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Web pages do not start out in maximize size.

by fishingman / November 6, 2003 4:01 AM PST

When I click on a web page they use to open maximized to start with. All the sudden they started to open 1/2 size+then I have to maximize them(even my home page) Is there someway I can set it to always open maximized?When I happened I did a system scan for a virus-nothing. Windows ME/ Internet Ex.6
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Re:Web pages do not start out in maximize size.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 6, 2003 4:21 AM PST

Check that shortcut or icon that starts IE. Right click and look for the Maximised check box.

When starting a new IE from another there is NO function/setting to tell the child of IE to start full page. Never has been. But you can TRAIN IE to some size. Shift click a link and resize the page. Don't maximise it. Close the page, shift-click and re-size again if need be. Close it and on the next shift-click on a link it should open to its newly trained size.


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Re:Re:Web pages do not start out in maximize size.
by fishingman / November 6, 2003 7:59 AM PST

Thank Ya for your reply R. Proffitt. That sounds logical and it should work.

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by margaretl / April 12, 2009 5:49 AM PDT



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How to open Internet Explorer maximized in WinME
by otr_man / June 16, 2009 6:32 AM PDT
In reply to: WINDOWS XP

1. Create a shortcut to Internet Explorer on your desktop.
2. Right-click on that shortcut, and select "Properties".
3. On the "Shortcut" tab, in the "Run" box select "maximized".
4. On the "General" tab, tick "Read-only".
5. Click on the "OK" button.

Thereafter, double-clicking on that shortcut will open Internet Explorer 5 or 6 maximised.

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