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Windows 7: A window with the desktop pops up when I start the comp

12 Apr 2010   #11

windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
Can you manipulate this window? Move it about, click on items and close it?

Yes I can, Mister Dwarf, just like a regular normal window...


Thorsen, I might have accidentally done something to fix it, tho I have no idea what, because I just rebooted my c and this time there was no desktop window.

Back to the "peek at desktop" function: has anyone else tried it? What is it supposed to do, and is there a problem with it?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Apr 2010   #12

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

I've had no problems with this, and I've got it enabled. See Aero Peek - Turn On or Off

It might be one of those things that remains a mystery as to why your problem seems to have solved itself, although a single restart is not concrete proof that it has. Try restarting again a few times to see if the problem has truly gone.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Apr 2010   #13

windows 7

Restarted again and again no desktop window. Good.

I disabled Aero as soon as I upgraded to Windows 7. Could there be a problem checking the peek with aero diabled?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

12 Apr 2010   #14

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

wwww, I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.

I have not had any issues myself with "peek at desktop" unchecked or after a restart.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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