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Opera starts in full screen. Cannot Restore/maximize/etc.

  • So, my 1 y/o grand daughter decided to start smacking the keyboard while Opera was in focus, and Opera is now locked in full screen. I cannot access any menus, tabs, bookmarks, etc.
    I am running the latest version of Opera (can't tell you which, since I cannot access any menus.)
    I am also on a Windows 10 PC.

    When I launch Opera, it defaults to full screen.
    If I hit F11, the window disappears, but it resides on the taskbar.
    I have no context menus in the taskbar.
    I cannot Restore, Maximize, etc.
    The only way to see Opera again is to click it in the Taskbar, and hit F11 again....and it returns to full screen mode.

    I have no idea what key combo my grand daughter must've hit.....and I am loathe to try reinstalling...as I do not want to lose the multitude of bookmarks that I do have.

    Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!

  • @csraby Opera is off your screen somewhere, when you switch out of fullscreen mode. There are multiple threads on that issue. Alt-Spacs should get you the control menu (Maximize, Minimize, Restore, Move or Close), while the aforementioned threads will have other suggestions.

  • @sgunhouse Thank you for the reply.
    I have not been able to locate any relevant information in threads on here, which is why I made this post.
    When Opera is open, I have only 2 options...full screen or minimized.
    If I Alt-Space, I see the following:

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    All options are greyed out with the exception of Minimize and Close.

  • @sgunhouse said in Opera starts in full screen. Cannot Restore/maximize/etc.:

    @csraby Opera is off your screen somewhere, when you switch out of fullscreen mode. There are multiple threads on that issue. Alt-Spacs should get you the control menu (Maximize, Minimize, Restore, Move or Close), while the aforementioned threads will have other suggestions.

    Thank you very very much, it worked for me (i must have pressed the Combo by mistake).
    One round from me !