turn off focus stealing


  1. Posts : 434
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit 20H2
       #1

    turn off focus stealing


    Hey,
    how do i turn off focus stealing ?
    i have already in regedit under ForegroundLockTimeout set 30d40, but still when i am in game for example, pop out windows steal focus and minimizes the game.
    I don't know about anything else.
    Is there any way how to turn this off.
    Thank you very much.
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  2. dalchina's Avatar
    Posts : 29,927
    Win 10 Pro (1903)
       #2

    I use a couple of ways to toggle keep windows 'on top'. Whilst this is built in to Windows, it requires a 3rd party program to use it.

    I use Actual Windows Manager (not free- there are some reduced versions which are cheaper) - this adds a button in the title bar and a rt click option from the title bar.
    turn off focus stealing-untitled.png

    There are plenty of other options which function in different ways. For example, Altdrag (free, tiny) lets you configure a mouse key/key combo effective when the mouse is over the title bar. No indicator though.
    Does number of other things too...


    Search for e.g.
    "on top" freeware

    A few programs include an option to keep them on top.
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  3. das10's Avatar
    Posts : 2,759
    Win 10 pro 20H2
       #3

    The program that dalchina has pointed out above is really good. Also, make sure "When I am playing a game" is enabled in Focus Assist:

    Change Focus Assist Automatic Rules in Windows 10 | Tutorials
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  4. Barman58's Avatar
    Posts : 3,928
    Windows 10 Pro x64 2004 - 19041 - 264 XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing
       #4

    Two total freebees that I can recommend, as I use both when I need to,[ as they each work slightly differently], are TurboTop and DeskPins

    I use them mostly for keeping Process monitors or Security videos visible whilst doing other things rather than gaming but the should work nicely
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  5. Posts : 434
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit 20H2
    Thread Starter
       #5

    Turbo top doesnt work and that second program you have to select window, in order to it work, but if game is miminized i cant select window.
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  6. dalchina's Avatar
    Posts : 29,927
    Win 10 Pro (1903)
       #6

    You need to do an internet search to find a tool that suits you. There are quite a few, and different ways to do this as I mentioned. Google can help.
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