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Windows 7: Is it possible to customize this

20 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 prem 32 bit
Is it possible to customize this

I just found this forum. Been reading some and looks like a great site with useful info and courteous members. Great find!

I am looking for information on adjusting/disabling the way open windows swap places without clicking.
For a example, I find it difficult to get to the download window quick enough to keep it on top.

Can this be disabled or the timing be changed?

Thank you for your input.

(Home premium 32 bit)

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20 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

Are you looking for possible way to have some shorcuts?[2]=Shortcuts
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20 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 prem 32 bit


Thanks for responding but I am looking to disable the way open windows are swapped by just moving the cursor over a open window. This only occurs when the window on top is less than full allowing the background window to show.

Someone suggested changing the "mouse_over" value but this did not affect the behavior I want to change.

It does not happen when the open window is over the desktop....
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20 Feb 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

This little program is useful for the purpose. Make sure you put it into the startups so that it is always readily available in the tasktray - or pin it to the taskbar.
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20 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

Ah, allright...i was just reading a thread that might give you some interrest..the app calls "Always On Top" by the sevenforums member the "prisoner"

Go at the end of the first #1 (permalink)
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25 Feb 2011   #6

Windows 7 prem 32 bit
Solution found

I finally found the setting to disable this, instructions follows

Click the Start button.
Type mouse works in the Search box.
The first entry in the search results should be "Change how your mouse works".
Click on this item.
In the Ease of Access Center window that appears, locate the check box "Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse".
If this check box is ticked, clear it, then click OK.

Here's the link
Mouse Hover Makes Window Active - Enable
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