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Address bar malfunction in newly opened tab or window

  • Sometimes (not always, but annoyingly frequent) when I open new tab or window (or incognito window) and type something manually or just paste copied text into the address bar - whether it is an URL or just a phrase to look-up in the search engine - Opera ignores the typed text completely - clears the typed text in the address bar and does not proceed neither to search nor to the entered URL. So I have to type it (or paste it) again. Second time works always. Any ideas? Am I only one affected?

    Your version of Windows - Windows 7 x64 Pro SP1 6.1.7601
    Your version of Opera - 74.0.3911.203, problem persists for at least couple updates already
    A description of the problem, including as much as information as possible is in the text above

    Steps to (try to) reproduce the issue: (Does not work everytime)

    • Open new Tab or Window
    • Manually type URL, if autocomplete offers right option, you can even allow it to complete the request
    • Press Enter.

    Expected behavior - Opera should open the URL or show the search results from the corresponding search engine
    and actual one - Opera deletes everything from address bar and does nothing
    Dell Laptop, Core i5-2520M CPU, 8 GB RAM (not fully consumed by Opera at the time of the glitch).

  • @veetby Most obvious guess would be that it occurs when Opera is slow to load the speed dial page - see if that is what appears to be happening.

  • @sgunhouse Yes, it happens when speed dial page or "You are in private mode" page is still loading. Thanks!