while playing a game,game minimizes and shows desktop why?

Sony Vaio laptop with intel core i3 proc...
February 13, 2013 at 14:00:07
Specs: Windows 7, intel i 3 processor/4 gb ram
hi. i have a problem.it gets me back to the desktop while playing games.an icon appears on the task bar for probably 2 seconds and disappears..this is happening every few minutes...i m unable to find out the problem as well...please help....

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#1
February 13, 2013 at 14:39:45
Sounds like a keyboard problem or you may be hitting the windows key by accident during game play

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#2
February 13, 2013 at 19:52:55
Make sure that the mouse pointer is not to the far right lower corner or you are activating the 'Show Desktop' every time the pointer is nudged a tiny bit and restores if it is nudged back away. Keep the mouse pointer nearly anywhere else, or deactivate the feature (right click on the small rectangle and uncheck the "Peek at Desktop").

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#3
February 14, 2013 at 01:18:12
How old is this game you're trying to play and which one is it specifically? Does it require any sort of compatibility mode?

Also, by chance are you accidentally hitting the Windows key on your keyboard?
Disable Keyboard Windows key

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