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Windows 7: Show Window contents while dragging malfunctioning

27 May 2011   #1
Vash Eater

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Show Window contents while dragging malfunctioning

I have been having problems with my computer not showing the windows contents while dragging. About once every 2 weeks, I will turn on my computer and that function will be disabled. So what I would do is go to Computer Properties -> Advanced System Settings -> Performance Settings, and then check the "Show window contents while dragging checkbox.

Today however, in the last 2 hours, the function has just disabled itself 3 times already. Everytime, I go through the same process to turn it on and it just won't stick for more than an hour.

Any Ideas?


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27 May 2011   #2
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Kind of sounds as if something - like some program or maybe even graphics settings is overriding the setting somehow.

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