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once i have opened/used an url in a new tab, I cannot clesr the address bar to enter new URL - address bar seems frozen

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whenever I open multiple tabs, I cannot clear the address bar to enter a new URL address....i am using the latest FF Beta

whenever I open multiple tabs, I cannot clear the address bar to enter a new URL address....i am using the latest FF Beta

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Start Firefox in Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe 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).


Does it work if you open a new window?

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Chosen Solution

Start Firefox in Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe 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).


Does it work if you open a new window?

See also:

Start Firefox in <u>[[Safe Mode]]</u> 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). *Don't make any changes on the Safe mode start window. *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Safe+Mode ---- Does it work if you open a new window? See also: * http://kb.mozillazine.org/Prevent_websites_from_disabling_new_window_features * http://kb.mozillazine.org/JavaScript#Advanced_JavaScript_settings

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I found an easier solution for now - minimizing the browser reestablishes the cursor and unfreezes the address field for some reason. It should be noted that if I open a new tab, and I see 'enter web address here', I KNOW it has frozen...

I shoul dadd not minimizing the window, but clicking 'Restore down' is what works

I found an easier solution for now - minimizing the browser reestablishes the cursor and unfreezes the address field for some reason. It should be noted that if I open a new tab, and I see 'enter web address here', I KNOW it has frozen... I shoul dadd not minimizing the window, but clicking 'Restore down' is what works

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