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Windows 7: Windows side by side dont fit correctly

18 Oct 2010   #21
James Colbert

 
 

I edited my previous post, so a refresh will give you a few more ideas.


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18 Oct 2010   #22
HannibalUK

WINDOWS 7 ULTIMATE X64
 
 

thought it might be something as simple as screen disply, like resolution or something but i think im on the right settings anyway.
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18 Oct 2010   #23
HannibalUK

WINDOWS 7 ULTIMATE X64
 
 

I have tried and tested all tests that i can think of and my system is running sweet as a nut, found no peoblems at all everything running as it should be apart from my wee annoying issue with the side by side windows. Argh!

anyways would apprieciate any other thoughts on this all welcome

I'm off to my pitt as need to be up at 5 for work but will check in tommorow.

in saying that i just may throw a wee sicky as today was a hard stressfull day LOL


could it maybe something to do with the nVidia control panel???? never could get to grips with that.
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18 Oct 2010   #24
YTBOY83

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1
 
 
Hey

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rmw020 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HannibalUK View Post
when i use the taskbar function to set windows side by side all i get is 2 small windows snapped onto the left side of my screen as oposed full screen coverage.

when i use snap by dragging it works no bother,

So far no one has been able to answer my issue so i have reposted for a fresh look.

see pic's;

1st picture i used drag to snap 2nd picture i used the taskbar to set windows side by side;



On my windows 7, when i have all my windows minimised i can not choose the show windows side by side option.

Does this only happen when you have 1 window minimised and 1 window showing no matter what size??????? For some reason when i have 2 windows opened, 1 window minimised and one showing no matter what size and then click on show windows side by side it only shows and maximises the visible window.

I got around it by keeping both windows visible and then choosing show windows side by side. At the end of the day it does not matter whether windows are minimised or not, that option should always do what it is meant to do.

Hope this helped, if not at last i tried.
If you have 4 windows open 1 minimised and 3 visible no matter what size, you will not get 4 side by side, only 3 windows side by side or F**K** up size whilst the other one shall shall remain minimised. As soon as you have 4 winodws visible and none minimised, then they shall be side by side easily.

I have done this my self right before i posted this. TRY IT
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19 Oct 2010   #25
HannibalUK

WINDOWS 7 ULTIMATE X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rmw020 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rmw020 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HannibalUK View Post
when i use the taskbar function to set windows side by side all i get is 2 small windows snapped onto the left side of my screen as oposed full screen coverage.

when i use snap by dragging it works no bother,

So far no one has been able to answer my issue so i have reposted for a fresh look.

see pic's;

1st picture i used drag to snap 2nd picture i used the taskbar to set windows side by side;



On my windows 7, when i have all my windows minimised i can not choose the show windows side by side option.

Does this only happen when you have 1 window minimised and 1 window showing no matter what size??????? For some reason when i have 2 windows opened, 1 window minimised and one showing no matter what size and then click on show windows side by side it only shows and maximises the visible window.

I got around it by keeping both windows visible and then choosing show windows side by side. At the end of the day it does not matter whether windows are minimised or not, that option should always do what it is meant to do.

Hope this helped, if not at last i tried.
If you have 4 windows open 1 minimised and 3 visible no matter what size, you will not get 4 side by side, only 3 windows side by side or F**K** up size whilst the other one shall shall remain minimised. As soon as you have 4 winodws visible and none minimised, then they shall be side by side easily.

I have done this my self right before i posted this. TRY IT
Not the case, as i have tried all different ways including what you have suggested but they still dont show correctly. i can not even get 2 windows side by side never mind 4
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19 Oct 2010   #26
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

What happens if you boot to Safe Mode?
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19 Oct 2010   #27
gregrocker

 

I drag the one window by it's top to the left til cursor touches the left edge of screen and it snaps to the left half.

Then I drag the other window I want to the right side the same way until it snaps into the right half of the screen.

Works perfectly. No messing with taskbar.

The thing I miss after beta is you can no longer drag tabs out of active windows to do the same thing with. And tabs don't separate using the taskbar multi-display options. So I have no need for those options.
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20 Oct 2010   #28
HannibalUK

WINDOWS 7 ULTIMATE X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
What happens if you boot to Safe Mode?

dont know will try it shortly.
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20 Oct 2010   #29
HannibalUK

WINDOWS 7 ULTIMATE X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
What happens if you boot to Safe Mode?

Nope...

still the same, think i will just give up on this LOL considering its the only fault i have im happy.

but for anyone out please keep your idea's bouncing in

Thanks everyone
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