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Old 05-26-2011, 07:42 PM   #1
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Default IE8 will not remember the last window size after closing?

Not sure why but all of a sudden my Internet Explorer 8 is not remembering the last window pane size when I close it. I resize it to the size I want and close it but it always opens half screen vertically the next time. This just started about a week ago, before that no problems. Anyone know the fix?
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Default Re: IE8 will not remember the last window size after closing?

Hold CTRL after you resize it and then close with upper right hand corner button. Reopen.
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Old 05-30-2011, 01:12 PM   #3
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Hold CTRL after you resize it and then close with upper right hand corner button. Reopen.
Nope didn't work though that would only be a temp fix as it should remember the last window size by default. Thanks for the repy however
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Default Re: IE8 will not remember the last window size after closing?

Anyone have any ideas? It's still doing it.
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Default Re: IE8 will not remember the last window size after closing?

Stop using IE8.
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Stop using IE8.
Yea I probably would've gone that route... oh wait I did.
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Stop using IE8.
Thanks for the advice but doesn't fix the issue.
Can I fix this in the registry?
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So I looked over the registry entries for IE and found nothing that straight up said Default Window Size, there is a Window Placement registry entry which I would imagine would have something to do with the window size. So, I renamed the registry entry and tested IE8 and it worked just fine, you can try this too as it should replace the registry entry with a new one. Go to Start and type regedit. Go to Current User > Software > Microsoft > Internet Explorer > Main. There you will find the Window Placement registry entry. Just rename it to REM_WindowPlacement and try again.
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Default Re: IE8 will not remember the last window size after closing?

I just went in a reset IE settings to default under internet options "advanced tab" and now it works fine.

Thanks for all the replies
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