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Where is the “Show Desktop” button in Windows 7?

show desktop button windows 7Since ages Windows users are used to click the little “Show Desktop” icon in the quick launch toolbar or hit “Ctrl+D” shortcut to take them quickly to the Desktop. The “Show Desktop” icon traditionally was in the quick launch toolbar, however with Windows 7, Microsoft decided to change this and put it at the right corner of the Taskbar next to the Date/Time display. For an average Windows user, it is a little hard to spot the “Show Desktop” button, because it blends into the Taskbar and does not stand out. This short video shows you where the “Show Desktop” button is located in Windows 7. By the way, if you are a shortcuts person, this is not for you.

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