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Can I resize Windows 10 Timeline's tiles to have a bigger preview?

The Windows 10 task view show previews of all currently open applications: I have a 1080p screen on a 13-inch laptop and the preview end up being really small and difficult to see from about two feet ...
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Can I remove Windows 10 Timeline's nudge to “see more days in timeline”

For users who haven't signed in with a Microsoft account and given Microsoft access to their computer activity, the Windows 10 task view contains a message right below the currently open applications: ...
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Some of the window previews displayed on Task View aren't getting updated: how can I solve this issue?

Some of the window previews displayed on Task View aren't getting updated: some changes are happening within some windows but sometimes these changes are visible in Task View. How can I solve this ...
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How can I Tweak Windows 10 TaskView peformance?

In the last update, the TaskView Option become a little laggy. I would like to make it more smooth, Maybe turning of "anti alias" or maybe animaiton. Or even set my NVidia Graphic card to peform this ...
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Any way to duplicate different virtual desktops (or application windows) onto different monitors?

Right now I'm in a bit of a dilemma as I need to project some of my works to a big screen (a wireless 70" monitor sitting in the conference room in this case) to show the work progress to my ...
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Windows 10 Task View: flickers and disappears

For my work I really want, even need, to work with multiple virtual desktops in order to keep things organized. But, I am unable to create a new desktop. Here's what happens. When I try to create a ...
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Jump between open windows on multiple monitors in Task View on Windows 10 with keyboard

I'm using two monitors with Windows 10 and I have a few windows open on each monitor. When I open the Task View (Win + Tab) I can only navigate between the main monitor's windows with keyboard (using ...
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Is there a way to filter Windows Task View (or MacOS Mission Control) with a keyboard input?

I'd like to be able to type something like [win+tab], foo to get a view of my open windows where either the window title or application name match the word foo. Some years ago I used a utility, I ...
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Which process is responsible for the Task Switcher (Alt + Tab) in Windows 10?

Just for some context - although it won't affect the question or answer - I'm trying to see if I can get the Surface Dial to take advantage of the Windows 10 Task Switcher (Alt+Tab) feature. I've ...
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Win 10 Task View Process

Often times, task view will freeze and hang on one of the two monitors. Even though I can open task manager in with ctrl+shift+esc or through ctrl+alt+del, I cannot see as it appears to be behind the ...
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Windows 10 disable Win + Tab Task View shortcut

I need to use the ⊞ Win+Tab ↹ shortcut for something else in another program (Reaper). Is there some way to disable the ⊞ Win+Tab ↹ key combination from bringing up Task View without disabling the key ...
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Windows 10 Disable Win + Tab Task View Window Animation

So you can turn off the "sliding" animation when switching between Virtual desktops when unchecking "Animate windows when minimizing and maximizing" in the Performance Options; this prevents you from ...
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How to move Open Desktops row to the bottom in Windows Task View

After receiving the Windows 10 April update, Windows now displays the row of open desktops at the top of "Task View" (Win + Tab) instead of the bottom as before the update. I know this is to ...
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How to load startup programs on different Task Views?

On Windows 10 if you right click on your taskbar and tick Show Task View button it enables Task Views icon on bottom left, next to Start button. With that you can arrange your open programs to show ...
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Individual desktop backgrounds in Task View

I am looking for a way to introduce per-task view desktop background in Windows 10. I have tried changing the background when viewing the individual task views, however, it seems to be that the ...
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Never switch desktops when using Task View and opening new app instance

On Windows 10, I am seeing odd issue when using the Task view. Let's take Atom editor as an example. When I have it open on desktop X and switch to desktop Y, clicking on its icon opens up new window. ...
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winkey + TAB behavior of win7 - I want it back in win10

I just upgraded from win7 to win10 Quite fine - but -BUT- I m really missing the win7 behavior when pressing winkey and TAB - in win7 there was a kind of a rolling slideshow in win10 there is a ...
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What is the mouse shortcut for Windows 10 Task View on Parallels?

I use Windows 10 in Parallels on a MacBook Pro. A couple of times per day, I accidentally go into Task View while moving my mouse. I can't seem to figure out what mouse gesture I'm doing to trigger ...
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Turn off Windows 10 Task View sliding animation

I actually use the new task view tool provided in Windows 10 and I was wondering if there is a way to disable the sliding animation between different desktops. I find this kind of annoying and it ...
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Fix app position in Task View in Win 10

In Win 10, there's a task view button that lets you switch between desktops and view your currently open apps. Since I've started using desktops, I only have a handful of apps per desktop, so I'd ...
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Windows 10 second screen shared across all virtual desktops

I was wondering if it was at all possible to share the second screen across all virtual desktops instead of it switching along with the first screen to the new virtual desktop. This feature is in ...
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Task View causes “sticky” Win key

For some reason whenever I pull up Task View using a touchpad gesture (4 finger swipe down - I have a Samsung laptop with Elantech software), it causes the Win key to become sticky (i.e. simply typing ...
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How to completely disable the Task View feature in Windows 10?

I want to disable Task View in Windows 10 completely. Is this possible? Note: I know the button in the taskbar can be hidden by right-clicking it and unchecking “Show Task View button”. That’s not ...