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IE 7 multiple windows

by nicklaus / May 28, 2009 5:45 AM PDT

Currently whenever I am surfing and I open a new window, instead of the windows that are open appearing down in the task bar, they are appearing as tabs near the top of the screen. I am unable to view more than one window at a time. Or resize them so that I could put more than one at a time on the screen.

Im running XP home SP3 IE 7

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Not sure I follow.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 28, 2009 6:14 AM PDT
In reply to: IE 7 multiple windows

Do you mean that IE7 is stuck in Full Screen Mode? If so, press the ALT + Enter keys together.

Or do you mean that clicking a link opens a New Tab, and not a New Window?

If so, right click the link, and select "Open in a new window".


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by nicklaus / May 28, 2009 6:28 AM PDT
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Ok, heres an example of what I mean. I play alot of Yahoo games online. It used to be that when I would go to the game site, it would open ONE window and show it on the task bar. Then when I choose what lobby to go into it would show as a 2nd task on the task bar, Then, when I selected a particular table, it would show as a 3rd task. Now, Im only seeing one task on the bar, but 3 tabs right above the window. In order to close any of the tabs, I have to click on that particular tab and click the "x" on that tab. If by habit, I go to the far right top of the screen and click on THAT "x", all windows get closed and Im back at the desktop.

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