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Tabs opening when clicking a link or search

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This problem just started today....if I search for something, firefox is opening a new tab rather than searching from the open tab. Also, when clicking through a link, firefox is displaying the linked page or result in a new tab. I don't want all these tabs opening up...very obnoxious for my preferences.

I'm running firefox 10.0.2

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Start Firefox in Diagnose Firefox issues using Troubleshoot 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).

You may also have prefs with the wrong value.