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Why can't I type in the address bar?

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I can click on the address/location bar and highlight it but i can not type anything in. every page i want to go to i have to type into my little Google search bar and then select it from a list.

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

I upgraded to FF 6

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  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
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  • CouponNetwork Coupon Activator
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.0
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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:6.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/6.0

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cor-el
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You may have visited a website that has disabled the location bar.
Try to open a new window to see if that gives you a working location bar.
If that works then close the not working window and close and restart Firefox to see if that stays.