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How to Hide or Show ALT+TAB Background Windows in Windows 10

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When you press ALT+TAB or CTRL+ALT+TAB to switch between open windows in Windows 10, any windows in the background of ALT+TAB will show by default.

This tutorial will show you how to hide or show windows in the background of ALT+TAB for your account in Windows 10.

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The .reg files below will add and modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MultitaskingView\AltTabViewHost

Wallpaper DWORD

(delete) = Show
1= Hide


EXAMPLE: Hide or Show ALT+TAB background windows
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Here's How:

1. Do step 2 (show) or step 3 (hide) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Show ALT+TAB Background Windows

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Show_Alt+Tab_background_windows.reg

download


 3. To Hide ALT+TAB Background Windows

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Hide_Alt+Tab_background_windows.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.



That's it,
Shawn