Brave does not load to the desktop if no internet


Had to reconfigure a router which was not yet connected to the internet, powered it up and PC gets IP from the router.

When I try to run Brave so I can open the routers management page Brave does not load (or it is on a very long timeout, I did wait a while), it is present in Task Manager Background Processes list but does not come to the desktop.

To fix it I had to physically connect to a router with internet and Brave immediately came to the desktop, then physically connect back to the unconfigured router.

I then tested Chrome and Edge in the same scenario and both came to the desktop straight away ready to use.