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Windows 7: Changing the default position of opening a program

07 Jan 2011   #1
HelloINeedHelp

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Changing the default position of opening a program

Hey guys. I have a question. Whenever I open Google Chrome, it opens really close to the bottom of the taskbar, and I always have to manually drag it into the center of the screen and maximize it. How can I set it so that automatically opens in the center of the screen?


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07 Jan 2011   #2
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Try putting it in the middle of the screen (unmaximized) and holding down shift when you close it
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07 Jan 2011   #3
HelloINeedHelp

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Doesn't work. I have tried other keys too, like alt, ctrl, but it doesn't work. Is there a way to clear the data for the window position?
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07 Jan 2011   #4
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HelloINeedHelp View Post
Hey guys. I have a question. Whenever I open Google Chrome, it opens really close to the bottom of the taskbar, and I always have to manually drag it into the center of the screen and maximize it. How can I set it so that automatically opens in the center of the screen?

If you want it to open maximised then open the Browser and maximize the window. Click "Ctrl Alt Delete" and then select "Start Task Manager".
Highlight Google Chrome and click " End Task".

This will close the browser and it will reopen in its last (maximized) configuration.

If you want an easy way of handling windows quickly without any fuss or all sorts of dragging about etc etc then try this;

WinSplit Revolution

<http://www.winsplit-revolution.com/>

it will remember where all windows were and open them in that position again. Also easy to resize or move etc etc.

Regards....Mike Connor
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07 Jan 2011   #5
Ztruker

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

You could also try Clicking on File then hold down the Ctrl key and click on Exit.
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02 Aug 2012   #6
IFiguredItOut

Windows7
 
 

I have had similar problems with Adobe Acrobat and Excel, both would open in the smaller of two monitors no matter what I did to change it. Holding down buttons when closing did not change the behavior. Windows 7 does reopen in the same monitor, and relative location, for me but only if the window was *not maximized* when I closed it. If it was maximized then it was right back to the original spot, minimized it would go to the last monitor it was open in.
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06 Feb 2013   #7
AtariBaby

Windows 7 64bit Ultimate, plus practically every other flavor of Windows
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
You could also try Clicking on File then hold down the Ctrl key and click on Exit.
This worked for me. Thank you! In fact, I think I may have just clicked the red x's while holding ctrl.
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