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why does the mac dock firefox icon suddenly say c-vcxzcxz...cxzcdxz instead of firefox?


The icon name changed yesterday, no reason.

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  • Displays Java applet content, or a placeholder if Java is not installed.
  • Motive Mac Client Downloader
  • Shockwave Flash 11.2 r202
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • The Google Earth Plugin allows you to view 3D imagery and terrain in your web browser.
  • Simple Browser plug-in that launchs CaddieSync for Mac
  • lalaPlayer Internet plug-in
  • lalaScanner proxy
  • iPhoto6


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; rv:8.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/8.0.1

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hello creambo, please update firefox to the latest version (firefox 18 at the moment) & see if this already addresses the issue.

Update Firefox to the latest version