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the curser includes a text box from a previous image or link when the curser is positioned on the side of the page. i click and it goes away but only to return again on the next launched page. how do i get rid of this?

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the cursor includes a text box from a previous image or link when the cursor is positioned on the side of the page. it will mainly happen when i hit "back" from the page i was on. i click and it goes away but only to return again on the next launched page. i also keep several tabs open and it will carry over to any one of them i go to. how do i get rid of this?

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== when i upgraded to most recent version 3.6.8

the cursor includes a text box from a previous image or link when the cursor is positioned on the side of the page. it will mainly happen when i hit "back" from the page i was on. i click and it goes away but only to return again on the next launched page. i also keep several tabs open and it will carry over to any one of them i go to. how do i get rid of this? == This happened == Every time Firefox opened == when i upgraded to most recent version 3.6.8

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  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
  • 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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  • Default Plug-in
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
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  • 3.0.40818.0
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  • Google Update
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_20 for Mozilla browsers

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Application Basics
Name
Firefox
Version
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Profile Directory
Open Containing Folder
Installed Plugins
about:plugins
Build Configuration
about:buildconfig
Extensions
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Enabled
ID
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Java Console
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Adblock Plus
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McAfee SiteAdvisor
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Learn Spanish
0.2
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180
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false
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2
browser.startup.homepage
cnn.com
browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone
rv:1.9.2.8
extensions.lastAppVersion
3.6.8
keyword.URL
http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=
network.cookie.prefsMigrated
true
places.last_vacuum
1278025628
privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs
true
security.warn_viewing_mixed
false
security.warn_viewing_mixed.show_once
false

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A number of extensions can cause that problem, you'll need to do a little troubleshooting to find out which extension is causing that to happen for you. http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/troubleshooting+extensions+and+theme...

A number of extensions can cause that problem, you'll need to do a little troubleshooting to find out which extension is causing that to happen for you. [http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/troubleshooting+extensions+and+themes]