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FF leaves big space at bottom of screen

by katiebug57 / May 2, 2007 2:58 PM PDT

Win XP home edition, 512 RAM, 60 MB, 200 MB external

Had been having trouble with Firefox and other non-browser issues. I finally had to restart my computer to an earlier spot. Now I have gone onto FF, and there is a screen wide, 2" high blank spot at the bottom of my screen. How do I get rid of it? Do I have to uninstall and reinstall FF?


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Another FF problem on top of this
by katiebug57 / May 2, 2007 3:00 PM PDT

My top FF oolbar info is now gray and I cannot access "file" "edit" etc. Shoot. What a pain. What now?


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My, oh my...
by John.Wilkinson / May 4, 2007 7:46 AM PDT

That black cloud is still hanging over you head, is it? Sad

In this case it sounds like a corrupt localstore.rdf file, which, located in the Mozilla Firefox profile, stores the settings for all window preferences. Go into C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\random characters.default (remember to enable the viewing of hidden files/folders through Folder Options) and delete that file. Relaunching Firefox will generate a new default set of window preferences, which should (theoretically) correct the problem.

May better weather be in your forecast. Happy

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Sigh. Couldn't find...
by katiebug57 / May 4, 2007 12:25 PM PDT
In reply to: My, oh my...

Followed your instructions, including viewing hidden files. Got to the application data file, but couldn't find any on Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/etc.

I went to "My computer" to do this. Was I supposed to do it somewhere in the Firefox toolbar?


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