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Windows 7: Preview function not working

12 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7
Preview function not working

I am having a problem with the preview function not working correctly. I happened to have Outlook open along with two IE8 sessions. One session was running a Fancast video and the other session was open to Amazon. While I was in Outlook, I moved the mouse over to the IE icon in the quick launch area and the two IE windows showed their respective previews. Each time I tried to make the Fancast window become active, it would not stay up. I then tested this out with Outlook being open and then trying to switch to the page. I was able to get this to work without any problems.

Any idea why I can't switch to Fancast from Outlook?

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12 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64

Did you move the mouse over and click on the preview?
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13 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7

I'm not seeing anything labeled preview. The thing is, if I hold the mouse over the window, I can switch back and forth between outlook and any other window EXCEPT fancast. I don't know if this makes any difference, but the window with Fancast was actively playing a video.

I can tell by looking at the icon in the quick launch area that there is more than one IE window open. When I move the mouse over to the IE icon, the preview windows expand. The window with the Fancast video won't stay open.
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13 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 x64

Probably the program does not support it. You might try some of the other options for taskbar buttons in the Task Bar properties.
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13 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

Does this happen with it paused?

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