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Is it possible to make consoles full screen?

I have Windows XP installed on my laptop and can't maximize the window of my 16bit application.

When I try Alt+Enter, it doesn't show as full-screen. I tried the options in its "Properties" tab, but that didn't work either.

I have another copy of this application installed on my PC with no problem of maximizing it to full-screen.

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marked as duplicate by studiohack Sep 9 '11 at 19:26

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

Possible Duplication: – SgtOJ Sep 9 '11 at 18:47

Try using DOSBox. The main problem is that from Windows 7 onwards, support for 16bit applications is reduced and hence the problems.

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ok I'm going to read it :) – Issam Sep 9 '11 at 12:23
The questioner is using Windows XP, however. – JdeBP Sep 9 '11 at 18:01
earlier the tag said said windows 7 so got little confused – Gaurav Shah Sep 10 '11 at 4:09

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