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WHAT DOES THIS MEAN AND HOW DO I FIX IT? Pressing F7 turns Caret Browsing on or off. This feature places a moveable cursor in web pages, allowing you to select text with the keyboard. Do you want to turn Caret Browsing on?

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Pressing F7 turns Caret Browsing on or off. This feature places a moveable cursor in web pages, allowing you to select text with the keyboard. Do you want to turn Caret Browsing on?

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A blinking cursor (the caret) is visible on all displayed webpages, allowing the user to navigate through the page as they might a word processor document.

F7 turns that feature and & off.

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I get this prompt when I push my shift key. I also get a window at the bottom of the page with a bunch of different stuff in it.

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Start Firefox in Diagnose Firefox issues using Troubleshoot Mode to check if one of the extensions is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox (Tools) > Add-ons > Appearance/Themes).

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AT 6:00PM CDT THIS EVENING THIS MESSAGE BECAME DEBILITATING AND SYSTEMIC WITHIN FIREFOX ON MY WIFE'S PC. SHE CAN NO LONGER USE FF. HAD TO SWITCH BROWSERS. MY COPY OF FF IS FUNCTIONING OK. MESSAGE APPEARS AND CANNOT BE REMOVED. REAPPEARS NO MATTER WHAT YOU REPLY.

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Maybe the F7 key is stuck or keeps getting pressed.

The Caret Browsing is a accessibility feature for people who use the keyboard and little or no mouse.

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Yep, probably a keyboard problem. Looks like it is affecting your Caps Lock key too.