If you hover your mouse over the Display Desktop
button on the bottom far right of your the
notification area any open windows will instantly be
hide from view and all that you will see is a border
line of where they are. If you don't have any
windows open then the desktop will simply appear.
This is pretty neat or dare we say 'excellent eye
candy,' however, Aero Peek can become a pain if you
are typing in a word processor program and
accidentally slide your mouse over the display
desktop icon. Instead of seeing what you are typing
all you see is the outline of the word processing
application (or website) and a nice picture of the
To disable this feature proceed as follows:
- Right click on a vacant part of the task
- From the Drop Down menu that appears, Click
- In the Properties window, Look towards the
bottom of the Taskbar tab for the section marked
Preview Desktop with Aero Peek.
- Remove the Check Mark (Tick) from the box to
the left of the Use Aero Peek to preview the
- Finally Click the OK button.