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J J
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For the last couple of weeks (since a software update to v26, I think), Firefox has been occasionally asking to save my tabs when I close it with only one tab open. This was baffling me until I tried closing that single tab (ctrl-w), and discovered a hidden tab that I could not access any other way.

That tab always seems to contain some sort of broken youtube link (youtube, by the way, is automatically untrusted on my machine by noscript).

Does anyone know what's going on and how / why this is occurring? I can't find anything about it via search engines, so I'm turning to the hive-mind...

-edit- just happened right now - have not gone near any yt stuff since starting the browser. This is the URL: file:////s.ytimg.com/yts/jsbin/html5player-vfltdb6U3.js
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It seems to be hosted stuff for youtube http://support.mozilla.org/sv/questions/953550

However the hidden-tab sounds a bit strange
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My first reaction will be to tell you to dump the PC and get a Mac.

My second reaction is to tell you to dump Firefox and go to Google Chrome.

Google Chrome is what Firefox should be.

Firefox lost "it" long ago.
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oh also the whois information for the domain mirrors google.coms however I would probably try to read the source to the javascript.
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Reading source of that script, it's the sourcecode for the html5 google player.

So if you go to youtube you will get that to load, regardless of anything else.

I guess that when youtube seems that there is no flash-support it goes to the html5 player but as you do have noscript on it will not run, so you will not get any player, something like that.
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Okay, but I don't go to youtube. Could it be because of embedded videos here?
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JasonJ0 wrote:
Okay, but I don't go to youtube. Could it be because of embedded videos here?

quite possibly, it certanly loads resosurces from that domain at least.
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