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Windows 7: problem with snap feature

23 Oct 2009   #1
kalamazooguy

windows 7
 
 
problem with snap feature

with the new snap feature, I can snap to the left fine; but when I try to do it on the right side it just keeps going past the edge of my moniter into a "no mans land" any ideas?


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23 Oct 2009   #2
harpua

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)
 
 

Here's one suggestion to try: Check to see whether your "desktop" is set to the recommended resolution. Right click the desktop, select screen resolution and under resolution check to see if it says "recommended" after the numbers. If it doesn't, change it to the recommended resolution. If it does say recommended, then it's probably something else that's causing the issue.

That snap feature was one thing I couldn't get used to in W7 so I disabled it. I probably should force myself to try it for a while to see if maybe I can get used to it. But I prefer to have my windows set up very specifically.
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23 Oct 2009   #3
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kalamazooguy View Post
with the new snap feature, I can snap to the left fine; but when I try to do it on the right side it just keeps going past the edge of my moniter into a "no mans land" any ideas?
Snap works fine for me. When you go to the right, the snap doesn't happen when the mouse pointer hits the edge?
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27 Oct 2009   #4
glxyz

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I had the same problem and found that it was because my display setting was set up for dual monitors. When I changed it to a single monitor the problem went away and now I can snap to the right edge of the screen.

To get to my NVideo Display Control Panel, I went to the control panel for Screen Resolution and click on "Advanced settings". The multiple display panel lists 2 displays even though I only had one so I identified the one I was using and unchecked the other. Immediately right snap began to work.

This problem may be related to a problem with device manager listing 2 generic PnP monitors which other people have reported on the web. I am still investigating that problem.
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27 Oct 2009   #5
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Yeh it fell of the face of the earth for me too, till i found out that i had my desktop setting to extended mode. Even if you are disconnected from your dual monitor, for some reason, your primary still thinks it's there (aka settings doesnt automatically changed. It's annoying when you accidently move say xpmode off the screen lol.
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25 Apr 2010   #6
snapper38

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

i had the problem of the right hand side not working....so i went into screen resolution and altered were it say show on one desktop..low and behold it works again
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25 Apr 2010   #7
snapper38

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kalamazooguy View Post
with the new snap feature, I can snap to the left fine; but when I try to do it on the right side it just keeps going past the edge of my moniter into a "no mans land" any ideas?
try going into screen resolution and it should say show on one desktop or multiple...click the 1 desktop that worked for me
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25 Apr 2010   #8
Catbodi

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I had this problem I went to my screen resolution and selected 1 Monitor instead of Dual then it was fixed like for most people.
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