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I want to hide a direct3d window (like a "bosskey program"). I have tryed some programs like 4t minimizer, but I cant...

Do you know some nice (maybe free?) program or script to accomplish this?

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why not use alt-tab ? –  Sathya Dec 10 '10 at 5:02
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maybe because alt+tab doesnt hide the window... –  Click Ok Dec 10 '10 at 10:08
    
.... Winkey + D? –  Fake Name Dec 12 '10 at 22:51
    
Winkey + D = "Show Desktop". i need hide (i.e. cannot be viewed) –  Click Ok Dec 13 '10 at 1:15

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You can make your own custom hotkey scrip using the WinHide function of AutoHotkey. I have just tested this with some games running in DirectX mode.

e.g.

^y::WinHide,Counter-Strike,
^g::WinShow,Counter-Strike,

Ctrl-y to hide, Ctrl-g to show.

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+1 - If it can't be done with ahk, it can't be done at all. –  Wesley Rice Dec 17 '10 at 4:53

You could try Elongsoft's Hide Window Hotkey 3.1. I use it with debugging adobe air applications. Its nice because it can hide a window by changing its alpha transparency rather than other applications that try to remove instantiation.

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Winkey + M for "Minimize all", perhaps?

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