Fridays are tip days at SimpleProductivity blog.
The idea for this tip came from a recent session with my mother. She was amazed when I minimized all the windows on the desktop down to the taskbar with one click.
What she doesn’t know is there is another way to do this as well…
Method 1: Show Desktop Button
If you are using the Quick Launch toolbar (see Windows XP: Display the Quick Launch Bar on the Taskbar for how to show it), the standard icon set includes a “Show Desktop” button. Clicking on this will minimize all open windows.