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Firefox 10 Add-Ons Manager does not open in a tab

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In later versions of Firefox 9 and now Firefox 10, the "Add-Ons Manager" refuses to open in a tab. Instead, it opens as a window with no border that will not move and cannot be moved or closed except by closing it from the Start Bar at the bottom of the screen. This occurs on 2 separate PCs, one running Vista, one running XP. I know it should open as a Tab, but I see no way to do this.

Do I need to change some setting to get it to open properly?


Ken West

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updates 9 and 10 have caused me problems as well with add ons and the extra tab appearing welcoming me to firefox. With update 10 all my add ons disappeared.. upon going to tools /add ons I found half my add ons were incompatable and the others were closed! I just opened them again and all was fine. Luckily the add ons I use often were still compatable. The other option is to just add them again if they are compatible.. if not you can get around it by googling and comming up with a solution there somewhere.. One I use a lot is download helper and I had to do this about 3 versions ago to get it running. There could be a solution in Help/trouble shooting and looking at extensions.. your add ons should be listed there and all be True.. If not you will most probably have to open Containing folder in top block and do something there.. Not sure what but will leave it up to the experts.. Seriously it would most probably be quicker to reinstal you add ons.

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Maybe my first post wasn't clear so I'll try again.

Can someone help me get Firefox itself to open its "Add-Ons Manager" in a tab rather than in a frame-less window?

I'm not having trouble with any of my Add-Ons. The trouble is with the "Add-Ons Manager" that is part of the Firefox application. When I open the Firefox "Add-Ons Manager" using Tools->Add-ons I get a window in the upper left hand corner of the screen with no frame. The window will not move and can only be closed by closing it from the Start bar at the bottom of the screen. It should open in a new Tab withing Firefox. This frameless window lets me scroll through the Add-ons, etc. Near as I can tell, this has nothing at all to do with any Add-ons, it is a problem with Firefox itself.

I hope this make things more clear.

Ken West