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Any idea how the ability to "drag" the desktop app can be turned off? I'm talking about the area in the top-middle of the screen that changes the mouse cursor when you hover over it. On metro apps it makes sense, but on the desktop more often than not I end up inadvertently dragging the desktop somewhere when trying to select icons.



If it can't be turned off for the desktop only, can it be disabled globally?

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This article suggests that Skip Metro Suite would allow you to turn off the drag to close interface. I imagine it will set some registry key.

Skip Metro Utility

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Not quite perfect, the "zone" is still there. However, clicking/dragging it no longer moves the desktop around. Good enough for me! –  kagaku Nov 13 '12 at 22:51
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