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browser refreshes on loading

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Why does my browser refresh automatically when it loads. I start to type text in the URL and Search box then the browser refreshes and my typed entry disappears and I have to start typing aging

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Is it the browser that is resetting, or is the browser window reloading?

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link}

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?

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What happens is:-

The browser loads.

I type search text into the url box

As I am typing the text disappears as the browser seems to refresh and I am left with only part or none of the text and have to clear the box and start typing again.

It only happens on start up

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And Safe Mode?

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It still happens in safe mode but not all the time

I noticed it happens in non-safe mode once the browser has loaded and then if you click your mouse anywhere in the brower, it refreshes

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Hmm, sounds like a script problem. But it could be something else.

Location of the cache/cache2 folder; Windows: *C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<profile>\ Mac: ~/Library/Caches/Firefox/Profiles/ Linux: ~/.cache/mozilla/firefox/

Close Firefox. Open your file browser to the above, and remove the folder.

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There is no route to the folder you quote

  • C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<profile>\

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FredMcD said

Windows: *C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<profile>\

<user> is your user name on the computer <profile> is the folder your profile is stored in

Modified by FredMcD