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Windows 7: Full screen Games minimizing without any reason.

31 Jan 2016   #21

windows 7 ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Feezar View Post
i played skyrim and other games with full screen, minimized to desktop with no reason. its been months i think.

and solved few hours ago, here is what im doing:

go to control panel >> programs >> Turn Windows Features on or off >> "deselect" Windows Gadget Platform

then restart. hope it works
I just signed up to say that (as you can see my username)

you sir, are awesome, thanks.
the solution you said literally solved all my unwanted minimize problems. I never thought it would be something about the gadgets but thanks a lot!

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14 Feb 2016   #22

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Tried that still doesn't work needs to be another way to fix that works
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27 Aug 2016   #23

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by skriem View Post
Hi guys,

I am having the same problem, i have tried everything that has been suggested on this thread and still no joy.

Even writing this post is a nightmare as it keeps loosing focus on the window!

I have wiped and formatted my drive and reinstalled windows 3 times trying to solve this, i have downloaded and made sure all my drivers are up to date, hoovered it out etc. everything i can think of and have read online, tested the memory disk check. i have just a few things on my comp, steam, left 4 dead 2, ESO (not played it just ready to play), tp link and advanced system care Google and opera. thats it. if i start left 4 dead i get as far as the menu then its minimised, if i play the same just keeps happening. if i type on here every so often the windows error sound happens and it has deselected the window and im no longer typing.


Doe anyone have any other suggestions, i just want to enjoy playing some games on my pc this christams!

the first time I had this problem, it was caused by my tp link software, I had to fully close it
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