Download manager vahished when minimized, will not come back, even when clicked on in menu.

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

SeaMonkey
Download & File Handling
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
12 years ago

People

(Reporter: James, Assigned: Blake Ross)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows XP

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624

I minimized my download manager one day and it just dissappeared.  I tried
clicking on it under the Tools menu, and it just flashes real quick on the task
task bar, then vanishes again instantly.  I tried installing a newer version of
Mozilla, tried uninstalling Mozilla and reinstalling it, tried uninstalling
Mozilla, deleting all folders and files related to Mozilla and cleaning the
registry of all Mozilla entries.  Reload Mozilla and still can't open Download
Manager, does the exact same thing, click on it under Tools, and it flashes for
a split second, then goes away.  If I start a download, I see nothing telling me
about it unless I change my options to have it open a download window, but
download manager never opens.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Minimized download manager.
2.Download Manager never comes back.
3.

Actual Results:  
Download Manager does not open anymore....ever.

Expected Results:  
Make Download Manager minizeable without it never coming back.

Comment 1

14 years ago
check your preferences: Edit -> Preferences -> Navigator -> Downloads
If this is ok, you can try in your profile, at your own risk, while mozilla
isn´t running, Quickstart off:
Delete XUL.mfl, it will be rebuild at next start.
If that doesn´t work:
Make a backup of localstore.rdf, and delete the file. It should be recreated at
next start, but you have to adjust the window sizes.
If that doesn´t work:
Make a backup of downloads.rdf, and delete the file. You will lose your download
history. (That is faster as deleting files one-by-one in the Download Manager,
if you could use it). There will be no files deleted, only the listing of these
files in the download manager.
If that doesn´t work:
Delete compreg.dat in Mozillas Components directory. It will be rebuild at next
start.

Or simply wait for 1.5 ;-)

if any of the tips was working, please post which one.

Comment 2

13 years ago
Is this still an issue?
Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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