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FF 8.0.1 Issue with cursor keys

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I encounter issue with using any of the keyboard cursor arrow keys (i.e. up/down/left/right, page up/dwn) in any textboxes on any websites that I open with FireFox.

I made sure I have the latest mouse/keyboard drivers installed and I also checked the behaviour by openiung a web site using Internet Explorer where these sympthoms do not occur.

When ever I enter any text and try to press arrow left/right the cursor didn't move. It only moves when I keep pressing the cursors key. The same happens by pressing Ctrl+arrow left/right or page down/up in multiline fields.

Any advices are greatly appreciated.



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

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Thanks cor-el,

I put Firefox in SafeMode, however the problem remains.

In themes Firefox tells me that the default theme (standard 8.0.1) and all add-ons are disabled.

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THe problem still exists, it only occurs in any textboxes that I edit in FireFox 8.01.

It don't happens in any other application incl. MS Intenrnet Explorer.

and not in the previous version of FF8.

I am on a Windows7 64bit

Modified by BodoHH