----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lennart Borgman" <lennart.borgman@gmai...>
> To: "Gary Oberbrunner" <garyo@gena...>
> Cc: help-emacs-windows@gnu.... > Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2012 8:46:01 AM
> Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Workarounds for emacs on Windows 7
> On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 2:42 PM, Gary Oberbrunner <garyo@gena...>
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Lennart Borgman" <lennart.borgman@gmai...>
> >> Could you perhaps try this and see if Emacs hangs sometimes (as it
> >> does for me with my one year old build, with my patches and my
> >> build
> >> tools):
> >> Start Emacs, but immediately switch to another maximized
> >> application.
> >> Then a rather long time afterward (maybe ten minutes, I do not
> >> know)
> >> switch back to Emacs.
> > How can I live without Emacs for 10 minutes?! :-)
> > I'll try this and let you know. I assume I should do it with
> > runemacs -Q?
> No, please do it with your normal init files.
Just tried it, and have no problem here. My emacs was sitting under my Chrome browser window for a long time (5+ minutes?), and when I finally switched back to it just now it was as responsive as ever. I'll try it again at lunch, but based on this test I don't expect it to fail.