share|improve this answer answered Aug 7 '15 at 9:13 Ghais 111 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote I was having the problem of the active window losing focus every I followed the below solution to stop it from starting automatically, and that solved the problem. Tried a clean install on a reformatted scratch disk, then used migration assistant to move everything over from MLion. For now I am just disabling it in the task manager, since there are times when I do want to use it to access files on my phone. Source
it is blank by the way - no name.now that i know what causes the current windows to slip over to the desktop view, i will keep mouse away from the All programs are affected but explorer.exe and Notepad++ seem particularly prone to the flashing. Normally shifting focus is not an issue because you just click on the window that you want to focus on and you normally will not even tell the difference. This only started happening after my Uverse was installed about a week ago. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/70295-63-every-minues-lose-focus-application
I was able to type this whole post w/o issue. i have windows 7 n microsoft essentials BrianNovember 6th, 2012 - 12:20 It's scanning…I'm excited thinking this will work SamDecember 2nd, 2012 - 18:55 I've also heard that updating graphics card If your application minimizes and a notification bubble immediately pops up, you have your suspect there.
Learn How to Post and More  Community News  Best of the Community Blog  Notebooks Notebook Operating System and Recovery  Notebook Boot and Lockup  Notebook Wireless and Networking  Notebook Audio  Notebook Video, Focus Taker Id Next test is just a Mavericks install, no migration. Uninstall solved everything leotrolisAug 14, 2014, 3:22 PM Markkk said: I too had this problem - every 10~30 seconds program deselected - lost focusLooking for help I found so called many http://superuser.com/questions/709052/active-window-program-unexpectedly-loses-focus-in-windows-7 lightning_rodJun 25, 2015, 9:08 AM i just found a solution!download this app: "Process Hacker", once it's installed and opened do the following:go to Help ====> Logor simply press Ctrl+Lkeep it running
Of course I have a service that needs to be fixed now, but at least I was able to determine the cause of the focus issue. Windows 8.1 Losing Focus Even if that is in fact a Windows Error Reporting Service, but i tried to disable it in Windows Task Manager - Services - Services. I had to do this continuously. If it's a full screen app.
I thought it was a setting with FF. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/594154/windows-randomly-lose-focus-desktop-window-manager/ Seems to have stopped the stealing of focus and reduced CPU usage a lot. Windows 10 Losing Focus I'm fully charged and still plugged in now and no longer losing focus. Happydroid Focus I would have to left-click to keep on typing.
Had exacly the same issue. this contact form DrewMarch 12th, 2013 - 03:56 This problem is driving me nuts and mine seems to be worse than what is described here. Having said that, I suppose I should have just filtered to error/fail status codes. If this doesn't fix things, then post back so we can discuss the following options: - continuing to attempt to fix this copy of the OS - Reset of the OS Windows 10 Focus Stealing
THANKSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS WORKED LIKE A CHARM IT WAS STEAM WEBHELPER Nicolai_28Jan 2, 2016, 7:58 PM tiansili said: Every few minutes I lose focus of my application, such as when I am playing I have active, updated and working Microsoft Security Essentials and it does not report anything unusual. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 257,192 bytes (76% of all occurrences), 257,152 bytes, 255,744 bytes or 257,528 bytes. http://softwaresecurityengineering.com/windows-10/something-pulling-focus-away-from-open-window.html If a facebook game is in full screen mode it reverts to normal otherwise any keys pressed are ignored until focus is restored, sometimes this happens without intervention (usually losing 2-5
Good luck Robert Aldwinckle --- Monday, January 20, 2014 7:59 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This appears to be a widespread problem. Windows 10 Active Window Loses Focus Thanks heaps again, was really starting to do my head in! Older versions would cause BSOD's in some systems.Beyond that I have these 4 suggestions:1.
share|improve this answer answered Nov 28 '14 at 13:32 Leon 111 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote The Hint with using Alt+F4 to exit the interrupting program worked well. China's Fanhui Shi Weixing) re-enter the atmosphere narrow end (nose)-first? Oct 24, 2013 7:09 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by lewis_s, lewis_s Oct 24, 2013 7:20 AM in response to GTK Level 1 (0 points) Oct 24, Windows Not Coming To Front When Clicked Monday, January 20, 2014 3:24 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote the exact same problem, occurs in Microsoft Word.
It seemed like and easy way to see loss of focus without actually typing. Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... share|improve this answer edited Aug 27 '16 at 19:31 answered Jan 31 '14 at 8:03 trejder 2,95061535 1 From msconfig, select the Services tab and enable the Hide all Microsoft Check This Out If you have any problem with your problem, please feel free letus know.
Please check at the manufacturer's website to see if there are any UEFI/BIOS updates available for your system. When I got everything back to normal, the problem appeared again. FYI - If we're looking for Event ID 41 errors (unexplained shutdowns), there's more info on that here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028504 While waiting for a reply, please monitor your temps with this free I disabled and no problems for the past 36 hours.
Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. Thanks guys! Tagged as: Fix, Tech, Windows Leave a comment Comments (26) Trackbacks (0) ( subscribe to comments on this post ) LizeJuly 22nd, 2011 - 09:15 I had the same problem. Tuesday, January 28, 2014 4:04 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I am having the same issue with my wife's Asus T100 running Windows 8.1.
In addition, try to make a clean boot or boot into Safe Mode to test whether this problem caused by 3rd problem, service or driver. Shared the screen, and he could see the problem too. Download the program; run the scan; fix whatever it finds.