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All of a sudden firefox keeps loading the same web page over and over and over forever

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Honestly I don't have a clue as to where to look to resolve this sudden issue because I've never seen it before. While testing a simple single page static web site firefox keeps loading the same page into a new tab and a rate that I cannot keep up with. In a few short minutes there are hundreds of tabs open each with the same page. I've tried cancelling Firefox, rebooted my system, even removed and reinstalled firefox all to no avail (using Linux Mint). What's interesting is that all other browsers I try do NOT do this. They all work just fine. Any thoughts, ideas, suggestions as to what might cause this and/or where to look to diagnose? Thanks in advance.

Honestly I don't have a clue as to where to look to resolve this sudden issue because I've never seen it before. While testing a simple single page static web site firefox keeps loading the same page into a new tab and a rate that I cannot keep up with. In a few short minutes there are hundreds of tabs open each with the same page. I've tried cancelling Firefox, rebooted my system, even removed and reinstalled firefox all to no avail (using Linux Mint). What's interesting is that all other browsers I try do NOT do this. They all work just fine. Any thoughts, ideas, suggestions as to what might cause this and/or where to look to diagnose? Thanks in advance.

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You get tabs opening endlessly if you select Firefox as the application to handle a file when you get an "Open with" dialog.

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If you want to view files that a site only lets you download, you can install an extension like InlineDisposition Reloaded.

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Hi all, Thanks zeroknight I will install that extension to diagnose. However having shut down and stopped using firefox yesterday, this morning when I fired it up its working as normal. Go figure. I still have no idea why but hopefully if this extension does what its intended I should be able to find the reason. Enjoy!

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