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Windows 7: Full screen Games minimizing without any reason.

11 May 2014   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I'm having the same problem, I tried your solution but it didn't work :'(, this is driving me maaaaad lol

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15 May 2014   #12

Windows 7 Home, 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kxrrupt View Post
I'm having the same problem, I tried your solution but it didn't work :'(, this is driving me maaaaad lol
I'm having the same problem and it's making me nuts too!! Have tried all the suggestions here (and then some!), nothing has worked.
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09 Jun 2014   #13

windows 7 32bit

Is there no one else?! is there no one else that can help?!

I'm having this same problem and none of the solutions have worked it started about 3 days ago.

when i downloaded adaware now i've uninstalled it but the problem persist!
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09 Jun 2014   #14

Windows 7 Home, 64 bit

Wish I had an answer for you! I ended up bringing my computer to factory condition. Drastic, but it worked. My husband, however, started having the same issues a few days ago when playing games. No answers, I'm sorry.
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09 Sep 2014   #15

Win 7 Home Premium, 64 Bit

I know this is an old post but having found it I wanted to let folks know that iMalkauori's 26 Dec 2011 post, Option 2 worked for me.

I was having a problem with full screen BF1942 minimizing randomly, very frustrating. While playing some Facebook games, it would constantly go from the game full screen mode to a standard mode. I Did not find wermgr.exe in the process menu but when I clicked the Start button and searched for "Choose how to report problems" and then clicked it and clicked "Never check for solutions" my problems seemed to have been resolved.
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10 Sep 2014   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

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
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15 Sep 2014   #17

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit

hey guys i had the same problem when i start my call of duty 4 multiplayer it automatically minimised....and i couldnt maximise it
then i followed iMalkaouri's instructions it helped me thanx for him
just go to start and search for wermgr.exe if you didnt get that or cant open it... just type wer in search you will find
choose how to check for solutions >click never check for updates in check box then click ok and restart your system its done
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08 Dec 2014   #18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

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!

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26 Mar 2015   #19

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

for me i had to disable internet explorer and it stopped
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29 Nov 2015   #20

Win 7 64bit

Well I play only a hand full of games full screen & it happens even when full screen video watching it jumps to window mode. Doesn't happen often, usually every 45-60 minutes but its constant!

I'm an experienced windows user but I cant figure out whats causing it. I wouldn't put it passed Microsoft doing it deliberately to annoy us into upgrading!
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