Taskbar Tinkering

Ok I'm having a bit of grief with Windows 7

I like how it allows me to preview windows of applications when there are multiple open, but what i hate is how you hover over a preview and it closes the other windows giving you a full screen preview.

Is there a way to disable this effect so that you have to click the preview to go to it without being shown the full screen preview, if that makes sense


Yeah.. switch off aero.

Or you can make it take several minutes to show the preview with this reg trick

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
;remove aero mouse over delay
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse] "MouseHoverTime"="10000"


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It doesn't give you a full screen preview unless that window happens to be full screen. It is designed to let you focus on the one window., If you really, really don't like, do as suggested, but I think you will come to like it.

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