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Open Windows - Full Size

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 pro

    Open Windows - Full Size


    Using Windows 8 Pro:
    Why when I click on any of my folder shortcuts on the desktop, my windows, such as My Documents,
    open in a little (approx) 4" x 4" window instead of a full window. This is very annoying and I can not figure
    out how to get them to open in full windows.
    Any help is greatly appreciated.
    Jerry
    PS: Had this problem in Windows 7 and Forum Answer was:
    Any window you want to resize permanently must be the last window closed.
    Grab the corners of the window and drag it to full screen size. Do not use Maximize. Close all other windows
    first via the Taskbar and this one last. Windows will remember the size used of the last window closed the
    next time you open the program.
    This is not working for Windows 8. It did work for Windows 7 though.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 pro


    This is embarrasing. I tried it again after posting this and it worked. I tried it many times before and it didn't work but now it did! Go figure.
    Jerry
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Open Windows - Full Size
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