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Ahhh hang on I forgot to delete the program folders! This box is already unchecked and if I check it with the correct Windows 8 OS there is no change. I am wondering about two things After some of these, the search bar will work exactly once using enter or the button before reverting to uselessness. Try updating your graphics driver to version 257.21 or newer. his comment is here

I have very limited ftp knowledge, so please assume I know nothing when responding. Chosen solution Thanks so much for you help. One other thought: Safe Mode disables extensions, but does not disable plugins. You can use this button to go to the currently used Firefox profile folder: *Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Show Folder (Linux: Open Directory; Mac: Show in Finder) *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1041925

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thank you Hello Gallawa, '''try Firefox Safe Mode''' to see if the problem goes away. [[Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode|Firefox Safe Mode]] is a troubleshooting mode that temporarily turns off Does it make any difference if you disable search suggestions? I had run the spyware before but, I did find one extension that hadn't shown up before and it was Surf Canyon Fast search...........I was using Surf Canyon with no problem Click "Start in Safe Mode" (''not'' Refresh).

Nothing at all happens when search or the arrow is clicked. I am running FF25.0.1 on Windows 7, but I've had this problem for several versions, can't remember when it started. The search bar doesn't work with any engine, I can type and the cursor will blink but it doesn't perform searches when I hit enter or use the search button. Firefox Address Bar Not Working Please report back to us!

cor-el Moderator 14591 solutions 132319 answers Posted 4/3/12, 7:44 PM Helpful Reply Yes, Firefox will create new files. It may look a little annoying. There is a fix that involves finding the Firefox profile, whilst Firefox is open. https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1065983 browser.search.useDBForOrder: True ?

The address bar works fine with all engines. Google Not Working On Firefox I still don't have RealPlayer downloader, it's still gone. I will start a new thread as you suggested. I can go into options and click on the search tab, it will not show search It showed the xml files were not there, It instructed to redownload firefox.

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Gallawa Posted 1/7/15, 5:47 PM Question owner I just tried changing the compatibility mode shutting down the program and starting again. https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1039798 Create a new profile as a test to check if your current profile is causing the problems. Firefox Search Not Working See: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Transferring_data_to_a_new_profile_-_Firefox Yes, Firefox will create new files. Google Search Stopped Working In Firefox Firefox should then work when restarted.

search. this content Portions of this content are ©1998–2016 by individual mozilla.org contributors. edit minor typo; also note advanced MDN article https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Tech/Places/places.sqlite_Database_Troubleshooting Hi kbuckler, Sorry you are having problems with Firefox. Make sure that you update each program to get the latest version of their databases before doing a scan. *Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware:
http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php *AdwCleaner:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Antivirus/Removal-Tools/AdwCleaner.shtml *SuperAntispyware:
http://www.superantispyware.com/ *Microsoft Safety Scanner:
http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx *Windows Defender: Home Page:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/defender/default.mspx *Spybot Firefox Search Tab Not Working

Thanks anyway. This fixed my issue Thank you. I would like to try to reproduce the issue and add it to a bug in mozilla. http://taskflowapp.com/not-working/search-in-firefox-not-working.html I will start a new thread as you suggested.

Thanks for all your help!! Firefox Omnibar Firefox 39 address bar not working 4 replies 45 have this problem 5107 views Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago kbuckler Posted 7/8/15, 1:13 AM The address bar is not If that new profile works then you can transfer some files from the old profile to that new profile, but be careful not to copy corrupted files.

Hello jscher2000, It appears that the solution for that question (1009562) was "demoted" by the moderator today.

Rename that file. when a solution is found. mozilla Ask a question Sign In English Search Home Support Forum Firefox Search bar non-functional. Firefox Profile Folder thank you cor-el Moderator 14591 solutions 132319 answers Posted 1/5/15, 10:58 AM You can try to open a new window in case there is a problem with the current window.

Do NOT remove personal data when you uninstall your current Firefox version, because all profile folders will be removed and you lose personal data like bookmarks and passwords from profiles of You need to scan with all programs because each program detects different malware. I tried each solution individually and kept firefox closed each time (except, obviously, for disabling plugins or trying the searchreset addon where I restarted it instead), I didn't pile these steps http://taskflowapp.com/not-working/search-box-firefox-not-working.html See if update manager has updates for you.

Please see: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/978011#answer-504294 ''Edit: I think you meant to have those on separate lines, so never mind.'' Modified November 24, 2013 at 9:25:49 AM PST by jscher2000 user1001696 Posted 11/24/13, 9:54 What to do when searches take you to the wrong search website Awesome Bar - Search your Firefox bookmarks, history and tabs from the address bar Search the web from the There is no about:preferences#search anymore. Unfortunatly you will lose History.

I've sent the console log, thanks for responding. Did that and the search is working. lwfrederick 0 solutions 4 answers Posted 3/25/15, 3:38 PM cor-el said Make sure that you do not run Firefox in compatibility mode. Portions of this content are ©1998–2016 by individual mozilla.org contributors.

hth, Rick in my case, FF 35.0, Win7 Home SP1, updating Tab Mix Plus to Version 0.4.1.6, corrected the problem. You can use this button to go to the currently used Firefox profile folder: Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Show Folder (Linux: Open Directory; Mac: Show in Finder) http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox I have very limited ftp knowledge, so please assume I know nothing when responding. Loss of History besides its obvious loss also affects the use of the autocompletion from the location bar (aka awesomebar) and your newtab tiles.

exported bookmarks just in case 2. Thanks everybody! Both those config settings are true. I am having the same problem - even in safe mode.

I'm pretty sure a new profile and a clean reinstall did the same thing. Thanks for all your help!! Both those config settings are true. If Firefox is not running, you can start Firefox in Safe Mode as follows: On Windows: Hold the Shift key when you open the Firefox desktop or Start menu shortcut.

orengreen Posted 1/17/15, 9:06 AM Question owner Disabling graphics hardware acceleration did not solve the problem. I'm pretty sure it worked yesterday. Please see: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/978011#answer-504294 Edit: I think you meant to have those on separate lines, so never mind. It worked in IE.