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Windows 7: I keep losing Windows

22 Dec 2016   #1

I keep losing Windows

I know it sounds like I'm stupid and I feel stupid, but if I have maybe 5 or 6 windows open and I leave that page to look up something somewhere else, I can't find the window I was watching when I come back.

Say, for instance I was watching a video on You Tube and I need to go into my library to find some, I can't find the You Tube window when I come back. It's not just You Tube it's anything. Cause sometimes music is still playing, but I can't find the page with the video. I go to the task manager to see what all is open. It's crazy.


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22 Dec 2016   #2

win 8 32 bit

Windows key and tab
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22 Dec 2016   #3

Windows 7 HP 64

Are you talking about open programs (on task bar) or open web pages (on Firefox tabs)?
In Firefox, when you want to open a web page, you open on a new Window or on a new tab?
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26 Dec 2016   #4


I know about adding tabs. But sometimes like I'm looking for the YouTube I was watching and it not on the tabs...or maybe in that case the screen was full and I need to move the tabs over. But sometimes I keep hearing the music and I can't find any tabs for music....not my media player I guess it's web pages and tabs.++..mostly web pages
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26 Dec 2016   #5

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.2 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
FF Tabs

"Ctrl + Tab" should let you cycle through your open tabs in Firefox.

There should also be a "List all tabs" button:
I keep losing Windows-ff-list-all-tabs-button.png

You can also go to a specific tab using the "Ctrl" key and the tab's number (1 - 8 are valid numbers).
For example, "Ctrl + 3" should take you to the 3rd tab.

To go to the last tab, use "Ctrl + 9".

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