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Finder Still Hides Minimized Windows on Restart

It's now been many, many years, and many, many OS X upgrades, and I still can't get past a problem that's plagued me: minimized Finder windows will appear in the Dock after a restart, but then "disappear" when I un-minimize them. Only killing the Finder (with them out of the Dock) works.

I've tried many, many things to fix this issue. I've cleared caches. I've removed .plist files. I've obviously installed and upgraded every copy of the OS, and even re-installed a few.

My previous post is from 2014, but notes that I've had the issue for years. I think it's going on at least six or seven years now, and it would not surprise me to learn that it's eight.

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