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Disable Windows 10 focus stealing

posted Apr 22, 2018, 6:33 PM by Jake Vosloo   [ updated Apr 22, 2018, 6:36 PM ]
Windows has this annoying habit of letting apps become the foreground app when they are started, this goes against my usage where I start an app and then continue in another app while waiting for it to load. I do not want an app ever to become the foreground app when it just started. 

If this is a problem for you too, please sign the petition:

Here is a possible solution:

In Regedit change HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\ForegroundLockTimeout from 0 to 30d40
Restart Windows.