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Windows 7: ALT + TAB Reverts to Windows XP Style

30 Dec 2009   #1
MitchellEve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
ALT + TAB Reverts to Windows XP Style

I've only recently noticed this, if I do ALT + TAB it will come back as the Windows XP style and it won't be the fancy Windows 7 style. In a previous thread someone stated that if you watch a lot of flash videos it will cause this issue.


Is there anyway I can stop this from happening or is there anything you guys would suggest?


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30 Dec 2009   #2
Dom

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 

Could be corrupt system files. Try running command prompt as administrator, then typing in
Code:
sfc /scannow
, and press enter. Let it run and post back the results

Dom
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30 Dec 2009   #3
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MitchellEve View Post
I've only recently noticed this, if I do ALT + TAB it will come back as the Windows XP style and it won't be the fancy Windows 7 style. In a previous thread someone stated that if you watch a lot of flash videos it will cause this issue.


Is there anyway I can stop this from happening or is there anything you guys would suggest?
Upgrade from XP to 7 is not allowed. Did you do a clean install or an upgrade?
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30 Dec 2009   #4
MitchellEve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by domii123 View Post
Could be corrupt system files. Try running command prompt as administrator, then typing in
Code:
sfc /scannow
, and press enter. Let it run and post back the results

Dom
Running it now, I'll post it when its finished.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MitchellEve View Post
I've only recently noticed this, if I do ALT + TAB it will come back as the Windows XP style and it won't be the fancy Windows 7 style. In a previous thread someone stated that if you watch a lot of flash videos it will cause this issue.


Is there anyway I can stop this from happening or is there anything you guys would suggest?
Upgrade from XP to 7 is not allowed. Did you do a clean install or an upgrade?
I never had Windows XP, I said it looks like the Windows XP alt tab and I did a clean install.
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30 Dec 2009   #5
Dom

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 

Cool.
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30 Dec 2009   #6
MitchellEve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by domii123 View Post
Cool.
System did not find anything wrong. Any other suggestions?
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30 Dec 2009   #7
Nikolay

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 | Windows XP Pro x86 | Windows Vista Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MitchellEve View Post
I've only recently noticed this, if I do ALT + TAB it will come back as the Windows XP style and it won't be the fancy Windows 7 style. In a previous thread someone stated that if you watch a lot of flash videos it will cause this issue.


Is there anyway I can stop this from happening or is there anything you guys would suggest?
Could you post a screenshot?
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30 Dec 2009   #8
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

I think you mean Windows button + Tab.
Just try it. (windows button + Tab)

Quote:
In a previous thread someone stated that if you watch a lot of flash videos it will cause this issue.
Probably myth..
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30 Dec 2009   #9
MitchellEve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I can't print screen ALT + TAB so I just got a picture of it.

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30 Dec 2009   #10
Nikolay

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 | Windows XP Pro x86 | Windows Vista Ultimate x86
 
 

Are you using the basic theme or classic?
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