Watch Windows 10:- Shake a window to minimize all other windows

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Edward van Biljon
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In this video we demonstrate how simple it is to minimize all your open windows by clicking and holding the top of a window bar and "shaking it".

Video Steps

1. Hold menu bar

In the current window you are in, left click the title bar and hold the mouse on it.

2. Shake the window

Whilst holding the title bar, gently shake the window and all the other windows will minimize.
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by:Andrew Leniart
Great tip Ed. I would add though, that grabbing and shaking a maximised windows doesn't work - only appears to work when a non-maximised window is shaken.
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