1.    10 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Pro

    Show windows content while dragging checked, but not functioning

    Every day I come back to my work pc and unlock the screen I notice the window content is just a black frame (like the old Windows 3.1 days) when dragging them around.

    I go into advanced system properties and settings under the performance tab and everything is already checked for best appearance, which includes show windows content while dragging. All I do is uncheck and recheck it so the apply button lights up, then apply the change and everything is back to normal.

    Rather than go into these menus, do you know of a command line that achieves the same thing? I could just put it as a desktop shortcut I could double click every day.

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  2.    10 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 5,749
    Win 10 Pro (1607)

    Hello, can you try using the 'Custom' setting in that dialogue?

    There will be a way of doing that with a fairly simple script using Autohotkey.
    Maybe there's a Powershell command... needs someone familiar with that.

    Meanwhile see if the same happens
    a. in Safe Mode
    b. after a clean boot
    Clean Boot - Perform in Windows 10 to Troubleshoot Software Conflicts - Windows 10 Forums

    c. Download and install Shellexview (free). Run it, hide all MS extensions, disable all others.
    If any effect, identify cause by progressively enabling them.
    Note: there's a 32 bit option in Options which reveals more extensions.
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