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Windows 7: Window expands to full screen

25 Jun 2013   #1
lhorwinkle

Win 7
 
 
Window expands to full screen

In Win 7, when I move a window near the edge of the screen, the window expands to full screen. How do I turn off this feature?

The web has the answer:
You can disable this feature:
  • Control Panel --> Ease of Access Center --> Make the Mouse easier to use
  • Place a check mark in the "Prevent Windows from being automatically arranged when moved to the edge of the screen option."
  • Apply/OK.
So I did that ... and it made NO difference at all.
Why?


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25 Jun 2013   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Try this instead.....the web is wrong :-)

Aero Snap - Turn On or Off
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25 Jun 2013   #3
lhorwinkle

Win 7
 
 

I did that. And it didn't work. That's why I posted this request.

Anyway, I solved the problem ...

I recently installed the trial version of Actual Multiple Monitors, which duplicates the taskbar and start button on the second monitor.

I just shut down AMM ... and the problem disappeared.
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25 Jun 2013   #4
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Cool.

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