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Windows 7: eyefinity disables aero thumbnail preview

03 Sep 2015   #1

7 & 8.1 & 10 (pro x64)
eyefinity disables aero thumbnail preview

I've recently built my new pc with a Sapphire R9 390 before that i had the HD7750.

With the HD7750 i had a 2 monitor setup (eyefinity) and the taskbar going across 2 screens, when i hover over the taskbar i got a little thumbnail telling me what was in the window.

When i built my new pc, i still had 2 monitors and it done the same, hover over the icon in the taskbar and the thumbnail preview showed me what was in that window.

I then got my 3rd monitor, re-setup eyefinity and noticed that the taskbar preview disappears!

But whats strange is, if i move the taskbar to the left or the right of the screen, it comes back, if i move it to the top, it disables again, so it seems when the taskbar is long it stops working.

Aero is enabled, and taskbar effects is turned on.

What would fix this so i can get the taskbar thumbnail previews back when the taskbar is on the bottom?

This problem is with windows 8, but no one is answering on 8 forums haha!

This is what i mean by aero peek (i know this screenshot is from a win 7 machine, but same thing on win 8! as im not on my machine atm!)

My PC specs:
CPU: AMD FX8350 Black Edition
GPU: Sapphire R9 390 NITRO
MOBO: MSI 970 Gaming
Screen Setup: 3x 21.5" LG monitors
HDD1: Kingston 128gb SSD
HDD3: Seagate 2TB
Case: NZXT Phantom Full Tower (Orange/Black)

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03 Sep 2015   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Which it would be nice if you were actually using win-7 :)
That's not actually aero peak but is animations in the taskbar and start menu
Visual Effects Settings - Change
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11 Sep 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Thumbnails get disabled with Nvidia surround too. It is a "feature" MS never cared to address. I use a vertical taskbar.
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15 Sep 2015   #4

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

More like talk to AMD
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