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Windows 7: full screen application minimizes and windows loses focus

24 Jun 2013   #1
Michael Fareed

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
full screen application minimizes and windows loses focus

Hi!, i have a very annoying problem that's driving me crazy for 3 days now, windows tends to lose focus every exactly 1 min and some sort of a program blinks in the task bar and disappear, it happens all the time right after i log in to windows, i can't play any game as it minimizes it every minute, i can't watch any movie in full screen mode as it losses focus and minimizes it, i tried to restore windows to system restore point but i didn't find any, i surfed alot of forums for a solution and some guys said the antivirus so i uninstalled it ( although i wasn't convinced ) but it didn't help, i uninstalled every program i installed in the last week but it didn't help, i have tried every available solution but it was useless.
i finally managed to capture a photo of the blinking program and it was some sort of cameras and printers program !
i have gone for printers and removed every printer i had but the problem still there, i also has no cameras installed ( except for built-in webcam ) help me, i don't wanna install a new OS and go through all the updates and program installing again
P.S: i attached a photo of the blinking program
excuse my poor english it's my second language ...

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25 Jun 2013   #2


I would assume you've ran all your anti-virus/anti-malware programs? If not do so without delay. Have you checked and updated your video drivers? (long shot) You could also try a sfc/scannow to check and possibly repair any corrupted system files. Heres a link to a tutorial on how to do that. SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
We have many excellent tutorials here, written by some very knowledgeable people. Hope this helps.

And welcome to the forums!
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27 Jun 2013   #3
Michael Fareed

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

first of all thanks for your concern as i got pretty mad coz that post got more than 170 reviews and not a single reply
i have done all kind of system checks and malware removal program and got me to a dead end before i loses hope to resolve it myself and come here to ask for help, something weired happened also as yesterday it didn't happen at all and i thought it was resolved and i was reliefed but it came back today again and frustrated me
i had run the SFC you mentioned 3 times now and every times it hangs up the system at 71 % , i don't know what to do
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