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Cant click on inactive windows

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.0

    Cant click on inactive windows


    I tried searching for the solution to this but couldn't find anything...

    Recently, for an unknown reason, inactive application windows don't register clicks. I have to first click on the application icon in the taskbar to make it active, then I am able to click within the application or explorer window.

    Any ideas?

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  2. #2


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


    Maybe the batch file will help in this link---

    Can't install any programs- "Error writing to file C:\..."
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.0


    It didn't work. That file did, however, create quite a few new oddities. Something about my documents folder being corrupt.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.0


    No ideas? Its fairly annoying...
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Cant click on inactive windows
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