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Firefox Weirdness


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#1 dc3

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Posted 23 April 2006 - 08:55 AM

I downloaded Firefox 1.5.0.2, and have some weird things happening since, one of the problems is when I go to google something and enter the first letter of a site that I go to regularly and I click on the option I want in the drop down box it normally fills in the rest of the address, but since I updated to the 1.5.0.2 it occasionally fails to complete the address and leaves me with a blank address box, but will complete it on a second try.

Another is when I want to highlight, copy from one site, and open another google page, right click to paste the option isn't availabe, and I have to go back to the original site and copy again.

Is it just me, or is anyone else experiencing anything like this?

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#2 tg1911

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Posted 23 April 2006 - 03:54 PM

Do you have this same problem with Internet Explorer?

If it's just Firefox causing problems, it could be a corrupt install.
I'd suggest a simple reinstall.
Delete Firefox using Add or Remove Programs.
Go to C: / Program Files, and delete the Mozilla Firefox folder.
Download a new copy of Firefox.
Now, reinstall Firefox.

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Posted 24 April 2006 - 07:08 PM

Do a virus & spyware scan with the programs you listed above. Then tell me the results. This maybe caused by spyware...it might not have anything to do with Firefox at all.
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