I googled lot around related to the following problem: I have a freshly pre-installed Windows 10 on my Dell notebook. When I start to move a window, a blue-colored assistance symbol shows up offering me to maximize the window (see the pic below):

Some kind of Snap Assist feature:

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Related to my information it has nothing to do with Snap Assist - I tried to turn it off by that, no success. This blue-colored figure goes with as it's moved and if I drop the window on it accidentally, than the window get maximized (annoying feature - perhaps it's thought out for touchpads).

  • Did you go into the Settings for Multitasking and set Allow the system to suggest companion windows when using Snap to off? – DrZoo Jun 22 '16 at 17:22
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    It may be a Dell setting. Right Click desktop -> Dell PremierColor -> Tune Display -> Advanced -> Display Splitter -> Uncheck the box. I had this issue on my laptop or desktop but neither of those are a Dell. So it's hard telling which setting needs to be tweaked. – DrZoo Jun 22 '16 at 17:34
  • DrZoo, Respect!! Your second comment was exactly the tip, that helped me out to get rid of this annoying "Display Splitter". It might be some kind of innovation trial from Dell, but I cannot get used to it. – StrictLine Jun 24 '16 at 18:13
  • DrZoo, if you posted your solution as Answer, than I'd rate it as useful and mark it as the right answer. - I guess, you already have plenty of reputation :) but one more would not be bad, right? ;) – StrictLine Jun 24 '16 at 18:15
  • Glad you got it fixed. I'll go ahead and move it into an answer – DrZoo Jun 24 '16 at 18:17

The two blue screens above are a result of the Display Splitter setting in Dell's PremierColor.

To disable this setting do the following: Right Click desktop -> Dell PremierColor -> Tune Display -> Advanced -> Display Splitter -> Uncheck the box.

This will disable the two annoying blue boxes that appear when dragging windows.

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