Show or Hide Windows on Desktop


Minimize all windows on the desktop

  • This method has the same effect as right-clicking the taskbar and selecting the Show Desktop.

Restores all desktop windows to the same state they were in before the last Show Desktop.

  • This method has the same effect as right-clicking the taskbar and selecting the Show Open Windows.

Displays or hides all windows on the desktop.

  • This method has the same effect as the Show Desktop button in the Quick Launch area of the Taskbar. It either hides all open windows and shows the desktop, or it hides the desktop and shows all open windows.

Cascades all of the windows on the desktop

  • This method has the same effect as right-clicking the taskbar and selecting "Cascade Windows".