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Windows 7: Folders won't open to full screen

3 Weeks Ago   #1
cinque8

Windows Vista 32 bit
 
 
Folders won't open to full screen

Hello,

I run Windows 7 on my HP laptop. I guess that I must have accidentally clicked a setting with my mouse or something. Normally when I open a folder, it opens to 100% screen size. But now when I open a folder,
for some reason it only opens to about 75% screen size. Is there some way that I can correct this and get my folders to go back to opening 100% screen size?

Thank you


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3 Weeks Ago   #2
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Hi,

Try post #6 here. There's also a short discussion on "snapping" a window to maximize it, but doing it that way doesn't always hold.

Quote:
Maximizing, Restoring, and Minimizing Windows

You can maximize a window by dragging and dropping its title bar, too. Just drag and drop it to the top edge of the screen. . You’ll see a preview of the shape the window will become. Release your mouse button and the window will take up the entire screen. When you grab the title bar with your mouse and drag it away from the top of the screen, the window will be restored to its previous size.

With keyboard shortcuts, you can press Windows Key + Up arrow to maximize a window or press Windows Key + down arrow to restore a maximized window. Press Windows Key + down arrow again to minimize a window.

Source
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3 Weeks Ago   #3
cinque8

Windows Vista 32 bit
 
 

Thanks for the great info!

I am back to a full screen.
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3 Weeks Ago   #4
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

You're welcome, that's great to hear you're okay now. Which solution helped, using the file explorer shortcut setting or "snap"?
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3 Weeks Ago   #5
cinque8

Windows Vista 32 bit
 
 

Hi,

I used the file explorer shortcut setting.

Thanks!
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3 Weeks Ago   #6
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

You're welcome, and thank you for the clarification!
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