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Switcher - Open in Windows 8

  1. #10


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8


    Thanks for replying so quickly.
    @ Edwin, I am scrolling up and down, every which way. If I have 3 or more apps, then I will see two small gray rectangles appear, like the right-hand side of a thumbnail but the rest of the thumbnail is hiding offscreen. And the Taskbar at the bottom, the Windows icon disappears like a gray rectangle has covered it.
    @ Brink, I don't download really anything to my laptop as a precaution, nor do I mess with settings, so I did not actively (nor can I remember accidentally) change any of the settings. I will download your link and see what happens.

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  2. #11


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8


    @ Brink, I downloaded your Switcher file. Is it supposed to do something? It sits in the Taskbar and when I click on it, nothing happens.
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  3. #12


    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    If you have modern apps open, then the Switcher shortcut is supposed to open Switcher like on the left of the screenshot below.

    If you don't have any modern apps open, then Switcher will not open.

    Switcher Shortcut - Create in Windows 8


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  4. #13


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1


    Quiye useful!
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