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    Default Desktop items open small!

    I'm using WIN7. For some reason when I click on a desktop shortcut icon, such as PressF1 or NZ Herald, the item appears as a small minimized screen (about 10%). I do not know what has caused this and I cannot find a way to permanently increase the minimize size to say 90%.

    I have tried to keep the setting by increasing to the size I like and while it is on the screen, shutting down the computer. When I reboot and call back the shortcut it's back to 10%.

    I like to be able to see some of the desktop when I am in a screen but having to upsize a small screen everytime is a real pain.

    Anyone got a solution please?

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    Default Re: Desktop items open small!

    Resize the page then close the browser.
    It should open to the new size next time.
    FTW

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    Default Re: Desktop items open small!

    That's what I thought too but it doesn't work.

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    Default Re: Desktop items open small!

    1) Drag the window to the top. This will maximize the Window
    2) Drag away from the top, resize to 90%
    3) Drag the window to the top again.

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    Default Re: Desktop items open small!

    Tried that. Sorry but it did not work!

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    Default Re: Desktop items open small!

    Try this -- click start, all programs, look for the IE icon, Right click the browser Icon, properties, Set it to maximized - Open IE, right click any link on the page, choose Open In New Window....don't maximize it....instead, use the mouse to resize it to what you want it to be.

    Now close the FIRST window you opened, and then close the new one you just resized.

    All going well IE will now open in the size you dragged it to before.

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    Default Re: Desktop items open small!

    All HAIL to WT.

    Man you've done it again. Worked like a charm, thanks so much.

    Bryan.

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