Windows 10: How to force the properties window open in the foreground! Solved

  1.    04 Feb 2016 #1

    How to force the properties window open in the foreground!


    I've been fighting properties window since I installed window 10...
    I use this function a lot. The problem is the properties window opens in the background.
    So I have to minimize all the windows I have open to see the properties window.
    The weird thing is the properties window is the only one that does that, When I open a new
    window of anything it opens in the forground.
    Is there a way to force the properties window open in the forground...Thanks...
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  2.    04 Feb 2016 #2

    I fixed it.. If anyone is having this same issue... This is what I used to fix my problem... It's for Windows 7 but it applies to windows 10...
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/i...6-aa3364b4b1a7
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 2,554
    Windows 10 x64 Home Build (Redstone(1)) 15063.608
       04 Feb 2016 #3

    Thanks for posting this to help others can you mark this as solved
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  4. Posts : 4,771
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       04 Feb 2016 #4

    Raner said: View Post
    I fixed it.. If anyone is having this same issue... This is what I used to fix my problem... It's for Windows 7 but it applies to windows 10...
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/i...6-aa3364b4b1a7
    Congrats.
    Deserve a rep.
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  5. Posts : 5,151
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.483
       04 Feb 2016 #5

    Interesting, thanks for the post. I do not have a problem with windows opening up behind other windows and I just checked and

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\ForegroundLockTimeout is set to 0 as the link describes. Sounds like that is supposed to be the default. Was yours a value other than 0?
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  6.    17 Feb 2016 #6

    Mine was set 20000 or 2000 can't remember exactly but it was not 0 but it is set to 0 now...
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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