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How do I disable/uninstall "Quick Search" in Status Bar?

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I want to disable/uninstall the "Quick Search" box that pops up in my Status Bar in Firefox 23.0.1 Right now I'm having an issue with an "erratic cursor" (Windows 8...YUCK!!!!). I start typing in the address bar in a new tab, or in Google search bar, and my cursor floats all over the screen without my knowledge. In the middle of typing my search, the cursor will somehow "trigger" the "Quick Search" box, and suddenly, my words end up being typed there. I found out that this "erratic cursor" is a documented issue with the Lenovo G585 laptop, and until I find out how to fix it, I REALLY want to stop "Quick Search" from opening unless I ask it to open. How do I stop "Quick Search" from opening?

Thanks in advance for your help! Nuts4Mutts  :)

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.8 r800
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 12.0.3.133
  • Manages passcards and profiles
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 11.0.03
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • TrendMicro Toolbar Rating Plugin
  • WildTangent Games App V2 Presence Detector
  • Nitro PDF Plug-in for Firefox and Chrome
  • Exent® AOD Gecko Plugin

Application

  • Firefox 23.0.1
  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; WOW64; rv:23.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/23.0
  • Support URL: http://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/23.0.1/WINNT/en-US/

Extensions

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  • DoNotTrackMe 2.2.9.812 (donottrackplus@abine.com)
  • Empty Cache Button 2.4 ({4cc4a13b-94a6-7568-370d-5f9de54a9c7f})
  • eQuake Alert 8.0.1 ({8585C31E-1E94-4498-ACEC-CB913A05FC52})
  • Flagfox 4.2.12 ({1018e4d6-728f-4b20-ad56-37578a4de76b})
  • Ghostery 5.0.4 (firefox@ghostery.com)
  • Magnifier 0.6 (Magnifier@girishsharma)
  • Remove Google Tracking 1.8 (jid0-DpogclPgnN9OvqNntEBbPZxBinY@jetpack)
  • RoboForm Toolbar for Firefox 7.9.1.1 ({22119944-ED35-4ab1-910B-E619EA06A115})
  • Search Engine Sorting 1.0.3 (sese@yasanori)
  • Trend Micro BEP Firefox Extension 7.5.0.1136 (tmbepff-7.5@trendmicro.com)
  • Trend Micro DirectPass Firefox Extension 1.7.0.1015 ({8197dd50-b252-4b08-a1be-1277f22357bb})
  • Trend Micro Osprey Firefox Extension 1.0.0.1194 ({21541D23-FDA1-4bf3-8AF2-8F623BF70B07})
  • Trend Micro Toolbar 6.0.0.1318 ({22181a4d-af90-4ca3-a569-faed9118d6bc})
  • Troubleshooter 1.1a (troubleshooter@mozilla.org)
  • TV-Fox 19.0.0 ({2f17f610-5e97-4fed-828f-9940b7b577a4})
  • Webutation 2.0.7 ({15fe27f3-e5ab-2d59-4c5c-dadc7945bdbd})
  • WOT 20130515 ({a0d7ccb3-214d-498b-b4aa-0e8fda9a7bf7})
  • MaskMe 1.29.323 (idme@abine.com) (Inactive)

Javascript

  • incrementalGCEnabled: True

Graphics

  • adapterDescription: AMD Radeon HD 7340M
  • adapterDescription2:
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  • adapterDeviceID2:
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  • adapterDrivers2:
  • adapterRAM: 384
  • adapterRAM2:
  • adapterVendorID: 0x1002
  • adapterVendorID2:
  • clearTypeParameters: Gamma: 2200 Pixel Structure: RGB ClearType Level: 100 Enhanced Contrast: 50
  • direct2DEnabled: False
  • direct2DEnabledMessage: [u'tryNewerDriver', u'!= 8.982.*.*']
  • directWriteEnabled: False
  • directWriteVersion: 6.2.9200.16581
  • driverDate: 8-1-2012
  • driverDate2:
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  • driverVersion2:
  • info: {u'AzureCanvasBackend': u'skia', u'AzureFallbackCanvasBackend': u'cairo', u'AzureContentBackend': u'none'}
  • isGPU2Active: False
  • numAcceleratedWindows: 0
  • numAcceleratedWindowsMessage: [u'tryNewerDriver', u'!= 8.982.*.*']
  • numTotalWindows: 1
  • webglRendererMessage: [u'tryNewerDriver', u'!= 8.982.*.*']
  • windowLayerManagerType: Basic

Modified Preferences

  • accessibility.blockautorefresh: True
  • accessibility.typeaheadfind: True
  • accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar: 0
  • browser.cache.disk.capacity: 358400
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.first_run: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.use_old_max: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size_cached_value: 358400
  • browser.display.background_color: #CCCCFF
  • browser.display.foreground_color: #000099
  • browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion: 4
  • browser.startup.homepage: http://xfinity.comcast.net/
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID: 20130814063812
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone: 23.0.1
  • browser.tabs.loadInBackground: False
  • dom.mozApps.used: True
  • dom.w3c_touch_events.expose: False
  • extensions.lastAppVersion: 23.0.1
  • font.default.x-western: sans-serif
  • font.minimum-size.x-western: 12
  • font.name.monospace.x-western: Malgun Gothic
  • font.name.sans-serif.x-western: Malgun Gothic
  • font.name.serif.x-western: Malgun Gothic
  • font.size.fixed.x-western: 12
  • font.size.variable.x-western: 12
  • gfx.blacklist.direct2d: 3
  • keyword.URL: http://www.ask.com/search?q=|
  • network.cookie.lifetimePolicy: 2
  • network.cookie.prefsMigrated: True
  • places.database.lastMaintenance: 1378529020
  • places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages: 95795
  • plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types: application/pdf
  • plugin.importedState: True
  • privacy.cpd.offlineApps: True
  • privacy.donottrackheader.enabled: True
  • privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs: True
  • privacy.sanitize.timeSpan: 0
  • storage.vacuum.last.index: 1
  • storage.vacuum.last.places.sqlite: 1377464206

Misc

  • User JS: No
  • Accessibility: Yes
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