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Can't Get A Full Screen


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#1 dtop

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Posted 07 July 2007 - 05:25 PM

I am running two browsers; Verizon w/Yahoo and Firefox on my XP home edition. Today for some reason while I was on Firefox a pop-up window appeared and asked if I wanted Firefox as my default browser. I have seen this before and I always declined. Today I figured I use Firefox more so I clicked on yes. Ever since I did that I don't have a full screen. The bottom 1/3 of the screen is plank, right about the task bar. I can't move it to a full screen and all my other screens are OK. I even did a system restore to a date before I accepted Firefox as my default and that didn't work.
Can anyone get my screen back for me??? Thank you
Have a great day,
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Posted 08 July 2007 - 06:09 AM

I'd suggest a free online scan for malware first:

http://safety.live.com (requires IE)
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/

After that, I'd try uninstalling Firefox, removing the Firefox directories from Program Files and your user profile (save your bookmarks first), and then reinstalling with a fresh copy of Firefox. Could be corruption of Firefox that has caused this (presuming that it's only occurring in Firefox).
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Posted 10 July 2007 - 01:42 PM

Thank you John,
That did the trick......the uninstall and install fixed my problem. The problem was only on Firefox and now it is performing like it was before.
Thank you for your help, this site and the people are great :thumbsup:
Have a great day,
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