Aero Shake - Clear Desktop by Shaking a Window

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    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
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       #20

    LOL, ok. Thank you posting back your results so far.
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  2. Posts : 8
    Windows Vista And installing Windows Se7en now!
       #21

    Actually i found that accidentally
    Was confused the first time that this some kind of mistake
    Then used the shortcut to minimize all windows except that window u are using(Win+Home) to check whether all windows come back.:)
    Shorcuts Courtesy ur tutorial
    But, didn't know a tutorial existed to show it
    Regards,
    Ashok
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  3. Posts : 9
    Windows 7 Ultimate build7232 x64
       #22

    Never heard about that till now, where do you find these!!
    Thanks again
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  4. Posts : 323
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
       #23

    Nice one Shawn, thank you.
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  5. Posts : 71,732
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
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       #24

    You're welcome Skyfly and Brummy. :)
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    Vista H.P. SP1 x32 Seven RC x64
       #25

    Funny feature.

    But I have to tell that it doesn't work with "sub-windows".
    If you have a software with multiple windows it only work on the main windows.
    I tried today with this type of windows, and it doesn't worked, I searched why until I understand that I must shake the main windows of the software.
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       #26

    Hello LePoilu,

    When shaking the sub-window (ex: Open with) from the main program window, it should clear the desktop of all open windows except for the windows that belong to that main program window. Is this what you are seeing?
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  8. Posts : 234
    Vista H.P. SP1 x32 Seven RC x64
       #27

    Hi

    You right, I expected that the desktop will be cleared as if I shake the main windows. As you can't reduce the main windows and keep the sub-windows in front, shaking sub-windows should have the same result that shaking the main windows.

    It can be usefull (I guess) because when you have (one or more) subwindows open you may need a clear view of your desktop, and your first step will be shaking the first windows you have in front of you.
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    windows 7 7057
       #28

    This is awesome feature. It'll be very helpful for me! Didn't know about this. Thanks!

    But like LePoilu said it doesn't work perfectly with 'sub-windows'. Ex. when I press now ctrl+o (I'm in maximised Opera browser) and shake the 'Open' window, Opera should dissapear to let me view my desktop.
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  10. sid
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    Windows 7 32bit
       #29

    haha, this looks like an "Apple" feature
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