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  1.    03 Apr 2015 #1
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    United States
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    windows 10

    cant play games that are not in windowed mode


    has any one run into the problem where they can only play a game in windowed mode. because when i try to play a game in fullscreen the game chrashes or it forces me to shutdown my computer. anny ideas ?
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  2.    03 Apr 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 11,033
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    What game does that for you? I played the Half Life 2 update and it had to be launched in windowed mode to work.
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  3.    03 Apr 2015 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    United States
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    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    every single game now advanced warfare dying light dragon ball z bf hardline every single dam game and it sucks to the point i think i am going to have to go back to 8 if i cant find a fix. because its no problem for games that i have already played but whenever i get a new game that crashes on start i cant change it to windowed which means that i cant play it
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  4.    04 Apr 2015 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 11,033
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    With some games you can put a shortcut on your desktop. Then click properties. At the target add -windowed at the end. For steam games look here

    Half Life 2 update - Page 2 - Windows 10 Forums
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  5.    12 Apr 2015 #5
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Posts : 33
    Windows 10

    Hello. I can play but my problem is similar to that. If the game is not windowed I can't Alt-Tab the game. When I click Alt-Tab I can see desktop or other opened windows but I can't return the game anymore. I have to close it from Task Manager. For example CS:GO, Metal Gear Rising:Revengeance sometimes Dota2.
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  6.    28 Apr 2015 #6
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 6
    Windows 10

    Known issue. we know about and are working on it. Thanks for the feedback.

    Playing games in full screen mode on Windows Insider Preview - Microsoft Community
    Last edited by KevinC; 30 Apr 2015 at 11:26.
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  7.    05 May 2015 #7
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 75
    Windows 10 64-bit

    Quote Originally Posted by trd3v3lop View Post
    Hello. I can play but my problem is similar to that. If the game is not windowed I can't Alt-Tab the game. When I click Alt-Tab I can see desktop or other opened windows but I can't return the game anymore. I have to close it from Task Manager. For example CS:GO, Metal Gear Rising:Revengeance sometimes Dota2.
    Use the virtual desktops.

    I have the first (left) desktop for my browsers, ect. Then on the second (right) desktop I will launch the game. Afterwards, instead of Alt+Tab, I use Start+Ctrl+Left Arrow to swap to the left desktop with my browser windows, ext, and then Start+Ctrl+Right Arrow to go back to the game.

    With more than two virtual desktops, I can even run multiple full-screen games.
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  8.    05 May 2015 #8
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 6
    Windows 10

    try today's windows update...
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  9.    05 May 2015 #9
    Join Date : Jul 2014
    Belo Horizonte
    Posts : 713
    Windows 10 Build 14267

    COD MW2, MW3 and Ghosts only run in Windowed mode (no border) on Windows 10, at least here

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  10.    05 May 2015 #10
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 3
    windows 10

    FOUND A FIX... well kinda if u use nvidia go on geforce experience, chose the game u want to play and click on the spanner next to revert and choose windowed. that will have to do for now
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