Maximising Folders on Opening

November 18, 2010 at 21:30:25
Specs: Windows XP, 2.4GHz / 1024GB
I would like my folders to open in maximised format. Currently they only occupy about half screen size upon opening. Once maximised, no problem. Is there any way I can set my folders to automaticall yopen in the maximised view?

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November 18, 2010 at 22:08:04
Bob Deb, open a folder, maximize it. Close it using the option found under 'file' rather than the handier 'X' (only needs to be done once) for a single folder. That forces Windows to 'remember' and use that setting next time.
If you want ALL to open maximized, look under 'view' for 'folders'. There's an option the to maximize folders. Check it.
Ed in Texas.

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November 19, 2010 at 14:50:59
My Solution ------
With mouse pointer on the Title Bar (top bar on the window),
hold down left mouse button,
now move top left corner of window TO the top left of screen.

Now place mouse pointer at the bottom right corner of the window,
until you see a Double Arrow,
then hold left mouse button,
then drag the window to the lower right side of the screen.

NOW all windows of that program should open the same,
without having to click Maximize.

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November 19, 2010 at 16:05:40
Many Thanks - closing the folder using File-Close, causing Windows to remember is definitely the key. I've learnt something from you that I will keep tucked away in my ageing brain. A sincere thanks again.

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November 19, 2010 at 16:09:15
Many thanks also to you, it appears that the procedure of maximising the folder view and closing it via the File menu, causing Windows to remember the setting, has done the trick. Should it all fall apart again I will certainly pursue your method as well. Thanks again.

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