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I can not get the cursor to stop blinking f7 does not help. I am running 8.0 can you help?

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I am using firefox 8.0 I have tried f7 and that doesn't stop it. When I totally reboot the computer it stops for awhile but randomly returns. Please make it stop flashing at me.

I am using firefox 8.0 I have tried f7 and that doesn't stop it. When I totally reboot the computer it stops for awhile but randomly returns. Please make it stop flashing at me.

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

after I change to 8.0

Installed Plug-ins

  • Version 2.5.7.4933
  • Google Talk Plugin Video Accelerator version:0.1.44.14
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Google Update
  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r183
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.1
  • 4.0.60831.0
  • Picasa plugin
  • ActiveTouch General Plugin Container Version 105
  • Coupons, Inc. Coupon Printer Plugin
  • Coupons, Inc. Coupon Printer DLL
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_24 for Mozilla browsers
  • NPTURNMED
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • DRM Netscape Network Object
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin
  • Npdsplay dll
  • np-mswmp

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.0.16) Gecko/2009120208 Firefox/3.0.16 GTB6 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

More Information

I tried the f7 does nothing

cor-el
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Where do you see that blinking cursor?

If it is on a web page and not in a text area or input field then your are in caret browsing mode (press F7 to toggle).
If that isn't your problem then try to explain it better.


You posted with a Firefox/3.0.16 user agent. What is your Firefox version as reported on the Help > About page and the Help > Troubleshooting page?

  • Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.0.16) Gecko/2009120208 Firefox/3.0.16 GTB6 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)
Where do you see that blinking cursor? If it is on a web page and not in a text area or input field then your are in caret browsing mode (press F7 to toggle).<br /> If that isn't your problem then try to explain it better. ---- You posted with a Firefox/3.0.16 user agent. What is your Firefox version as reported on the Help > About page and the Help > Troubleshooting page? * Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.0.16) Gecko/2009120208 Firefox/3.0.16 GTB6 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)