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Windows XP & IE8 stability


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I am running XP along with I.E. 8 I notice when I get to the net that the screen is about 2/3 width. I can make it full screen but as often as not it does not stay that way. Any ideas as to what my problem might be.
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Hello and sorry for the delay. Are you saying that "the net" (I am assuming this to be Internet Explorer v8, correct me if I'm wrong) changes by itself from full-screen to windowed mode?

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Thanks for your reply.

Yes when I open the internet using IE8 the screen usually is only about 2/3 screen width. I can click on the expand button on the top right of the screen to make it become full width but most of the time it takes several
tries before it sticks to full width. I am not sure if this is a IE8 problem or if it is a known incombatibilty between XP and IE8.
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I have not heard of this issue before. Also can I ask does this only happen with IE8? Does it happen with Explorer windows as well? (i.e. if you open the "My Pictures" folder, for example) What about programs such as Notepad?

You sure got me scratching my head!
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Thanks for your reply.
My main system just got a virus and I need to rebuild it. Once I have it up & runiing I'll get back to you.
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Got my system up and running again.
My problem has disappeared so I assume the rebuilding took care of it
Thanks for you reply

Ralph
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