Snap Feature in Windows®
How to enable and disable Snap feature in Windows 7?
Windows 7 is packed with a lot of useful features and utilities and the Windows Snap feature is one among them. The Windows Snap feature is available in Windows Aero. The Aero Interface is easy to use and configure. By dragging a Window to the top of the desktop will maximize it. You might drag a window to the right or left side to fill the half of the screen. The graphical interface of the Aero Interface becomes easier to use and handle. All versions of Windows 7 have this feature. You might speed up the computing process using this feature. The main feature is that you might be able to use this in any computer with minimum hardware configurations.
The following are some of the techniques to enable and disable Snap feature in Windows 7:
- Through Control Panel
- By editing registry
- Increasing Aero performance
Through Control panel
You might turn ON or turn OFF the Aero Interface in Windows 7 through Control Panel. Open ‘Control Panel’ and then ‘Ease of Access Center’. After that, you need to adjust the settings of the mouse. You might add features to mouse, how you want to use it. You need to click on ‘Prevent Windows from being automatically arranged when moved to edge of screen’.
By editing registry
You might also edit registry using Registry Editor. The Registry Editor is available for editing the registry. Click on ‘Run’ from Start menu and then, you need to navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER and select Control Panel and click on Desktop. You need to modify the String(REG_SZ) value. You need to edit Dock Moving to 0 or 1. Modify the value to 0 for disabling it and 1 to enable it.
The Aero performance of the Windows 7 is designed to improve computing. To make the most use and effects of Aero interface, you need to have a good hardware configuration. The main elements needed are a high performance video card, RAM and a powerful processor. By upgrading the hardware configuration, you might be able to increase the performance of the system as well as snapshot feature.
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