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Solved: how do I stop automatic switching of inactive to active windows

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by bpsman, Sep 16, 2006.

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  1. bpsman

    bpsman Thread Starter

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    I have a 500MB CPU with 256 MB memory on a Etower machine

    Whenever I hover my mouse on an inactive window it automatically switches to that window and I don't always want to switch to the inactive window how do I stop this from happening?
    This happens in explorer or internet explorer and all other programs also. It will switch to whatever I hover the mouse over. I cannot figure out how to stop this from happening.
    Any help would be appreciated
    Thank you
    Bpsman
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Sounds like you were tinkering with XP's TweakUI. You need to go to this screen and disable the X-Mouse functionality.
     

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    bpsman Thread Starter

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    You were right. I had removed the program TweakIU and it did not change the settings back to the default settings so I had to reinstall it to remove the settings.

    Thanks for the Help.
     
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