Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Everything is opening MAXIMIZED, how do I fix this?

09 Sep 2013   #1
bozian2

Win7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
Everything is opening MAXIMIZED, how do I fix this?

Suddenly every single program is opening maximized, even items that normally can't. Don't know why it started and reverting back to older restore point did not correct it. All I can find are threads where people are TRYING to get this behavior - I need it to STOP. Any ideas?

Win7 Ultimate, dual video card, 4 monitors.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

09 Sep 2013   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7 H-Prem-x64 Linux-Mint-Mate 17.1x64
 
 

Right click which ever programs shortcut and right click again on the name of the program and click on Properties,
Shortcut section,
Near the bottom Run is this set on Normal window or Maximized ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Sep 2013   #3
bozian2

Win7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

It was my "Window Manager" utility - db had become corrupt
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 Everything is opening MAXIMIZED, how do I fix this?




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
open ie8 maximized
I have read all of the possible solutions to open ie8 pages maximzed instead of just a small (about 4 lines) page. I tried them all but none of them works. I changed to ie8 properties option to "maximize" but still no maximize. Does anyone know what needs to be done to open ie8 pages maximized? I...
Browsers & Mail
How to keep web pages maximized??
I give up...Tried most common solutions...None have worked...Never had this problem before.... Can keep IE maximized but not any other web link.:o
Browsers & Mail
How to set maximized windows
Got several programs that always open somewhere between maximized and minimized, so I have to click to fully open every time. I would prefer to start them maximized always. Others remember the last setting, but not all... Can that be set?
General Discussion
Dark when maximized
I remember this feature of windows vista when a window is opened maximized (suppose a document,pic,or browser/anything) the windows aero theme would become dark. but that feature no longer exists in windows 7. is there a way to make it happen? (P.S I do not mean "turn off/turn on windows...
Customization
WMP always starts maximized
WMP is my default player for DVD's and it always starts maximized. Is it possible to make it not do that and just start at regular size? Thanks A
General Discussion
WMP - maximized screen?
i want to make my WMP play on a maximized screen, i have to drag to fit the screen, or press maximize. any idea on how to keep it maximized all the time, then if i want to go full screen, i can. thanks
Music, Pictures & Video

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:40.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App