Method to switch focus to front window


  1. Posts : 29
    MS Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1
       #1

    Method to switch focus to front window


    Hi all,

    Whenever I have two seperate apps in the windows 7 taskbar and decide to close one of them, the focus doesnt automatically switch to the one remaining window, instead I have to physically click on it to bring the focus to it. Its really annoying and was wondering if there was a workaround?

    Thanks
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  2. Posts : 4,566
    Windows 10 Pro
       #2

    Interesting. Does the problem occur even after a restart?

    There may be a program grabbing the attention away.

    When did this start happening?

    Have you changed anything in your system lately?
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  3. Posts : 29
    MS Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Well I've just upgraded to Windows 7 a few days ago and everything was fine then. It seems to have been since the windows updates have been installed that its been doing it.
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  4. Posts : 17,322
    Win 10 Pro x64
       #4

    Just out of curiosity, how did you close the one app?

    Was the focus on the remaining app before closing the other one?

    There is a good discussion here, how do I get the top-most window to always grab focus?

    Though not solved it may provide some insight.
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