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browser oversized wont stay at resized position after restarting browser, cpu was shut down last night cpu was fine, off for ten hrs restarted, everything on cpu oversized, reset icons n windows, started firefox it to was oversiz

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how to keep browser from resizing after shutdown? oversized by 20% on restart , happened last night after a uneventful cpu shutdown, upon restart this morning cpu windows enlarged to "large icons" those were reset, open firefox it to was enlarged, reset to 80% zoom , but it will not stay 100% size is NOT 100% size i want or had, how to set so it will stay...and why did it change in first place "on its own" thanx for your help...vic

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You may have ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article; https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no

Run most or all of the listed free to use malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.

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oetkbtytr said

happened last night after a uneventful cpu shutdown . . .

Do you mean the computer was shut down? The CPU is the brain of a computer.


https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/changes-toolbars-and-window-sizes-are-not-saved You may have corrupt xulstore.json file.

Open your file browser to this hidden location:

  • Mac: *~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles
  • Linux: *~/.mozilla/firefox/Profiles
  • Windows: %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles
  • *C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles
  • Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Application Data

\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\

Close Firefox. Search for the above file. Then rename or delete it. Restart Firefox.

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no , once a week I shut down manually, seems like if i dont hard drive will run all night, I have not found out yet what is running or whether it is suppose to aka windows 10. I solved resize problem but i dont know why it changed. the screen image changed from 1080 to 768dpi. but now firefox upon restart now wont recognize the last settings, it restarts to 80% zoom, as i set earlier to compensate for larger everything, so now i have to increase zoom 20% everytime i open firefox, what is keeping memory setting to forget, or is it windows display setting doing it, and why does it change on its own, will a full shutdown again after i set everything like i want it help, aint that how its suppose to work, or is it that json file , just redid one last week after losing firefox internet access, still able to use other browsers, that fix was a json file, lil odd coincidence or is there a possible virus eating json files...thanx. if i dont hear back from you tonite, i will try shutdown first, if that doesnt fix it, then i will try yours, any special rename or any name not to use? thanx again, and fyi I'm dummer than box o roks when it comes to tech stuff, to me cpu is short text for computer, laptop, or harddrive, all same to me....vic

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lil feedback- uneventful means just that, once and a while shutdown will happen quickly , i will have to disconnect internet , then after 30 sec. or so , the shutdown will proceed, if i dont it will not shutdown for hour, makes me think theres virus or something else running in background that i cannot identify, using up a significant part of my bandwidth , i'm smart enough to not shutdown everything in task manager, but its starting to become a nussence..

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

You may have ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article; https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no

Run most or all of the listed free to use malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.

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First , I want to thank you Fred for quick response and two possible solutions. It has taken quite awhile to download all malware software. I have ran three, other two might take awhile so plan on that later today, Nothing serious has shown up except some HP junk and game crap from windows that I always shut down from task manager, it got removed. If other two malware things dont find anything i suppose i try the json file thing. you have been a big help , I didn't think it was appropriate to click "solved problem " box just yet, but I will if either solution does work, I don't want somebody else thinking it worked just yet...might be couple days i want to run full scans offline might help....thanx again Fred, have good weekend...victor

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Don't use the Solved flag until you are sure the problem is gone. If you need more help or information, just ask.

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