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Windows 7: select icons on desktop with aero peek

25 Mar 2010   #11

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005

Well then he could hit Win+D then hit space to select desktop items.

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02 Oct 2010   #12

Windows 7 x64
SMALLWINDOWS => Hide all windows = show the desktop


I too have been searching for this ... can't even understand why this function of aero peek is included in windows since its like clicking 2 times on the show desktop button.

But, I have found

#1- SWITCHER (FREE) as some other mentionned, it's pretty good to switch between windows since it acts just like exposť, but doesn't add any "hide application windows"

#2- TOPDESK, does everything you want, but works a bit clumsy, since it refreshes every windows and if you a window that topdesk "minimized" in the bottom of the screen it will bring it down to the "minimize" spot in the bottom of the screen (just over the taskbar)

#3 SMALLWINDOWS - (FREE): does everything, expose, show destkop -> "hide all windows" (and not minimize like the windows functions

** also, switcher and smallwindows offer a search function when you tile all windows to choose which one you want

SWITCHER = best for exposť features (tiling windows)
SMALLWINDOWS = offer the function you've been looking for showing the desktop.

See ya.

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