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Firefox can't open new tabs, focus in the address bar or go to the preferences / add-ons screen

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My Firefox has randomly broken itself overnight. I'm on the latest version as of the 28th of March 2018.

When I start Firefox, I get no focus ring in the top search bar. I'm completely unable to open a new tab. If I try to open Preferences, it takes a good 30 seconds to do so, and once it opens I can't interact with the page other than scrolling it. I can't open the addons screen, or do anything else with the browser. Every interaction with the browser has a significant delay.

When I restart in safe mode, none of these problems occur. Please note I have tried the following steps already:

- Disabled all addons - Removed all addons - Disabled custom themes - Reverted to default theme - Disabled hardware acceleration

Can anyone please help? My browser is basically completely non-functional for no apparent reason. Please note that literally every other piece of software on my machine works fine, including other browsers like Safari and Chrome.

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Please Refresh but do this 1st: Delete your Cookies and Cache and TEST.


TEST....... If no issues then Extensions which need to be added back in 1 at a time and tested ..... Or it is your Profile : Make a new one and test ...:

If is your Profile :

Note: Any customization will revert back to default, you will also need to reinstall Extensions.

Please let us know if this solved your issue or if need further assistance.