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Closed Tabs Reopen After Restarting Opera Browser

  • Maybe some "session autosave" extension?

    Or can it be some processes jamming?
    You could try opening your system task manager, then close a bunch of tabs and see what's happening.

  • Opera is freshly installed, except for Adblock I haven't installed any other extensions.

    I'll try that out next time it opens some closed tabs.

  • Ok, I looked through the task manager, closed the tabs that opened; the only change I saw was one Opera reference disappeared for that one tab, nothing else. I haven't reinstalled Opera yet, I'm going to do that now.

  • After uninstalling Opera completely, then reinstalling it, I find that this problem is a glitch of some sort with Opera itself. I might be wrong, however this is a fresh install. The version I'm using is the most up-to-date version, 28.0.1750.51 - Stable.

    The problem of resurrected old tabs continues and I am unsure how to manage it without removing the very useful option of continuing where I left off.

  • I'd try to uninstall Opera using Revo Uninstaller and have it wipe out everything.

  • I have exactly the same behavior with Opera. Could you solve this issue?

  • Did you try uninstalling Opera with Revo Uninstaller and then reinstalling it?

  • No, I'll try. Using Revo Uninstaller resolve your problem?

  • I can say that uninstalling with Revo Uninstaller does not work. The problem persists. I'm actually surprised a lot more people haven't encountered this bug. It's unfortunate, I've been alternating between Opera and Firefox because of this problem. I usually keep essential tabs open but Opera is simply not allowing it with this bug.

  • Try uninstalling Opera and then installing it someplace other than Program files. Like C:\Opera or something. Does that fix it?

    If not, try it again but do a portable install. Its in Options > Install for when running the installer. Again, put it in its own folder on your drive, not in Program Files.

    Do either of these solutions fix the problem?

  • Installing from C:\ does not work, I've tested it out right now. I want to keep using Opera to make certain it didn't work, however there are tabs opening on launch which shouldn't be.

    As for this portable install, I'm not quite sure, but the 'Install For' section is greyed out and by default installs for "All users of this computer".

    Also, now I'm having an issue after installing Opera in C:, where Opera continues asking me if I want it to be the default browser. I clicked yes, but every launch asks me for this. It really seems as if there's strange bugs in Opera I've never encountered before but many others should have.

  • Does you user account have full administrator privileges? Because the symptoms you are describing are generally run into when you don't.

  • I have a similar issue. It just started within the last few days so must be related to the 29 update.

    When the browser starts up(even though I have continue where I left off checked) it only opens a few of the tabs. I have about 16 open(I actually had a few more but got tired of hunting for them in history every time I opened the browser) but it'll only randomly open 3 or 4 of them. It also opens two other opera windows, which I then close, but every time I open the browser those extra two windows open.

    There doesn't seem to be a "save session" option anymore either. That would help.

    Is there anyway to fix this? I even tried signing up for the synchronization thing but all it ever says is "synchronization isn't working, connection to synchronization server is temporarily unavailable"

  • Yeah, your definitely having some system issues also. backup your important Opera files, use Revo Uninstaller to completely whip out Opera, reboot and install it again. Make sure you install it from your Admin account and right click the installer and click 'Run as Administrator'.

    On a side note a very good session manager is Session Buddy. Much more full featured than the manager in Opera 12. Get the 'Download Chrome Extension' from the Opera extension store and then install Session Buddy from the Chrome store and you'll be all set. They plan on doing a Opera release at some point but they haven't gotten around to it.

  • Thanks, I'll look for those add ons

  • Does you user account have full administrator privileges? Because the symptoms you are describing are generally run into when you don't.

    Yes, I am the only user of this system, and I have full administrative privileges. I never encountered any administrative privilege problems generally or with any other software.

  • Hi, try deleting 3 files starting with "session..." in your AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable folder.

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