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Internet Explorer and constant resizing?

Punkrulz

Somewhat eXPerienced
#1
Ok all, well I am having this problem. You see, I Have it set up so that when I open internet explorer, it is totally expanded. However, you know that when you click a Window, you can't have it so that window is totally expanded and MAXIMIZED like when you open the original window...

So what I am saying is that when I open IE, it is maximized so I can't resize it unless I click the restore down button next to the close... however when you click a link, a window will open up and you can resize that one. The problem I have been experiencing is the annoying fact that I'll click a link, and until I can get it just right I have to expand the window and resize it about 50 gazillion times.

Ok, so now I finally got it enough that I have it expanded to fill the screen... yet every now and then the window will be small as anything... Is there anything out there, or anything I do to make it permanently expanded???
 
#2
The next time it opens small grap a corner of that window and expand it manually, close it normal when you are done, and the next time you click a link it should be that size from now on.

If it isn't just ignore everything before this line.

:cool:
 
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beatlesdb

Guest
#3
See if this helps a little:

got to Internet Explorer Options - Advanced tab -
look for the "Reuse Windows for lauching shortcuts" play with that option and see what suits you
:)
 
#4
hmmmm...

maybe i'm crazy but... i seem to have convinced myself that clicking the x in the top right corner to close IE doesn't save info about the window size and position, however if i use "file", then "close" it does...

is this really true or am i nuts?
 
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marcelleke

Guest
#5
it's simple,install Autosizer(free) and all your problems are gone!!!
you are welcome!
grtzz
 
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beatlesdb

Guest
#7
go to windows explorer - go to options and select "remeber each windows settings" you can also force settings by holding shift and closing the window (clicking on the X). Perhaps that may help - I don't see why you need to add more software to do just this.
 
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stuy_b

Guest
#9
Easiest way I've found is when you open the 1st IE window, rezize it to how you want, but dont close just yet, go to a webpage (can be any page), wait for it to load, then click file/close.

Every time you open IE from now on it will stay the size you set previously.

Stuy_b
 
#10
shifty....

never new about the shift key thing... is it for real...? on that note... does anyone know where i might find a database or something like that of standard windows shortcut keys, and similar functions????

thanks...
 

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