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    Windows 10 - Application Starts but Window does not Maximize

    I installed FireFox 43... and everything was working fine. Then, even though the browser was started (mouse over showed the open page's thumbnail image), the window itself would not maximize.

    I went to the ridiculous extreme of uninstalling and reinstalling FireFox (using Revo - so I'm pretty sure that the uninstall cleaned up after itself) and I am still having the same issue - that is the browser starts but the window doesn't maximize. The browser doesn't shut down with the Close Window choice off the right click so I have to use Task Manager to shut it down.

    I didn't love using Internet Explorer in earlier versions of Windows and I don't especially like Edge either. Firefox has been my browser choice for as long as it's been available and I still want to continue using it.

    Any notion on why the window won't maximize and and/or how to fix it (without re-installing Windows or creating a new user account and starting all of the customization over again)?

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    Hi RedBaron! See if you can find any help here. Are you sure you don't have Malware??
    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/pr...d-fix-problems

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    System is clean or so says Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Sophos AntiVirus. It's the only app affected (so far).

    After poking around on my laptop a bit (and reading some things suggested holdum333, I discovered that Revo did NOT completely remove FF from my system. I deleted the FireFox folder in my AppData and reinstalled. So far this worked. Now on the re-customizing FF - a chore, but not a big one.

    Thanks for the insight.

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    Capture48.JPGYour welcome! Good on you! Here's a tip I use when uninstalling a program and I want to make sure I get all the files deleted before reinstalling the program. It's called search everything. It will do the job. I love this freeware. Give it a look. It's free! Also I like Adwcleaner for malware removal! Malwarebytes is excellent. I have a whole list of scanners I use to scan for malware. Not sure of the rules here, so won't suggest them! Let me know what you think!
    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/
    https://www.voidtools.com/
    https://www.voidtools.com/faq/
    Last edited by holdum333; 2015-12-30 at 19:31. Reason: added attactment

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    I'll take a look but this being New Year's weekend, I likely won't be back to you for about a week or so

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    N/P Happy Holidays!!

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