How can I change my desktop display?

Windows Windows 10: Show desktop


If you have many windows open in Windows 10 and want to jump to your desktop quickly, this can be a bit tedious if all windows have to be minimized or closed individually. Fortunately, Windows has built in various functions that make it easy for you to jump to the desktop. We show you how it works.

Display the desktop with Windows on-board tools

You can easily access the desktop using the key combination[Windows] + [D] display. Press the buttons again and your windows will open again.

In the task bar you will find another option for displaying the desktop in a flash. To do this, click in the lower right corner. To reopen your window, just repeat the click in the corner.

If you work with a tablet, both options described are rather impractical for you. With the help of a shortcut in the system tray, you can still switch to your desktop quickly and easily:

Add a desktop shortcut to the taskbar

Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

Brief instructions: Add a desktop shortcut to the taskbar

  1. Make one Right click on a free space on the desktop and go to "New" and "shortcut".
  2. Enter as location explorer shell ::: {3080F90D-D7AD-11D9-BD98-0000947B0257}and then click "Further".
  3. Now give the shortcut a name, e.g. "show desktop"and click"Complete".
  4. Make one Right click on the shortcut, which can now be found on your desktop, and select "properties" at.
  5. In the tab "shortcut" on "Another symbol ..."and then on"Search".
  6. Now enter "C: \ Windows \ System32 \ imageres.dll "and confirm with "to open".
  7. Now search among the symbols that have appeared suitable icon for your link and then click on "OK". Confirm the previous window with"OK".
  8. Your shortcut on the desktop now has the icon you selected. Now simply drag the shortcut to the system tray and delete the shortcut on the desktop. Now you can switch to your desktop with just one click.