I'm having a strange issue with firefox 25.0.1 on my desktop computer. Whenever I alt+tab to firefox, it automatically displays top menu bar and highlights "file". As a result of this, the focus from main window is removed and I've to focus the main window back using my mouse. This is getting very annoying for me.

This issue is not present on my laptop firefox 25.0.1 so it is installation specific. I might have played with settings in about:blank in past so if it might be related to that. I'm running windows 7 and using a apple keyboard+mouse, if that matters.

any help would be appreciated.

  • If this is happening only with Firefox, can you please check this in a new profile? If it's okay, you can then delete the new profile, and Reset Firefox from the other (old) profile which ensures the automatic migration of personal data. – vWil Nov 29 '13 at 14:00
  • I've created a new profile. It didn't happen in new profile for some alt+tabs but has started happening eventually. I'm suspecting the keyboard? – Ejaz Nov 29 '13 at 14:41
  • If you can check with another keyboard then it could probably be a definite way to isolate the problem. – vWil Nov 29 '13 at 14:53
  • Does the issue still exist with the current version? I have to work with 27 showing the same issue and wonder if upgrading would fix it. – Simon A. Eugster Sep 24 '14 at 10:16
  • I'm using 32.0.2 and can't reproduce the issue. In fact it disappeared quite a while ago, which I think must have been because of firefox auto-updating. – Ejaz Sep 24 '14 at 14:47

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