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Windows 7: Offscreen Window - Move Back to Desktop

02 Oct 2014   #40

windows 7

Thank you, I spent hours searching, re-installing, re-downloading, & re-storing my system/programs. I couldn't figure out the issue with my new/first desktop PC but finally after about a week, this solved a majority of the issues I'm having. Such a simple fix but so hard to get from start to finish of an unknown issue. Once again, thanks

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09 Apr 2016   #41

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

My problem is only with a text document, every single one I open is either minimized so small that it's no longer visible or it's just not showing at all. What I've been doing to be able to use it is open the task manager and under applications clicking on the text file and selecting Maximize, it will then be full page. This however is only effecting that 1 page for that 1 time, it's not a fix it's the only way I have available to se the page. There is no move or maximize available when I right click the icon on the task bar, just a list of recent files. I have Pin to taskbar, close this window and the notepad for my options.

I have to add that I run 4 monitors at all times and I never had any problems with programs off screen except if I changed their cables around and then made corrections through AMD's software first. I usually will check their positions with windows desktop utility then go to AMD. This just started about a week ago and I'm thinking I may have accidentally caught a corner of a text window and moved it to where it's just 1 pixel wide or tall but it's not visible at all.

I've tried to maximize then minimize and see if I can see where it goes but I can't seem to be able to trace it. I
ll try with animation and see if I can locate it easier.
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09 Apr 2016   #42

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello zinda, and welcome to Seven Forums. :)

Is this happening with Notepad? If so, you could use the method in the tutorial below in Windows 7 as well to reset its default open location and position.

Notepad - Reset Default Open Position and Size in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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