If you – like me – have certain programs you prefer to always run in a maximized window (filling the entire screen) you are probably wearing out your Maximize button each time you run it. Here’s a small tip for you on how to make single applications always open maximized.

  1. Locate the application
  2. Right-click and choose Properties
  3. Click the Shortcut Tab
  4. In the Run field, you have the following Options: Normal, Minimized and maximized
    Choose your preference: Maximized
  5. Click OK and close the dialogue window

The next time, the application will run in a maximized window.

Note!
You have to do this tweak for every application you want to open in full view. But once you have done it – your Maximize button can get a good rest.

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3 thoughts on “Make Applications Always Open Maximized [How To]”

  1. Thomas says:

    Yes of course, the screen dump is from Windows 7 even.
    I forgot to remove the XP-tag from the headline before posting this – but its gone now :)

  2. Thomas says:

    Yes of course, the screen dump is from Windows 7 even.
    I forgot to remove the XP-tag from the headline before posting this – but its gone now :)

  3. efw says:

    I want to do this for windows explorer of win7, is it possible???

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