disable Aero Peek in Windows 7

Aero Peek has replaced the old "Show Desktop" feature in Windows 7. It can be found as a small rectangle present at last in Windows 7 taskbar. When you hover the mouse cursor over it, it allows you to peek behind all open windows by hiding all windows and showing only outlines of all windows.

You can follow this tutorial in case you want to disable "Aero Peek":

*Taskbar Properties

The most easiest way to disable "Aero Peek" is using Taskbar Properties.

1. Right-click on Taskbar and select "Properties". Now uncheck the option "Use Aero Peek to preview the desktop".

2. Click on Apply button and it'll disable Aero Peek feature.

*Using System Properties

You can also disable "Aero Peek" from System Properties.

1. Right-click on Computer icon on Desktop and select Properties (or press WIN + Pause/Break keys). Now click on Advanced system settings link in left side pane (You can open it directly by giving sysdm.cpl command in RUN or start menu search box).

2. Now click on Settings button in Performance section:

3. Now uncheck "Enable Aero Peek" option.

4. Click on Apply button and it'll disable "Aero Peek" feature in Windows 7.

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