I've got a very curious problem in Google Chrome that's been giving me trouble for the past month or so, and I don't seem to be able to find a solution anywhere. Upon opening a new tab, there's a small chance that it will randomly close itself, and not after any set amount of time; it's pretty much random, and only happens a few times a day, so it's no more than a nuisance. Once I've switched to the new tab and begin typing, it will close itself without any warning or reason. My first thought was that my Chrome installation was messed up, but I also re installed Windows 7 yesterday, and it still happens on a fresh installation. The only other thing I can think of is an extension might be doing it, Awesome New Tab Page, but I'd like to consult SU before contacting others, I tend to see much quicker results and the community is very helpful. Thanks

  • Try disabling the extension first and see if it still happens. Also if your Ctrl key is faulting or u keep pressing it you might be using Ctrl+W to close the tab.
    – Wilf
    Feb 26, 2015 at 0:16
  • Thanks, it looks like it was the extension, as I thought Feb 26, 2015 at 19:10

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Try disabling the extension

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