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12. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 19, 2012, 18:16 NegaDeath
Verno wrote on Nov 19, 2012, 16:00:
Also just a PSA for any Windows 8 gamers: fullscreen games still retain control of the display even while frozen. I have no clue why they changed this. This means a frozen game can force a reboot since you can't bring up Task Manager to force kill it for some reason. What I finally figured out was that they made Task Manager default "Always on top" to off when in every other version of Windows its on for precisely that reason. Tick it on and you can kill stuff again.

Thanks for the tip. Now if only someone could mod Aero Glass back in I'd be content. I've read that a guy was close to releasing that using code taken from earlier versions of 8 and supposedly MS sent him a DMCA. The current desktop color scheme is just so boring, it looks like windows 95.
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