System Enable or Disable Title Bar Window Shake in Windows 11


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Title bar window shake (aka: Aero Shake) allows you to grab a window's title bar and shake it to minimize all other windows. Shaking the title bar again will restore all the minimized windows.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable title bar window shake for your account or all users in Windows 11.


Contents

  • Option One: Turn On or Off Title Bar Window Shake for Current User in Settings
  • Option Two: Turn On or Off Title Bar Window Shake for Current User using REG file
  • Option Three: Enable or Disable Title Bar Window Shake for All Users using REG file





OPTION ONE

Turn On or Off Title Bar Window Shake for Current User in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on System on the left side, and click/tap on Multitasking on the right side. (see screenshot below)

Tile_bar_window_shake_Settings-1.png

3 Turn On or Off (default) Title bar window shake on the right side for what you want. (see screenshot below)

Tile_bar_window_shake_Settings-2.png

4 You can now close Settings if you like.





OPTION TWO

Turn On or Off Title Bar Window Shake for Current User using REG file


1 Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you would like to do.


2 Turn On Title Bar Window Shake for Current User

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_on_title_bar_window_shake_feature_for_current_user.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced]
"DisallowShaking"=dword:00000000

3 Turn Off Title Bar Window Shake for Current User

This is the default setting.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_off_title_bar_window_shake_feature_for_current_user.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced]
"DisallowShaking"=dword:00000001

4 Save the REG file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded REG file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 You can now delete the downloaded REG file if you like.





OPTION THREE

Enable or Disable Title Bar Window Shake for All Users using REG file


You must be signed in as an administrator to use this option.


1 Do step 2 (enable) or step 3 (disable) below for what you would like to do.


 2. Enable Title Bar Window Shake Feature for All Users

This is the default setting.

This option will allow users to use Option One and Option Two.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Enable_default_user_choice_title_bar_window_shake_feature_for_all_users.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer]
"NoWindowMinimizingShortcuts"=-


 3. Disable Title Bar Window Shake Feature for All Users

This option will disable title bar window shake for all users, and prevent Option One and Option Two from working even though users can still toggle those options on or off.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Disable_Aero_Shake_feature_for_all_users.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer]
"NoWindowMinimizingShortcuts"=dword:00000001

4 Save the REG file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded REG file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 Either restart the explorer process, sign out and sign in, or restart the computer to apply.

8 You can now delete the downloaded REG file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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