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  1. #1


    Posts : 17
    Windows 8 pro32 bit

    Start / Splash screen help


    I am using 8 on a non touch laptop and find when I am working in other programs such as Powerpoint or Word it keeps appearing when I am in the top left corner or on the right side.

    Is there anyway to disable this function as it is REALLY annoying!!

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  2. #2


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by lovestruck View Post
    I am using 8 on a non touch laptop and find when I am working in other programs such as Powerpoint or Word it keeps appearing when I am in the top left corner or on the right side.

    Is there anyway to disable this function as it is REALLY annoying!!
    This tutorial may help:

    Switcher - Enable or Disable Top Left Corner in Windows 8

    In it at the bottom are related tutorials.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 17
    Windows 8 pro32 bit


    Thanks very much will try that
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  4. #4


    Posts : 17
    Windows 8 pro32 bit


    Someone on another forum suggested using Classic shell which now has options to disable all hot corners ..might try that..
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  5. #5


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by lovestruck View Post
    Someone on another forum suggested using Classic shell which now has options to disable all hot corners ..might try that..
    Classic Shell Picture:

    Click image for larger version
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  6. #6


    Yeah, turn off the left corner. Its very annoying.
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