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Solved: Closing a Window

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by duckwing, Jul 20, 2011.

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  1. duckwing

    duckwing Thread Starter

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    My Windows is now set such that if I close a window, it closes all windows. How do I set it to close only the window I selected? Can it be set up to close the selected window without asking if I want to close them all?

    Thanks - Jim

    Guess what they are called is "TABS"
     
  2. dustyjay

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    Click the red X in the tab you want to close.
     
  3. duckwing

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    The problem is, when I do that it closes all tabs, not just the one I "Xed" out. Guess I could go to the Toolbar and do it but easier if I could delete from the upper right corner. It used to only delete the one I "Xed" but always asked if I wanted to delete just the selected one or all. Now it deletes all.
     
  4. maltasama

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    Are you talking about Internet Explorer?

    Go to Internet Options - General - Tabs - Settings and put a check in 'Warn me when closing multiple tabs'

    That should give you the warning you are talking about. It will also bring up a box asking if you want to close all tabs or just the current one.

    It sounds like you are clicking the red X in the upper right corner of the browser window, which is telling IE you want to quit the session. Generally you click the red X in each tab if you just want to close that particular tab.
     
  5. fairnooks

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    Also try center wheel click on a tab, usually the default browser action is to close that tab (center wheel click on a link opens it in a new tab).
     
  6. duckwing

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    Thanks for the inputs. I now understand.
     
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