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weird url bar problem


when a tab is in the middle of loading, if i try to type anything into any box such as a search box, forum post or this box right now..... the cursor will immediately jump to the url bar and start typing there.

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

firefox 15 was installed

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.
  • Shockwave Flash 11.4 r402
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision Streaming plugin for Mozilla browsers
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision plugin for Mozilla browsers
  • 1.122.0
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.3
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version
  • 0.70.4


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:15.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/15.0.1

More Information

firefox 15
windows 7
intel comp

Question owner

still happening still no replies

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Helpful Reply

hello, can you try to replicate this behaviour when you launch firefox in safe mode once? if not, maybe an addon is interfering here...

Troubleshoot extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems

Question owner

thank you for the help it was a extension that i have for new blank tabs  :D so far problem fixed