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Windows 7: Full Screen exits for no apparent reason

23 Jan 2013   #21

windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Well first off i am haveing the same problem and i never use or have used avg 9 i use mse any suggestions? And to stop it i would probably uninstall and install to see if that fixes it.

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29 Jan 2013   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I don't have that VBG or that thing but it keeps exit fullscreen when I'm playing games on full screen like Alien Swarms on Steam. Please reply me please.
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28 Mar 2013   #23

Windows 7 home primmer 64bit

I have also got the same problem
If u know the how i would get rid of it it would be grate help.
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09 Dec 2013   #24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Check your process list

You may want to check out is there process called DMW.exe running on your computer. I mean DMW.exe not DWM.exe. DWM.exe is malware: dmw.exe (847.87K) - Detected 5 Times.

I had exactly this same issue after installing clean install and couldn't figure it out at first. After detecting this process running on my comp I found out how to get rid of it and same time my problem with FullScreen playback issues was gone.

Here is some instructions how to get rid of it if you find that process running on your computer.

1. Download Autoruns for Windows: Autoruns for Windows
No installation required.
Simply unzip file, and double click on autoruns.exe file to run the program.
2. Run Autoruns, click on "Logon" tab and UN-check:

+ "TaskMngr"

3. Restart computer, rerun Autoruns, click on "Logon" tab, right click on the above entry (+ "TaskMngr") and click "Delete".
4. Open Windows Explorer and delete following folder:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Lenovo

5. Restart computer and check your process list.

Here is original page where I got help: Think DMW.exe is a backdoor of some type, help needed.. - Page 2 - Am I infected? What do I do?

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09 Dec 2013   #25

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Welcome to the Seven Forums, Haikara.

Thanks for sharing your findings.
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28 Jan 2014   #26

Try disabling your screen saver


I was having a really hard time with this on computer. I'm running vista so I don't know if the soultion is the same for all operating systems. Heres what I did. Disable your screensaver. That simple. The problem disappeared.

Hope this helps
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