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Windows 7: Change tooltip display time for pinned icons

09 Jul 2012   #1
chillz

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Change tooltip display time for pinned icons

I find the time it takes to display the tooltip for pinned icons on the taskbar is too long. It's over a second. Does anyone know how to change it? I did the MouseHoverTime registry hack found here but that didn't change anything.

Just in case you don't know what I mean:




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20 Sep 2012   #2
chillz

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

anyone?
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20 Sep 2012   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Take a read through this and see if that is what you are looking for.
Mouse Hover Time - Change
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22 Sep 2012   #4
chillz

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I already referenced that page in my original post. It doesn't work for the pinned icons' tooltip display, which is what I'm trying to change.
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22 Sep 2012   #5
A Guy

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28 Sep 2012   #6
chillz

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

No that didn't work either.
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28 Sep 2012   #7
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I believe the correct setting is called TTDT_INITIAL, as outlined here:

TTM_SETDELAYTIME (Windows Embedded Compact 7)

But in searching for it in my registry, I find nothing. And in searching TTDT_INITIAL I only find people discussing coding for applications, not registry hacks for Windows.

I does seem Layback Bear's suggestion in post#3 in this thread should be the correct setting

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This will show you how to change the delay time, in milliseconds, that the mouse pointer has to stay hovered on a item before tooltip popups display in Windows 7.
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29 Sep 2012   #8
chillz

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I've already done the Mouse Hover time hack. It doesn't work for pinned icons. Can someone verify this?
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