New tab thumbnails don't show in Firefox

  1. Posts : 5
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

    New tab thumbnails don't show in Firefox

    Firefox 15.0.1

    When I open a new tab the thumbnails flash for a split second, but then disappear to leave a blank page. It worked previously, but I don't recall if I already had version 15 then.

    I read that this may be caused by a full cache, so I cleared it, but even after visiting several sites after that nothing shows. Firefox is set to remember history.
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  2. kem
    Posts : 62
    7 x64

    Hi Stevenvh,

    I like FF also, leme tell you what I just done.

    I use win 7 x64, you too have a win 7 64bit OS, so it should work for you too if you do it.

    I just downloaded & installed Pale Moon a 64 bit browser and very similar to FF in the GUI but Firefox is created with maximum compatibility in mind, Pale Moon is created with efficiency and speed in mind.

    When I installed it, first thing I went to youtube to see it handle flash, it did fine and works with netflix too and netflix uses Silverlight. I read that the adobe 64bit flash will only work with 64bit win 7 so it should work with you.

    It's new to me, but it's a native 64bit browser and I like it. It's here Pale Moon - x64 builds

    edit: i just saw you're from Belgium, you may want to read on it because there might be language issues.

    Last edited by kem; 24 Sep 2012 at 01:31. Reason: need too
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  3. Posts : 5
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for the reply, Kevin, but for the rest I'm perfectly happy with Firefox, and the problem is not that bad that I would want to switch to another browser for it. But thanks anyway.
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  4. kem
    Posts : 62
    7 x64

    Hey Steve,

    In FF go to Options>Tabs and toward the bottom there is a dropdown menu to choose what opening a new tab does, check it out.

    Sometimes my programs forget their settings, so I would have to reset them.

    Remember I said Pale Moon was just like firefox in the interface, I remembered that PM has the feature you talked about so I checked it and here ya go.

    Hopes this helps.

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