General Options - Maxthon 2.0
- 1 Home Page & Startup Page
- 2 Check if Maxthon is the Default Browser
- 3 Always Show Icon in System Tray
- 4 Minimize to System Tray
- 5 Close to System Tray
- 6 Enable Boss Key
- 7 Default Page Zoom Factor
- 8 Disable Images
- 9 Disable Scripts
- 10 Disable GIF Animations
- 11 Disable Flash Movies
- 12 Disable Sounds
- 13 Disable ActiveX Objects
- 14 Check fot Updates at Startup
- 15 Reset All Settings to Default
Home Page & Startup Page
You can select between various options for Maxthon to behave as you like when it starts.
Check if Maxthon is the Default Browser
Check if Maxthon is still set as the default browser. Or you can set it to be default by clicking the green link.
Always Show Icon in System Tray
Enabling this option will put a Maxthon icon in the system tray. Right-clicking this icon will give you a quick access to your external utilities, simple collector, Maxthon and IE options.
Minimize to System Tray
Once enabled, clicking on the minimize button (in the upper right corner) will take Maxthon off the taskbar and minimize it in the system tray.
Close to System Tray
Enabling this makes the close button -the one in the upper right corner with an X in it- another minimize button. In order to close the program you must now use [File/Exit] or press the [Alt]+[F4] shortcut sequence.
Enable Boss Key
Enter the predefined shorcut (or create your own) and quickly hide Maxthon from your boss by taking the program off screen (and off the taskbar). Clicking the same sequence again will bring Maxthon back into view. It is set to be Ctrl+` as default.
Default Page Zoom Factor
This setting allows you to adjust your default zoon factor of webpage.
Disablling images will stop loading any images from the opening webpage.
Disabling Scripts will stop running any scripts from the opening webpage.
Disable GIF Animations
Disabling GIF Animations will stop you from loading any GIF animation from the opening webpage.
Disable Flash Movies
Disabling Flash Movies will stop you from loading any Flash movie from the opening webpage.
Disabling Sounds will stop loading any sound from the opening webpage.
Disable ActiveX Objects
Disabling ActiveX Objects will stop loading any ActiveX Objects from the opening webpage. Caution: you might not be able to view some web pages correctly without loading ActiveX Objects, if these pages contain any ActiveX objects. But Disable ActiveX Objects might prevent you from getting attacked by any vicious code.
Check fot Updates at Startup
Select or disable updating mode for Maxthon.
Reset All Settings to Default
Sets customized settings such as Search Engines, Shortcut Keys, Mouse Gestures and etc. to default values.