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Windows 7: Window Appearance Setting Change

06 Nov 2011   #1
livingvirtual

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free
 
 
Window Appearance Setting Change

I have selected the option set computer for best appearance in the performance tab. However, after a reboot or after 10 or 15 minutes 1 feature that is show window contents while dragging gets disabled and it outlines. Due to which I have to keep changing the settings again and again. Does someone have a fix for this ?


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06 Nov 2011   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello livingvirtual,

You might see if setting it using one or all of the other options in the tutorial below may work for you instead.

Show Window Contents or Outline While Dragging

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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08 Nov 2011   #3
livingvirtual

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

Thanks Shawn... Just testing it out I hope it finally works.

It didn't work for me. unfortunately..I had tried the registry method.
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08 Nov 2011   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Since you have a HP (OEM) computer, check to see if you may have anything like the Dell Media Experience program that came preinstalled on your computer. There was a glitch in this program that disables the show contents while dragging after each reboot. You might have a similar program doing the same.
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08 Nov 2011   #5
livingvirtual

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

No I don't have any such program installed. As I had formatted by PC just a week ago and the additional software that came with it is in another disc so there no possibility of any glitch.
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08 Nov 2011   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I did some more digging in the registry for any other DragFullWindows entries found, and created the REG file below to set them to default values as well for you. If you like, you could download and merge the REG file below and restart the computer to see if this may help.


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File Type: reg Show_window_contents_while_dragging.reg (1.0 KB, 14 views)
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09 Nov 2011   #7
livingvirtual

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

Added to the registry lets wait and watch.
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09 Nov 2011   #8
livingvirtual

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

Didin't work...
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09 Nov 2011   #9
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

If this just started happening recently, then you could try doing a system restore using a restore point dated before this started to hopefully undo and fix it.

If not, then you might see if running the sfc /scannow command may be able to help.
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