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Some websites' buttons or menus dont work. Error console shows a "window.open is not a function" error

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I am running FF 12.0 Beta. On some websites, links, menu items and buttons do not work. I checked the Error Console and receive the same message every time.

Timestamp: 4/4/2012 8:56:36 AM Error: window.open is not a function Source File: http://www.feedly.com/home Line: 202

Timestamp: 4/4/2012 8:59:17 AM Error: window.open is not a function Source File: http://www.domenicosrestaurant.net/lmpres70.js Line: 2

Timestamp: 4/4/2012 8:59:51 AM Error: window.open is not a function Source File: http://www.endicottalliance.org/menu_com.js Line: 261

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Narrowed it down to the NoScript Add-on. I'll be submitting the bug to them.

I appreciate your help - I should have known to troubleshoot the Add-Ons first ;)

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Hi,

Please check if this happens in a new profile. If the new profile is okay, you can later copy the needed personal data from the old profile. Firefox stores your personal data and settings in another location (profile folder) separate from its files/folder. A new profile would have the default Firefox settings in Tools (Alt + T) > Options and about:config, and usually would also be empty of Extensions and themes (Appearance) in Tools > Add-ons, and their settings. Also, a new profile would have no previous stored website cache/cookies/data/preferences etc., (Tools > Clear Recent History).

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Profile Folder & Files

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Narrowed it down to the NoScript Add-on. I'll be submitting the bug to them.

I appreciate your help - I should have known to troubleshoot the Add-Ons first ;)

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No problem :) Thanks for the helpful information.