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Windows 7: Program running but not visible

20 Aug 2012   #1
dizzyj7c

WINDOWS 7 rtm
 
 
Program running but not visible

Using Window 7 64

I start Windows Live Mail, program starts, taskbar icon appears, but the regular program window does not appear. hovering over the icon shows the preview of the running program. The program appears in Taskmanager as "running".

Basically, the program is invisible.

All other programs are visible when running.

I've tried reinstalling with no success.

Thanks for your attention and any help you can give me.

Joel


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20 Aug 2012   #2
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Try uninstalling WLE and then reinstall it...or you could go to control panel and add and remove programs and click on WLE and try repairing it.
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20 Aug 2012   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Joel,

WLM may be offscreen somehow. You might check using the tutorial below to see if you may be able to drag it back to your desktop if this is the case.

Offscreen Window - Move Back to Desktop

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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20 Aug 2012   #4
dizzyj7c

WINDOWS 7 rtm
 
 

Solved. Somehow WinKey + P key combo had been pressed and Extended desktop had been chosen. The "invisible program" was being displayed on a non existing secondary monitor. To solve, I pressed WinKey + P and chose "Computer Only" and "magically" the program re appeared.

Joel
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20 Aug 2012   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Great news Joel.
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21 Dec 2013   #6
alirezanadi

windows 8 64bit
 
 
Thanksgiving

Dear
Thanks very much for your spectacular help.
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18 Oct 2016   #7
venriddle

Jawa Barat
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dizzyj7c View Post
Solved. Somehow WinKey + P key combo had been pressed and Extended desktop had been chosen. The "invisible program" was being displayed on a non existing secondary monitor. To solve, I pressed WinKey + P and chose "Computer Only" and "magically" the program re appeared.

Joel
wow super duper briliant, thanks man

my problem finally solved
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