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Windows 7: Switching tasks with Alt+Tab - mouse jumps to center of screen

12 Aug 2014   #1
glennsnoise

Windows 7 Enterprise - 64 bit
 
 
Switching tasks with Alt+Tab - mouse jumps to center of screen

Hi. I often have multiple tasks open, and frequently toggle (task shift) back and forth between applications as part of my daily job routine. I've been moved to a new desk, and am irritated by the fact that whenever I type Alt+Tab to switch tasks (toggle), my mouse pointer immediately moves to the center of the screen. This happens every time I switch tasks using Alt+Tab. It isn't conducive to the type of work I do, and I would like to have the mouse pointer stay still instead of involuntarily jumping to the center of the screen over and over again.

I have asked Windows Support, as well as IT at my job, and no one knows how to fix this. There must be something in the preferences to change this, right?


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12 Aug 2014   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

For now see if this AutoHotkey script is any help

Code:
CoordMode, Mouse, Screen
return

~!Tab::
  MouseGetPos,X,Y
  KeyWait, Alt
  KeyWait, Tab
  MouseMove,%X%,%Y%
return
Edit: It should put the mouse to the spot it was when AltTab was pressed.
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