Windows 10: Windows key + d makes desktop background black if no mouse click first

Discus and support Windows key + d makes desktop background black if no mouse click first in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; If you don't click your mouse somewhere on the screen on launch of windows before you press windows key + d to minimise all windows, the desktop... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by OE_TheSoftwareDeveloper, Dec 5, 2021.

  1. Windows key + d makes desktop background black if no mouse click first


    If you don't click your mouse somewhere on the screen on launch of windows before you press windows key + d to minimise all windows, the desktop background goes black until you press the key combo again. However, if you press it again, it normalises all the windows again and you have to either manually minimise them all or click somewhere on the desktop outside a window, then press windows key + d again to avoid the desktop background going black.So, my use case was to launch a bunch of applications on startup and then minimise them since not all applications adhere to the request to launch m

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    OE_TheSoftwareDeveloper, Dec 5, 2021
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  2. Remon Ont Win User

    Desktop background gone black after a few minutes of use on laptop.

    Hello,

    Desktop background and taskbar going black could be due to software conflicts.

    We would like to know some information to better assist you with your concern:

    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?
    • Did you get any error messages or error codes?

    In the meantime, we suggest that you try to check if the "Show Windows Background" option is turned on. Follow the steps below:

    • Open Settings in the Start menu.
    • Go to Ease of Access, then on the left side, click
      Other options.
    • Turn on Show Windows Background and check if it works.

    We will wait for your reply.
     
    Remon Ont, Dec 5, 2021
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  3. Slideshow as desktop background.

    Hi Marilyn,

    Thank you for posting the query on Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to try the steps below and check if it helps.

    • Press Windows Logo Key + I. Then click on Personalization.
    • Click on Background to change it.
    For reference:

    Change desktop background and colors



    Hope this helps in resolving the issue. If the issue persists, do get back to us. We will be happy to assist you.
     
    Kalpana Shankarappa, Dec 5, 2021
    #3
  4. Windows key + d makes desktop background black if no mouse click first

    Black Lock screen BACKGROUND

    Hi Bill,

    Let us know the make and model of your computer.

    Let us try few of the troubleshooting steps below and check if it helps.

    Step 1: Try to set the lock screen background to picture and check if the issue persists.

    Step 2: I suggest you to install all the pending updates on your device and check if it helps.

    Steps:

    • Connect to the internet.
    • Press Windows key and type updates.
    • Click on Check for updates.
    • Under Windows Updates, click on Check for updates.
    • Try to install the updates being shown.

    Step 3: Update the Display Adapter drivers.

    • Press Windows key + X key when you are at desktop.
    • Select Device Manager.
    • Expand Display Adapter.
    • Right click on the Display Adapter and click on
      Update Driver Software
      .
    • Restart the computer.

    Hope it helps. Reply to the post with an updated status of accessing the lock screen background for further assistance.

    Thank you.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Dec 5, 2021
    #4
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