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This has gone on for months now, but I was patient because I figured other people would also see it and solve it. Alas, no.

I am running 74.0 (64-bit) on Win7 Home Premium SP1.

Only every other tab that I create works. The URL simply remains in the address bar and nothing can persuade the browser to contact it (e.g., Enter, ctrl-R). If I repeat whatever action caused the invalid tab, I get a new tab and it works fine. There is no difference how I open the tab: click a hyperlink in Thunderbird, ctrl-click a hyperlink on a webpage, right-click+open_in_new_tab on a hyperlink on a web page.

While we're on the every-other pattern... The browser has trouble coming up in a workable condition after boot; I currently blame that on overly-aggressive A/V behavior but it does work after I close it and restart it.

Has anyone else seen behavior like this?

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Does it matter what is in those tabs? Is this with all websites/pages, some, a few?

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link}

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?

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Hi Fred,

Thanks for the suggestion. I've been experimenting with it over the past two days.

At first, I thought 'safe mode' was a magic bullet, but, alas, no. If I leave the browser open for an hour, then start to use it again, I get the sometimes yes sometimes no behavior.

As to what doesn't show, well, first, let me remind you that if I open a new tab and copy the URL in, it works.

Here are some I captured:

https://traffic.outbrain.com/network/redir?p=l5NPTZF5VSL776P6e_HtOWYYUUig9X3Xj844Aeg7C1X3pKOzxhlJMzN7sYu3a2XU5u4Nerw6brwJDycLsiAaiMLu1vJpNpnNDXla__dIUPdDGt5HSnpsc_1kRjlV6WI_Ooo_awBZROcUuj9JwM7cSZowthij_0Vz7-qqa_1jrKzeN-5ym-niSTO-NkAHzcSu_LH_QkQgzHVA1xOT2W9Bt2aH9VM7ZRXDMmZk-5PwD0wgCPvwy4zTNpu_SkWBrb2XqyeGa65mbxy0MlaKqJhLA3TSFcw6vZG_pGpwjGWjdodgrRGT8jeGP2cTTgwH5HG6N4vNBAFt5ZfFrf4GkSj78m6iWbFFqBBOmtCuD5tFPaPPPn04BfVEnFjiNbgh50T3DqinZJbRXEcGiGuihvy3LVv4C_pnmqe0-x5px1s2gfkULZqIyqBA-dY-1FfVC1SPF7hxteq4nExiZlCehMOpkc4zHcoWn8GEmcZFz1mMcuRcabQCsDfSzKq2Zd_ufEvTjIZLfb8XkilOlGu1JNysAt_q5D1M-Ugb6TLQB10dGS4vHBZ6rZ963M9JifuBIOVx4yJJIf34U5h-zTe_PubFi9C77LI7EOC_8kz6MnlMSDOgMIsuPypYpmnAtGcXl2t16B4U8AvVZb87zT4OcxEuzV-KiXjCywQUJQ67Z9kxsdmnvYjAhgfUcnl3WHp7japTusL0dSTz5ffLsq8lt84RuhFt0Y3Id1yZJWhi01AsYg5LxJkFD-3UTvC9LsuxmgIVuwLGtn-fX7hygh154TpaVWNFuC0_75hDk2jtyAsQqgQFLg9y7C2HRVfnmG9zQjDcR6qdNRQU8qDFZDN9KH34MTGQ5HI3CiAdI_7KXpWzDqMn4hEQWTYhnqdGfQZL9WzMgBacaWfeM3FGwz-5Er-JNiFnYJdYd4-BuTPyKb1nS-DeFYseOfqAWqI41IiiuVWvvr2Yfd1_oqFspRMBnZLlLk9JBR-21n1ICdyl9OOj7JKj76NyPbj7SPWgVsUOBtvhCPQiQlRB2pwpO_JbnuemPQ&c=7ff9af91&v=3

https://chemrxiv.org/articles/Repurposing_Therapeutics_for_the_Wuhan_Coronavirus_nCov-2019_Supercomputer-Based_Docking_to_the_Viral_S_Protein_and_Human_ACE2_Interface/11871402/3

https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=societe+agricole+huet

https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https%3A%2F%2Fthediscoverblog.files.wordpress.com%2F2018%2F07%2Fa128986-v6.jpg&imgrefurl=https%3A%2F%2Fthediscoverblog.com%2F2018%2F07%2F20%2Fimages-of-the-first-special-service-force-the-devils-brigade-now-on-flickr%2F&docid=7F6CTAdu21CzLM&tbnid=F81OHyl2yhy7uM%3A&vet=1&w=600&h=590&itg=1&client=firefox-b-1-d&bih=632&biw=1366&ved=2ahUKEwirnrCu-MLoAhWpl-AKHca6CC4QxiAoAXoECAEQFw&iact=c&ictx=1

https://www.uncommongoods.com/product/printable-paper-roses

https://markbittman.us18.list-manage.com/track/click?u=25c372fd9000650d162169fcb&id=dea81affa4&e=c851a55ba4


Jeff

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I called for more help.

Start your Computer in safe mode with network support. Then start Firefox. Try Secure websites. Is the problem still there?

http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Linux+Safe+Mode Starting Any Computer In Safe Mode; Free Online Encyclopedia

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@FredMcD I haven't forgotten about your latest suggestion, just Life got a bit busy.

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Hello   Jeff,

May I give you a little tip :

When you want to post a large link;   what you can do is :   put the link between brackets,   but just before adding the last bracket,   put some text,   e.g. :   "see these search results ".

You don't   have   to,   mind you,   but you might like the way it looks.

I'm talking about these brackets :   [ ...... ]

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Hi McCoy,

Thanks for the tip. I am a bit new to the local markup.

I knew the links were not relevant -- as I'm 99% sure that the safe mode reboot won't be relevant, either -- but I am complying with FredMcD's requests because I hope eventually we will find out what is going on here.

-- One more data point: my other laptop is Win7 Professional and it does not happen there.


Jeff

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Do you know if they will
- - - - - - - - - - - - - redo the section separators? And the enters?

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