firefox creates a 'search' file on my desktop everytime I search (press enter). How do I stop this?
Firefox creates a 'search' file on my desktop everytime I search (press enter). How do I stop this?
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- The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
- Shockwave Flash 11.5 r502
- The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime.
- The Google Earth Plugin allows you to view 3D imagery and terrain in your web browser.
- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.8; rv:18.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/18.0
Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance).
- Do NOT click the Reset button on the Safe mode start window or otherwise make changes.
See also [/questions/921535]
Thanks Corel But nothing stopped the production of "search' files being dumped on my desktop. I saved my bookmarks and opted for a fresh install as no-one else seems to have had this problem. Lamphouse