os windowed screen

By JSR ยท 9 replies
May 17, 2003
  1. how to switch browser from booting into the windowed screen...........ie: always having to expand the screen after post
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    :confused: What? :confused:
  3. JSR

    JSR Banned Topic Starter Posts: 592


    when i would click on IE for example , it would post a smaller window, of which i would then have to expand...has since disappeared on it's own, but, i thought WTF.......maybe somebody in here would know, and give me an answer........but to date....nada
  4. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,978   +15

    I know what your talking about. Its when you boot IE up, and its not maxamized. This bugs the crap out of me too, anyone know how to fix it, so when you startup the browser or open into a new window the window is automatically maxamized?

    Thanks ;)
  5. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    You can edit the shortcut properties to open the window maximized.
  6. Nic

    Nic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,549

    I think it remembers its last position and size from when it was last closed. At least it does on my system.
  7. Strakian

    Strakian TS Rookie Posts: 136

    yeah, if you extnend it out then close it with the X in XP then the next time you open it it defaults to that position. Don't know about Maximized though.
  8. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    I guess when you said "post" and combined that with IE I got confused, because "post" can mean Power On Self Test, which your computer does on boot. And you also said "booting" which further added to my confusion.
    Maybe something like "my IE windows open in a position I don't like" or something :)
  9. JSR

    JSR Banned Topic Starter Posts: 592


    yeah Beavis.............hehe
  10. JSR

    JSR Banned Topic Starter Posts: 592

    so thanks

    ok then....i right click on the IE shortcut on desktop......go to properties......hit the shorcut tab.....then alter the run window w/ the down arrow....cooooooo!!!!!!!!!......thx
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