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Adobe Flash Player Installer runs in always on top mode obscuring other programs

Whenever an update for Adobe Flash is available, the Adobe Flash Player Installer runs in "always on top" mode obscuring other programs. I have to drag it to a corner so that I can continue my work ...
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Making always-on-top windows follow the same MRU order as other windows

Note: I'm using Windows 7 with the classical alt-tab style, ie the registry key AltTabSettings set to 1. I want to use MRU (most recently used) ordering of windows in the alt-tab list. However, ...
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Windows 7 Window focus issue

This problem has been making me crazy - I can't seem to figure out the cause of it. When I have overlapping windows, if I click on the window "behind" the one that currently has focus, it doesn't ...
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MS Office applications (ALL!) always on top

I've searched a while and seen specific Add-on or taskbar lock/unlock fixes for Excel, Word, and Outlook, but I've having the same issue with the windows always staying on top for ALL programs. This ...
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Windows 7: Windows randomly become “always on top”

Kind of a weird issue: Often while I'm using Windows 7 with multiple app windows, one or more of them will randomly become "always on top", not allowing me to access my taskbar below (it's set to ...
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“Sidebarize” a window in Windows 5.1+?

What is a free way to make a window "reserve" desktop space so other windows cannot maximize themselves into that area on the screen? Just like the taskbar and some sidebars. I do not really mean a ...
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How to prevent window from becoming topmost?

I use an app called DeskPins to pin windows and make them topmost and it works great, even in Windows 7. I was wondering if there are any ways or app to make a window loose the topmost flag? I use an ...
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Is there software that displays text on top of windows?

Is there software or a script which lets me display text on a Windows 7 screen all the time, always on top of other windows?
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How to make Internet Explorer 9 always on top?

I've looked at and tried solutions to similar questions but doesn't seem to work with my combination of IE9 on Windows 7. It just seems IE9 ignores any attempt to change its always-on-top property. ...
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Windows 7 feature or freeware to keep a window always beneath others

Some programs e.g. GridMove and XNeat allow users to keep a given window above other windows using an "Always On Top" command. Is there a way to do the reverse i.e. "Always At The Bottom" with any ...
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Why is my Excel 2010 window always on top?

I guess I have exactly the same issue as this poster, but in Excel. Does anyone have a solution to this?
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Desktop text that's always on top and loaded from file pereodically

I want to have custom text printed on my screen always on top. I tried rainmeter software and i could not find option to load text from file on my system or in any other way. What i want to have is ...
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VLC: Always on top and transparent when out of focus

Is it possible to do the following things with VLC? Make the playback window stay always on top Make the playback window transparent when another window has the focus? This would allow watching ...
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OnTopReplica alternative for Linux Mint

OnTopReplica is a Windows application that allows you to clone a window then crop a subregion of it and keep it always on top (useful if you're trying to keep a YouTube Video always showing). Is ...
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Make new windows always on top based on their title

I'm looking for a utility which sits in background and monitors for new window creation. If the window title and/or optionally the class name matches (regular expression) a given string, it will make ...
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Why does Visual Studio run in “Always on top” mode?

My copy of Visual Studio seems to be set in "Always On Top" Mode. It runs this way by default; there seems to be no way of changing it. Visual Studio runs as Administrator/Elevated, but that really ...
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Menu item from closed program stays on top

Sometimes some programs leave a remnant of a menu-item or a button behind on my screen. It usually shows on top of everything, which makes this pretty annoying. Closing the program does not remove ...
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“Show Desktop” sometimes sets a window to “always on top”

No worries, not another "where is my show desktop button gone" question. What I found under Windows 7, when you use the "Show Desktop" feature (I prefer the ⊞ Win + D shortcut) and then bring all ...
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Auto set a window “always on top” when drag to span across two monitors?

I am a developer and I have a two monitor setup. Many times I want to keep a debug console window on top of all windows without blocking my source code viewer (monitor 1) and emulator program ...
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Keep a window always on top in Mac OS X

In Linux I can right click on any window, and there is an option I can select to keep the window on top of other Windows. Does Mac OS X have this kind of functionality? If not, then is there some kind ...
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Disable window always-on-top

Is there a handy powertoy-like program I can use to kill the always-on-top mode of the most bothersome windows? Too bad that the programs I find useful and like to co-exist with other open programs ...
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VMWare Player: how to avoid always-on-top of other windows

This question seems a little bit related, but not fully (I'm not using two monitors nor full-screen mode). I'm running VMWare Player 2.5.4 on Windows XP in normal window mode. Unfortunately, if I ...
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Why does VMWare Player always appear “always on top” of other windows?

I use VMWare-Player at work. The virtualization is very useful, but I have one major pet peeve with VMWare. My workstation has two monitors. I usually have VMWare running full-screen on one ...
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How to keep an application on top of all others on windows xp?

Is there a way to put any application I want on top of all others? I'm on a windows XP machine.
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Is it possible to get the Ubuntu 'Always on top' functionality in Windows? [duplicate]

In Ubuntu when you right click on a window, you get the option to keep it 'Always on Top'. This is incredibly useful sometimes when I want a window to take up the whole desktop (e.g. Internet Browser) ...
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Windows XP taskbar is stuck on “always on top of other windows”

My Windows XP taskbar is stuck on "always on top of other windows". It's always visible, even when a full-screen app is running. I've gone into the properties of the taskbar and un-checked the box ...
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How to keep any Window “Always on Top”?

Some software have an option for their window to be "Always on Top". Is there any way to get the same functionality for any window. Let me give an example where this would be useful. Suppose I have a ...