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post #11 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by haste266;13148739 
works fine for me too.

something i cant do is have a a firefox browser window full screened on one monitor and surf on the other monitor in a seperate window without firefox reverting. it does work if i fullscreen firefox on one monitor and browse with IE9 instead(probably works with chrome and opera too).



i dont have this problem. try a different browser?

I use Firefox as well, and if I put WMP on my 42" HDTV, fullscreen, then launch FF on my 24" monitor, WMP will revert to windowed mode.
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post #12 of 41
Media Player Classic has an option:

View -> Options -> Tweaks -> Prevent from minimize when Fullscreen on non-default monitor

The app has to be specifically programmed not to do it. I don't think it is possible with Windows Media Player.
post #13 of 41
i see everyone saying it wont stay full screened are using nvidia cards. this is the ONE thing my ATI card does properly dual screening.
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post #14 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lerkah;13148801 
i see everyone saying it wont stay full screened are using nvidia cards. this is the ONE thing my ATI card does properly dual screening.

I'm running CrossFired 5870's, but before when I had the issue, I had just the one 5870. I actually haven't tried since having the second GPU.
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post #15 of 41
Windows Media Center will stay full screen IIRC, whereas Windows Media Player will not.
    
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post #16 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Speedster159;13148707 
Yeah the one that comes with 7.

Try playing a movie, and put it in fullscreen...

Then go to your browser, (in my case it's "Opera") it automatically exits Fullscreen mode.
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Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice;13148878 
Windows Media Center will stay full screen IIRC, whereas Windows Media Player will not.

windows media player works fine for me!
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post #17 of 41
Confirming this for me that if I launch WMP, drag the window to my HDTV and fullscreen it (not maximize as this is different from fullscreen), then launch Firefox in my monitor, if I try to scroll in FF, the WMP will pop out of fullscreen. If I maximize WMP first, it still pops out of fullscreen, but stays maximized. The only problem with this is there is still a bar on the top, as well as my taskbar on the bottom.
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post #18 of 41
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Hmm, sounds like the exact thing that is happening to me.. ^^
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post #19 of 41
I am doing what you are saying right now, the player stays on Full-Screen whatever I do in Firefox.
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post #20 of 41
Strange, I am able to run fullscreen on HDTV with no issues.

I simply extend the desktop to my HDTV, and then drag the WMP window to the TV and double click it to put it in fullscreen mode. After that I am able to do anything I want on my primary monitor without it causing an issue with the fullscreen on my TV. I am using Chrome as my browser, just for reference.. however, I never had an issues with my 9800GTX, and at that time I was using Firefox.
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