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How to disable 'gestures'...???

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    Win8.1 Pro, Desktop Mode

    How to disable 'gestures'...???


    Got a new laptop today, with win 8 (sigh). Installed classic shell to get rid of metro, but I keep getting this stupid popout from the right side every time I move my mouse from right to left... how do I get rid of that...???

    Thanks.

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Rick,

    You could use the tutorials below to disable the Charms and Switcher hint hot corners.
    Since you are using a laptop, you might also wish to disable edge swipes and gestures for the touchpad as well.
    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Win8.1 Pro, Desktop Mode


    Thanks mate.
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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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