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When I go to open another window in a program it will open as a small window. Is there a way that when you open a window that it will open the window at its max setting? Thanks for any help!
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By default , you can change how the first window opens (Minimized, maximized, normal) by right click on the shortcut and choose properties and under run change it to what you want. In IE this first window is called a parent.
But by default IE opens all secondary (called a daughter) windows to the normal size.
To resize normal either change the parent window to open to normal and resize it by dragging the edges, or open a parent set to launch maximimzed, click a link to launch a daughter and close the parent , resize the daugheter and then close it.

It is also best at this point to restart windows to ensure these new settings are saved to the registry. In theory this is not necessary in XP, since the registry is updated on the fly and the hiv file entry gets updated when you close windows (saving settings) . However, since if you use somethign which restores the previous setting prior to your restarting the hiv file is not updated; it is always best to just restart like you had to do with win98 and ME.
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