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Windows 7: How to get thumbnails to show faster

06 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
How to get thumbnails to show faster

I have windows 7 pro from my uni final and when you hold your mouse over app in a taskbar that's running, it shows a thumbnail of what's going on, how do i get it to show faster? thanks

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06 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

You should read this:

Mouse Hover Time - Change


Tweak Aero Peek Delay Time In Windows 7 With Desktop Peek Tweak

That will speed up the desktop peek. This one:

will speed up the thumbnail peek.

For those who don't want to follow the second link:

1. Click on the Start Button and type in regedit and hit Enter.
2. Navigate through HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse.
3. Right click on MouseHoverTime and select Modify.
4. Set the new value. The default value is 400 milliseconds.
5. Once changed, click OK and restart your computer.
I set mine to 100, logged off and back on, and the thumbnails now appear nearly immediately.
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