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Windows 7: opening multiple programs

23 Nov 2011   #1
Suegit

windows7 64bit
 
 
opening multiple programs

why is it that every time I have a program open and then without closing it I open another program it opens behind the program that is already open?
thanks


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25 Nov 2011   #2
Imperfect1

 
 

Need more specific information as to which programs you're referring to. But in the meanwhile, here's some help for you. I hope one of these tutorials addresses your specific problem:

ALWAYS ON TOP – TASKBAR
Taskbar Always On Top - Disable or Enable

ALWAYS ON TOP – TASK MANAGER
How to Turn Task Manager "Always On Top" On or Off

ALWAYS ON TOP – 3RD PARTY APPS
Always On Top - Keep any window visible always
Window On Top
Nail It will keep any window on top (free)
Elias Fotinis DeskPins :: Make Any Window Topmost
Actual Title Buttons (http://www.actualtools.com/titlebuttons/)

ALWAYS ON TOP – WINDOWS MEDIA
Keep Windows Media Center on top of other windows
Keep Windows Media Player on top of other windows
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25 Nov 2011   #3
Darcy Peal

Win 7 Ulitimate x64 - Signature Edition
 
 

Since the "Always On Top" feature is not built into Win 7 you must have a 3rd party app causing this behavior.
Have you tried right-clicking and unchecking "Always On Top"?

Imperfect1 is right though, we need to know which programs are doing this. All of them? Or just one?
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02 Dec 2011   #4
Suegit

windows7 64bit
 
 

happens with all programs
the focus is always on 1st program opened
If word pad is open and I want to open another program the focus goes to word pad not the newly opened program
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02 Dec 2011   #5
Imperfect1

 
 

Suegit, did you try any of the 3rd party apps I suggested?

ALWAYS ON TOP 3RD PARTY APPS
Always On Top - Keep any window visible always
Window On Top
Nail It will keep any window on top (free)
Elias Fotinis DeskPins :: Make Any Window Topmost
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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