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Windows 7: Browser windows always on top of other open windows

28 Aug 2013   #1
Nisko

Windows 7
 
 
Browser windows always on top of other open windows

When I use Firefox, it is ALWAYS on top of other open windows. I can still drag the other windows with the mouse - but they remain under the Firefox window.


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28 Aug 2013   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Topmost Toggle may fix it while FF is running. I don't know why it would be set on top. You might ask on Mozilla forums if there's a setting or even a hidden or undocumented setting that somehow is being enabled.
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31 Aug 2013   #3
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Start FF in safe mode and see if problem persists

Open FF> Help> Restart with Add-ons Disabled

If it behaves normally now, you can troubleshoot to see which addon is causing the behavior.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb...s-fix-problems

You can also confirm the priority of the firefox.exe in task manager

Open Task Manager (Ctrl+Shift+Esc)> Processes tab> Right click firefox.exe> Set Priority> Confirm it is set to Normal If not select Normal, and try it again)

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