Browser Window Opens Minimized

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  1. Tom Jensen

    Tom Jensen

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    I am running IE 8. When I click a link on a page that opens a new browser window, the new window opens in minimized size. I must manually maximize each time. I searched this forum for solutions, and as a result I:

    1. Tried maximizing manually, then holding the "Shift" key and clicking the "X" in the top right window, which should force the app to remember to open maximized. This did not solve the problem.

    2. Tried using the manual resize with a new window (click and hold the lower right corner of the window and make it full size.) This did not solve the problem either.

    In each case, I restarted the computer.

    What is mind-boggling is that the minimized size to which the browser windows now opens is a size I manually set ONCE, and now it is seemingly locked forever.

    What more can I do to get new browser windows to open in maximimized size.

    Thanks!
     
  2. glc

    glc Forum Administrator Staff Member

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    Manually resize, THEN shift-click the X.
     
  3. Tom Jensen

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    Manually resize, THEN shift-click the X.

    Thanks. Tried this several times - does not fix it.
     
  4. seabee69m

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    I am experiencing same type problem it will not correct,only thing my problem started
    before upgrading to IE8.




    os-vista home premium
    amd 64x2 mobile tech.
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    160 gb hd:confused:
     
  5. Tom Jensen

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    I continue to have the same problem after multiple tries at solutions. Are there any other possible fixes?
     
  6. Panama Red

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    Open one IE8 window and maximize it. Open a second window of IE8 (not a second tab) and maximize that one. Now right click the first window in the task bar and close it. Close the second window. IE8 should open in a full window now.
     
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