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Windows 7: Show Window Contents or Outline While Dragging

15 Jun 2013   #10
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Brifing,

Do you have a custom theme or program installed that could affect or also have settings for this?

For now, use the Find and Find Next feature in Registry Editor to search for the DragFullWindows string value, and make sure that any found is set to 1 for it's data. You may have one in the HKLM key that's overriding your setting in the HKCU key.


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15 Jun 2013   #11
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

For the setting in the HKLM key, should it exist, you will need to invoke regedit.exe in Elevated mode.
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15 Jun 2013   #12
brifing

windows 8 64 bit
 
 

Brink,
I have no a custom theme. the regedit value is same already. here it is? is that true?



but my problem is still existing.
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15 Jun 2013   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
For the setting in the HKLM key, should it exist, you will need to invoke regedit.exe in Elevated mode.
Only if he's logged in as a standard user. He should be prompted by UAC to elevate by default when he opens regedit if logged in as an administrator.
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15 Jun 2013   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brifing View Post
Brink,
I have no a custom theme. the regedit value is same already. here it is? is that true?



but my problem is still existing.
That's correct for that location, but be sure to keep hitting "Find Next" until it's finished searching the registry to make sure that there is no other found.
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16 Jun 2013   #15
brifing

windows 8 64 bit
 
 



brink,

yes, there are lots of regedit values(dragfullwindows) like this pic. But , I cannot understand, you said that make sure that. which one can be 'make sure' ))
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16 Jun 2013   #16
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You would want any found set to 1 to have the full window drag and not just an outline.

Normally, you would be setting any found DragFullWindows DWORD values in the right pane.

Any DragFullWindows keys you see in the left pane, you would only set the DefaultApplied DWORD to 1 in it's right pane. Otherwise, skip it and move on to any other it may find.
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01 Nov 2013   #17
Fieromuso

Windows 8 64bit
 
 

Hello!
I have the same problem: I have to uncheck-apply-recheck-apply again every time I start or login in this laptop (I have windows 8 64bit on ad Asus laptop, I bought it a couple weeks ago).
I've followed every step in this tutorial (performance settings, using the REG file and invoking regedit -using Find Next (there was no 0, every value was 1)) but the problem is still there!
I've tried looking elsewhere on the internet but I cannot find a solution...
Any ideas?
Thank you anyway!
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01 Nov 2013   #18
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Fieromuso, and welcome to Seven Forums.

As a test, create a new user account, and see if it works properly while signed in to it to see if this is an issue with only your current account or a global issue in Windows 8.
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01 Nov 2013   #19
Fieromuso

Windows 8 64bit
 
 

Uhm I did that and actually it works properly on the other account! :O
So, is there a software in this account that messes everythinh up?
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