Windows 10: Activate window on mouse hover
Activate window on mouse hover
Hi guys, I'm having the same issue and Option 3 in that tutorial is not working for me. Should I start a new thread?
Mouse Hover Makes Window Active - Enable - Windows 7 Help Forums
My situation: in Win7, I had the option checked to 'Activate window on mouse hover' and just upgraded to Win10 and it's driving me crazy having no delay before the window gets active.
I went into the registry and for
UserPreferenceMask the value there after the upgrade is DF 7E 07 80 12 00 00 00
I changed this to the suggested: 9F 3E 07 80 12 00 00 00 and after logging back in, on hover, the window gets active but not focused - not what I'm looking for so I have left this value at DF...
I changed the decimal value to 150 and still no delay. Even at 500, still no delay.
Last edited by Brink; 07 Aug 2015 at 11:31.
Reason: moved to new thread
Please advise were this thread was moved to.
I have same problem and found this great summary of it, but it seems it was moved to another thread. It would be really helpful when such things are moved like this if whoever did it could provide a link to the place it was moved to... Brink, or whoever, please advise
Ok, can turn activate on hover off using these instructions Solved Turning off - Windows 10 Forums
OK, this is what worked for me to Extend the time of the hover before Focus kicks in, do all the following.
Start - Search Type in regedit - Click Yes when asked about the app making changes.
go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER
go to Contorl panel
go to Mouse
On the list on the right go to Mouse Hover Time
Click on it. I changed it from 400 to 4000, you can do less, it's your call.
Close the registry editor.
Now Log off, then log back on, or Restart if you feel more comfortable.
Now go to Control Panel - All Control Panel Items
go to Ease of Access Center
Go to Make the Mouse Easier to Use
Uncheck the "Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse" box
NOW RE-CHECK the "Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse"
Click Apply again.
You should now find your hover time between windows is at a reasonable delay, and not instant.
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