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Laptop keeps going back to the homescreen for no reason

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    Laptop keeps going back to the homescreen for no reason

    (I'm not sure if this belongs in maintenance or in bugs. Please tell me if you think I should move it.)
    I have a year-old
    ASUS F555LA-AS51 Core i5 15.6-Inch Laptop. It's been running pretty smoothly, but within the last month, it's begun to randomly go back to the homescreen with all the apps. This doesn't seem to be on a fixed schedule--there's always a gap of at least 40 minutes, but sometimes it's longer. It doesn't matter what I have running. Sometimes I only have Word open, and sometimes I'll have Netflix or a videogame running and it still happens. Luckily, the apps or windows don't close; they just minimize for a second. It doesn't take any time to get back to what I was doing, but it is a nuisance. I have tried turning it off and on again, running antimalware programs, manually debugging, and changing the screen saver settings. I'm not sure what I can try to get this to stop happening.
    If you have any ideas how to stop this glitch from happening, please let me know! Thanks!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Hi and welcome to Eight Forums,
    Before we try to fix, do u mean it takes you back to desktop or the start screen?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Laptop keeps going back to the homescreen for no reason

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