Software upgrades usually offer new bells and whistles for users, but of course, one person's awesome new feature is another person's really annoying problem. The new Snap feature in Windows 7 is a good example.
Snap lets you arrange an open window, including maximizing and resizing, by simply dragging and dropping it to different edges of the screen. And like many new Windows features, some people love it, and some hate it.
If you're in the "hate it" camp, you'll love this week's TR Dojo episode. I show you how to disable Windows 7 Snap feature.
For those who prefer text to video, you can click the Transcript link that appears below the video player window or check out Greg Shultz's article, "Quick Tip: Disable Snap in Windows 7."
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.