There's no one switch you can set to do this. You can, however, write a batch file using the START command with the /MAX switch to start applications maximized. For instance, to start the application REGEDIT.EXE maximized: START /MAX REGEDIT.EXE (Note that any application not in your %Path% will have to be specified with the full drive and pathname, usually enclosed in quotes.)
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