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This seems very trivial, but for the past 3 years I have not found a solution. I have the cpu gadget on the side bar. I have it checked to be "always on top". However after a while, seemingly randomly, it will just not be on top. I have to click show desktop then click on the gadget once and it will be on top again. Although it is trivial, its been bugging me for the past 3 years. Is there any solution to this or is this just a bug.

Note: I also have the gadget set to opacity 60.

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This only happens with certain windows. Sounds like you have software that attempt to override the "always on top" by trying to "always be on top: themselfs. –  Ramhound Apr 1 '13 at 10:57
    
I have a similar issue here with windows 7 64. Different windows will act up, not come foreward correctally, or end up over a program that was set to always on top. It is very random. After a reboot they will work fine for quite some time. I dont reboot for weeks, so i have learned to live with it. social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itproui/thread/… <-- I was hoping that there were other people who noticed it. I wonder if it ever gets seen on 32bit only type of systems. –  Psycogeek Apr 1 '13 at 11:33
    
@Ramhound Even if i have windows that attempt to override the "always on top", after I close those, shouldnt the gadget still stay on top of the normal windows?...it doesnt in my case. –  agz Apr 3 '13 at 23:15

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