Internet Explorer - How to Enforce the Fullscreen Mode

September 2016

Here's how to always open internet Internet Explorer (desktop version) in full screen mode, with the command bar, menu bar and navigation bar hidden!


  • Administrator privileges.
  • Any version of Windows with access to the Group Policy editor.


  • Open the Run menu
  • Type gpedit.msc and press Enter.
  • Go to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Internet Explorer.
  • Double click on Enforce full-screen mode
  • Select Enabled.

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