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Windows 7: what is the difference between Win+D and Win+M

10 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
what is the difference between Win+D and Win+M

Win+D shows desktop and Win+D again restore all open windows

Win+M minimizes all windows which in effect shows the desktop, and Win+shift+M restores all minimized windows.

In effect they are exact the same thing?

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10 Jun 2012   #2

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)

what happens if you had some windows already minimized before hitting those commands?
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10 Jun 2012   #3

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Not exactly ... , Win+M Minimizes windows, but shows some applications like Dock, Win+D hides the dock, too !
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