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Make Windows 7 taskbar preview pop up faster

Neat little trick to force the preview images of running programs in Windows 7 taskbar or a so called Aero Peek, to show instantly with no delay at all.

  Author: mat | Version: 7 | 6th July 2012 |  

I am talking about this Windows 7 feature. It's called Aero Peek and it let's you see the preview picture of the programs you are currently running, when you roll a mouse over their icons in taskbar. If you are like me, you would want them to show up instantly without a delay.

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Click Windows Start button and enter regedit.exe into Search programs and files field and press Enter.


If such a warning window shows up, click Yes.


Registry Editor should now be open.

If you are not used to working with the Registry Editor, be careful with what you are doing here and follow my lead. Windows registry is a database that contains configuration settings and options of Windows OS, meaning if you unintentionally change or delete certain entries you may change the way Windows work, or in worst case you can "break" and fixing them can be a real pain in the neck.

In the Registry Editor click the little arrow next to HKEY_CURRENT_USER ...

If you know your way around registry editor, just go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Microsoft Windows
Advanced and skip to Step 9 of the tutorial.


... click Software ...


... Microsoft ...


... CurrentVersion ...


... Advanced ....


Now we need to create a new DWORD (32-bit) registry entry with a value 1.

To do that right click Advanced, New and choose DWORD (32-bit) Value ...


A New Value entry appears, click it ...

If the New Value entry is not in the renaming mode, right click it and choose Rename.


... and enter ExtendedUIHoverTime into the field.


Now double click the new ExtendedUIHoverTime entry, choose Decimal and enter 1 in the Value data field.

Click OK and close the Registry Editor.


And after the first restart of your computer, Windows Aero Peek preview should work as fast as a lightning.

You don't have to restart it right now and don't forget to save what ever you were doing if you do restart choose to restart.

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