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2 years ago#1
Whenever I hover the mouse on the top right corner of the screen, a litle menu pops u with 'search', 'share', 'start', 'devices', and 'settings'.

Is it possible to disable this?

Every time it pops up, it forces my programs out of full screen mode and gets annoying when i want to close something with the "X" button.
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2 years ago#2
Upgrade to 8.1. Right click taskbar, properties, navigation tab. There's an option to disable the top right hot corner.

Not sure if this is an option in Windows 8.
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2 years ago#3
Well actually I hadn't heard of Win 8.1 until 5 mins ago when I came here.

I don't know if my laptop is Win8 or Win8.1....
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2 years ago#4
GoldenSun3DS posted...
Well actually I hadn't heard of Win 8.1 until 5 mins ago when I came here.

I don't know if my laptop is Win8 or Win8.1....


It's probably Win8. You can check Control Panel > System to verify.

Or open the Windows Store. If the 8.1 upgrade is available, it'll likely be the first thing on the page in a big blue box.
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2 years ago#5
Just install classic shell, it will do all that and more.

8.1 can wait IMO. It's still spanking new and with a few outstanding issues.
2 years ago#6
It says Windows 8. Is there any way to disable it on Win8.0?
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2 years ago#7
Bump.
I don't want to upgrade to 8.1 with all the reports of problems.
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2 years ago#8
GoldenSun3DS posted...
Bump.
I don't want to upgrade to 8.1 with all the reports of problems.

Install a program called Classic Shell.
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2 years ago#9
GoldenSun3DS posted...
Bump.
I don't want to upgrade to 8.1 with all the reports of problems.


8.1 works great for me. Don't believe everything you read.
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2 years ago#10
What's "Classic Shell"?
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