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Firefox bug - disallows typing, page forwarding, stuck on home page, letters appear but are deleted as fast as you type.

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  • Last reply by FredMcD

I noticed an error by off-chance while using Facebook. I clicked a link which lead to a site I've visited before... but. The moment I clicked it went to the Tab screen. Brought my other tab to the home screen. When I tried to go forward, back or type in new address it would not let me do anything. I shut down PC through power button. Turned back on and let me browse as normal. Did a scan, have found no virus or malware.

Sadly, i don't have an error report to give and I couldn't inspect the elements to see if something was messing with it. As it would just continuously reset my page screen. This is the first time this has happened.

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heavensraptor said

I clicked a link which lead to a site I've visited before...

What site is that?

Many site issues can be caused by corrupt cookies or cache.

Warning ! ! This will log you out of sites you're logged in to. You may also lose any settings for that website.

If there is still a problem, Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link} by holding down the <Shift> (Mac=Options) key, and then starting Firefox.

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh). Did this help?

While you are in safe mode;

Try disabling graphics hardware acceleration in Firefox. Since this feature was added to Firefox it has gradually improved but there are still a few glitches.

How to disable Hardware Acceleration {web link}