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Windows 7: Windows Explorer hides itself when deleting a file

17 Dec 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Windows Explorer hides itself when deleting a file


I don't know if this is a define behavior or a known bug, in any case the following are the steps to reproduce it:
- Close all foreground applications.
- Run Windows Explorer.
- Run another applications.
- Do the ALT + TAB (or ALT + TAB + SHIFT ) key combinations. A new "window" on the center of your desktop should appear. This window (I don't remember the name) shows all foreground applications actually running. You should see only two applications: Windows Explorer and the other one. Move back on Windows Explorer selecting it.
- On Windows Explorer select a file to delete or create an empty one and select it.
- Now, click the Canc key button or click on the file and from the popup menu that appears click on Delete menu item.
- At this point ,the Windows Explorer Delete Folder dialog should appear, asking you to delete or not the file.
- Do not click on the dialog, leave it as it is.
- Now, move on to the other foreground application, with the ALT + TAB (or ALT + TAB + Shift) key combinations. At this point you should see only the other application and don't see the Windows Explorer anymore, and so you are not able to select it by the key combinations above.

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17 Dec 2012   #2

Ultimate 32bit

Try using Windows + Tab .
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 Windows Explorer hides itself when deleting a file

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