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2answers
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Windows suddenly treats fullscreen as half of actual screen

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0answers
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Cannot Fullscreen Windows 7 Guest OS in a Mac OSX Mavericks Host in VirtualBox

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1answer
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2answers
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1answer
412 views

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1answer
181 views

When playing games, windows steals focus every 10 minutes on the dot

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2answers
506 views

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I cannot bring up the fullscreen mode in my guest Ubuntu 12.04 machine using Windows 7 when the external screen is not plugged in. I tried disabling the second screen in the guest OS and I get the ...
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4answers
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1answer
1k views

Force full-screen scaling on a Radeon-powered laptop

I've got a Packard Bell laptop with a Radeon 5650 card. The desktop resolution is 1600x900. Windows 7 SP1 x64. I like older games. They often have resolutions like 800x600 or 640x480. When I run ...
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1answer
585 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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1answer
573 views

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Possible Duplicate: Turn off display in Windows 7 without additional software I've got two monitors. When I play a full screen game in my primary monitor, the second monitor still shows the ...
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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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0answers
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I am using Google Chrome on Windows 7 64bit with two displays. The displays have different resolutions and aspect-ratios. My problem is best visible when playing back full-screen videos from a flash ...
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1answer
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1answer
2k views

Windows 7 running Virtualbox 4.1.12 with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS guest but no full screen

After a recent windows update (though may not be the issue), I am unable to run Ubuntu in the virtualbox with full screen mode. I can no longer stretch the window to any resolution. It is locked at ...
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0answers
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop Session Can't Minimize from Full Screen [duplicate]

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1answer
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I am running VirtualBox on a dual-monitor Windows 7 x64 system. When I put a VM into full-screen mode it always appears full-screen on my primary monitor even though the VM window was on the secondary ...
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4answers
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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
182 views

Bad Company 2 conflicts with Y! Messenger

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1answer
68 views

Suppress Mouse event while watching DVD in full screen (Windows 7)

Windows 7, PowerDVD Whenever I watch a DVD in full screen mode, my wireless mouse sporadically seems to send some events (minor mouse movements) causing PowerDVD to display tabs / control bar. Is ...
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2answers
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How can I run Ubuntu on VirtualBox in full screen on Windows 7?

I use Windows 7 and use VirtualBox to run Ubuntu Desktop 11.04. I would like to run Ubuntu in full screen. But when I switch to full screen in VirtualBox, a lot of space around Ubuntu isn't used. Is ...
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1answer
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How do I start silverlight on netflix in full screen automatically?

I know that there this great big button that I can click for full screen on the bottom left of the screen. What I'm doing though is launching the direct movie/tv episode in chrome from XBMC using ...
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1answer
451 views

VMWare - Start guest in full screen (bat file or by configuration)

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3answers
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Remote desktop minimize fails when in full screen (Windows 7 locally and remote)

I recently have a problem with Remote Desktop (RD) on Windows 7. When I am in a RD session in full screen and click on the "minimize" button on the RD toolbar, the screen flickers, but the window does ...
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1answer
629 views

Displaying dual monitor screenshot in “dual fullscreen” mode

Suppose I take a PNG screenshot on a dual monitor system (let's assume for simplicity they are identical), The screenshot will capture both monitors. Now say I want to display that screenshot in an ...
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4answers
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How can I make the `cmd.exe` window full-screen in Windows 7?

How can I make the cmd.exe window full-screen in Windows 7?
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4answers
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How to prevent an application from running in fullscreen mode in Windows 7?

Is there a way to prevent any program run in full screen mode? I'm usually working with several programs at once, and I find it annoying to be in and out of full screen to go from one to another when ...
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2answers
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I have a slightly weird issue with VirtualBox. My host OS is Windows 7 (64-bit) and guest OS is Ubuntu 10.10(64-bit). When I switch to fullscreen mode in VirtualBox, Ubuntu display resizes to fit my ...
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0answers
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Possible Duplicate: How do I get VLC to play on the second monitor on windows? Hi folks, I've been using VLC player on my mac (with a TV connected to that as a 2nd device) and when i hit ...
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5answers
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I use some DOS applications in Windows 7. Before Windows 7, I could press Alt+Enter to run the application in full screen, but with Windows 7 I can't do this anymore. I get the message: This ...
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5answers
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In power options the monitor is configured to turn off (go to power saving mode) after 10 minutes of inactivity. The problem is it also turns itself off when I watch long YouTube videos in full ...
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4answers
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Remote Desktop does'nt maximize to fullscreen

I have a problem with Remote Desktop connection in Windows 7. When I connect to remote computer I would like to switch to fullscreen like I did in previous versions - just by clicking maximize. When I ...
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2answers
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I have been experiencing an issue since I've up upgraded to Windows 7 where all flash videos have horrible frame rates when run in full screen mode. I have tried multiple browsers and i have the ...