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I just opened Wunderlist (the one from the Windows store) and the top half is off-screen. Right-clicking the icon in the task bar and selecting move no longer works, since it's not there. Accessing the move command in the menu bar through the keyboard as suggested here doesn't work.

How do I get it back on screen? (and why is this still an issue, so many years later?)

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  • Screenshot plz? – Stackcraft_noob Jul 10 '16 at 12:19
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    Generally Alt+Space then R (restore) or Alt + Space then X (maximize) should bring things in focus. – Jedi Jul 10 '16 at 13:40
  • Try Nirsoft's WinLister which is mentioned in the linked post. In WinLister, select the window you want to center and press Ctrl + F6. Or right-click the entry and click "Center Selected Windows". – w32sh Jul 10 '16 at 14:16
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    So at work i have two monitors. The window in question was in the right monitor when i left work (close laptop lid). Working from home today, the window would fly to the right. Only thing that worked was Alt + Space then X (maximize) .. thx Jedi! – robnardo Mar 28 '18 at 12:41
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    Alt+Space then M will let you move the window around using the arrow keys. That helped me get out of this situation. Also once you start moving with the arrow keys, you can continue moving with the mouse until you click the left button to release. – PlantationGator Jun 29 '18 at 14:14

Sometimes it is impossible to right click the runaway window so none of the other solutions here work. The only foolproof method that I found ALWAYS helps is to find the process in task manager, click on the arrow to expand the application dropdown, then right-click the process and select "maximize window".

  • Selecting what, @Rup? :) – Filip Haglund Mar 27 '17 at 18:34
  • Woops, no idea why it truncated my last few words, sorry! – codemon Mar 27 '17 at 23:20
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    In Win 10 task manager, you may have to click a small arrow to expand the process and then right-click the lost window and maximize. – CyberMonk Oct 11 '17 at 3:27
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    Hm, I don't have the "maximize window" option. This worked for me though. – Peter Oct 27 '17 at 10:09
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    In the current windows 10, there is no "maximize window" in the task list, via process, or in the start menu. For me. – Brian Bulkowski Mar 21 '18 at 22:46

First activate the window by clicking on it on the taskbar and then press the Windows logo key on your keyboard together with the left or right arrow key.

If the window was minimized, you have to press Windows logo + arrow up key.

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    usually this works for me too. But today it didn't :( – Jake Smith May 30 '17 at 19:24
  • This did the trick for me. Application had no shift+right click menu (WinSCP). Held Windows Key and tapped <left> a few times and voila! – Source Matters Mar 3 '18 at 0:30
  • That's done the trick, as @SourceMatters said, sometimes need a couple of repeated <left> clicks. – raphie Jun 17 '18 at 22:07
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    Great option, the others did not work for me. – boardtc Nov 27 '18 at 16:10

Resizing the window from the bottom and dragging it to the edge of the screen to activate the snap function worked.

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