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Probably since Firefox 18 sometimes the following happens:

  1. I click at a link, which opens in the active tab
  2. While the page starts loading (or maybe slightly before it starts), I switch to another tab
  3. The page loads in this tab I switched to, not in the original tab where I clicked at it

This never happened to me before (I use FF since version 1.x).

Any ideas why this happening, and how I can prevent/fix it (besides waiting for a page to load until I switch to different tabs)?

EDIT: Maybe it plays a role that my Firefox is kind of slow (thanks to many open tabs, many tab groups and a huge history), so probably this can't be reproduced on a fresh (= fast) profile.

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I would try and uninstall it completely and then download the latest version. – Dave Jan 24 '13 at 14:17
18 versions later, Fx 36 still has this issue :| – 0fnt Mar 15 '15 at 8:58

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