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Internet link and browser problem firefox and internet explorer

My internet browsers have been acting up.

Using Firefox and Internet Explorer; when i click a link it automatically opens it in a new tab, also often it goes to a website that i have not clicked. I have tried to uninstall Firefox but am unable to for some odd reason. I have ran many virus and spyware checks to no avail.

Your help would be much appreciated.

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You can't force a link to open in a present window, if a link instructs a browser to open it in a new tab/window. (that is the case with most of the download links, and more of them.)
If You want to open it in a new window instead of a tab, go to Tools, Options, go to Tabs, and in the firs row, select in a new window instead of in a new tab.

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