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My browser is missing: back, refresh buttons plus File, Edit, View, Tool buttons are missing.


I installed Firefox onto my computer and in doing so it removed my browser: back, Forward, Refresh buttons; also, the File, Edit, View, Tool, Help buttons are missing.

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  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • RealPlayer(tm) LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In
  • RealJukebox Netscape Plugin
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • Default Plug-in
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
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  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • Google Update
  • Java(TM) Platform SE binary
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_15 for Mozilla browsers


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20100401 Firefox/3.0.1;MEGAUPLOAD 1.0 GTB7.0 ( .NET CLR 3.5.30729)

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Hit the Alt key to show the Menu bar, then open View > Toolbars and select Menu bar and Navigation bar, so they have a check-mark.

Question owner

Same Problem here that button does nothing at all...

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The same problem as Rad Bell

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i HAD the same problem and the alt key did it....i feel like a dumb ass. been on computers since the early 90s and crap like this still messes me up. bless you the-edmeister... im back on track!!



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Thanks John! I had a drunk neighbor come over and after three hours he did fix it. But I lost all my bookmarks!