Aero Shake, a fun little function that allows you to capture and move a window by the title bar to minimize any other open windows, can sometimes get in the way. If you do not like it you can turn it off with a quick edit of the Registry or Group Policy. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to avoid Aero Shake from minimizing Windows 10.

Avoid that Aero Shake from minimizing Windows

To avoid Shake Aero from minimizing Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Method#1

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search bar and choose the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type regedit in the Open textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. The following Registry Editor screen will appear like this.

Navigate through the following path.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

Now right click on the Advanced option and choose the New -> DWORD (32-bit) Value option as the following image is showing.

Rename the newly created word as DisallowShaking as the following image is showing.

Now double click on the highlighted option and the following dialogue box will appear.

Put 1 as Value data and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. Close the Registry Editor window.

Method#2

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search bar and choose the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type gpedit.msc in the Open textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. As click the OK button, the Local Group Policy Editor will appear like this.

Navigate through the following path.

User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Desktop

As you click the Desktop option, there will be a lot of options at the right pane of the window as the following image is showing.

Double click the Turn off Aero Shake windows minimizing mouse gesture option as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you click this option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Select the Enabled radio button. After this click the Apply and then OK button as highlighted in the above image. Now close the Local Group Policy Editor.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to avoid Shake Aero from Minimizing Windows 10.

How to stop Aero Shake from Minimizing Windows
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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