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Windows 7: How to change how big the windows are when you maximize them

02 Jun 2016   #1
Vesk

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How to change how big the windows are when you maximize them

Hello, I am new to the forum.
Can someone help me with the problem. I want to change how big the windows are when I maximize them, because I don't want them to be full size. Even if it is third party app, can someone help?


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02 Jun 2016   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Welcome to the forum.

What you want is not possible, at least not without third party software which I know nothing about.
The dimensions of a maximized windows are clearly defined relative to the dimensions of the screen. This is not a user setting. A window that does not completely cover the screen is by definition not a maximized window.
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02 Jun 2016   #3
alphaniner

Windows 7 Professional x64, Arch Linux
 
 

If Aero Snap isn't enough, you might want to look into a tiling window manager. Reddit has a decent thread on the topic. If you have nVidia graphics, there's nView.
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