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I cannot open new tab pages in my browser.

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If I click on the little plus nothing happens. If I try the shortkey, nothing happens. But new tabs do open automatically if I click on a link in a website.

If I click on the little plus nothing happens. If I try the shortkey, nothing happens. But new tabs do open automatically if I click on a link in a website.

Modified by JessicaKoetsier

Chosen solution

The Ask Toolbar is causing that in the Firefox 3.6.13 version. Evidently something in that extension isn't compatible with a Firefox security fix. Disable that extension or un-install it.

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Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

a few weeks ago?

Installed Plug-ins

  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
  • np-mswmp
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • Zylom Plugin
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Default Plug-in
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r82
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.0
  • GEPlugin
  • Picasa plugin
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_23 for Mozilla browsers
  • 4.0.51204.0
  • Office Live Update v1.3
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • Google Updater pluginhttp://pack.google.com/
  • Google Update

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; nl; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101203 AskTbARS/3.11.3.15590 Firefox/3.6.13 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

More Information

I have already uninstalled and re-installed Firefox, but the problem remains.

the-edmeister
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Chosen Solution

The Ask Toolbar is causing that in the Firefox 3.6.13 version. Evidently something in that extension isn't compatible with a Firefox security fix. Disable that extension or un-install it.

The Ask Toolbar is causing that in the Firefox 3.6.13 version. Evidently something in that extension isn't compatible with a Firefox security fix. Disable that extension or un-install it.

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Thank you! That sorted out the problem :-D.

Thank you! That sorted out the problem :-D.
foxyfan 0 solutions 1 answers

Helpful Reply

That certainly was the problem.I uninstalled ASK toolbar and the problem was solved. Thanks

That certainly was the problem.I uninstalled ASK toolbar and the problem was solved. Thanks
the-edmeister
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You're welcome. Please mark this thread as solved.

You're welcome. Please mark this thread as solved.
ticc_tocc 0 solutions 1 answers

Thank you! that problem just started today and was driveing me nuts. Thank you for finding out what was causeing it and how it could be fix'ed.

Thank you! that problem just started today and was driveing me nuts. Thank you for finding out what was causeing it and how it could be fix'ed.