Open a webpage. Stretch it out to fullsize. Don't use maximize.
Choose any link on that webpage and right-click> open in a new window.
Stretch that second window out to the desired size- don't use maximize.
Close the first IE window. Then close that second resized window.
Additional information at:
Internet Explorer Full Size
>>> Tip #6
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1. Clear the Temporary Internet Files
2. If you trust the site, place the site in Trusted Sites. Internet Options>
Security> Trusted Sites> Uncheck "Require server verification" and enter the
site as (for example) *.amazon.com
3. Do the troublesome sites all have Flash content?
4. . Internet Options> Advanced> Browsing> verify that "Automatically
recover from page layout errors..." is checked
5. Does Refresh (F5) load the page?
6. Start Internet Explorer without add-ons from:
Right-click the IE icon on the desktop. Choose Start without add-ons.
Programs> Accessories> System tools> Internet Explorer (no add-ons)
If the problem goes away, you have an incompatible browser add-on installed.
For troubleshooting information see:
IEBlog Troubleshooting and Internet Explorer’s (No Add-ons) Mode:
928426- Internet Explorer 7 may exit immediately when it includes an add-on
Windows Vista Help- Internet Explorer add-ons frequently asked questions:
7. With the warning that a reset will delete autocomplete data, such as
passwords and you will have to reinstall or re-enable browser add-ons, work
through this article:
936213- How to optimize or reset Internet Explorer 7:
Useful for recovering stored passwords before you clear all stored login
IE PassView- NirSoft:
What a reset of IE settings will do:
Windows Vista Help- Reset Internet Explorer settings:
Hope this helps,
[MS MVP- IE]
"frankie" <heatonNOSPAM@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> Wondering if anyone can help with a couple of minor problems.
> With IE7 you could stretch a page to re-size, close it, and when
> re-opening, the full page size would stay. This doesn't seem to happen
> with IE8.
> A number of web pages I use frequently fail to display. Just see
> the words 'done' at bottom of page (LH corner). There doesn't
> seem to be a 'compatibility' view on this web page.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank you