Windows 10: Folder Jumps To The Top. (SOLVED!!!)

Stop Windows Folders From Jumping To The Top:

You’re scrolling down a list of files in a folder, and it suddenly jumps to the top. You scroll down again and a few seconds later – same thing! The list of files keeps jumping to the top. We’ve got a super-simple solution to fix this below.

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What’s Making My Windows Folder Jump To The Top While I’m Trying To Scroll Down?

The window jumping is caused by the desktop slideshow refreshing the folder. Specifically, it’s the color setting “Automatically Pick An Accent Color From My Background” that is making the folder jump.

Each time the slideshow image changes, File Explorer refreshes itself in order to load the new accent color. This refresh forces your folder window to jump to the top with every picture change.

To stop this from happening, you’ll need to disable the accent color setting, which stinks because I actually really like this feature. It’s a known bug with Windows, and I’ve been getting complaints about it for over 5 years now.

I’m very disappointed that Microsoft hasn’t fixed it yet. Until they do, this workaround will stop the annoying folder jumps.

HERE’S THE SOLUTION!!! | Disable Your Accent Color

Step 1: Open your Start Menu, and click on “Settings”

Step 2: Click “Personalization”

Step 3: Click “Colors” (on the left frame)

Step 4: Scroll down until you see “Automatically Pick An Accent Color From My Background”, and uncheck the box.

Hope this helps!

As always, feel free to Contact Us if you have any trouble with this, or any other computer issues.

Cheers,

Chris

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