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revised What is a mouse-only way to minimize all the windows except the active one?
Eliminated reference to already knowing the answer, removed references to "cool" so this can be reopened
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comment What is a mouse-only way to minimize all the windows except the active one?
@KonradViltersten My point was that the question was in a form explicitly discouraged by StackExchange, and it was rightly closed as a result. I've suggested an edit that goes in line with your change to the title and will bring it back on topic. I have removed the reference to already knowing the answer, as well. This sort of content not relevant to the question itself is also discouraged/prohibited. StackExchange aims to be a high quality repository of information, not a forum. (Posting so you can self answer for the purpose of spreading knowledge is fine, by the way.)
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comment What is a mouse-only way to minimize all the windows except the active one?
This question is far too close to (if not outright in) the "every answer is equally valid: 'What’s your favorite ______?' " category specifically forbidden in the help. "Coolest" is too subjective, as evident by the fact the keyboard shortcut is beating out the answer you were looking for. This could be reworded into something like, "Is there a mouse based way to minimize all windows except the active one?" and become a useful question.
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comment Why do PCs still require a CMOS battery?
Why does a laptop need a battery, or your phone for that matter? Because they need to perform some operation when they don't have a more continuous power source. Same reason.
Apr
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awarded  Notable Question
Apr
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comment Set “Computer” folder to its original view style in Windows 7
What is "advanced" tiles view type? I don't even have an option named "advanced" anything. It just says Tiles for me. Also, someone else seems to have a similar problem and had to delete registry keys: answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-files/….
Apr
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comment Set “Computer” folder to its original view style in Windows 7
Also, what items are checked in the Choose Details dialog? Default seems to be Name, Type, Total Size, Free Space (put in that order).
Apr
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comment Set “Computer” folder to its original view style in Windows 7
Default View settings seem to be: Tiles, Sort By: Name & Ascending, Group By: Type & Ascending. Have you tried that particular combination?
Apr
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comment Asus router how to disable reset button
As @AndréDaniel said, this is a parenting issue. You might want to consider asking for some advice about how to deal with your son's behavior on parenting.stackexchange.com. It would be very on topic there. (Just make sure to check for a similar question before posting.)
Mar
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comment Windows command prompt find specific folder name in sub folders
@Karan It filters the results to directories only, leaving out files.
Feb
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awarded  Popular Question
Jan
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comment Sqldeveloper /as sysdba connection
It's not reasonably clear if you don't even have a JAR by that name anywhere that the program could find it. It doesn't even tell you what it actually incompatible with what else.
Dec
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comment What version of PowerShell comes with Windows 7?
$PSVersionTable would be a better way to check than get-host. See stackoverflow.com/a/1825807/1394393.
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Sep
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comment Automatically deleting old files from recycling bin while keeping the new ones?
Alternatively to globally setting the execution policy, you can create a command line that sets it for the process: powershell -ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned -File .\myscript.ps1.
Sep
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comment Easy way to find out which process is locking a file or folder in Windows?
WhoLockMe states it's for Win NT to XP. Does it work on higher?
Sep
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comment Is there a built-in method for computing an SHA-1 or MD5 hash in Windows 7?
This is not quite true anymore. PowerShell 4 adds the Get-FileHash command. (About time, isn't it?) Although, to be fair, PowerShell 4 is only installed in the very newest Windows operating systems right now, but upgrading is extremely reasonable on older OSes. (PS4 has a LOT of other nice things, too.)
Aug
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comment How can I delete everything after the first column in Notepad++?
@TorbenGundtofte-Bruun No, regex is math. It's all based on formal language theory. Try taking a basic course on writing a compiler. Things will start falling into place.
Aug
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accepted How do I test whether a variable has multiple non-blank lines in bash?