Disable Windows 7 Shake

Filed Under (Windows 7) by on 16-03-2010

I’m a huge fan of Windows 7.  I love just about everything with it.  There is one feature that I seem to always fight with and that is Windows Shake.  Take a look here if you are not familiar with this feature.  Most people like it, perhaps I just shake a bit to much!  If you’re like me and you want to disable this feature follow the steps below to edit the registry to do so.

  1. From the Start Menu Search or Run dialog box type Regedit (depending on your UAC configuration you may have click Yes to open it)
  2. Navigate to the following key – HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwarePoliciesMicrosoftWindows
  3. Right-click on Windows key and create a new key called Explorerimage
  4. Right-Click on the Explorer folder you just created and create a new DWORD (32-bit) Value key (even if you have installed the 64bit version of Win7)
  5. Name the DWORD – NoWindowMinimizingShortcuts
  6. Assign it a value of 1
  7. Close Regedit
  8. Log off and log back on to have the key take affect.

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