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Problem typing into address bar and text entry fields when multiple tabs are open

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Having a strange problem since the last upgrade to Firefox (v10). If I have more than one tab open and try to type into the address bar, it doesn't work in the tab I'm focused on, and instead types the text into a text field in one of my previous tabs. This also seems to happen for text entry boxes. Does anyone know why or how to fix?

Having a strange problem since the last upgrade to Firefox (v10). If I have more than one tab open and try to type into the address bar, it doesn't work in the tab I'm focused on, and instead types the text into a text field in one of my previous tabs. This also seems to happen for text entry boxes. Does anyone know why or how to fix?

Modified by Noah_SUMO

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

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Since last upgrade

Installed Plug-ins

  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_30 for Mozilla browsers
  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r183
  • IE Tab 2 Plug-in for Mozilla/Firefox
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.4.5"

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:10.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/10.0

More Information

Application Basics
Name
Firefox
Version
10.0
User Agent
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:10.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/10.0
Profile Directory
Open Containing Folder
Enabled Plugins
about:plugins
Build Configuration
about:buildconfig
Crash Reports
about:crashes
Memory Use
about:memory
Extensions
Name
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Enabled
ID
Adblock Plus
2.0.3
true
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Add to Amazon Wish List Button
1.8
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amznUWL2@amazon.com
AddThis
3.1.3
true
{3e0e7d2a-070f-4a47-b019-91fe5385ba79}
Always on Top
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true
{E6C93316-271E-4b3d-8D7E-FE11B4350AEB}
Delicious Bookmarks
2.3.1
true
{2fa4ed95-0317-4c6a-a74c-5f3e3912c1f9}
Download Statusbar
0.9.10
true
{D4DD63FA-01E4-46a7-B6B1-EDAB7D6AD389}
IE Tab 2 (FF 3.6+)
4.1.3.1
true
{1BC9BA34-1EED-42ca-A505-6D2F1A935BBB}
HP Smart Web Printing
4.60
false
smartwebprinting@hp.com
Skype extension
5.0.0.6906
false
{AB2CE124-6272-4b12-94A9-7303C7397BD1}
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Value
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0
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180
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false
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2
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browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID
20120129021758
browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone
rv:10.0
dom.ipc.plugins.enabled.npietab2.dll
true
extensions.lastAppVersion
10.0
gfx.blacklist.direct2d
2
gfx.blacklist.layers.direct3d10
2
gfx.blacklist.layers.direct3d10-1
2
gfx.blacklist.layers.direct3d9
2
gfx.blacklist.layers.opengl
2
gfx.blacklist.suggested-driver-version
257.21
gfx.blacklist.webgl.angle
2
gfx.blacklist.webgl.msaa
2
gfx.blacklist.webgl.opengl
2
network.cookie.prefsMigrated
true
places.database.lastMaintenance
1328202550
places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages
104858
places.history.expiration.transient_optimal_database_size
167772160
places.last_vacuum
1299926527
print.print_printer
HP Photosmart Premium C309g-m
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_Premium_C309g-m.print_bgcolor
false
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false
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_Premium_C309g-m.print_command
print.printer_HP_Photosmart_Premium_C309g-m.print_downloadfonts
false
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0
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0
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privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs
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privacy.sanitize.timeSpan
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security.warn_viewing_mixed
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Graphics
Adapter Description
NVIDIA GeForce GT 320
Vendor ID
10de
Device ID
0ca2
Adapter RAM
1024
Adapter Drivers
nvd3dumx,nvwgf2umx,nvwgf2umx nvd3dum,nvwgf2um,nvwgf2um
Driver Version
8.17.11.9745
Driver Date
4-3-2010
Adapter RAM (GPU #2)
Unknown
Adapter Drivers (GPU #2)
Unknown
Direct2D Enabled
Blocked for your graphics driver version. Try updating your graphics driver to version 257.21 or newer.
DirectWrite Enabled
false (6.1.7601.17563)
ClearType Parameters
ClearType parameters not found
WebGL Renderer
Blocked for your graphics driver version. Try updating your graphics driver to version 257.21 or newer.
GPU Accelerated Windows
0/1. Blocked for your graphics driver version. Try updating your graphics driver to version 257.21 or newer.

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Perform the suggestions mentioned in the following articles:

Check and tell if its working.


May not be related to your problem but some of your Firefox Plugins are out-dated

  • Update All your Firefox Plugins -> https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/plugincheck/
  • When Downloading Plugins Update setup files, Remove Checkmark from Downloading other Optional Softwares with your Plugins (e.g. Toolbars, McAfee, Google Chrome, etc.)
Perform the suggestions mentioned in the following articles: * [https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Template:clearCookiesCache/ Clear Cookies & Cache] * [[Troubleshooting extensions and themes]] Check and tell if its working. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ May not be related to your problem but some of your Firefox Plugins are out-dated * Update All your Firefox Plugins -> https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/plugincheck/ * '''When Downloading Plugins Update setup files, Remove Checkmark from Downloading other Optional Softwares with your Plugins (e.g. Toolbars, McAfee, Google Chrome, etc.)'''