[Flicks are a Windows 7 Home Premium and above feature]
Flicks are neat touch gestures that allow you to do a few things quickly in Windows 7. I have used Flicks on almost every tablet that I have used.
Navigational flicks enabled.
Each one of these flicks can be customized. For the details check:
Microsoft - What are pen flicks?
I like the basic flicks, but I like editing them to suit my needs.
Some of my current flicks:
I wish flicks adjusted to the currently running program, but for now we have to settle for flicks that don't adjust.
One way of launching programs through flicks is by adding a shortcut to the desktop, add a key shortcut to them, and then edit a flick with the same key combination.
Launching a virtual keyboard with a flick
More shortcuts at:
If you disable flicks you can achieve a smoother experience, if you don't need them then disable them.