappear instantly. Right click the icon of Gadgibility at the system tray and select the “Gadgibility” option, or use a shortcut key you can define (the default one is Ctrl+Shift+G).
Hiding your Gadgets with Gadgibility will keep their settings, their configuration remains intact. Note that when you restart Windows your gadgets are always revealed. Gadgibility is a great freeware that works. You will appreciate it very much if you need to hide your gadgets often, in order to test or enjoy wallpapers, hide information from visitors, etc.
You can use Gadgibility also to restart your gadgets easily whenever any of them fails to start properly. The program is absolutely free from viruses, and is now updated to work with Windows 10 Creators Update or later. You can get (free) the updated version from this page.
The first time you run the Gadgibility, your anti virus program may stop it in order to check it. Just wait for this check to complete. The program is clean. Next time you run it you won’t need to wait.