Unstable random moving of a tab while open to a new window very frequently.

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

Status

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major
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
9 years ago
4 years ago

People

(Reporter: cdr126imad, Unassigned)

Tracking

3.6 Branch
x86
Windows XP
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2) Gecko/20100115 Firefox/3.6 GTB6
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2) Gecko/20100115 Firefox/3.6 GTB6

On multiple computers using Windows XP & Vista Firefox before and after update Firefox 6 browser randomly closes a tab while the tab is open to move content to a new window.  This frequently occurs.  It delays whatever is being done.

Reproducible: Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open existing tab for use.  
2.Any time from opening until leaving tab it is subject to closing and having content moved to a new window.
3.
Actual Results:  
Randomly, Any time from opening a tab until leaving that tab it is subject to closing and having content moved to a new window.

Expected Results:  
Tab opens content used and tab is left with tab remaining in place.

Instability has required planned work using other browsers other than Firefox. This was initially reported on single computer using Widows XP - It has now been found to occur on multiple computers with both Windows XP & Windows Vista.  all browser windows may disappear when the new window is minimized.  Data entered may be lost.
If you drag a tab into the page content you'll see Bug 225680, which is a feature.
Version: unspecified → 3.6 Branch

Updated

8 years ago
Severity: critical → major
Reporter, Firefox 4.0.1 has been released, and it features significant improvements over previous releases. Can you please update to Firefox 4.0.1 or later, and retest your bug? Please also create a fresh profile (
http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles), update your plugins (Flash, Java, Quicktime, Reader, etc) and update your graphics driver and Operating system to the latest versions available. 

If you still continue to see this issue, please comment. If you do not, please close this bug as RESOLVED > WORKSFORME

filter: prefirefox4uncobugs

Comment 3

4 years ago
If you still see this problem when using a current version, using Tyler's suggestions, please comment in the bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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