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URL bar address and FavIcon image do not update until Site Identity Button is clicked

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i notice that whenever the Site Identity Button is gray (i.e. most of the time), when browsing to different pages on a web site, the address bar does not change, and just keeps showing the root of the domain, e.g. "eircom.net" when the actual URL may be "http://entertainment.eircom.net/movies/". the true URL is not revealed until i click on the Site Identity Button. i get a pop up from Firefox "This web site does not supply identity information". the URL of the previous page/site (and the FavIcon image) are left in place until i click the button.

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Start Firefox in Diagnose Firefox issues using Troubleshoot Mode to check if one of the extensions is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox (Tools) > Add-ons > Appearance/Themes).

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

Start Firefox in Diagnose Firefox issues using Troubleshoot Mode to check if one of the extensions is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox (Tools) > Add-ons > Appearance/Themes).

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hi cor-el. thanks for the suggestion. i disabled all add-ons and enabled them one by one until i found the culprit: IE Tab. even though it was not active because Firefox said it was not compatible, it was causing the problem. thanks

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Please click the Solved It button next to the answer that solved your Firefox support issue, it appears when you are logged in, so this thread gets marked as Solved to help other users who may have this same problem.

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I had the same problem. Favicon Picker 2 is what broke it for me. I think, not many people notice this.