Most of you probably already know how to do this, but earlier today I was showing somebody how to turn Aero Peek off, and they were surprised at just how simple it is—you only have to use two mouse clicks to disable it.
This method only disables the setting in the lower-right. If you’d like to disable the taskbar thumbnail version of Aero Peek, you’ll need to read our article on the subject. Or if you’d like to disable the delay, you can do that too.
Disabling Aero Peek
Move your mouse to the bottom-right corner of the screen, and hover over the Aero Peek button in the corner. Right-click, and you’ll be presented with a popup menu. Simply check the box for “Peek at Desktop”, and Aero Peek will be disabled.
That was rather simple, right?
This does the same thing as heading into the Properties for the Taskbar and finding the check box:
Nice and simple, just the way everything should be.
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- Published 06/22/11