Turn off the left desktop corner APP switcher in Windows 8.1 / 10 (screen, disable)!
The solution is simple to disable e.g. turn off the left desktop corner APP and Program switch in Windows 8.1 / 10!
Please press the Windows + D key combination to see the Windows 8.1 desktop. With a right click in the free area of the win-8.1 taskbar, open the options for the navigation properties in Windows 8.1. (... see Image-1 Arrow-1)
In the opened window "Taskbar and Navigation properties" click the Navigation tab (... see Image-1 Arrow-2)
and uncheck the box "When I point to the upper-&right corner, show the charms" (... see Image-1 Arrow-3)
And optionally uncheck the "When I click the upper-left corner, switch between my recent apps"!
(... see Image-1 Arrow-4)!
| (Image-1) Disable the left screen corner APP switch in Windows 8.1!
Info about corner of the screen and the Charms (c) Microsoft!
To switch to your most recently used app, point to the upper-left corner (try moving the mouse pointer so far into the corner that it disappears). When the previous app appears, click the corner.
To switch to a different app, point to the upper-left corner and then move down the edge. When the other apps appear, click the one you want.
FAQ 166: Updated on: 9 May 2018 14:06
Windows-8 - FAQ-166: Turn off the left desktop corner APP switcher in Windows 8.1 / 10 (screen, disable)!
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