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Firefox locking up / hangs after using search

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At random, whenever use a search box on a page, Firefox will lock up. The "loading" icon on the tab will animate as normal, but the entire window won't respond. If I press the show desktop button and then try to reveal Firefox, none of the windows will appear. I'd have to go into Windows Task Manager and be lucky enough to terminate the correct process containing the tab, or else I'd have to start all over again.

At random, whenever use a search box on a page, Firefox will lock up. The "loading" icon on the tab will animate as normal, but the entire window won't respond. If I press the show desktop button and then try to reveal Firefox, none of the windows will appear. I'd have to go into Windows Task Manager and be lucky enough to terminate the correct process containing the tab, or else I'd have to start all over again.

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I discovered that this had something to do with using Windows' On-screen Keyboard. I was able to work around this issue by simply closing that app when I'm not using it.

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Did you try Private Mode to see if this happens that there as well. So what search page are you using?

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

I discovered that this had something to do with using Windows' On-screen Keyboard. I was able to work around this issue by simply closing that app when I'm not using it.

Helpful?

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