Keeping Focus Tags: Configuration Windows 7 Last response: March 3, 2010 11:00 PM in Windows 7 Share TrueTenacity March 3, 2010 12:44:13 PM Does anyone know of a way / setting / application I can use to ensure that nothing in the freaking UNIVERSE can steal the focus from the application I am using? I am so sick and tired of being beeped at and my text ending up all over the damn show because something popped up and stole the focus... More about : keeping focus | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove badge Windows 7 Expert March 3, 2010 1:10:39 PM Focus? A term used often when referring to binoculars. Text all over the damn show? Somethig a circus clown would say? | Report abuse Ijack Windows 7 Expert March 3, 2010 2:19:42 PM Can't be done. The system can always steal the focus at any time it wants to. (You really need that so that serious error messages can be displayed.) The extreme case is when you blue-screen. If it's other applications or the web browser that steals the focus the answer is trivial. (Close the offending application.) | Report abuse sminlal Windows 7 Authority March 3, 2010 11:00:51 PM Pretty much the only way to do that is to make sure that nothing else is running that might steal focus. What is it that's stealing focus from you right now? | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows 7>Keeping Focus> Related ressources: ForumWhy so much emphasis on Auto- Focus ? ForumNew Build Focus on CPU speed (aiming for i5, +4Ghz) ForumSamsung focus problem ForumWindows 7 loses focus (minimizes to desktop) ForumHelp Noob with New Build (Home PC w/ disc rip focus ) ForumFocus problems ForumRepeatedly Losing Mouse Focus ForumNewbie focus question ForumWhat do you think of Burlew's Armor Focus , etc. feats? ForumFuji FinePix S5100 Focus problem ForumName of effect? Creating out-of- focus are _around_ a subje.. ForumNikon D70 + Focus Points + Lens ForumOlympus C4000 Zoom manual focus ForumTrying to build system focus on p/p ratio, help? ForumFocus indicator on D70 ForumOLY C750 focus problems Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" Forum[Solved] Installing Windows 7 while keeping Vista Ultimate installed? More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !