|Clicking 'back' opens a new Tab||Troubled417||4/11/10 12:16 PM|
Just today I started experiencing some strange behavior in Chrome. When I click 'back' the browser stays on the current page and opens my previous page in a new tab. Also, when i click on the Controls or settings buttons in the top right, they do not do anything, so I can't see if this is a setting that needs changed. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling but that didn't work. Any help???
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Google Chrome version: 18.104.22.1685
Operating System: Windows XP
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|Re: Clicking 'back' opens a new Tab||yourchefvictor||5/13/10 5:09 AM|
I experienced the same problem. What worked for me was pressing the mouse wheel once. Good luck.
|Re: Clicking 'back' opens a new Tab||tgr1000||8/28/10 6:23 AM|
I had the same issue and clicking on the mouse wheel once did fix it. Unusual. Thanks.
|Re: Clicking 'back' opens a new Tab||contactmayankjain||9/27/10 1:40 PM|
same problem with me too. Clicking on the opened tab closes the tab. :(
|Re: Clicking 'back' opens a new Tab||dbphiladelphia||4/4/11 5:09 PM|
I also had this issue. Additionally (and simultaneously) Firefox began to act up as well ( could no longer click on links). Also, clicking on tabs ( the whole surface, not just the X) would automatically close them. I just uninstalled and reinstalled Chrome. So far, so good.
|Re: Clicking 'back' opens a new Tab||someone12345||4/28/11 2:54 AM|
You can do this again but middle click (or hold Ctrl or Command if you have a Mac and click) on the Back/Forward button. This is a great feature but comes with a bug somehow.
|Re: Clicking 'back' opens a new Tab||PipNasty||7/20/11 6:54 AM|
Clinking the mouse wheel worked for me. Thanks!
|Re: Clicking 'back' opens a new Tab||chaim.seymour||11/1/11 3:02 AM|
Hi I just had the same problem. It began after I swapped from a regular mouse to a wireless mouse. I assume that there is a connection Chaim
|Re: Clicking 'back' opens a new Tab||ezyman||1/26/12 2:49 PM|
I have a laptop and no mouse. What should i do?
|Re: Clicking 'back' opens a new Tab||infernox999||6/3/12 4:00 PM|
i have the exact same problem that click open tabs close them, clicking back opens the same page in a new tab and i basically cant use the top bar any thoughts as i have a laptop?
|Re: Clicking 'back' opens a new Tab||caver_tim||6/3/12 4:06 PM|
yes this will be chrome thinking that your right track pad button is held down.
Thus a left click will be seen as a click with both buttons which is used to simulate a middle click
to clear try clicking a few times with left then right then both to try and clear this "stuck button"
try replacing batteries in wireless mouse if you use one
sometimes just a reboot helps
|Re: Clicking 'back' opens a new Tab||Vaughn Parker||6/26/13 1:40 PM|
Wow the weirdest thing in the world resets didnt work but clicking the mouse fixed everything. thanks guys! I ran my antivirus a few time and everything