View Full Version : Windows 7 Minimise windows

11-05-2009, 05:38 PM
Hi all,

I am trying to find a shortcut/ mouse click to minimise all firefox windows to their icon in the taskbar. Not all windows, just say if i have firefox and a downthemall window, and want to minimise both, while leaving my word window open (for example).

It seemed to me like it would be straightforward, then I realised that previously each window had its own button anyway.

And also of course the reverse. Opening all the firefox windows that are stacked in the icon minimised.

I can get the same functionality using shift>>right click on a taskbar icon, just wondering if anyone had found a quicker way.

Anyone come across this?


11-05-2009, 06:12 PM
HotKey is F9:


11-05-2009, 07:55 PM
Thats fine for firefox, but I only really meant it as an example. I was looking for a windows shortcut for any program. Just with all the shortcuts and key combos 7 does have I thought it would be there.

11-05-2009, 08:00 PM
Windows + D

11-05-2009, 08:14 PM
Windows + D

That shows desktop....??

11-05-2009, 08:27 PM
Windows + D shows the desktop on any OS, not just 7, and isn't app-specific.

PC World have had a workaround for this: open a dialogue box (just press Ctrl+P :)), then press Windows + M (minimize).

11-05-2009, 08:31 PM
pcuserwinvista...that didn't work either:p

11-05-2009, 08:46 PM
Windows key + M will minimize all open windows to the task bar , but wont leave Word for example visible.

Dont know if This here (http://www.morun.net/www/support/help/hidemybrowserfree/Using/HideMyBrowserFreeGuide.html) works, or is any good - never tried it.

Its similar to the hide the porn sites quick :xmouth: OPPS slip of the Tongue there :lol: that Blam linked to.

11-05-2009, 10:32 PM
try this http://gizmodo.com/5076418/hidden-aero-shake-feature-cleans-up-the-clutter-in-windows-7