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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #5,892
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.73 days
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Average installed length: 166.38 days

IE New Window Maximizer 2.4

What is IE New Window Maximizer?  (from jiiSoft, Jonatan Dahl)

This program will automatically maximize new Internet Explorer and Outlook Express windows. If you press CTRL while openeing a new IE window, this window will automatically be sent to the background. Includes a function for hiding/closing all IE windows with a userdefined hotkey. Set up window rules for specific IE win...  Read more


IE New Window Maximizer 2.4 is a program developed by jiiSoft, Jonatan Dahl. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is iemaximizer.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.68 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 787.17 KB (806,065 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 82% of users of IE New Window Maximizer come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jiisoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IE New Window Maximizer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IE New Window Maximizer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 787.17 KB

Program filesFiles installed by IE New Window Maximizer 2.4

Program executable:iemaximizer.exe
Name:IE New Window Maximizer
Path:C:\Program Files\ie new window maximizer\iemaximizer.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • iemaximizer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FC724D7C-514C-4795-8C78-976FB2DC9E1D}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • iemaximizer.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named IE New Window Maximizer_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-3283684307-4107011979-3050540145-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • iemaximizer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'iemaximizer.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\IE New Window Maximizer\iemaximizer.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lavalys\EVEREST Home Edition\unins000.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.68 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006188259%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00033315%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00028568%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove IE New Window Maximizer?

You can uninstall IE New Window Maximizer from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program IE New Window Maximizer 2.4, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove IE New Window Maximizer.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.88%
Windows 10 31.58%
Windows XP 9.31%
Windows Vista 8.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.01%
Windows 10 Home 12.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.36%
Windows 7 Professional 8.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.75%
  Netherlands 5.15%
  United Kingdom 2.62%
  Canada 2.14%
  DK 1.65%
  Belgium 1.36%
  Germany 1.07%
  Brazil 0.58%
  Israel 0.58%
  Australia 0.49%
  Sweden 0.39%
  Italy 0.39%
  CY 0.19%
  South Africa 0.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 41.19%
Hewlett-Packard 26.54%
Acer 12.31%
Toshiba 7.22%
Intel 3.61%
American Megatrends 1.70%
ASUS 1.27%
Lenovo 1.27%
Gateway 0.64%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 660 18.53%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.51%
ASUS All Series 3.19%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.24%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.24%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.92%


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