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My full screen applications have started randomly minimizing. I would have guessed this is some kind of anti-virus or update thing, but I can't pin it down. I've tried closing every running program but it still happens. Is there some way to determine exactly what process is causing this? Or else is there a way to force an application to stay in the foreground?

This only happens when I don't press any keys or mouse buttons for a few seconds. As long as I am actively doing something in the game, it will stay in the foreground.

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Try a different keyboard. I suspect one or more of your buttons is sticking. –  user3463 May 7 '12 at 2:55
    
I will try that. I also forgot to mention, the minimizing only happens when I stop pressing keys or the mouse. –  aearon May 7 '12 at 12:57
    
That could definitely be a sticky key, or a faulty USB port / bus. –  user3463 May 7 '12 at 18:30

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