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Steam Games in Window mode

Discussion in 'Gaming (Software and Graphics Cards)' started by rexdp10, Sep 11, 2008.

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  1. rexdp10

    rexdp10 Notebook Consultant

    Nov 29, 2007
    I bought the ID superpack over the weekend for $35. My question is that not all of the games have a window mode in the options...and even some that do won't actually start in it(Doom 3). Is there a preffered way or easy way to run the games windowed. I want to do this because I have a 22" @ 1680x1050 and these games don't support that resolution and I don't want it stretched so bad.

    Thanks for the help.

  2. Thaenatos

    Thaenatos Zero Cool

    May 1, 2006
    have you tried changing the ratio and then setting the resolution? The box usually defaults to standard 4:3 ratio.
  3. synic

    synic Notebook Deity

    May 17, 2008
    There should be a way to force windowed mode. Have you right clicked on the icon/shortcut, and put "-w" (without quotes) in the properties line for the game? I think it's -w. Try googling "whatever-game-you-want windowed mode option" (again, without quotes) and see what you get.
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