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May 19, 2012

I have a dual monitor setup. After making some changes to the orientation/positioning of the 2 monitors, I've noticed that a lot of windows are now partially or even completely offscreen. This is especially problematic with MDI programs (programs that have sub-windows inside them, like Photoshop's dialog boxes and palette panes), as there's no way to interact with the offscreen inner windows and bring them back onscreen.

How can I reset absolutely all window positions of every single program? The registry modifications at Folder View Settings - Reset All to Default fixed Windows Explorer and a tiny handful of other programs, but not even WMP and Notepad were fixed.


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I'm guessing when you run a program for the first time it figures out what resolution you are using and centers and sizes it accordingly. My window sizes and positions are a mess and I was wondering if there is a way to reset the windows so the next time I open the program they look as if I opened them for the first time. I'm talking about every window that pops up on the computer. Is there a way to do such a thing? Hope that all made sense

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This is a problem that, according to a lot of technicians including Microsoft, can't exist.

----- This is my computer -----
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400
6 gig RAM
Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit
----- This is my problem -----

My old harddisk (a 1 TB Seagate) went belly up, and I installed the system and all of my software on a brand new 1 TB Seagate harddrive, identical to the dead one. After some time I discovered a curiosity: the harddrive has two different sizes at the same time.
I've never had any problems and therefore I'm still using it, but I want to know if it is possible to correct the problem without having to start from the beginning, wiping and installing everything from scratch.

As you can the in the picture:

(1). The system (including bios) correctly identifies the harddisk as a harddrive with 931,51 GB. There are two partitions: the Win7 reserved 100 MB and the rest 931,41 GB is a single partition. Therefore everything looks correct where I've marked the picture with the number 1.

(2). Above, by my number 2 marking, the two partitions are shown. The system reserved one and the C-partitions which is... 482,88 GB. It's supposed to be 931,41 GB. I have no no clue how or when this happened, or what to do about it.

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* Change the size of the partition, but the system wont allow that. The system says I can shrink it by 4 GB, but when I try that (trying to force a "recount" of the disk space) the system doesn't allow it.

* Defragging and make a disc check (done when the system starts), both make without errors but no change in partition size.

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