3 Ways to Deal With Off-Screen Window in Windows 7

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Have you encountered those moments when the application window went off the screen at the time when you want to use it? I have, quite a lot times. Thanks to AskVG for sharing 2 tips how to deal with it when it happens to you.

Use Alt+Spacebar

Select the window from the taskbar and press the keyboard shortcut Alt+Spacebar to open the window context menu, then select Move and use the arrow keys to move the window back to the screen. Or select Maximum if it’s available.

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Use your mouse

You can also use your mouse to right-click the window while holding down the Shift key. Note that you need to hold down the shift key first before right-clicking the window, or the jumplist will pop up, instead of the context menu you are looking for. Then you can select Move or Maximum to restore the off-screen window’s position.

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Snap also works on Windows 7

Or, if you are on Windows 7, it’s probably much easier select the window from the taskbar and press Win+Arrow keys to snap maximum, left or right. Win+Arrow down key won’t help you here.

Once it’s snapped to one of the edges, drag the top windows bar to reposition it.

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