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Windows 7: remove desktop from alt+tab ?

05 Jul 2010   #1
crest

windows 7
 
 
remove desktop from alt+tab ?

Hi,

this is something that really annoys me.


Whenever i have 2 fullscreen apps running and i want to switch back and forth between them, i like to use alt+tab (works good on windows xp)

But when doing this on my new windows 7 machine, every second or third time i end up on the desktop, since - for some to me unknown reason - the desktop itself is placed in the list of active programms.


I was wondering whether the is a way to remove the desktop from this list, or any other means to prevent this "problem"


I hope someone can help me with that


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05 Jul 2010   #2
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Welcome to the forum,

I'm not sure if it can be removed, how about if you alt+tab then release tab and use

the arrow key to select your window.
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05 Jul 2010   #3
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Sorry, but this cannot be done.
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24 Sep 2010   #4
joe7dust

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Wrong. Just google for the registry edit, will revert to old XP style though so no preview images. I'm not even going to be doing it myself, because I'd rather have previews and deal with the superfluous presence of the desktop in alt+tab.
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