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Re: [NTO] DOS Programs on LCDs XP and Vista

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  • Dave
    Hi have not used vista but if this DOS program has an icon on the desktop, click on the properties page and set full screen not in widow, hit apply ,next time
    Message 1 of 4 , May 29, 2007
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      Hi
      have not used vista but if this DOS program has an icon on the desktop,
      click on the properties page and set full screen not in widow, hit apply
      ,next time you start full screen.
      THANKYOU DAVE M

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "lm_hamilton" <lmh@...>
      To: <ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2007 1:19 AM
      Subject: [NTO] DOS Programs on LCDs XP and Vista


      >I think this is an issue related to LCD monitors and independent of
      > the OS. I have tried Googling, but can't seem to get the right
      > combination of queries to get the right answers. I have also tried on
      > the MS Knowledgebase.
      >
      > My dad has a new PC with MS Vista. He has an old DOS database program
      > PC-FILE that he keeps all of his addresses. He says it will not run
      > full screen.
      >
      > At work, I support some old DOS programs. One client got new PCs with
      > Win XP Pro and LCD monitors. They also cannot get the DOS programs to
      > run full screen. The closest they could come was changing the screen
      > resolution to 800x600, but it is still in a DOS window. This is not a
      > good solution, as it limits what they can do in Windows programs.
      >
      > I do not have XP or an LCD monitor to fiddle with at work. I know
      > there has to be a simple answer for the driver or a monitor setting.
      >
      > I am sure this issue will keep coming up, as we have about 150 clients
      > on the collection of DOS software I support. It will be years before
      > we get them moved to Windows software.
      >
      > Thanks!
      >
      > Larry Hamilton
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
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