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Firefox Question

by m1chael / October 22, 2007 4:28 AM PDT

I have Firefox loaded on several of my home pc's. One pc will not load the url from the drop down list (of sites visited before) by clicking on the specific url address such as, I have to click on the specific url address such as and then click the Go button. On other pc's I can use the drop down box and click on the selected url such as and it will start loading the webpage.

Any ideas how I can get this to work on the machine that will not do it now?


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Still need assistance
by m1chael / October 30, 2007 11:41 PM PDT
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I noticed that it has been quite a few days and no one has read my posts. I know that every post cannot be read and responded to right of way or maybe even at all.

Just curious to see if someone can provide some insight on what I can do to fix this problem even though it may not seem like a big deal it gets to be a pain.


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Actually I did read it.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 30, 2007 11:59 PM PDT
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But your post was void of details so I just kept going. My only thought given so little to work with is to uninstall Firefox and then delete it's profile. Read

Install Firefox and you should see it's default behavior. I bet it's a setting somewhere but I decline to try to break mine to see exactly which one it is.


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I suspect...
by John.Wilkinson / October 31, 2007 12:11 AM PDT
In reply to: Still need assistance

I suspect the file localstore.rdf has become corrupt, which while uncommon is not unheard of. I would recommend closing Firefox, then browsing to your Firefox profile directory and deleting that file. The location varies based on your operating system, but a list can be found in this post. The file will be automatically recreated using the default settings the next time Firefox is launched. It may not be that simple and end up requiring a full repair of Firefox as per those instructions, but with a little luck won't be needed.


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(NT) Perhaps a setting in about:config...?
by Me, Myself and You / November 10, 2007 9:51 PM PST
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