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Enable or Disable Double-Click to Maximize Windows Vertically in Windows

In Windows, you can maximize a window vertically by performing one of the following actions:

  • While the window is active, press the Shift + Windows + Up arrow keys to maximize the window vertically, and press the Shift + Windows + Down arrow keys to restore/minimize the window vertically.
  • Move the pointer to the top or bottom border of a window until the pointer turned into a double arrow, and double click/tap.

If you like, you can disable the ability to double-click to maximize windows vertically without affecting being able to use the keyboard shortcut to maximize windows vertically.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable double-click to maximize windows vertically for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and Windows 11.

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How to Maximize and Restore App Window in Windows 10

Maximize allows you to enlarge a window to fill the screen. When a window is maximized, it cannot be moved until you Restore it.

Restore or Restore Down will resize a maximized window back to the size it was before maximized.

This tutorial will show you different ways to maximize and restore an open app window for your account in Windows 10.

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