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win xp - disable taskbar buttons from blinking

Hi,

My buttons (applications which i have opened) are blue so when it starts to blink, it turns orange. I dislike this feature. Is there a way to disable the blinking effect?
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dandeliondream
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flubbsterCommented:
You might get your desired result by adjusting;

"ForegroundLockTimeout"
and
"ForegroundFlashCount"

The D_Word values can be found at
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop

Setting them to zero should effectively disable them.

write down the values before changing them so that you can revert back if needed or it does not work as you like.
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dandeliondreamAuthor Commented:
wow, u make my day! :-)
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dandeliondreamAuthor Commented:
sorry guy, this solution isn't working. Anyone has a good solution?
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dandeliondreamAuthor Commented:
Finally, I found a solution. For win xp, download Microsoft Tweak UI ( FREE - http://download.microsoft.com/download/f/c/a/fca6767b-9ed9-45a6-b352-839afb2a2679/TweakUiPowertoySetup.exe ). Install the program. After installing, lauch Tweak UI program, go to General > Focus. Check "Prevent applications from stealing focus". Select radio button, "Flash taskbar button 1 times".
Therefore, it will flash ONE time and remain orange without blinking!
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