I'm not sure how I done it but suddenly the VLC Player window opened up outside the visible part of the monitor. I knew it was running because I saw it listed in the taskbar as active, heard the audio of the video playing, and also saw it listed as a process in the taskbar.
The usual option to move the window with the mouse did not work, as no part of the window was still visible on the current monitor. I first tried to change the display resolution of the system, but that did not move the program window back on the desktop.
There are however several options to move a window back to the visible screen (please note that I have only tested them running Windows 7, and that not all may work the same way or at all under previous versions of Windows):
Option two and four are the least complicated to use and should be tried before the others as they may resolve the issue in a matter of seconds. Have you ever had issues with off-screen windows before? If so, what did you do to bring the window back into focus?
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