Firefox 15.0.1 will not allow me to type in the data boxes such as the one I am using now. I am contacting you with Microsoft Internet Explorer.
I just upgraded to 15.0.1. Firefox will not let me type in data in data boxes such as a dictionary lookup or even the question box within the Firefox Help. The box usually comes up with the type of sinformation needed within the box, such as "word lookup" but I cannot type over the words, delete them, erase them. The box will not allow data input.
Try starting Firefox in safe mode ... click Help and choose "Restart with Add-ons disabled". Try to repeat your problem and if solved ... restart Firefox normally and disable Extensions one at a time to find the one causing the problem. Pay attention to dictionary add-ons and voice activation add-ons like Dragon Dictate or Google Talk. Good luck.
You can also try to disable hardware acceleration in Firefox.
- Tools > Options > Advanced > General > Browsing: "Use hardware acceleration when available"
Totally unrelated to my problem with Firefox I got hit with a virus/malware problem which my virus protection failed to catch/stop. I was forced to go to safe mode in Windows and restore my system to a few hours earlier. That got me back to Firefox 14 and there are no issues with Firefox 14 with me entering data as there is in Firefox 15. I am ignoring Firefox's offer to upgrade for a while as I cannot believe that I would be the only one with the issue I described in Firefox 15. Thank you both for your input on how to correct the problem. I will try them out if I find the same problem later on when I "upgrade" to Firefox 15.