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Windows 7: How to move window off the top screen?

22 Jan 2013   #1
ahiung

Windows 7 64bit Home premium
 
 
How to move window off the top screen?

I can't really explain it, cause my keyword lead me to Alt+Space+M.

It's different because the way it works just different.
In Ubuntu, You can Hold down ALT Button and drag a window whenever you want to go. (This kind of ability I want to talk about)

Why I am asking this? I encountered some installer like AutoCAD, even with full resolution of my laptop (1920x1080) The window still show 90% of it, which is bad because the important button are on the bottom like [Next] [Cancel] [Install] [Finish], etc. I tried to drag it to the top, but Windows 7 won't let me do that.
Also, the installation screen doesn't have ability to Maximize.


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22 Jan 2013   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 11082
 
 

Hello ahiung, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if using the method in the tutorial below may allow you to drag the window fully back onscreen.

Offscreen Window - Move Back to Desktop

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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22 Jan 2013   #3
mrdemon

Windows 7 Home Pre
 
 

Try Windows Key and Up arrow,
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22 Jan 2013   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Can`t you just resize it manually ? Grab the edge of the window and pull it inward to make it smaller.
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23 Jan 2013   #5
ahiung

Windows 7 64bit Home premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello ahiung, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if using the method in the tutorial below may allow you to drag the window fully back onscreen.

Offscreen Window - Move Back to Desktop

Hope this helps,
Shawn
Thank you for this response, this answer almost had it. The problem is Windows' monitor don't allow the top part of the window goes off top of our monitor. Even if we managed to get it off top, it's just temporary. The effect wear off after you move your mouse or key in something.
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23 Jan 2013   #6
ahiung

Windows 7 64bit Home premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mrdemon View Post
Try Windows Key and Up arrow,
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Can`t you just resize it manually ? Grab the edge of the window and pull it inward to make it smaller.
Re-sizing = LOCKED
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23 Jan 2013   #7
ahiung

Windows 7 64bit Home premium
 
 

Btw, this post's problem will remain unsolved. However, I managed to solve my Installation problem in different way. I change the screen orientation from "Landscape" to "Portrait". Now the Horizontal become long vertical, and Vertical become narrow horizontal. And, temporarily bend my head.
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23 Jan 2013   #8
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 11082
 
 

I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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