Window / tab position, size not retained between application startups - intermittent


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I am fairly new to using Brave. It works well for the most part. However Brave does not consistently retain window / tab positions between application starts.

For example, since I have a wide screen monitor, I will typically have two Brave windows open with certain tabs open in each Window. There are certain tabs I keep open at all times, and always keep certain tabs in each windows for workflow purposes.

What happens when Brave opens is that the windows will be in different locations than when last shutdown. That is typically the best scenario. Today, one window opened up with all the previous tabs in place. The other window was lost, meaning I have to re-open all the tabs I normally keep open. A few days ago, Brave crashed and all windows and tab positions were lost.

Another side topic to this is Brave asking to install an update requiring a restart. The last time I did this Brave almost immediately asked to be updated again. Typically these restarts for updates cause some or all window/tab positions to be lost as well.

I am trying to replace both Safari and Chrome browsers (on Mac OS 10.11.6 / El Capitan) with Brave. Chrome has become such bloatware that in no longer functions properly on my Macbook pro. Firefox had gotten to that point years ago and Safari may be on the same path. I’d like Brave to be a browser with enough features and stability to be usable as a business tool without following in the footsteps of Firefox and Chrome.

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