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Windows 7: Make Windows 7 remember window positions and size!

23 Aug 2009   #41

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM

The new way is terrible!! I like things to stay where I put them. Think of it this way I get a bigger house and my door randomly move on me. That woudl drive me crazy.....this is no different. They should make it an option like it was in the past. As far as getting use to it no I wont I will be buying desksofts windows manager.

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23 Aug 2009   #42
Dixon Butz

Win7 x64 X2, Win 8.0 x64, Win8.1 x64, Quad Boot

This Windows 7 bug is different from Vista's bag problem. 7 only remembers ONE window size and postition. That is the last open window. Totally retarded bug. I have no idea why they would ship the final with this MAJOR bug. Total fail on MS part.
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24 Aug 2009   #43

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SSubZero View Post
One bug I found with this new way, is that if the thing I want to click is on the right size of the window, near the edge, and I double-click it, *but* another item in that same column goes beyond the edge, my selected item will not open, and instead the entire window will "pan" across one screen. This is *utterly* confusing, and practically forces me to resize and move windows constantly.
Agreed 100%. I have noticed the same thing.

Also, If you maximize a folder window with "list view," on my 1680x1050 screen there are a maximum of 44 items in one column before it goes to the next. In Vista I am not sure what the number was, but I am positive it was much more, because I had certain folders where I could fit everything in one column (I have lots of external drives that I like to open as tall skinny windows side by side tiled) and now in 7 they require two columns. It is as if the font is bigger or there is spacing between the folder contents, or both. Either way it is a waste of screen space, nobody needs gaps between their files in the list display.
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24 Aug 2009   #44

Windows 98 SE

Microsoft has made Windows 7 this way, windowmanger is probably the only solution so far
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13 Sep 2009   #45

W7 7100 and W7 7600

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
You should mention that this is a 30 day trial and you will need to pay $10 to continue using it.

Looks like a good program though.
I did purchase WindowManager, and it did work for the RC - now I amk using RTM, and it only works for about 2 weeks...


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26 Sep 2009   #46

Windows 8.1 Enterprise

bringing this up again.
i've used windowmanager but its so frustrating and it craps winamp and other program windows.

theres got to be something we can do...its one of the stupidest things MS has ever done in an OS.
instead of developing MS went backwards as this critical feature is available both it XP and VISTA...
windows 7 is a great OS it realy is but this...bug or annoyance is really starting to piss me off!

what is the mail of windows 7 feedback? we should all spam the hell of it until they get it fixed!
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27 Sep 2009   #47

Windows 98 SE

Shayx, just delete everything in WindowManager, and add all the windows your want to have it modifying, after that then add one thats blank.. Then WindowManager doesnt add or modify any windos anymore.
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27 Sep 2009   #48

Win 7 32 bit , Win xp Sp3

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by REB View Post
Shayx, just delete everything in WindowManager, and add all the windows your want to have it modifying, after that then add one thats blank.. Then WindowManager doesnt add or modify any windos anymore.

Could you give a little more info on exactly how you do this.

This is a good little program but I also found it got bogged down with too many pages. I just want it to save a couple and that's it.
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28 Sep 2009   #49

Windows 98 SE

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28 Sep 2009   #50

Windows 7 7600 OEM

Tried that little prog, yeah, works ok, xie xie for that ( with DeepFreeze, my "day 1 of 30" starts every time I boot up !!!)
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