Windows 8 - Disable the switching between recent applications

To disable this feature under Windows 8:
  • Open the Charm Bar
  • Click on Settings.
  • Go to General > App Switching.
  • Under "Allow switching between recent apps", select "Off".

Published by deri58. Latest update on June 1, 2013 at 02:03 AM by deri58.
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