Position Internet Explorer to default location.

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This tweak makes sure your browser window opens at the default position.
Level: Recommended For Novice Users
When you are surfing internet with multiple instances of internet explorer or other applications, you may need to displace the internet explorer window or minimize it to access other windows. The next time you open the window, it opens up at new location. To reset internet explorer to the default position, use this registry setting. For this, go to start > run menu, enter regedit and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, right-click on the binary value window_placement, in the right panel and delete it. Restart internet explorer for the cahnges to take effect. 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 "Window_Placement" Binary value and click on "Delete".

Registry Entries

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  • Path: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\]
  • Location: Current User
  • Value Name: Window_Placement
  • Data Type: REG_BINARY (Binary Value)
  • Action Type: Deleted

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