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  • Even though I have not checked "Delay loading of background tabs," my pinned tabs do not load until I have clicked on them and only as long as I have the tab open. By contrast, background loading does work for regular tabs.

    I am running Version: 58.0 on OS 10.12.6. I doubt that the hardware is relevant, but FYI it is mounted on an 2010 MacBook Air, running a 2.13 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with an NVidia GEForce graphics card.

  • Well, I'd be happy to swap issues with you, because I DO have the "delay loading of background tabs" selected, but they all load, which is NOT what I want at all, as it slows down opening & closing Opera, and runs up my RAM & CPU Usage big time! Maybe the key is to select the opposite of what we want in the preferences, maybe if I not select it, the background tabs won't open, and vice versa. But it is quite odd that we are both experiencing Opera not doing what we've selected, really odd...