One of our reader asked us "How can I hide opened windows in win XP with a keyboard shortcut".
But why to hide opened Windows?
- The answer is quite simple as one may want to hide opened applications like Orkut, IM messengers etc just when his boss arrived to his/her seat.
- Even you may have an application running or web site opened which contains or display your private confidential data.
We had searched for different free applications on the web and found few of them really cool and worth mentioning to the readers after testing them all.
AceHide Free - It is a small tool to hide all the opened application one by one with a keyboard shortcut which you can specify.
Hot Key to hide – configurable
EfreeSoft Boss Key – A small nifty application again to hide opened windows with two sets of fixed hot keys to hide all the opened windows in one go. It also offers you to hide taskbar and all desktop icons.
Hot Key to hide – F12
Quick Hide Windows – It lets you hide opened windows with a press of a hotkey combination. Quick Hide Windows allows to hide your windows, taskbar, desktop icons and keeps away unwanted users from accessing your desktop.
Hot Key to hide – ctrl+alt-shift+z
All these three applications for hiding windows works like a charm and they all are free, But we would suggest EfreeSoft Boss Key as the hot key for hiding opened windows is small and easy to remember.