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Windows 7: WMC maximize, but not full screen

07 Jan 2010   #1

WMC maximize, but not full screen

Hi all,

Is there any way to maximize wmc and not have it go full screen?

I.e. when I click the maximize button, it goes to full screen mode - is this normal behavior? I just want it to maximize like any other app would (not cover the task bar and still have the title bar at the top).


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08 Jan 2010   #2
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1

When I click the square bar at the top of mine (it's actually a square on top of a square) I get a small window. I can drag the corners to make it any size I want

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08 Jan 2010   #3


Windows Media Center will recall whether it was in full screen mode or not when it starts, so just resize the window, close it, and unless you go full screen again it will stay in a window when opened.

use atl + tab
MS Key + tab
and your mouse scroll wheel
to switch to another app
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