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Windows 7: Turning off windows maximizer

19 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7
Turning off windows maximizer

Not sure if I can describe this correctly, so here it goes.

When I have more than one window open and drag from either the upper left or right corner too far left (or right), that window goes full screen and the other windows are covered up.
It seems Windows 7 is real sensitive as I am not getting that close to the corner of
the monitor screen.

Is there a way to turn this off?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional

Hi Sethm1, I have your issue solved
  1. Go to Control Panel
  2. Click on Ease of Access link or Ease of Access Center
  3. Select Change how your mouse works or Make the mouse easier to use option.
  4. Tick the check box for Prevent Windows from being automatically arranged when moved to the edge of the screen with the mouse under “Make it easier to manage windows” section.
  5. Click OK or Apply to make the change effective.
Once Aero Snap is disabled, the window won’t be automatically maximized and arranged when window is dragged to the edge of the screen, including both top and sides of the screen.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional

Please let me know how this turns out
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20 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7

Thanks !
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