User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4 SUSE/1.0.4-1.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4 SUSE/1.0.4-1.1 When I am surfing the Web, at random times Firefox will bring up a random page, overwriting the page I am currently visiting. This is annoying when you are trying to read the content of the page. You have to press back and try to find the place you werte before. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Go to any website 2. After a random time, I will be sent elsewhere, eg Google, Novell, etc 3.
Scan your computer for viruses and spyware, this is unlikely to be a firefox issue.
No response and this is most likely a spyware related problem. Reporter, please reopen if you have checked for spyware and are still experiencing problems.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
(In reply to comment #1) > Scan your computer for viruses and spyware, this is unlikely to be a firefox issue. > This is Linux, not windoze. The problem was discussed in IRC (a few days back). It seems Firefox is started from a non-default location (program) which causes this. Place the start of FF on it's default place and it should be working normal again. (sorry for the poor explanation but i haven't got a clue about Linux)
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