Thumbnail Previews (stay on screen time)

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Nizaury, Jan 31, 2010.

  1. Nizaury

    Nizaury MDL Novice

    Jan 21, 2010
    Would you answer me: how to increase the Thumbnail Previews stay on screen time, after the mouse pointer leaves the icon from the Taskbar?
  2. fubar121

    fubar121 MDL Novice

    Nov 23, 2009
    How to Change Live Preview Hover Time for Taskbar Thumbnails

    Whenever you move the mouse cursor to the taskbar over a running application icon, the thumbnail preview of the running application becomes visible. Also when you move cursor to the Live Preview Thumbnail then all the running applications will become transparent and the application for which you have moved the cursor on will become active, to give you a clear display of the application. You will experience that windows is takes sometime to display the running application when you move the mouse cursor on its Live Preview Thumbnails. However, you can Change the time for the Live preview by following below mentioned steps.
    Steps to Change Live Preview Delay Time for Taskbar Thumbnails:-

    1. Left Click on Start Orb and Type regedit.exe in the Search Space. Right Click on regedit and Left Click on Run as administrator option.

    2. Left Click on Yes Button If, prompted by User Account Control (UAC).

    3. Navigate to Advanced folder in the HKEY_CURRENT_USER branch by Expanding Software, then Microsoft, then Windows, then Explorer sub-branches.

    4. Right Click on Advanced Folder then Left Click on New Option and then Left Click on DWORD (32-bit) Value sub-option.

    5. Rename NewValue#1 to ThumbnailLivePreviewHoverTime and Double-Click on ThumbnailLivePreviewHoverTime.

    6. Left Click on Decimal Radio Button then Type Numerical Value of your choice for the Delay Time in the Value data: Field of ThumbnailLivePreviewHoverTime Value. (Ex- 1000 milliseconds = 1 second) and Left Click on OK button.

    7. Reboot you Computer for the Changes to take Effect. More Window 7 Articles

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  3. Nizaury

    Nizaury MDL Novice

    Jan 21, 2010
    #3 Nizaury, Jan 31, 2010
    Last edited: Feb 1, 2010
    Thank you. This is not exactly what should be. I meant: How to change how long Windows 7 Taskbar Thumbnail Previews stay open on screen, after the mouse pointer leaves the icon from the Taskbar?