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Windows 7: full screen pages?

30 Oct 2009   #1

Win 7 Pro 32bit
full screen pages?

hi, just installed win7 pro, but i'm getting frustrated with tring to drag the windows to full screen, i used to do this by dragging to full screen, refresh, then close by pressing the top left of the page. the windows stayed thats size for good.

but when i try it now, i drag to the top and it goes full screen, i refresh, close but the windows goes back to a letterbox size.

any help on this?


PS, don't get me started on windows live mail, i want windows mail back

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30 Oct 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello BJproc, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Sorry, but Window Explorer windows sizes and positions are universal now. Whatever the size and position of the last window closed will be that for all newly opened windows.

You can set applications to open by normal, minimized, or maximized though from it's shortcut Properties window.
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As for Windows Mail, this may help.

Windows Mail

Hope this helps,

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07 Nov 2009   #3

Win 7 Pro 32bit

thanks for the reply Shaun,

i managed to disable aero snap, which has fix this wee problem for me.

as for windows mail, i fitted a new HDD & removed the Vista HDD, so everything was a clean install, so i can't go into vista to take ownership and i don't really want to fit the vista HDD again.

i'm now using Outlook.

thanks again
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07 Nov 2009   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're welcome. I'm happy that you found workarounds.
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