Always open multiple Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office Excel, Microsoft Office PowerPoint document windows, in addition to many more Windows Explorer and a couple more instant messaging such as Windows Live Messenger, Skype, Yahoo! Messenger, ICQ, Google Talk and other chat window frames? If you’re the one that fits the description above, it’s simply hard to find a window that need to use among so many opened application windows, especially when using Alt+Tab keyboard accelerator, or even Win+Tab live Aero preview task switcher keyboard shortcut.

Windows 7 (download Windows 7 RTM ISO) and Windows Server 2008 R2 has included a useful function that allows user to quickly task switching between open windows or frames of a single individual application program only. By using the same-app task switcher trick, user can easily switch and jump between all open windows of a running application, making the task of finding window to work at simpler.

How to Quickly Task Switch Between Window Frames of Same Application in Windows 7

Press and hold the Ctrl key, then click on the application icon or button on the Windows 7 Taskbar. A window frame of the application will open. Continuously clicking on the application icon or button on the Taskbar will switch and rotate between different open windows of the specific application only, significantly improve task switching speed when compared with using Alt+Tab or Win+Tab which rotates between all open windows of all different applications.

The trick above works on all applications that can have multiple or more than one windows open (but not tabs).