Windows 10: Programs when maximized won't take up the entire screen

Discus and support Programs when maximized won't take up the entire screen in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I believe a setting related to the 'notifications' app in the taskbar for Windows 10 just changed my display set up. Or at least I was trying to dock... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by KerryWhite09, Dec 3, 2019 at 5:02 PM.

  1. Programs when maximized won't take up the entire screen


    I believe a setting related to the 'notifications' app in the taskbar for Windows 10 just changed my display set up. Or at least I was trying to dock the notifications window back onto the taskbar when things changed. The problem... when programs are open they do not take up the full screen even when maximized. There is about a 2" margin on the right side of the screen that isn't being used. I have always used this laptop with the recommended 'scale and layout' settings but these have now been changed. If I change settings to go back to the recommended settings, the usable screen space gets even smaller.


    Any ideas on how to fix? Thanks!

    :)
     
    KerryWhite09, Dec 3, 2019 at 5:02 PM
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    When I try to open any program that requires Administrator confirmation (that screen with the Yes/No question), this dialog won´t appear anymore. The screen background stays darkened and nothing happens.

    1. Using Windows 10 Home (x64)
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    Fabiano Lehmkuhl, Dec 3, 2019 at 5:22 PM
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    I have a program (QGIS, which uses QT5) that will not come to the foreground. It starts maximized (that's fine) but it stays behind all my other programs. It can be focused, and I can work in QGIS, but any non-minimized programs stay in front of it.

    I have tried the AutoHotKey script suggested in an answer in this post:
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    HeyOverThere, Dec 3, 2019 at 5:22 PM
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  4. tops Win User

    Programs when maximized won't take up the entire screen

    Skype won´t wok in 17063


    Skype Won´t work... games won´t work...

    Making backup and re-format...

    Maybe I Install a Windows 7 again, At least, all of my games run smoothly ...Sadness!!

    *Banghead
     
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