Folders opening maximised no way to adjust

  martd7 19:23 24 Aug 2018

Some of my folders inside a program are opening maximised with just the red cancel cross in top right corner,no minimise or normal icon just the red cross

It's not every program just some,I have uninstalled and reinstalled the programs but still when opening files it opens maximized with just the red shutdown cross

Anyone point me in the right direction to solving this

  wee eddie 20:43 24 Aug 2018

Open one of these Windows and try hitting F11, or possibly F12.

  martd7 21:27 24 Aug 2018

Thanks Wee Eddie,tried it,but it hasnt corrected the problem

  wee eddie 02:07 25 Aug 2018

Please tell us which Programs this happens to. Maybe one of us can try to recreate your problem

  martd7 09:11 25 Aug 2018

Yeah,"my music" folder the generic one on pc,"my documents",Excel 2007,project folder within FL Studio 11,this has just started this behaviour within the last few weeks

  martd7 19:42 25 Aug 2018

Rdave 13

Thanks but its Windows 7

  lotvic 20:59 25 Aug 2018

This is all I could find:

click here

The Menu bar or the Minimize, Restore, and Close buttons are missing in Excel and in Word

  martd7 11:28 26 Aug 2018


I had seen that and tried it and it didn't help me out but thanks

Rdave 13

SFC was clean no errors but thanks

  martd7 11:52 26 Aug 2018

It's difficult to explain but I'll try,it's not the main folder,for example I open "my music" folder that's ok it's the folders within,I have Artists in separate folders it's these that open full screen with just the red quit cross available,

In a way Excels the same it's in a folder called Apps and within a folder called expenses thus it opens full screen,I can get round that,shortcut to desktop,works ok but not with the other stuff

  Secret-Squirrel 13:03 26 Aug 2018

Mart, if you right click the very top of the folder window do you get the menu with all those options you're missing?

  martd7 13:37 26 Aug 2018


Thanks I've just tried your suggestion and no nothing at all


I'm considering that as a last resort which isnt far off

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