View Taskbar Thumbnails Using the Keyboard on Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, JellyBean, Jen M, Anonymous

Hi. You're watching VisiHow and this is a tutorial on how to view taskbar thumbnails with the keyboard on Windows 7 computers. Let's say, for example, we can't hover the mouse over open programs, or we don't have a mouse at all. There is a certain button combination on Windows 7 that allows us to view the taskbar thumbnails.

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    To do this, we have to press and hold the "Start" menu button on the keyboard and then press "T".
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    The preview of the first program will be shown.
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    If we want to navigate our view to other programs, we have to use the arrow keys.
    For example, if we want to look at the preview of the "Camtasia Studio", we have to click the right arrow several times.
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    Once we reach the "Camtasia Studio", the preview will automatically open.
    This is very useful because, in a similar fashion, we can open the unopened programs, for example, the "GOM Player".
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    We're going to left click several times until the cursor is above the "GOM Player", and then press "Enter".
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    Now, the "GOM Player" window has opened.
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    This concludes a tutorial on how to view taskbar thumbnails with the keyboard on Windows 7 computers.
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Recent edits by: Jen M, JellyBean, Lukward Thomason

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