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Tabs closing on thier own?

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So, I noticed often when I right click on a link, and choose to open in new tab, it opens the tab for a split second, then closes it. Sometimes if I jump straight to the new tab and start clicking on it'll stay open... is this a new website code or something to stop you from opening links on their page that way or something?

As someone who uses new tabs to load content I plan on looking at in order, I find this unbelievably annoying!

So, I noticed often when I right click on a link, and choose to open in new tab, it opens the tab for a split second, then closes it. Sometimes if I jump straight to the new tab and start clicking on it'll stay open... is this a new website code or something to stop you from opening links on their page that way or something? As someone who uses new tabs to load content I plan on looking at in order, I find this unbelievably annoying!

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That is not normal behavior.

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link} by holding down the <Shift> (Mac=Options) key, and then starting Firefox.

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?

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That is not normal behavior.

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link} by holding down the <Shift> (Mac=Options) key, and then starting Firefox.

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?

That is not normal behavior. [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode Start Firefox in Safe Mode] {web link} by holding down the '''<Shift> ''(Mac=Options)''''' key, and then starting Firefox. A small dialog should appear. Click '''Start In Safe Mode''' (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?

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Ahh, that did it. You were right. That made me notice that my adblocker was the cause. Did not do it before, i but it just recently updated, so they must have added something to make it think on some sites it was ads. Thank you very much.

Ahh, that did it. You were right. That made me notice that my adblocker was the cause. Did not do it before, i but it just recently updated, so they must have added something to make it think on some sites it was ads. Thank you very much.
FredMcD
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4083 solutions 57034 answers

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