Windows 10: Programs Running but stuck minimized

  1.    05 Apr 2016 #1

    Programs Running but stuck minimized


    So, this happened when I was playing games on steam. The game crashed and now my Steam is stuck minimized along with other randoms things, like I cant even open folders, well they open up but you can't see them I go to my taskbar to click and try to maximize them but it won't do anything. I've looked everywhere for help but I can't find any. Please HELP!
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       05 Apr 2016 #2

    hello and welcome to tenforums, ,, I will first ask did you shut it down and reboot to see if any thing changed ,, if you did ,then maybe go to device manager and check video device driver ,maybe remove and reinstall them
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  3.    05 Apr 2016 #3

    caperjack said: View Post
    hello and welcome to tenforums, ,, I will first ask did you shut it down and reboot to see if any thing changed ,, if you did ,then maybe go to device manager and check video device driver ,maybe remove and reinstall them
    Where in device manager is the video device driver?
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       05 Apr 2016 #4

    under display adapter
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  5.    05 Apr 2016 #5

    caperjack said: View Post
    under display adapter
    I have 2 options
    Itel HD graphics 4600
    and Nvidia geforce GTX 750 Ti
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  6.    05 Apr 2016 #6

    There is one crazy possibility, that open window is positioned off the screen.

    The easiest way to get it back is to snap one open program to left or right side of screen and Windows will offer you to choose a running program to position it on the other half of the screen.

    If the missing application will show, just click on it and it will become visible.

    Worth a try...
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  7.    05 Apr 2016 #7

    AndreTen said: View Post
    There is one crazy possibility, that open window is positioned off the screen.

    The easiest way to get it back is to snap one open program to left or right side of screen and Windows will offer you to choose a running program to position it on the other half of the screen.

    If the missing application will show, just click on it and it will become visible.

    Worth a try...
    Idk how to snap my apps to left and right
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  8.    05 Apr 2016 #8

    Or just right click on the taskbar and select Cascade windows.
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  9.    05 Apr 2016 #9

    NEEDHELPWINDOWS said: View Post
    Idk how to snap my apps to left and right
    Click (left) on the title bar and move open window to the side.

    How to snap windows


    Another possibility is to press Windows key+P and see, if Windows try to show the application window on the secondary desktop.
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  10.    05 Apr 2016 #10

    NEEDHELPWINDOWS said: View Post
    I have 2 options
    Itel HD graphics 4600
    and Nvidia geforce GTX 750 Ti
    The Intel is the graphics card integrated into your Intel processor and the Nvidia is the discrete graphics card. So every modern Intel PC will have Intel graphics option. AMD processors will have AMD integrated graphics.
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