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How can you set windows to open in same size and location

  1. #1

    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro 64 bit

    How can you set windows to open in same size and location

    I am using Windows 8 Pro 64 Bit. I would like to have IE10 and other windows open in the same position and size each time. The only options appear to be a scrunched down window or full screen. I notice if I close a program in full screen, it will open the next time in full screen.

    If I do not have the program in full screen, but have adjusted size and position, it will open next time in the default size and location.

    I have tried holding shift while resizing and then closing from the Red X.
    I have tried holding ctl while resizing and then closing from the Rex X.
    I have tried resizing and then holding shift while pressing the Red X and a second time using control while pressing the red x.

    Nothing seems to work.

    Any ideas?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 17
    Windows 8

    Sometimes moving and sizing at the same time means it forgets what you want. Try moving, closing by using "File > Exit" instead of the X, re-open re-size without moving and doing "File > Exit" again. I've found that will sometimes fix that problem. Windows are supposed to re-open in the same spot and size as they were closed in, but sometimes they need help remembering....
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How can you set windows to open in same size and location

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