The Windows desktop is the number 1 reference point on every Windows operating system!
The desktop keyboard shortcut is the quickest way to get to the desktop.
Press [Windows logo key] + [D] to go to the Windows desktop. Press the same buttons again to restore the hidden windows.
Press [Windows logo key] + [M] to minimize all open programs. To undo all minimized windows, press [Windows logo key] + [Shift] + [M] .
Optionally, you can also quickly show and hide the desktop in the right area of the Windows taskbar.
See also: Show missing desktop icons !
When Windows first starts, it loads onto the desktop. However, when you open files and programs on the computer, it disappears. Fortunately, there are several ways you can get back to the desktop without closing any of your open programs. With a right click on the taskbar (free area, or taskbar clock) you will find further windows and other options as well as the possibility to bring the desktop quickly to the foreground.
Minimizing all open windows under Windows!
If you have the time, you can of course minimize all open windows individually to get to the desktop. If you only have one or two windows open, minimizing the window may not be time consuming and may be a quicker solution. However, if you have multiple windows open, it is more practical to use the suggestions above, this is for --- OS_Windows6 ---.
FAQ 52: Updated on: 27 November 2020 07:43