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Firefox will launch maximized, then immediately size down to a specific size every time

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I've got this weird behavior happening where if my window is closed from maximize, which saves the browser's size, and I open it, it will first open in maximize then size down to the same size.

In other words, Firefox will always open the window to a specific size regardless of what it was when I closed it. This is extremely annoying.

Is this part of resisting fingerprinting? This is some unusual behavior that I haven't seen Firefox do before ever.

I can provide a little video if my explanation wasn't clear.

I've got this weird behavior happening where if my window is closed from maximize, which saves the browser's size, and I open it, it will first open in maximize then size down to the same size. In other words, Firefox will always open the window to a specific size regardless of what it was when I closed it. This is extremely annoying. Is this part of resisting fingerprinting? This is some unusual behavior that I haven't seen Firefox do before ever. I can provide a little video if my explanation wasn't clear.

Isisombululo esikhethiwe

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

That is a result of enabling resistFingerprinting.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-protection-against-fingerprinting

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Interesting. I didn't think the startup size of a browser added to fingerprinting.

That said, I couldn't find anything related to that behavior when I tried to look it up. Hopefully this question can help others curious about this behavior.