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Published on 11.02.10 by Brent Trahan

Prevent Combo Boxes from Sliding Open in Windows 7

Learn how to set drop-down boxes to simply appear instead of sliding out when clicked on in Windows 7.

An example of a combo box is the drop-down box in the screen shot below.

When you click to drop down the combo box the contents will just appear instead of sliding out.

  1. Type adjust perf in the Start Menu’s search box and then press Enter on your keyboard.
  2. Uncheck Slide open combo boxes.
  3. Click OK to save the changes.

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