troubleshooting Question

Programs Automatically Minimize when System Busy

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Windows OSPCWindows 7
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Hello, I am using Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with 8GB of RAM and an AMD Quad Core CPU.

I am having issues with programs automatically minimizing themselves whenever I do anything that is CPU intensive. This happens primarily during audio editing but also while using Photoshop or other programs.

Here is a short video screen capture of the problem:

In the example video I am saving part of an audio file and then I hit the delete key and sometimes it will work properly and other times it will just minimize itself automatically. It does still properly delete like I wanted, but I have to go and maximize the program again. Sometimes it will stutter and be really glitchy for a few seconds. I don't think the CPU is being maxed out, it's not at 100%.

Any idea what would cause it to automatically minimize like that? It hasn't always done it, but it has been for the last several months. I don't know of any specific changes to the system that would be causing it.
Let me know if you need any more info.
Richard Schilke
Online Marketing and IT

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