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How do I get windows to open full size on XP please.

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I have just re-loaded XP onto my machine after getting a nasty virus ( Don't know why my anti-virus progs didn't pick it up.) Thank goodness for backups. Machine is really quick now until I load all… Read More
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8y, 7m agoPosted 8 years, 7 months ago
I have just re-loaded XP onto my machine after getting a nasty virus ( Don't know why my anti-virus progs didn't pick it up.)
Thank goodness for backups.
Machine is really quick now until I load all the dross back onto it. Ha Ha.

Anyway, now when I click on a link to a deal or something like that, IE7 opens up in a tiny window.
I can't for the life of me find the setting to tell it to open full size.
Does anybody know?
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8y, 7m agoPosted 8 years, 7 months ago
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Never been able to work this out, I always just expand my window to the full size of the screen, but still in minimised mode. then when I next open a window it opens the full size
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Can't you just drag the window from the corner to full size again ? then when you open it the next time it will still be large ?
This happens on Vista ... cant remember if it's the same for XP or not !
1 Like #3
It's a Reg key that setting it.

Download and open this file and all Explorer windows will be full screen : :thumbsup:

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/regs_edits/fullscreen.reg (XP Only)
#4
Sorted, thanks guys.
The first two answers solve the problem.
It's not as nice as I thought it would be, I would have thought Bill Gates would have given me a button or a switch to do it for me. Ha Ha.
Sigma, I couldn't find the button you were talking about but thanks for looking. :thumbsup:
#5
Wow, More answers as I was typing my thanks.
I must type quicker.

Rep left for you all ( Nearly reported your post Snowtiger instead of leaving rep, as I was going too quick. Ha Ha ).

Case closed. :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
#6
Consider using alternative browsers - you never know, you may prefer one of them. If you don't - carry on using IE8, just reset it as your default browser :-

Mozilla Firefox
Opera
Google Chrome

Opera is my favourite.

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