Unable to Minimize Internet Explorer When You Are in Full Screen Mode Email Print Content provided by Microsoft Symptoms When Internet Explorer is in Full Screen mode, it is not possible to minimize Internet Explorer by left-clicking Internet Explorer on the taskbar. Resolution To work around this problem, right-click Internet Explorer on the taskbar, and then click Minimize, or click the Minimize button on the upper-right side of Internet Explorer. Status Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was corrected in Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition and Microsoft Windows 2000. Properties Article ID: 235442 - Last Review: Jun 19, 2014 - Revision: 1 Was this information helpful? Yes No Tell us what we can do to improve the article Submit Thanks! Your feedback will help us improve the support experience.