Advice 1: As for the quick launch toolbar to add a button "minimize all Windows"

In Windows operating system the possibility of simultaneous minimizing all open programs with one button "Minimize all Windows". While minimized Windows appear on the taskbar as buttons and dialog boxes are hidden. To restore minimized Windows, click "Minimize all Windows" again.
As for the quick launch toolbar to add a button "minimize all Windows"

How to display a button "Minimize all Windows"

In Windows XP and Vista, the button automatically appears on the quick access toolbar on the left. To install the control panel, you right-click on an empty area of the taskbar, select the tab "Toolbar" and then "Quick launch".

In Windows 7, the button "Minimize all Windows" is always displayed in the right corner of the toolbar in the form of a nondescript rectangle.

In Windows 8, by default, the code folding feature of Windows disabled. To display the icon "Minimize all Windows" you need to click the right mouse button in the tray. In the appeared window "taskbar Properties" in the tab "task Bar" to mark the last menu item and save the changes by clicking on button "Apply" and "OK". "The eight" fast folding Windows displayed at the end of the taskbar.

How to install the button "Minimize all Windows" after its removal

In Windows 7 and 8, the function "Minimize all Windows" is the system and remove it is almost impossible. In versions of XP and Vista, the minimize button of the Windows can be easily removed. It often happens that the icon is being deleted by user accidentally, and it cannot be restored. However, there is a way to recreate it. To do this, in Notepad, create the following text:


Then save the file as "show desktop" extension .scf to your desktop. Saved the file, drag it to the quick launch toolbar.

Other ways minimize Windows

Minimize all Windows is possible with keyboard or mouse even if the button "Minimize all Windows" is removed. This alternative function of folding the same for all versions of Windows operating system.

So, you can use hot keys. Using a combination Win+M all Windows fold and unfold with the key combination Win +Shift+M key Combination Win+D is also used as a button "Minimize all Windows", with the first click minimizes the window, and re – expands.

Another option to minimize the window press the right mouse button on the task bar. In the resulting window you need to select "Show the desktop" - so you minimize all open Windows. To return the window to its normal position, again press the right mouse button and choose in the appeared menu "Show all Windows".

Advice 2 : How to close all Windows hotkeys

Sometimes while working on the Internet people discover a large number of Windows, assuming then return to view this information. However, they then abandon the idea, and then sometimes useful to be able to immediately close all Windows.
How to close all Windows hotkeys

Opening the Windows

The window appearing on the computer screen during the work, is a way of organizing information, which at the moment is dealing with the user. In this case, the window system computer interface now so widespread that the quality of the Windows documented in a variety of computer programs, Internet pages and other resources.

The need to simultaneously open a large number of Windows happens due to several reasons. The most common of them is information search, which is a gradual transition from one window to another in an attempt to obtain information that most closely satisfy the search query. In the case if the user for whatever reason does not close previously viewed window, after some time on its desktop a large number of open sections.

Another possible reason for this situation - simultaneous work with several arrays of information, implying a parallel appeal to each of them. In this case, the presence on the desktop several open Windows during the period of implementation of this work is to user need, saving time on the new opening of each of them at the time. when there is a need for the information contained therein.

Closing Windows

However, at some point, having viewed the Windows open, the user disappears. In such a situation there are two main options for completion of their work. The first of them - closing Windows open manually, by clicking on the symbol the "cross", which is commonly located in the upper right corner of any window. However, if the number of open Windows is a few tens, this process can be quite laborious and time-consuming.

Therefore, the developers of the software used in modern computers has created the possibility of using the so-called "hot-key" combination of keys on the keyboard, depression of which causes certain actions are required. One of these combinations allows for simultaneous closing of all Windows open on the desktop computer: to do this, press the Alt key and then while holding it, press F4.

This command usually causes the appearance of the menu that asks the user to confirm the intention to close all open Windows, as the developers admit that this combination can be pressed accidentally. If you are confident in your decision, you should confirm it by pressing the appropriate button, then all Windows will be closed.
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