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Taskbar Minimized Apps Re-Open When Icon is Hovered Over


New member
Feb 9, 2023
I am currently using the Windows 11 Insider build 25290.1010.

Recently, since one or two updates, when I hover over a minimized app icon on the taskbar, the app is reopened instead of displaying a preview. This has become extremely frustrating as I keep unintentionally maximizing all my minimized tabs.

Please let me know if there is a method to return to the previous behaviour, which was clicking to open minimised apps and getting a preview when hovering.

Also, since this issue began, the drag-and-drop feature has stopped functioning in most apps, with the exception of browsers.
Jun 9, 2021
Cross check your settings and normally you face these sorts of problems in insider builds. Give this feedback on "Feedback Hub". Hoping there will be some work around or your problem will be resolved in coming update.

I personally suggest you uninstall this update and pause update till this problem will be resolved.