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    Windows 7 - nudge the mouse, lose the application - goes to desktop

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    irritating, and probably a simple fix - but I am trying to type info into an application, knock my mouse and the application drops out and I see my desktop - how can I turn this off ?

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    Do you mean the application minimizes or closes?

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    bobski, if you are referring to Aero Peek (shows desktop), that is invoked when your mouse strays over to the extreme bottom right of your taskbar, then check out this Hot To Geek article to easily disable the feature.

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    I the application really goes away - crashes with the process no longer showing up in Task Manager - then it could be a compatibility problem, see if there is an update that is qualified for Win 7. If the application is Win 7 compatible, then there could be a defective library (DLL) causing this problem.

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    Sounds to me like he is in fact pushing the mouse into the lower right "aero peek" corner and that's what he's seeing. Why disable it? To each his own I guess, I like it even though I sometimes move my pointer there by accident myself!

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    Aero Peek makes it easy to see something on your desktop when you have several windows open and totally covering the desktop, but I suppose it could be a hassle. Gerald has posted the procedure to disable it, although I personally would not. Just my 2 cents.
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