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Windows XP Mode fullscreen has no shutdown option

Greetings Experts,

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I've set up Windows XP Mode under a Windows 7 Pro PC.  Everything was fine until I clicked to maximize the XP Mode window.

Now, the desktop really looks like Windows XP!  However, I have to hit <Ctrl-Alt-Del> to get to Task Manager;  then, I can shut it down (End Task - but it hibernates).  Not exactly user-friendly!

When I restart XP Mode, it automatically returns as full screen.


So my question is two parts, although either one will suffice:

1. Switch back to normal, not maximized window

Can I somehow bring this XP Mode session back to a non-maximized window?


2. Shut down without invoking Task Manager

Is there an easier sequence to shut down XP Mode (hibernate is the desired state, but a full shut down would be OK) than starting with the three-fingered salute (or right-clicking the Taskbar)?

Thanks -
ub
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jcimarron,

I would if I could!

When XP Mode is maximized, it goes to a seamless, full-screen mode.  It really LOOKS like an XP desktop.  In other words, there is no Menu Bar.

ub
uglyboy703--Have you clicked F11?
Have you left clicked the Alt key?
If no help, have you right clicked on a blank spot where the Menu bar should be to see if you are offered the option to check "Menu bar"?
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uglyboy703--Glad all is well.
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jcimarron - and I thank you for jumping aboard this one.
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Sometimes a picture tells a story better than the words.  True in this case, but I will award 3/5 of the points to the first answer that was technically correct.

Fair?
uglyboy703--Glad to have helped.