My browser keeps refreshing, no matter what page i'm on, or how many tabs I have open.
It happens every time I open Firefox. It doesn't matter what site it is, or how many tabs are open. He keeps refreshing all of them.
Additional System Details
Every time Firefox opened
- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_6_8) AppleWebKit/537.4 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/22.0.1229.94 Safari/537.4
A few problems could cause this. Try Firefox in safemode, also review what is set as your homepages.
- Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode
- Troubleshoot extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems
- Startup, home page, tabs, and download settings
- How to set the home page
Can you give a bit more detail of what happens and
- whether this is just on initial startup ?
- what happens if you close all but one tab ?
what happens then ?
- can you describe what you mean by keeps on refreshing
hello lucawater, it sounds like a theme or extension might be interfering here. please try launching firefox in safe mode once and see if the issue is occurring there too. in case it's working correctly, please go to firefox > addons > extensions and disable/remove any extension that look suspicious/you didn't install intentionally or that might interfere with the tab loading behaviour.
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I have almost the same issue except I have found that my browser refreshes only on certain websites that appear to have the same kind of constantly changing advertisements. I did not notice the refreshing until I installed "navigational sounds". I have disabled all add-ons but still see the refresh button cycling (refreshing), my guess is that unless one installs the navigational sounds add-on, they are unaware that refreshing is being performed so this issue may be affecting more people than is known.