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Windows 7: Windows 7 Minimizing Games

18 Jan 2018   #1
joeyc1996

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Windows 7 Minimizing Games

So I was trying to play "Lose Your Marbles", a Windows 95 game, when it randomly minimizes itself. This is not the only game to do so. Steam does this as well. I scanned my computer with both Windows Defender" and "Malewarebytes" and it came back negative. I cannot seem to find the answer online anywhere.

Now, I know what you are thinking, "well, why not just maximize your game again?" Well, in LYM case, once I do so it comes up as garbled colors like so:

https://i.imgur.com/vKRzzaO.png

Also, sometimes I lose focus on my browser and have to re-click it. I do NOT know if it is related to my previous issue, or I am being an idiot.

Troubleshooting steps:

1: Disabled "Windows Gadget" (as I read on here)

2: Gone through the event viewer to no avail.

3: Check the processes in "Task Manager". All is well.

4: Uninstalled various things to see if that fixed anything. Nope.

I honestly searched everywhere (Tom's Hardware, here, bleepingcomputer, etc.) and nothing has helped.


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