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Hello

Anybody know how to play a game in windowed mode when im playing from a virtual drive (power iso)

i know normally id put windowed at the end of the file path of the shortcut
EG

c/prog files/kanes wrath-exe.-windowed

Anybody have any ideas?

Thankyou
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ALT+ENTER at the same time.
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so i loadthe game as normal then press alt and enter and it will go to windowed mode?
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post #4 of 32
well dirt 3 it works on, i dont know about any others as i dont have many games installed atm.
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some games work like that others you can put -windowed in the launch parameters as well as just change it in game.
    
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post #6 of 32
Some games have option to set windowed mode,if not then ALT+ENTER...see if that works.
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right ive loaded it up now i tried pressing alt + enter at thesame time didnt work.

Any other ideas?
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Yeah, as the others have said; if ALT+ENTER doesn't work you can put -windowed in launch parameters in the .exe shortcut.
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how do i put the '-windowed' in when im playing off of a virtual drive? Where do i put the windowed bit.

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how do i put the '-windowed' in when im playing off of a virtual drive? Where do i put the windowed bit.

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Create a shortcut of the game's executable file. Then right-click on that shortcut, hit Properties, and edit the Target field so that it has "-windowed" (no quotes) at the end.
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