You may find that the Switch between apps popup won’t go away in Windows 8. To fix this and make the Switch between apps popup go away, either:
- Move the mouse to the top left hand corner of the screen
- Create a DWORD called DisableHelpStick in the Windows 8 registry (type registry then press enter in the Start screen to load the registry editor) in the following location:
- Create a GPO to Enable the Disable help tips setting here:
User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Edge UI
Any of the above solutions should make the Switch between apps message go away.