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Old 09-17-2007, 12:57 PM
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Interesting Firefox "anomaly"

Folks, I'm using an OWC Neptune firewire drive to back up my Intel Imac.
I haven't registered my copy of SuperDuper yet, due to financial constraints, but I sure plan to purchase the full featured version ASAP!
I've done a couple of backups and have had no problems, however, after backing up yesterday, I decided that maybe I should boot from the Neptune this morning just to be sure all is well
While it took a few minutes to boot from the FW drive, all appeared to be OK until I opened Firefox.
Firefox opened OK, but has what can only be described as a windowshade about two inches up from the bottom of the page. It looks like the window size adjuster that we might see in the Mail preview window. It has a dot in the center, which I can grab and use to adjust the size of the Firefox window up to the top of the screen, but I can't adjust it down to the bottom of the screen to eliminate it.
Below the "window shade", in the left side of the white area that appears, is a red up facing arrow. (like you would see if you typed a shift/6) Clicking the arrow has no effect on anything.
This window adjuster only appears when I'm booted from the backup. If I open Firefox from the backup when it's just sitting on my desktop, it operates normally.
I rebuilt permissions and also run DiscWarrior on the backup. (and on my hard drive in prep for a new backup). No change. I'm guessing that something got WingleWangled (a highly technical term) during the backup, and that I'll have to do it again.
Any observations, comments or recommendations?


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