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Why can't I switch between windows w/o minimizing FireFox?

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When I have several different application windows open and I'm using the Firefox (FF) browser I must first minimize the FF window in order to view a file in another application window like an Excel. Sometimes when I have two windows (for instance a chat window) open in FF, I cannot get the chat window to move to the top w/o first minimizing FF. The chat window immediately moves to the back w/o first minimizing my current FF window.

These problems do not occur in IE.

When I have several different application windows open and I'm using the Firefox (FF) browser I must first minimize the FF window in order to view a file in another application window like an Excel. Sometimes when I have two windows (for instance a chat window) open in FF, I cannot get the chat window to move to the top w/o first minimizing FF. The chat window immediately moves to the back w/o first minimizing my current FF window. These problems do not occur in IE.

Solution eye eponami

Hi Yachtmeister, This may happen when you leave Firefox open for a long period of time. It may be one of the scripts on the page has froze.

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Solution eye oponami

Hi Yachtmeister, This may happen when you leave Firefox open for a long period of time. It may be one of the scripts on the page has froze.

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Make sure that you do not run Firefox in full screen mode (press F11 or Fn + F11 to toggle; Mac: Command+Shift+F).

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I wound up buying an annual Assure maintenance contract ($149) from Micsosoft. Even though I run MalwareBytes quite often the MS technician found some deeply embedded malware on my machine. He cleaned it up and the problems went away. So all I can say it watch it out there. By the way the Assure contract covers both of my laptops. They do not cover the old OS like Vista and XP.

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I wound up buying an annual Assure maintenance contract ($149) from Micsosoft. Even though I run MalwareBytes quite often the MS technician found some deeply embedded malware on my machine. He cleaned it up and the problems went away. So all I can say it watch it out there. By the way the Assure contract covers both of my laptops. They do not cover the old OS like Vista and XP.