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I will be running a DOS applications in XP. Can I set the App window size that shows?
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by:aadih
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Unclear (only to me, perhaps).  What do you mean by "windows size that shows?"
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by:Bill Prew
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Have you tried clicking on the icon in the upper left (part of the title bar) of the application when it is running and selecting properties to adjust.  Make sure you save the changes so that the next time it runs it should pick those up.

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by:aadih
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Do you mean to keep the DOS window always on top?

If so, a free program, DeskPins, will help. You can download it from:

http://deskpins.en.softonic.com/ >
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I noticed when I run my dos app it is in small window. Can I make that window larger?
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Yes, by clicking the "rectangular" button on the title bar (but not full screen, however).
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I noticed when I run my dos app it is in small window. Can I make that window larger?
Yes, that's what you can manage via my comment above.

If you use a shortcut to launch the DOS program, then you can also right click on that shortcut, and adjust the properties there.

Windows size proporties
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Thank you
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