Brave remembers websites when opening after close


When I was using Firefox, I pressed the “X” mark to close the browser and when I would re-open it; Firefox would start up with a fresh homepage (a blanco google search). But with Brave, I press close and when I restart Brave it shows me all the websites that were open at the last closing: So Brave remembers this and pressing “X” to close is more like a fake closing. I really need it to properly close and forget because sometimes it gets slow or buggy and there is no way for me to tell it to restart and to begin a new

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Brave Version(about:brave):

Version 0.55.20 Chromium: 70.0.3538.67 (Official Build) (64-bit)

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This is because of your startup configuration.

  1. Open your menu
  2. Go to Settings --> On Startup
  3. Select Open the New Tab page



It fixed the problem.

Is pushing the X button now, really the equivalent of closing Brave browser in the task manager?


Should be. Do you see any Brave processes running after closing out all windows?


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