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is there any kind of work around for full screen games to be able and multi task (web browsing) without minimizing?
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Borderless Windowed mode
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Borderless Windowed mode

how
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how

In your video settings you choose this, did not think an explanation was necessary

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Edited by Hellish - 2/2/12 at 7:19pm
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In your video settings you choose this, did not think an explanation was necessary
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BF3, SC2?
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Borderless Windowed mode

Not sure about this but, don't you still have to ALT+TAB to be able to get your mouse pointer out?
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In your video settings you choose this, did not think an explanation was necessary
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6809980555_451c64f4c8_z.jpg

BF3, SC2?

Not everyone has bf3 and sc2 to show you how to do it, just navigate on the game menu, find the display/video options, thats
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well yeah i know about 'fullscreen but windowed' but i mean like fullscreen only games, games that if you choose windowed, you get the entire edge of the screen and it looks like crap.

edit: like mass effect 1, i click 'windowed mode' but i get the border up top, the one that has the minimize/exit buttons.
Edited by jadenx2 - 2/2/12 at 7:59pm
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well yeah i know about 'fullscreen but windowed' but i mean like fullscreen only games, games that if you choose windowed, you get the entire edge of the screen and it looks like crap.

edit: like mass effect 1, i click 'windowed mode' but i get the border up top, the one that has the minimize/exit buttons.

Yup, thats what we are talking about, there is really no way around it, not that i know of. How about running a virtual machine?
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You can Alt+Enter some games and it will pop up as a window. (although I think that's not what you want)
Some are manually set, like the picture above.

A lot of games don't support borderless window mode.



Also, if you play borderless fullscreen, it decreases 3D performance sometimes... I know my 460 plays SC2 fine, but sometimes it drops FPS dramatically until I fullscreen it. Even my 560 does it too.
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