Windows 10: Stop other progs taking focus

Discus and support Stop other progs taking focus in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I am plagued by software running in the background such as backup that pops up a window over what I am working on. If I am busy typing and fail to... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by brianwall, Mar 6, 2016.

  1. brianwall Win User

    Stop other progs taking focus


    I am plagued by software running in the background such as backup that pops up a window over what I am working on. If I am busy typing and fail to notice my typing is wasted! It is extremely irritating. It isn't a particular Win 10 issue I suppose but that is what I am using.

    Is there a Windows setting I can configure or is this purely in the hands of the rogue software?

    :)
     
    brianwall, Mar 6, 2016
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    MooYork, Mar 6, 2016
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  4. dalchina New Member

    Stop other progs taking focus

    You need to add an 'Always on top' option.

    There are various freeware programs for this e.g.
    Moo0 Window Menu Plus


    Stop other progs taking focus [​IMG]


    Rt click top left corner of window and you get this popup menu. Can you see the 'Keep on Top' option?

    More options by searching for (copy these literally including ")
    "Keep on top" freeware
    "Always on top" freeware
    - but take care to choose one compatible with Win 10.
     
    dalchina, Mar 8, 2016
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