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1answer
16 views

How to choose which display to run a fullscreen program in windows

Similar to this question, but for windows. Particularly with a unity game that needs to be run on a second "extended" monitor in full-screen mode. I saw someone use a cmd prompt and specify which ...
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2answers
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Windows suddenly treats fullscreen as half of actual screen

Sometimes, after I unlock my computer, the windows are all half the size of the screen and when using the maximize button they do not expand to fill the whole screen. This also affects the Aero Snap ...
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1answer
44 views

Use active application in fullscreen mode (not maximized)

With my FullHD monitor I use application bar fixed to right. That way I have good overview of other applications and their switching is easy. Sometimes I use applications that need lot of space ...
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0answers
107 views

Is there a tool which shows the clipboard content in full screen?

I have to read a lot of small pieces of text which come from different sources. Because of this I would like to have a small tool which allows me to show the text which is currently in clipboard in ...
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1answer
268 views

Multiple Windows Desktop areas for Full-Screen applications

Is it possible to run multiple instances of Windows Explorer within a single user session, or configure multiple desktops that are portions of a screen? I don't know the best way to describe what I ...
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1answer
618 views

Is there a way to run an application from within a fullscreen application in windows?

For example, is there a way that you can run your web browser or another program from inside a fullscreen program? I'm using Windows 7.
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2answers
638 views

Windows cannot enter very low-res video mode with modern graphics cards/drivers

NEW! I was trying to post here yesterday, but it kept giving me an error. I have discovered that it actually is not using DirectX at all, but GDI or whatever is the non-DX graphics in Windows (not ...
2
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1answer
4k views

Windows sometimes minimizes game and shows the desktop?

For some reason, every once in a while when I'm playing a full-screen game in Windows 7, the game will minimize and focus will be given to the Desktop. I don't know what does this because no other ...
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4answers
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Launch Google Chrome in Fullscreen mode

How can I launch Google Chrome in fullscreen mode from a shortcut? I have tried the CLI arguments --start-maximized and --kiosk, but both do not activate the regular fullscreen mode (i.e. when you ...
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3answers
2k views

Why do my videos not take up the full screen?

I usually just use Windows Media player, though I've tried Zune and VLC to play back video files (mp4, avi). However, most video files do not fully maximize to the screen – rather, it is a slightly ...
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1answer
911 views

How can I make my Flash movie automatically be fullscreen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to start the flash player (or program) in full screen through the shortcut target command? I have a kiosk. Its only reason for existence is to show ...
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2answers
3k views

How to create CD with auto run that opens full screen browser?

I have a CD with presentation made in HTML format (there are reasons for that). AutoPlay on Windows should open default browser and display presentation in full screen mode. How to achieve that?
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1answer
234 views

Launchy & Full Screen Applications

Having some annoyances with launchy while running full screen games as the keybind that I use coincides with common key presses in some games. The obvious solution would be to rebind it, but the bind ...
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4answers
44k views

Force fullscreen games to in window mode?

I have a few games that don't offer window mode in the options. Is there any way to force the games to play in window mode instead of fullscreen? Going to .exe's properties checking the compability ...
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1answer
428 views

VLC fullscreen - dual screen

I work on Windows Vista. There is a TV plugged in to the computer, so that I have two screens. How can I tell VLC (latest version, 1.1.11) to put my movies on the second screen when I change it to ...
0
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1answer
1k views

In Windows XP, how can I permanently disable full screen command prompts?

I have a program running that insists on running cmd.exe in full screen. Is there a way to disable this feature?
4
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8answers
746 views

Fullscreen (distraction free) PHP editor

I'd like to know if there is an editor that has PHP code completion and has a fullscreen (not the way komodo edit or notepad++ have) like gedit. I've been searching for some but couldn't find any.
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8answers
45k views

Windows program to remove titlebar, frame, etc from a window?

I like playing computer games in windowed mode, as opposed to full screen. I don't like staring at the title bar, frame, and other UI junk. I also don't like seeing other stuff on my desktop around ...
7
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4answers
2k views

Fullscreen Vista's Command Prompt, or Replacement

Opening the command prompt ("cmd") on Vista into full screen causes the application to take up 100% vertical space, but only about 50% horizontal. Is there not a way I can make this fullscreen? If ...