This system does not support fullscreen mode

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by Oystein, Jan 19, 2007.

  1. Oystein

    Oystein Guest

    I am trying to run an exe file from HP that will make a bios upgrade floppy.
    When I run it, it opens a 16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem window and then I get an
    error message showing the file and its path I am trying to run, with the
    error message: "This system does not support fullscreen mode. Choose 'Close'
    to terminate the application.". Then I can choose "Close" or I can choose
    "Ignore" and when I have hit the ignore button three times it exits anyway.
    Anyone got any idea what the problem is?

    Oystein, Jan 19, 2007
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  2. Oystein

    Max Guest

    Yes, Vista does not support full screen (DOS-like) command windows, which
    that app is apparently set to run in.
    You can fiddle with a shortcut to see if you can adjust the properties, or
    run the app on an older version of Windows.
    Max, Jan 19, 2007
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  3. Since it is only floppy operation you may want to google `dosbox`. then
    once dos box is loaded just type..

    mount c c:\your folder
    mount a a:\
    Jared \(Home\), Jan 19, 2007
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