1.    13 Aug 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 27
    Windows 7,10

    Switch Between Open Apps is crap in windows 10 (HTPC), what to do?

    My desktop pc is also functions as a htpc.
    I also have two lcd monitors.

    In previous windows 7, i could do flip3d to go through each app.

    I have a remote control I use for my media playback/kodi etc..
    I assigned a key to flip3d (windows key + tab), so that I can easy switch apps.

    E.g. the current focused app is a browser
    I press the switch app key on my remote to go bring the media player in focus so that I can watch my media/movies etc..

    But in this version of windows 10, i press that same key will give the newer crappy app swticher that shows
    all apps on desktop 1 and all apps on desktop 2 (and in my case monitor 1 and monitor 2).

    The problem is if my media player is on desktop 2, there is no way i can select it unless i pressed the TAB key.
    else I can only select apps on desktop 1.

    But my remote control is very limited number of buttons so I can't assign another key as a TAB key.
    Plus I don't want to if I could since it as waste of a key on the remote and the older flip3d was so much better.


    I have also tried assign the key as (ALT+TAB) but it does not work all that great when assigned to a remote control key button.
    I works more better when u use it on a keyboard, since u can hold that the ALT key down while pressing TAB.
    This cannot be done on a remote control.

    So what is the suggestion to fix this problem?

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    Last edited by madmax2; 14 Aug 2016 at 01:16.
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