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When you start a full-screen MS-DOS-based program, the program starts but may only be visible on the upper half of the screen, and the lower half of the screen may remain blank. Note that this issue only occurs under the following conditions:
This issue can occur because the height value for the screen buffer that is running in a console window in Windows 2000 is 50 lines, but in Microsoft Windows NT it is 25 lines. Because of this, MS-DOS-based programs that are set to start in a full screen use 50 lines, causing the program to reside in the top 25 lines and leaving the lower 25 lines blank.
To work around this issue: