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App question

by bobby18301 / November 3, 2014 6:50 AM PST

Is there a way to stop my apps from opening full screen? The apps take over the entire monitor even blocking the task bar on the bottom. In Windows7 you could simply drag a bottom corner and make the window the size and shape you wanted.

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Metro Apps do that by design.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 3, 2014 7:17 AM PST
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Later in 8.1 they relaxed it a little but not much. Tell more which app.

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Windows 10 will allow
by orlbuckeye / November 4, 2014 1:12 AM PST
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al apps desktop and Metro to run in sizeable windows.

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The ability to load Metro apps
by orlbuckeye / November 6, 2014 11:08 PM PST
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in sizeable windows is coming in Windows 10. There may be a 3rd party utility but I not aware of one but try googling something like 3rd party tool to run metro app in a window.

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