OSX Windows Locking

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by ldenman, Jan 19, 2006.

  1. ldenman macrumors regular

    Jul 20, 2005
    For some reason, my open windows on my desktop sometime lock to where i can't move them.
    i guess i'll have to restart!
    does anyone know why or have this bug?
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    Do you have any theme changing hacks or apps?
  3. ldenman thread starter macrumors regular

    Jul 20, 2005
    no. The only thing that could be the problem is a program called cocktail.
    It enables me to change the original "show desktop" expose command. instead of moving all windows off screen, it pulls them into a box on the desktop.
  4. jeremy.king macrumors 603


    Jul 23, 2002
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    and then

    Classic :D

    Hate to break it to you ldenman, cocktail is a UI "hack" app. Ditch it and see if the problem persists.
  5. Peace macrumors Core


    Apr 1, 2005
    Space--The ONLY Frontier
    If you start up Cocktail and go to the interface pane you will see this :

    "The minimize desktop feature can cause unexpected system behavior on computers running Mac OS X 10.4.3 or later"

    unselect "minimize desktop"
    Your problem will be solved.
  6. ldenman thread starter macrumors regular

    Jul 20, 2005
    yea..its unchecked now.
    It only happens once in a blue moon, but ya know, annoying.

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