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what reg. value has to be changed to open a *.exe maximized

by PLAHASKI / January 14, 2009 12:45 AM PST
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You can use the "Start" command in a shortcut
by Slikkster / January 14, 2009 1:19 AM PST

Look here for how to use the Start command and how to tell it to run the app maximized:

http://www.aumha.org/a/batches.php

Use it in a batch file to run the app you need maximized.

Can you elaborate on the issue you're having? Are all programs running minimized?

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Starting Program Maximized
by PLAHASKI / January 14, 2009 3:43 AM PST

We have to start the program from the .exe, if we start it from a short cut you can select max. or min. Need to have it open up maximized. It is a design program called TailorMade.

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"We have to start the program from the exe"
by Kees Bakker / January 14, 2009 3:44 AM PST

Can you explain what's wrong with starting it via a shortcut with the required settings? That's not clear from your post.

Kees

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starting from short-cut
by PLAHASKI / January 14, 2009 3:52 AM PST

It is started from a program directory which reads only .exe or .bat

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Re: starting a program.
by Kees Bakker / January 14, 2009 3:59 AM PST

You can add your own bat-file (with the start command that slikkster mentioned) to that folder and use that to start the program. But I think a shortcut with "run maximized" in its properties put in that same folder would work also.
In fact, a shortcut with "run maximized" would work in any folder if you specify the right directory to start in.

Just try!

Kees

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starting maximized
by PLAHASKI / January 14, 2009 4:10 AM PST

Thanks for your time, it works fine

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(NT) Glad I could help. Thanks for telling.
by Kees Bakker / January 14, 2009 6:27 AM PST
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