Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Option in Microsoft Windows that organizes all open windows to be visible and accessible. When cascading windows, they will be arranged from the top left corner of your screen to the bottom right. The picture below is an example of a Microsoft Windows computer displaying all open windows in a Cascade format.

Cascade Windows

How do I cascade windows?

To cascade all open windows, right-click on the Taskbar and click the Cascade windows option.

How do I turn off cascading windows?

To turn off cascading windows, right-click on the Taskbar and uncheck the Cascade windows option by clicking on it.

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