Microsoft introduced a new display driver in Windows Vista, which enables the Aero effects. This means that you can no longer make the Command Prompt full-screen in Windows Vista, 7, 8, or 8. Although I cannot see or understand how this could have been the offending program; sure enough after removing it, my monitor problem was resolved. One then closed the first window, and then the second window. Go to Start and in the search box type in Aero.
There is definitely work that can be done to make this process less painful. Is there a fix to this that anyone is aware of? But the pain point is it does not get full screen because it just hasn't the screen resolution I'm looking for. But how do I do it in Windows 7? To make our lives easier, more productive. In this host machine I have hyper-v installed. I noticed this thread and wanted to ask you about how you can make the new settings stick? This will limit your image options and restrict your display to 800 x 600, but it will allow you to use the Command Prompt in full-screen. It's distraction that should be prevented where possible. It's always small dialogue, large icons, desktop location.
Possibly an upgrade was pushed to my desktop while I was away from the office for a week. I messed around and found that the following worked. I usually use one application at a time and switch between them using the task bar. I do not need windows in partial view. God this annoys me every single day. If you absolutely need the Command Prompt to run in full-screen, there are several workarounds you can use. For years this has been a problem.
Because of this new driver, Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 8. Click whatever link it is that makes the new window open less than full screen. Taskbar shortcut icon: Forcing these applications to open as maximized requires an additional step. See the last section for details. The start bar is displayed at the bottom, but application windows do not fit in the screen and are very large. If this is Aero, then yo can change the translucency. Since doing that, when I am physically at the workstation at work , I can no longer remote desktop to servers in full screen mode.
I tried to adjust it through the controls on the monitor, that didnt work. To force Windows to open a program in maximized mode, go through the steps in both sections below. Moreover, we also can configure in Properties of shortcuts to run in Maximized window. If that Desktop background image fills the screen but browser windows do not, have you tried the Maximise button? If you can't and if you contact customer support, green envelope, and they can determine what video card and what res is available or not, it isn't a waste of money. The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work.
If I exit from full screen, I can never get it back, unless I disconnect and reconnect. You are saying that, without any windows open, the Desktop background image is Full Screen. The settings shown will depend on the version of the Catalyst software that is installed. Thanks Harry Hi, Thanks for posting in Microsoft TechNet Forum. I had tried major changes but that did not help. Please refer to the specifications for the computer to determine the optimal resolution for the system.
Sure it works when you initially open the connection but if you minimize or restore the window the problem comes back as before. Now suddenly I can't go to full screen without exiting and resetting the screen size with the slide bar in the options! Is there any method to maximize a window that is in use by holding and dragging the mouse? You mentioned you have other machines, any that you could test swap displays? It should now take up the whole screen, but will still have borders and the title bar. Use the drop down box at the top to click on Desktops and Displays 3. The only solution to that is change the adapter. After years of my laptop remembering the previous size, it started to default to a very small window upon opening anything.
Just hit Windows Key+ Up Arrow for maximize. Your changes will stay in effect even after you close the Command Prompt. There are several programs that disables Aero Theme effects. I've tried the ol fashion way by holding down the mouse and draging the lower left corner of the window to the bottom of the bottom left of the screen but it does not work. It is just unbelievable that anyone could write such rubbish. Mac MacAnanny - Engineer - DoD - Office of the Secretary of Defense - DoD Hate win 7. If the first option does not work, select the others in turn, clicking Apply on each option.
You'll be asked to confirm that you want to turn it off. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Hi AaronThorpe, Thanks for the wonderful findings! Here's a further annoyance in Windows 7. This is especially useful for old games. This will limit your image options and restrict your display to 800 x 600, but it will allow you to use the Command Prompt in full-screen.