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Firefox will not open links when I click on them! How can I fix this?

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When I click onto a web page and there are links to something , Firefox will not open them. No matter what page I am on.

When I click onto a web page and there are links to something , Firefox will not open them. No matter what page I am on.

Chosen solution

Do you have that problem when running in the Firefox SafeMode?
http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Safe+Mode
Don't select anything right now, just use "Continue in SafeMode."

If not, see this:
http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/troubleshooting+extensions+and+theme...

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This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

its been happening for at least 6 months

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  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.0
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • getplusplusadobe16249
  • Default Plug-in
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Provides additional functionality on Facebook. See our web site for details.
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r85
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_22 for Mozilla browsers
  • 4.0.50524.0
  • Office Live Update v1.3
  • NPWLPG
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • Google Update

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.10) Gecko/20100914 Firefox/3.6.10

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the-edmeister
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Chosen Solution

Do you have that problem when running in the Firefox SafeMode?
http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Safe+Mode
Don't select anything right now, just use "Continue in SafeMode."

If not, see this:
http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/troubleshooting+extensions+and+theme...

Do you have that problem when running in the Firefox SafeMode? <br /> [http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Safe+Mode] <br /> ''Don't select anything right now, just use "Continue in SafeMode."'' If not, see this: <br /> [http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/troubleshooting+extensions+and+themes]

Question owner

It works fine when im in safe mode! Does that mean something is wrong with my firefox download?

It works fine when im in safe mode! Does that mean something is wrong with my firefox download?
the-edmeister
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No, your problem more than likely is with something you added to Firefox, like an addon. Please read the second support article that I hyperlinked.

No, your problem more than likely is with something you added to Firefox, like an addon. Please read the second support article that I hyperlinked.

Question owner

Woohoo, thanks solved it!

Woohoo, thanks solved it!

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warlock6 0 solutions 1 answers

I found that as soon as I disabled "disconnect 1.0.1" extension my links worked.

I found that as soon as I disabled "disconnect 1.0.1" extension my links worked.