In Windows 11 or Windows 10, you can maximize a window vertically by pressing the Shift +Win+Up arrow key, and pressing the Shift+Win+Down arrow key to restore or minimize the window vertically. To achieve the same effect, you can move the pointer to the top or bottom border of a window until the pointer turns into a double arrow, and then double click/tap. If you wish, you can disable this behavior. In this post, we show you how to enable or disable Double-Click to maximize the window vertically.
Enable or Disable Double-Click to maximize window vertically
PC users can disable the ability to double-click to maximize windows vertically without affecting being able to use the keyboard shortcut to maximize windows vertically. To enable or disable Double-Click to maximize windows vertically in Windows 11/10, you need to modify the registry.
Do the following:
- Press Windows key + R to invoke the Run dialog.
- In the Run dialog box, type regedit and hit Enter to open Registry Editor.
- Navigate or jump to the registry key path below:
- At the location, on the right pane, double-click the SnapSizing entry to edit its properties.
If the key is not present, right-click on the blank space on the right pane and then select New > String Value to create the registry key and then rename the key as SnapSizing and hit Enter.
- Double-click on the new entry to edit its properties.
- Input 1 (for Enable) or 0 (for Disable) in the Value data field, per your requirement.
- Click OK or hit Enter to save the change.
- Exit Registry Editor.
- Restart PC.
That’s it on how to enable or disable Double-Click to maximize windows vertically in Windows 11/10!
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How do I disable double-click on Windows?
To disable or turn off double-click on Windows 11/10, do the following:
- Press Windows key + X on the keyboard at once.
- Select Control Panel.
- Select File Explorer options.
- Under General tab, in Click items as follows, select the Double Click to open an Item option.
- Click on OK to save the setting.
Can you disable double-clicking?
To change the Mouse double-click speed, do the following:
- Open the Settings (Windows key + I).
- Select “Devices” and then “Mouse”.
- Under “Related settings” select “Additional mouse options”.
- You’ll see a picture of a folder icon and a slider you can move to adjust the double-click speed.
How do I turn off maximize windows?
To turn off the minimize and maximize animations in Windows 11/10, do the following:
- In the Cortana search field, type Advanced System Settings and click the first result.
- Under Performance, click Settings to open the settings menu.
- Uncheck the Animate windows when minimizing or maximizing option.
- Click Apply.
- Click OK.
What is double-click prevention?
To prevent the mouse from moving during a double-click, brace the mouse by putting the thumb on the side of the mouse and the bottom of the hand on the bottom of the mouse.