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Windows 7: Is there a way for application windows to open up maximized?

13 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
Is there a way for application windows to open up maximized?

For example, Notepad. When I double-click on its icon, is there a way to have it open up maximized (taking up the entire screen).

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13 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Hi s35, try this:

Create a shortcut to the app you want to open maximised (if not already created one)
Right Click>Properties on the shortcut
Select "Maximised" from the drop down list under Run
Ta da!

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13 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

Did you try this:

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Dang...too slow

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13 Apr 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

Yes, I tried it. It works. Thanks to both.
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