View Taskbar Thumbnails Using the Keyboard on Windows 7

Edited by Lukward Thomason, JellyBean, Jen M

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
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    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
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    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: JellyBean, Lukward Thomason

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