Searched words don't show up in website list, missing words on pages
I have wiped my laptop and reloaded the opearting system (HP pavillion zv5000 from about 2005, windows xp) and when I reloaded Firefox it doesn't show the words you searched for. I.E. if you search for "news", then the words "news" won't show up on any of the search results page. Plus a bunch of other boxes, buttons and links don't show up on pages themselves. I have reinstalled mozilla, but I am having the same problem. Thanks for your help, Jeff
Re: Searched words don't show up in website list, missing words on pages
Many site issues can be caused by corrupt cookies or cache. In order to try to fix these problems, the first step is to clear both cookies and the cache.
Note: This will temporarily log you out of all sites you're logged in to.
To clear cache and cookies do the following:
Go to Firefox > History > Clear recent history or (if no Firefox button is shown) go to Tools > Clear recent history.
Under "Time range to clear", select "Everything".
Now, click the arrow next to Details to toggle the Details list active.
From the details list, check Cache and Cookies and uncheck everything else.
Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance).
Do NOT click the Reset button on the Safe mode start window or otherwise make changes.