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Bongleur
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new pages keep appearing with a popup activated

Post by Bongleur » Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:26 am

When I click on something that takes me to a new page, like "board index", freqently the new page will have a popup activated (from Quick Links). Seems that the new page is sensing the cursor location & if it is over a popup link, it activates it as the page loads. Very very annoying.

Every movement of my hand is more joint wear & tear, not to mention the aggregate in wasted time of all persons it happens to.

It happened when this "post new topic" page opened !!!
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Re: new pages keep appearing with a popup activated

Post by oldcomputerguy » Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:37 am

Never happens to me. Is this only happening on Bogleheads, or does it show up on other sites? If the latter, I'm guessing either a hardware issue with the mouse/touchpad, or else something has hijacked your browser.

ETA: after reading this post, I'm guessing your browser or perhaps your computer has been compromised.
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Re: new pages keep appearing with a popup activated

Post by climber2020 » Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:40 am

You may have a computer virus.

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Re: new pages keep appearing with a popup activated

Post by Pajamas » Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:37 am

What is the popup content?

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Re: new pages keep appearing with a popup activated

Post by Mudpuppy » Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:49 pm

Bongleur wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:26 am
When I click on something that takes me to a new page, like "board index", freqently the new page will have a popup activated (from Quick Links). Seems that the new page is sensing the cursor location & if it is over a popup link, it activates it as the page loads. Very very annoying.
If you mean the Quick Links drop-down menu is activated when you load a new page, then something is wrong on your end. You may have a mouse or touch-screen issue. You may also have a browser plug-in that is causing this type of menu to always activate. But it's not happening to other users, so you'll have to figure out what configuration setting on your end is causing this.

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