Weird IE problem


I'm experiencing some strange behaviour from Internet explorer, it can be seen here: SoundOut

If following any link on the site causes the IE window to move to the background, this is easiest to see if you have some other app maximised behind IE.

If you wait a few seconds then it jumps back to the front.

I have no idea why it does this and no other browser shows the same behaviour. As you can imagine, this causes some usability issues.

I'm using windows 7 (64 bit) and have IE9 for testing but the same behaviour has been reported by users of IE7 and IE8.

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slicethepieAuthor Commented:
System is clean, it effects all IE users (so far)
I know what you mean when clicking on any link from that site the window disappears in the background and what's left is my EE window.

It must be their site.. I am using IE8, XP 32bit and it's happening to me too.
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slicethepieAuthor Commented:
Sorry, wasn't clear. I'm developing the site and it was launched last week.

My problem is that I have no idea what's causing this behaviour in IE so I can't fix it.

Any suggestions?
slicethepieAuthor Commented:
A little bit if extra information.

I copied the site to a staging server this morning and the behaviour doesn't occur on the staging version despite being a straight copy.

This might suggest that it's an IIS7 configuration issue, don't know if that helps anyone.

Khalid Mehmood AwanCommented:
try watching windows task manager when you click the link, does it show some new process or window, also try ALT+TAB at the time IE windows goes back, is there any new window.

I agree to the first answer posted on this question.
slicethepieAuthor Commented:
I fixed it.

I am using jquery and a plugin called spacegallery

Space gallery includes a file named layout.js and the contents of this are below:

	var initLayout = function() {
		var hash = window.location.hash.replace('#', '');
		var currentTab = $('ul.navigationTabs a')
							.bind('click', showTab)
							.filter('a[rel=' + hash + ']');
		if (currentTab.size() == 0) {
			currentTab = $('ul.navigationTabs a:first');
		$('#myGallery').spacegallery({loadingClass: 'loading'});
	var showTab = function(e) {
		var tabIndex = $('ul.navigationTabs a')
	EYE.register(initLayout, 'init');

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It was the .blur(); that was causing the problem so as you can see, I commented it out and all is working now.


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slicethepieAuthor Commented:
Expert solutions weren't helpful and I fixed it myself so I'm sharing that solution in case anyone else runs into the issue
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