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I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and I got a weird problem - full screen apps repeatedly, and randomly, lose focus and/or minimize. I run media portal as a front end, but the problem occurs even when its not open. Take for example just now, I was playing Frets on Fire and right in the middle of the song, my desktop popped up. FoFiX is still open, I see it on my taskbar, but it's minimized. If I click it again, it'll act like nothing happened.
This problem is particularly noticable in firefox. I navigate using a gyration remote as my media PC is hooked up to the TV and entertainment center, and I use the channel up and channel down buttons as page up and page down buttons. I'll be browsing a webpage with the window maximized (but not in fullscreen mode) and suddenly the buttons will stop responding. Looking at the task bar I'll notice it's suddenly lost focus.
I've tried googling this issue but I keep getting the same problem reposted across tons of "pay to see the answer!" style websites. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
Some things to note - I've tried killing all applications in the system tray, nothing is running and it'll still do this. When I was playing FoFix, it was literally the only thing open. I don't use AVG or Skype, as some sites have suggested disabling, and I've turned off notifications in windows 7. Still the problem persists.
EDIT: And just in case, yes, this is a legit copy of Windows 7 Ultimate x64, with a real CD key. I purchased it.