January 11, 2023, 10:12pm
When I try to open Brave, it only opens in the system tray. I can hover over the icon there and see the website, but I cannot open the browser window. Also, no matter how many times I try to close the program in the system tray, it still leaves one page there.
I searched for this issue and found this closed discussion:
Your window coordinates appear to have been recorded beyond the bounds of your display(s). This can sometimes happen when you use an external monitor. You shouldn’t need to use the Run dialog in the future, as Brave should preserve your window position/dimensions during the app-close process. Please do let us know if you encounter any further issues, however. We’re always happy to assist
I tried the solution that worked for this person, but it didn’t work for me.
Can you please try opening the Windows task manager and closing any Brave related processes (open windows, updaters, etc) and then try launching the browser again?
January 11, 2023, 10:17pm
Yes, I tried that too, but it changes nothing. I tried it again, just to be sure.
January 11, 2023, 10:23pm
I just tried your suggestion and then the suggestion from the previous post (Windows icon + R, …) and it worked!
Have you downloaded
Brave from places other than the official Brave website?
It could also be because your browser did not install an update correctly. I am certainly no expert, but it is not normal that the Browser only opens when it is from
Windows + R
Also try to find out if you are using the latest version of
March 12, 2023, 10:32pm
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