Why does Brave open a new window for no reason?

Description of the issue: This has happened several times in the past. This time, I was just reading on a webpage and a new window suddenly opened. It was just the start page.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3. It happens for no reason, I don’t know how to reproduce it. Use this browser for long enough and it’ll happen, I guess.

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!): A window is opened, it is maximized just like the previous window, and it’s one tab on the start page.

Expected result: No unwanted window opening

Reproduces how often: Once a week

Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
Atlas OS and Version 1.62.156 Chromium: 121.0.6167.139 (Officiell version) (64 bitar)
Additional Information:

Never happened to me and I use the browser and my computer a lot.

Do you have any extensions? It’s possible you have something going on from there. Otherwise, not sure what type of website you’re visiting when this happens. Anime, manga, porn, and other such sites (including ones you stream movies on) are notorious for having lots of ads. Sometimes just engaging with their site can cause pop-ups or having their site running for extended periods of times can run scripts which might do something.

What can be said is no new window would open for no reason. Something must be triggering it. The challenge will be you figuring out what you have going on with your device and if there are any types of websites or content you’re accessing when this happens.

It opened just now at 18:27. A while ago, I made a task-scheduler that opens Brave every day at 18:27 because I had to be on the internet by that time. You guys can close this thread or whatever.

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