Windows 10: How get to desktop from game Solved

  1.    01 Aug 2016 #1

    How get to desktop from game


    Hello everyone, I'm have trouble with getting to my desktop when i'm in a game. In win7 I would ALT+TAB and i would have a desktop tile but the windows open on my other monitors would not close. In win10 if I ALT+TAB there is no desktop tile and if I WINKEY+TAB I get "New Desktop" but all my windows close until I do WINKEY+TAB again and go back to my previous desktop. Click image for larger version. 

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  2.    02 Aug 2016 #2

    Windows key + D maybe?
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       02 Aug 2016 #3

    To get out of a game, I always press the WIN key and that's it.
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  4.    02 Aug 2016 #4

    Alt + f4.
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  5.    02 Aug 2016 #5

    RubberDucky said: View Post
    Alt + f4.
    Will not try
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  6.    02 Aug 2016 #6

    Computer Chicken said: View Post
    To get out of a game, I always press the WIN key and that's it.
    Went back to win7 because I like it better but thanks anyways
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       02 Aug 2016 #7

    JakeSmitty said: View Post
    Went back to win7 because I like it better but thanks anyways
    Did you try WIN key? Or just gave up? Not trying to offend.

    I honestly think Windows 10 is much better than 7, I can't stand 7.
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  8.    02 Aug 2016 #8

    Computer Chicken said: View Post
    Did you try WIN key? Or just gave up? Not trying to offend.

    I honestly think Windows 10 is much better than 7, I can't stand 7.
    I did try but but it still minimised all my windows which I hated so I just reverted to the windows that's easiest for me to use
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       08 Aug 2016 #9

    JakeSmitty said: View Post
    I did try but but it still minimised all my windows which I hated so I just reverted to the windows that's easiest for me to use
    Ah, ok. I don't know why your Windows 10 is doing that, it doesn't to me.

    Edit: Here is what the matter is, when you do WIN+TAB you won't get a desktop until you click anywhere on the screen and that will take to you the desktop. When I did it just now, it took me straight to my Edge window. Didn't click the Edge window, just click on the open space and took me to desktop with nothing minimized. I wished I would have know that sooner... Ugh!!
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