IE Window Not Opening In The Last Place It Was Closed

I know this sounds like a non-problem, but it's playing havoc with my OCD.

I like having windows open in the same position.  In most cases it works fine, except in the case of IE11.  It was opening where I wanted it to open, then I moved it for whatever reason.  Now it opens in that position no matter where I move it to and close it.  Why is that?

How do I get the IE window to open in the last location I had closed it?

Clifton BardwellProgrammerAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Open IE11 to a simple website (google, say). Make sure you get a web page. Make sure only one tab is open. Now size IE by moving it and dragging the lower right corner to the size you want.

Make sure all is well, and then File, Exit. IE should close cleanly. When you re-open, IE should be where you left it.

It does move around because of my actions, and this is how I reset it.

If that does not work, go to IE, Tools, Internet Options, Advanced and do an IE Reset.

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MikeIT ManagerCommented:
John's explanation is 100% correct.  However, if you manipulate it while browsing or doing whatever, it may or may not re-open the way you want it, you may have to reset it.

This bothered me for a wihle so I just got into the habit of keeping all my browsers maximized for 90% of the time.
Clifton BardwellProgrammerAuthor Commented:
It works perfectly (except for the "File/Close", which won't work due to there not being a menu bar, but simply closing the window worked).

I understand that the browser window may change location.  Sometimes I do have to move it to see two things at once or whatever.  I was just wondering how to get it back to where I want it to reside for the rest of the time.  :-)

Thanks for the help.  :-)
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
To your first question, Go to IE, right click in the white header space and add Menu Bar and Command Bar.

To your second question, all you can do is move it to where you like and close  (save) from there. IE does not keep a memory of where it has been at a prior time.  Actually, most Microsoft applications are like this.
Clifton Bardwell --
Open a browser window.  Now open a second as a New Window.  (In other words do not close the first window.)  Size and/or locate the second window as you want it by dragging the edges of the window or drag the menu bar .  Now close the first window.  Finally, close the second window.  (Some people say to hold down Shift or Control when you do, but I have never found this to make a difference.)
Now the next time you open a browser window it should open to the size and location you chose in the above.
Clifton BardwellProgrammerAuthor Commented:
Not sure why this didn't get marked answer earlier (when I posted).
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@Clifton Bardwell  - Thanks, and I was happy to help.
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