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Why does Firefox open multiple tabs at times when i click on links in a job application. up to 75 different tabs been opened

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On various occation i have clicked on links in job boards and then multiple tabs are been opened. up to 75 different tabs open up. When i close it and go to Internet Explorer i am able to open these links without any problems.

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What is in those new tabs / windows? Ad's? You may have adware.


Adblock Plus {web link} Blocks annoying video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, banners and much more. Adblock Plus blocks all annoying ads, and supports websites by not blocking unobtrusive ads by default (configurable).


Sometimes a problem with Firefox may be a result of malware installed on your computer, that you may not be aware of.

You can try these free programs to scan for malware, which work with your existing antivirus software:

Microsoft Security Essentials is a good permanent antivirus for Windows 7/Vista/XP if you don't already have one.

Further information can be found in the Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware article.

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