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page links not working in firefox but work in ie

when im on firefox and i go on for instance facebook when going through the different pages and groups it doesnt show up the links to that page or group in the address bar but if i go into ie it all works no problems. please please need some advice. please dont say to delete firefox and reinstall as i dont want to loose all my bookmarks.

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Senior Contributor

Re: page links not working in firefox but work in ie

Hi boyracer,

Not exactly sure what the problem is. Is it that the awesome (url) bar is empty? Not showing a url?

The first thing would be to upgrade your firefox to v12. Let me know if that doesn't solve the issue.

Legendary Contributor

Re: page links not working in firefox but work in ie

Perform the suggestions mentioned in the following articles:

Check and tell if its working.


IF it still doesn't work, then Start Firefox in -> Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode to check if your add-ons/extensions are causing the problems.

Check and tell if its working normally while using Firefox in Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode.

Site Moderator

Re: page links not working in firefox but work in ie

Can you try to explain your problem better?

Can you attach a screenshot?

Use a compressed image type like PNG or JPG to save the screenshot and make sure that you do not exceed the maximum file size (1 MB).


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New Contributor

Re: page links not working in firefox but work in ie

i see there are faults with v12 is this still ongoing or are they sorted

Site Moderator

Re: page links not working in firefox but work in ie

please try if it is working correctly in firefox safemode Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode

New Contributor

Re: page links not working in firefox but work in ie

yes it ok in safe mode but will it keep starting up in safe mode when shut down and turned back on next day and what is the difference

Site Moderator

Re: page links not working in firefox but work in ie

Try to disable hardware acceleration.

  • Tools > Options > Advanced > General > Browsing: "Use hardware acceleration when available"
Senior Contributor

Re: page links not working in firefox but work in ie

No it won't keep starting up in safe mode. Safe mode is just a way of isolating where the problem is. Try what cor-el suggests.

Legendary Contributor

Re: page links not working in firefox but work in ie

IF it works when you use Firefox in Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode, then perform the sugestions mentioned in this article -> The problem does not occur in Safe Mode

Check and tell if its working.