Install and Restart opens Atom in install directory


Minor issue, but happened a few times, so I thought I would raise it.

Whenever an update is downloaded, the menu item “Install Update and Restart” appears.

When I do this, it reopens, with the treeview showing the newly installed application files (e.g. for windows:

After the restart, I would prefer it either reopen the treeview I had previously opened, or open none at all.

As I said, not critical, but doesn’t look neat and tidy.


Sounds like this might have regressed?


yep that looks like the same issue.


Might be worthwhile opening a new issue on the repo, given that it refers to a new version, and referencing that older one.


thanks, I have raised it in guthub: