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How To Disable Sticky Corners In Windows 10

In Windows 7 users have the option to turn off sticky corners when using more than one monitor, but it seems like Microsoft have disabled that feature in Windows 10. The problem is that there is some part of the screen where your mouse cursor will be stuck, and the mouse movement is not permitted in that part when using more than one monitors. This feature is called sticky corners, and when users were able to disable this feature in Windows 7, the mouse could move freely across the top of the screen between any number of monitors.

How To Disable Sticky Corners In Windows 10

Windows 10 also got sticky corners where there are a few pixels at the top corners of each monitor (display) where the mouse cannot cross over to the other monitor. One must move the cursor away from this region to transition to the next display. So without wasting any time let’s see how to actually Disable Sticky Corners in Windows 10 with the below-listed guide.

Note: In Windows 8.1, 8 and 7 changing the value of MouseCornerClipLength registry key from 6 to 0 was able to disable Sticky corners, but unfortunately this trick doesn’t seem to work in Windows 10

How To Disable Sticky Corners In Windows 10

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

1. Press Windows Key + I together to open Settings then click on System.

Press Windows Key + I to open Settings then click on System | How To Disable Sticky Corners In Windows 10

2. From the left-hand menu, click on Multitasking and in the right window pane, you would see a category called Snap.

3. Disable the toggle under “Arrange windows automatically by dragging them to the sides or corners of the screen.

Disable the toggle under Arrange windows automatically by dragging them to the sides or corners of the screen

4. Press Windows Key + R then type regedit and hit Enter to open Registry Editor.

Run command regedit

5. In the Registry Editor navigate to the following key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\EdgeUi

Note: If EdgeUi key is not present then right-click on ImmersiveShell then select New > Key and name it as EdgeUi.

6. Right-click on EdgeUi then select New > DWORD (32-bit) value.

Right-click on EdgeUi then select New then click on DWORD (32-bit) value

7. Name this new DWORD as MouseMonitorEscapeSpeed.

8. Double click on this key and set it’s value to 1 and click OK.

Name this new DWORD as MouseMonitorEscapeSpeed | How To Disable Sticky Corners In Windows 10

9. Reboot your PC to save changes.

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That’s it you have successfully learned How To Disable Sticky Corners In Windows 10 but if you still have any questions regarding this post then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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Aditya Farrad

Aditya is a self-motivated information technology professional and has been a technology writer for the last 7 years. He covers Internet services, mobile, Windows, software, and How-to guides.

2 thoughts on “How To Disable Sticky Corners In Windows 10”

  1. Only the registry edit is necessary. Turning off Snap has the unintended consequence of not being able to use Win- to move windows around your multiple monitors.

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