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Warn me when closing multiple tabs is not checked, but I still receive the warning when closing multiple tabs

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After installing Firefox 16.0.1, I always get a warning whenever I close multiple tabs, even though there is no check mark against the option, "Warn me when closing multiple tabs".

After installing Firefox 16.0.1, I always get a warning whenever I close multiple tabs, even though there is no check mark against the option, "Warn me when closing multiple tabs".

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hello unfortunately at the moment it isn't possible to deactivate the warning which shows up when you select "close other tabs" due to a side effect by another bug fix. in firefox 18 there will be a preference added in about:config (browser.tabs.warnOnCloseOtherTabs) which makes it possible to hide the warning again, see bug #772319.

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This started when...

installing Firefox 16.0.1

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.4 r402
  • Foxit Reader Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.6.5.635
  • np-mswmp

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:16.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/16.0

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cor-el
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That is the consequence of this bug getting fixed.

  • bug 277079 - "Close other tabs" should always warn about closing multiple tabs

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That is the consequence of this bug getting fixed. *[https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=277079 bug 277079] - "Close other tabs" should always warn about closing multiple tabs <i>([https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/page.cgi?id=etiquette.html please do not comment in bug reports])</i>
EddiePadre 0 solutions 2 answers

Please check this problmem This bug is active as today 15Oct12. I have the same problem in the 16.1 version. I uncheck "Warn me when closing multiple tabs" in Firefox Options, I do not like warningsin the browsers, but always appears.

Please check this problmem This bug is active as today 15Oct12. I have the same problem in the 16.1 version. I uncheck "Warn me when closing multiple tabs" in Firefox Options, I do not like warningsin the browsers, but always appears.
Leebossa 0 solutions 10 answers

same here. I keep getting the warning even though I have unchecked the box. It seems to be since the newest update.

same here. I keep getting the warning even though I have unchecked the box. It seems to be since the newest update.
philipp
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Chosen Solution

hello unfortunately at the moment it isn't possible to deactivate the warning which shows up when you select "close other tabs" due to a side effect by another bug fix. in firefox 18 there will be a preference added in about:config (browser.tabs.warnOnCloseOtherTabs) which makes it possible to hide the warning again, see bug #772319.

hello unfortunately at the moment it isn't possible to deactivate the warning which shows up when you select "close other tabs" due to a side effect by another bug fix. in firefox 18 there will be a preference added in about:config (browser.tabs.warnOnCloseOtherTabs) which makes it possible to hide the warning again, see [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=772319 bug #772319].
EddiePadre 0 solutions 2 answers

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This a recent bug problem. In other versions do no exist. Some users like warnings, but others not, like me.

This a recent bug problem. In other versions do no exist. Some users like warnings, but others not, like me.
Leebossa 0 solutions 10 answers

There's also a bug with cookies and it's driving me crazy. Is there a link to a thread for that? Searching this site is also driving me crazy, because it's so poorly organized and confusing.

There's also a bug with cookies and it's driving me crazy. Is there a link to a thread for that? Searching this site is also driving me crazy, because it's so poorly organized and confusing.
Alessandro17 0 solutions 1 answers

There was a time when Firefox was a reliable browser, loved by everyone. Small incremental releases where there to fix bugs. Then this madness of jumping release numbers began, just because Chrome was doing the same, and ever since at every release Firefox brings some new problem. Unfortunately all browsers are crap, as are most operating systems, except maybe for OS X. If I only could I'd give up computers altogether.

There was a time when Firefox was a reliable browser, loved by everyone. Small incremental releases where there to fix bugs. Then this madness of jumping release numbers began, just because Chrome was doing the same, and ever since at every release Firefox brings some new problem. Unfortunately all browsers are crap, as are most operating systems, except maybe for OS X. If I only could I'd give up computers altogether.

Modified by Alessandro17