Windows 10: Taskbar bug: switching to another window -will not appear at the front

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    Windows 10 64bit
       25 Oct 2016 #11

    How did u fix this m8?
    flash5565 said: View Post
    Okay, my issue is of the opposite nature. Imagine I'm playing a game in borderless window mode, and then I alt-tab out of it to go to, for example, google chrome. When I do so, the taskbar is covered by the lower portion of the game that I was playing, and trying to click where the task bar should be just opens the game window. Attached is an example of me typing this reply while playing overwatch.Attachment 99127 Notice how the game covers the area where the taskbar should be. If I click that, the game window opens. I've tried playing around with the taskbar settings, but there only seem to be options to HIDE the taskbar, not to have it show. Help or redirection to another thread (I haven't found one) would be much appreciated
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #12

    Method 2 worked for me.

    Method 2 worked for me after having used hours myself and hours with Microsoft support that includes repairing Windows, reinstalling Windows, replacing the external mouse. Let's hope that it lasts.
    Thanks for the advice.

    Method 1:

    I suggest you to disable window by hovering over it with the mouse and check if it helps. To do so I suggest you to try the below given steps and check if it helps:

    1. Press Windows key + X key and click on Control Panel.
    2. Select or click Ease of Access.
    3. Click or tap onEase of Access Centre.
    4. Click on Make the Mouse Easier to Use was uncheck Activate Window by hovering over it with the mouse.
    5. Check if issue is resolved.

    Method 2:
    I would suggest you to completely uninstall the touchpad driver and reinstall it. Kindly follow the below given steps.

    1. Press “Windows key + X” and click on “Device Manager”.
    2. In the list of devices, you should see the touchpad drivers.
    3. Right click on the device and then select "Uninstall".
    4. In the uninstall dialog, make sure you select the option to delete the driver package from the system. This causes the driver package installed earlier to be deleted.
    5. In the Action menu of Device manager, select “Scan for Hardware changes” option. This will cause the device driver to be reinstalled. Once the driver is installed, close all windows and restart the computer.

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  3.    4 Days Ago #13

    Method 2 worked for me. For a while!

    However, when the computer has been running for a while (30 minutes or so) the problem starts again. Without exercising Method 2, the windows will switch as expected after the computer has rested for a while. It seems that something is "accumulating" during the use of the computer and by then creating the problem.
    I have done "everything". Repairing Windows, reinstalling Windows, replaced all the drivers multiple times, replaced the mouse.
    I never had this problem with Win 7.

    Since the system seems to work (for a while) after uninstalling and reinstalling the touchpad driver, the driver might have a fundamental problem?

    I'm sure Microsoft reads this
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