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I'm trying to play CoD4 on my secondary (22" 1080p) monitor, rather than my 19" 1280*1024 monitor. CoD4 has no Windowed mode that I know of, and I can't find anywhere that says how to get to it. I can't make my secondary my primary due to the layout of my desktop and other factors.
Edited by T-bone Steak - 5/25/11 at 12:32pm
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EDIT - thank you for elaborating, OP.
Edited by corky dorkelson - 5/25/11 at 12:47pm
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what's wrong with your first monitor?

Edit: Title doesn't explain all
Edited by BlueTac - 5/25/11 at 12:16pm
 
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post #4 of 13
Play in Windowed mode (if possible).
Set your "Secondary" to "Primary".
There might be an app to force it there.
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Originally Posted by corky dorkelson View Post
Not really....
What is this I don't even...
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what's wrong with your first monitor?

Edit: Title doesn't explain all
Nothing, my secondary is just bigger.
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Play in Windowed mode (if possible).
Set your "Secondary" to "Primary".
There might be an app to force it there.
1. Not possible
2. Also not possible
3. If you find me one, please show.
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Dude, I have my cod games minimized... I think there's even an option ingame, in settings, to swtich to Windowed mode. If not, try this:
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Go to the folder containing your profile data, which is located where your game is installed. By default it should be at "C:\\Program Files\\Activision\\Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare\\players\\profiles\\", although yours may be different. Click on the folder of the profile you use the most, so in my case it would be "Tomarias". Then in that folder, you should see a "save" folder and a bunch of configuration files ending in ".cfg". All you do is open config.cfg and config_mp.cfg, then search for "r_fullscreen", set the value to 0, and save.
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And you can switch the monitors around in the ATI control panel (CCC).
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Dude, I have my cod games minimized... I think there's even an option ingame, in settings, to swtich to Windowed mode. If not, try this:
If your less experienced with the series that'll work just fine but its easier to open console and type /r_fullscreen 0, then /vid_restart
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There is a windowed mode, you need to enable it in the console (~) hold on leme find out which one it is
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Hit ~ and type,

r_fullscreen 0
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