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I upgraded recently from Firefox 12 to Firefox 17, now when I open up the browser (set to open up with all the tabs that were opened when it was closed last), it doesn't refresh each tab. I now have to click on each tab before it will refresh.

Is there a way to get the old behavior of all tabs refreshing on open?

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Are you using any extension like tabmixplus? – avirk Jan 8 '13 at 2:59
In FF option under Tab section there would be an option Don't load tabs until selected. unmarked it and check then. – avirk Jan 8 '13 at 3:10
@avirk, that worked great, make an answer and I'll accept it. – Lance Roberts Jan 8 '13 at 5:14
Personally, I would just right click the tabs bar and refresh all. But well. Automatic is best, eh. – Ariane Jan 8 '13 at 5:40
@LanceRoberts as you said done. :) – avirk Jan 8 '13 at 6:06
up vote 2 down vote accepted

In FF open the Option menu and under Tab section uncheck the option Don't load tabs until selected.

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