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Windows 7: Taskbar Jump List disappears before I can c

27 Feb 2010   #1

Win 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
Taskbar Jump List disappears before I can c

When I right-click on task bar items, the Jump List appears and stays open. But as soon as I move my cursor above the task bar it immediately fades away, and disappears.
The same happens with the notification area icons. When I click the /\ symbol, the menu pops up, but I cant move the cursor up there fast enough to catch it before it fades and disappears.
I think installing some app may have tweaked a setting to cause this, but I can't figure out what.
Would there be a registry setting to fix this? Or perhaps some other solution?
Thanks for the help,
Ken C.


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27 Feb 2010   #2

Win 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Ha! Already answered my question.... Here's the solution from a friend on experts exchange...

  • Control Panel
  • Ease Of Access Center
  • Make the Mouse Easier to Use
  • Make it Easier to Manage Windows
  • Unselect "Activate a Window by Hovering Over it".

Somehow the "Activate a Window by Hovering Over it" option had been checked. I guess when the cursor floats up to the jump list, it briefly hovers over a few pixels of the desktop or open app, and activates that, closing the jump list.

KC
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29 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 x64 RC
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by creasman00 View Post
Ha! Already answered my question.... Here's the solution from a friend on experts exchange...

  • Control Panel
  • Ease Of Access Center
  • Make the Mouse Easier to Use
  • Make it Easier to Manage Windows
  • Unselect "Activate a Window by Hovering Over it".
Somehow the "Activate a Window by Hovering Over it" option had been checked. I guess when the cursor floats up to the jump list, it briefly hovers over a few pixels of the desktop or open app, and activates that, closing the jump list.

KC
creasman00,

You rock! This was bugging me to no end for weeks! I couldn't find an answer the few times I quickly searched because of the obsucre nature of the issue, but finally remembered they're called "jumplists" and found your thread. Thanks for this!
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