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I'm running GTalk on Windows 7, and it refuses to work properly with Alt-Tab.

Let's say I've got 2 message windows open (msg1 and msg2) and the contact list, as well as Firefox. Alt-tab from Firefox to msg1 works, but now the contact list is the most recent thing in the alt-tab list (not Firefox as expected). Then there's the problem that I can't use alt-tab to select a specific message window, and when switching back to msg2 (showing msg2 in the alt-tab window) it might switch back and have focus on msg1.

I found this thread complaining about the same problem, but it's over a year old, and I'm hoping some progress has been made.

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This does my freaking head in. Never looked at fixing it though –  Ciaran Dec 8 '10 at 22:11
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Updating Google Talk is not high on Google's priority list. The About section of Google Talk shows (C) 2005-2006!

Regarding switching between message windows of Google Talk, you can use Ctrl+Tab. It will cycle through Contact list and message windows. Its not THE ideal solution, but its better than nothing. :)

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