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How can have all windows open maximized?

  1. #1

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    windows 8.1 64

    How can have all windows open maximized?

    I wonder if there is a way to set a default in Windows 8 so every window (including web pages) will automatically open maximized? Someone told me that a website/window will open in whatever state you exited it, but that doesn't seem to be working for me.

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  2. #2

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    Windows 8.0 x64

    AutoSizer sounds like it may be what you want. It's free.

    If not that I would try WinSize2
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  3. #3

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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center
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  4. #4

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    System changes that initiate a reboot will default them back to 'windowed' mode, or
    a third party cleaner may be the culprit:

    Attachment 42465

    Try Mr. Bailey's suggestion, it may make the fix permanent.
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  5. #5

    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64

    You could post a request here:
    Post New Requests Here -

    Please read the rules before posting. If anyone knows an existing program they will suggest it. If it can be done simply by using Autohotkey or another scripting language, someone may offer to code it.
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