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The status bar is missing


The Status bar has suddenly disappeared from the bottom right hand corner of the screen. I've checked 'view > status bar' and tried reinstalling Firefox again and rebooted to no avail.

This has happened since a virus was caught by NOD32 anti-virus software if that's relevant.

Does anyone know how to solve this? Thanks in advance.

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It is possible that the screen is too high and that the status bar and scroll bar fall off at the bottom.

Open the system menu via Alt+Space and see if you can resize that window.

If that works then close Firefox to save that setting.

See also http://kb.mozillazine.org/Resizing_oversize_window

dglp 0 solutions 7 answers

My staus bar disappeared after I installed a plugin called QuickToolbars. I uninstalled it, restarted FF. I rebooted my PC. I upgraded FF to the latest bugfix version. I turned off all other extensions.

Nothing has brought back the status bar.

I suppose there's a switch somewhere that needs re-activating. But where?

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Does View > [X] Status Bar have a check mark ?

srosjunk 0 solutions 2 answers

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I believe what you are looking for is called the Add On Bar

go to view > Toolbar > Add-on bar (ensure this is checked)

You should get your bottom bar back.

steve_nj 0 solutions 1 answers

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Open "Options" and click the toolbar "Add-on Bar" It'll show up.

carlfox51 0 solutions 1 answers

I just had that problem(status bar missing); I just made the window smaller and then moved the window to the middle of the screen, and it had reappeared from behind or under the IE status bar; I then restored the window to full size.