Maximize/minimize function doesn't work
Thread poster: Carole Paquis

Carole Paquis  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:08
Member (2007)
English to French
Jun 23, 2007

Hello,

I am having a very silly and very annoying problem...When I minimize a window, I can't maximize it again...I goes down on the task bar and..stays there, not to be used again. I have to close it with the task manager
click, double-click, right click...nothing works.

A right click from the mouse only shows the 'toolbars/cascade' menu...

I use a laptop with Windows XP Pro.


Any suggestion?


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Amy Duncan  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 06:08
Portuguese to English
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This will sound even sillier, but... Jun 23, 2007

Carole Paquis wrote:

Hello,

I am having a very silly and very annoying problem...When I minimize a window, I can't maximize it again...I goes down on the task bar and..stays there, not to be used again. I have to close it with the task manager
click, double-click, right click...nothing works.

A right click from the mouse only shows the 'toolbars/cascade' menu...

I use a laptop with Windows XP Pro.


Any suggestion?


I use XP, too, and have had that problem a couple of times. I resolved it by rebooting the computer, believe it or not!

Amy


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Carole Paquis  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:08
Member (2007)
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
Thanks Amy Jun 23, 2007

Tried it already....didn't work.
I shall try again...One never knows.

Carole


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Carole Paquis  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:08
Member (2007)
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
It's not the mouse Jun 23, 2007

Just to check, I have tried witht the touch pad...same thing...so it's not the mouse...

Carole


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Amy Duncan  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 06:08
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Maybe someone else knows... Jun 24, 2007

Sorry, Carole, wish I could have been more helpful, but I'm sure you'll find the solution!

Cheers,
Amy


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Carole Paquis  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:08
Member (2007)
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
It's working again! Jun 24, 2007

Tried to reboot again, and again...then left it overnight, took off all the cables....well, I don't know what worked, but it's working again.
I might never know what happened...
Thanks Amy.

Carole


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