I use IE8 and it works for me.Once you go into properties it should open in short cut.It still gives me the three choices.Maybe try Tools.Internet Options.And press reset this sets IE to its original state.But you will loose some add-ons.
buteman Thanks again, but resetting did not give me what I want. Have now removed IE8, and gone back to IE7 which is allowing maximised windows from shortcuts. I will leave the thread open a little longer in case you or someone else has other thoughts. Wrinkly70
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