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Firefox won't stay minimized. Keeps restoring and grabbing focus.

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I have firefox minimized while I work. Every so often, the firefox window is restored and grabs focus. Very annoying!

Windows 7 x64

I have firefox minimized while I work. Every so often, the firefox window is restored and grabs focus. Very annoying! Windows 7 x64

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

After upgrade to 7

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r183
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.6.1.629
  • 4.0.60531.0
  • np-mswmp

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:7.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/7.0.1

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cor-el
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Start Firefox in Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox (Tools) > Add-ons > Appearance/Themes).

Start Firefox in <u>[[Safe Mode]]</u> to check if one of the extensions or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox (Tools) > Add-ons > Appearance/Themes). *Don't make any changes on the Safe mode start window. *https://support.mozilla.com/kb/Safe+Mode *https://support.mozilla.com/kb/Troubleshooting+extensions+and+themes