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Launching Mac FF 3.6.6 by clicking a link in Mail causes FF to start with 2 windows: my normal starting window & the window evoked by the link that was clicked.

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Clicked a link in Apple mail launches FF (Mac 3.6.6) with two windows: The window that I normally see when double-clicking FF, and a window evoked by the clicked link.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== Upgraded to 3.6.6

Clicked a link in Apple mail launches FF (Mac 3.6.6) with two windows: The window that I normally see when double-clicking FF, and a window evoked by the clicked link. == This happened == Every time Firefox opened == Upgraded to 3.6.6

Chosen solution

That is this bug: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=531552 - Firefox 3.6b opens two windows when opening external links

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Application Basics
Name
Firefox
Version
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Profile Directory
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Installed Plugins
about:plugins
Build Configuration
about:buildconfig
Extensions
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ID
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Chosen Solution

That is this bug: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=531552 - Firefox 3.6b opens two windows when opening external links

(please do not comment in bug reports)

That is this bug: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=531552 - Firefox 3.6b opens two windows when opening external links (please do not comment in bug reports)