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Why does everytime I open a link in a new tab it goes to a blank new tab


Per se if I was on another site and they have an external link to another page-if I open it into another tab it goes straight to a blank new tab.

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

Once I upgraded to ff4

Installed Plug-ins

  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
  • 2.0.0048.0
  • Coupons, Inc. Coupon Printer DLL
  • Coupons, Inc. Coupon Printer Plugin
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.4.3"
  • Shockwave Flash 10.2 r153
  • DivX Web Player version
  • DivX VOD Helper Plug-in
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_21 for Mozilla browsers
  • 4.0.60129.0
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:2.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0

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This is possibly due to a problem with an add-on. For details of how to troubleshoot that see https://support.mozilla.com/kb/Troubleshooting+extensions+and+themes