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In preferences I did not choose tabs. Firefox still is showing tabs.

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I want to use new windows not tabs. I have not checked the boxes for "use tabs." But Firefox is still showing tabs.

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Hi, please try : but before doing so :

Please let us know if this solved your issue or if need further assistance.

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See also:

For links opened via JavaScript you can look at this pref:

Note that internal pages like Options/Preferences and Add-ons will still open in a new tab.

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I don't think it is a configuration problem; it's a choice you make in preferences. I had windows, private or public, but decided to use tabs. I don't like tabs, so I went back and removed the choices for tabs. I marked windows. But the change is not working.

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Hi, so you have 4 untried options please report back after you have tried them. 1) Please respond to my 1st post as to doing what the URL states fixes the issue.......

2) Or can try a Refresh :

3) or Uninstall and delete all Firefox/Mozilla folders in all your folders but save bookmarks and Profile (even though Profile is possibly causing the issue).

Reinstall with Current Release Firefox 59.0.2 with a Full Version Installer

4) Or it is your Profile : Make a new one and test ...:

If is your Profile :

Please let us know if this solved your issue or if need further assistance.