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Windows 7: "Restrict" Maximize Area

07 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7 RC
"Restrict" Maximize Area

Hi all,

Does anyone know a way of "restricting" the maximize area? What I want to do is use the maximize button to make my windows fill a pre-defined area so that they don't overlap the dock and gadgets.

Hope that makes sense. I don't believe it's possible without employing a 3rd party app - anyone know one?



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07 Jun 2009   #2
Orbital Shark


I don't think there is but you look at making your dock & gadgets setup as 'Always on Top'.

Hope this helps
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07 Jun 2009   #3

Windows 7 RC

Yeah but then they tend to get in the way.
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08 Jun 2009   #4

7600 x86

DesktopCoral - Mouser - Software -


|MG| Hawkeye ShellInit 0.4.2 Download

i've used them both on XP, and prefer the latter. no guarantees that they will play nicely with Windows 7 though.
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02 Oct 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

thanks garbanzo!
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