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How to turn off Automatic Window Resizing in Windows 8

Description: This is a quick guide that will show how to disable windows from automatically resizing in Windows 8.

  1. Press the Windows Key and the letter X on the keyboard to open the quick access menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
    Windows 8 Quick Access Menu, Control Panel
  3. Select Ease of Access.
    Control Panel, Ease of Access
  4. Select Ease of Access Center.
    Ease of Access
  5. Under the Explore all settings section, select Make the mouse easier to use.
    Explore All Settings, Make Mouse Easier
  6. Place a check in the box for Prevent windows from being automatically arranged when moved to the edge of the screen.
    Check Box Prevent Windows Being Automatically Arranged
  7. Click on OK and now windows will not be expanded or automatically arranged when they are moved to the edge of the screen.