Enable full screen display of Internet Explorer.

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This setting enables you to run Internet Explorer in full screen mode.
Level: Recommended For Novice Users
You can switch on and off between full-screen and normal mode with the key f11 in internet explorer. The main window takes maximum size of the screen and the status bar, toolbar, menu bar, and title bar get hidden. For this, go to start > run, enter regedit and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, right-click and modify the string value fullscreen to yes which can make internet explorers screen full-sized. However, if you want to get back to the normal mode, change the value data to no. The changes take effect after a restart or logoff. When editing the registry it is highly recommended to run a quick scan for optimization, you can test your system now for free.


First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".
Second, go to the <b>[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\]</b> key, right-click on the "FullScreen" String Value and click on "Modify".
Finally, enter the value "yes" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Registry Entries

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  • Path: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\]
  • Location: Current User
  • Value Name: FullScreen
  • Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
  • Enabled Value: yes
  • Disabled Value: no
  • Action Type: Modified

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