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Program FOCUS is non-existant in FF now

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On starting FF now there is no focus, so other prog's can't e.g. open FF then download or enter a link, etc. directly. That is is a huge nuisance. Also Ctl+H or B (History or Bookmarks) don't work until the cursor is clicked within FF which is a major concentration breaker. Is there something in the settings to give FF focus when it opens like it has always done in the past? I don't like changing things in there without guidance. It's not just me, my wife's laptop is having the same issues.

On starting FF now there is no focus, so other prog's can't e.g. open FF then download or enter a link, etc. directly. That is is a huge nuisance. Also Ctl+H or B (History or Bookmarks) don't work until the cursor is clicked within FF which is a major concentration breaker. Is there something in the settings to give FF focus when it opens like it has always done in the past? I don't like changing things in there without guidance. It's not just me, my wife's laptop is having the same issues.

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Thank you Dropa and cor-el, but your suggestions didn't affect the problem.

I decided to disable my add-ons one by one and restart FF each time. I noticed that FF's border and the Exit icon were flashing with their "focused" colors for a tiny fraction of a second when FF was restarted. Eventually I disabled the download manager add-on I use and Voila the problem disappeared! I then re-enabled all add-ons except the download manager and FF remains fixed.

It looks like the download add-on is grabbing focus as soon as it loads in which must be milliseconds after FF starts. I will now advise the maker of that add-on via the FF system and I'm sure he will sort it quickly.

Thanks for your assistance : )

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Boot the computer in Windows Safe Mode with network support to see if that has effect.

You can check the target line in the Firefox desktop shortcut (right-click: Properties) to make sure nothing is appended after the path to the Firefox program.

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Thank you Dropa and cor-el, but your suggestions didn't affect the problem.

I decided to disable my add-ons one by one and restart FF each time. I noticed that FF's border and the Exit icon were flashing with their "focused" colors for a tiny fraction of a second when FF was restarted. Eventually I disabled the download manager add-on I use and Voila the problem disappeared! I then re-enabled all add-ons except the download manager and FF remains fixed.

It looks like the download add-on is grabbing focus as soon as it loads in which must be milliseconds after FF starts. I will now advise the maker of that add-on via the FF system and I'm sure he will sort it quickly.

Thanks for your assistance : )