[Q:] When Metro apps run in inactive window in W10 are they suspended?

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by moderate, Dec 1, 2014.

  1. moderate

    moderate MDL Guru

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    Hello,

    as I don't have W10 installed right now, I'll ask: :))

    If in W10 the window with Metro app become inactive, will the Metro be suspended?

    Thanks for answer.
     
  2. arseny92

    arseny92 MDL Secret Weapon

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    Since windowed Modern apps are now handled by ApplicationFrameHost, they all are simply "fooled" into being full-screen for compatibility with older apps, and are still running in AppContainer integrity level. That means any on-screen app will be running regardless if being overlapped with other windows and you make other windows active. I.e. you don't necessarily need a Modern app to be foreground for it to be running. However a modern app will still be tombstoned when minimized unless the app has a background worker process implemented and running.
     
  3. moderate

    moderate MDL Guru

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    Thanks.

    I think it is better solution than on W8-x-x.