Minimise Open Windows on W7

  David4637 14:58 11 Feb 2011
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There is a placed at the Right hand side of the Notification area where you can minimise all the open windows to clear the desktop. There does not appear to be a way to create short cut to put this icon in a more convenient place, such as the task bar. Any ideas please?
Thanks David

  gengiscant 15:04 11 Feb 2011
  gengiscant 15:08 11 Feb 2011

Sorry did not read your post correctly, my link is to close all windows. Does the windows key(second bottom left)do what you want?

  gengiscant 15:09 11 Feb 2011

Sorry meant windows + M

  David4637 15:14 11 Feb 2011

I don't want to shut the windows down, just to clear the desktop of windows to start another prog. The icon on the far right hand side clears the desktop - if you press it again the same windows are opened.
Ideas please?
Thanks David

  Woolwell 15:22 11 Feb 2011

Windows key + D? However from your last post I'm not entirely sure what you want to do.

  gengiscant 15:53 11 Feb 2011

Could you explain a little more?

  David4637 12:33 12 Feb 2011

Thats better than no icon at all in the task bar.
Thanks to others for replies.
If any one has another idea about getting an icon in the task bar to minimise all open windows that would be a bonus!!!
Thanks David

  David4637 15:47 13 Feb 2011

Thanks beta, thats what I was after, as I have on my XP PC. David

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