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Old July 22, 2011, 03:07 PM
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Default [Solved]Games keep Minimizing?

Whenever I play a game on my computer it will minimize randomly. It will do it only one time, but everytime I boot up a game is minimizes it. My virus protection is Microsoft Security Essentials, and I'm pretty sure it's not that. I have no idea why it's doing this but it's pretty annoying.

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Old July 22, 2011, 03:08 PM
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something is interfering,look up all running processes.

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Old July 22, 2011, 03:20 PM
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Here's a screenshot of everything running.
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Old July 22, 2011, 03:29 PM
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take out bump,skype and teamviewer(my money's on this)
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Old July 22, 2011, 03:31 PM
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k ill try playing a game now, but I dont think it's team viewer because it's done this before I installed it. Or bumptop because I've had it for a while now and it's never done it. I started doing this about a month ago. For some reason i think it's graphics drivers.
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Old July 22, 2011, 04:49 PM
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holey crap you have allot of process's running do you need all of those things running?
What is that 3d desktop thing? maybe check to see if that is set to be " ontop" which I would think would make your games or anything that is full screen minimize
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Old July 22, 2011, 04:56 PM
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holey crap you have allot of process's running do you need all of those things running?
What is that 3d desktop thing? maybe check to see if that is set to be " ontop" which I would think would make your games or anything that is full screen minimize
there isn't anything under the settings of bumptop that says it's set to "ontop". which of these processes do I not need running. These are the things that are running when my computer boots up. It's stilling minimizing though.
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Wow! that's a lot of processes to be running at startup. I think I have around 46. You should go through them and see which ones can be disabled or started manually.
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Old July 23, 2011, 04:58 PM
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I'm pretty sure I found I out the problem. Not a 100% percent on it but the "Status Monitor for Kodak AiO Printers" is running in the my taskbar and I would close out of it. And every so often it pops back up telling me my ink is low. So everytime it pops up I think it's minimizing my games. I think I'm just gonna leave open for now on.
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Thunderbird and skype do that to me, just randomly too.
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