Xp can't use full screen on desktop

Hi! I just install a workshop dos program,I can see the folder in C drive,inside the folder,I click the "go" file,it can open ok,and can adjust to full screen,but if I make short cut to desktop,I can't make it full screen,it look like full screen,but all the screen look like compress to the top half of the screen,bottom half is black.Can anyone help me?
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JamieHurstConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Yes, on the shortcut on the desktop, right click and go to properties. Click on the Screen tab and select the Fullscreen option box, then apply and ok. That should fix the problem.
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WKLAuthor Commented:
HI! I know 98 & ME can do that,but in XP that short cut don't have that option,I think XP don't have Ms-Doc,because the iron isn't Ms-Doc iron.
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Anthony_ECommented:
if you just make a batch file calling the program you want then XP will give you more options under properties allowing you to run it in fullscreen.
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JamieHurstCommented:
The XP shortcut should have that option, on my XP it does.

Have you checked?
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JamieHurstConnect With a Mentor Commented:
The problem might be that this is not a 16-bit DOS program. Only 16-bit programs have the extended PIF options in XP. If your application is 32-bit and just runs in a DOS-based window, unfortunately there is no way for you to make you app fullscreen.

Sorry about that,
Jamie
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JamieHurstConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Actually, rethinking my approach to this problem, Anthony E is correct.

Open Notepad and start a new text file, then type in the file you want to start.
Save the document as All Files and save it on the desktop as FILENAME.BAT, then on the desktop you will be able to select the extended options I discussed.

Good luck,
Jamie
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mlk65Commented:
Hi!
Is Your problem actually?
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Anthony_ECommented:
So my answer didn't help at all? even though JamieHurst got an assisted answer using the extended version my answer? what did actually work?
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