PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Display the Desktop

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to change the display to the Desktop.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to switch to displaying the Desktop on my computer?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the ToggleDesktop method from the Shell.Application COM object:

(New-Object -ComObject shell.application).toggleDesktop()

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