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Windows 7: Right click/context menu appears invisible, minus the outline

21 Feb 2013   #31
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Sorry, missed that last paragraph on your first post.

Can you give a better idea of when this first started and can you check to see if you have any system restore dates from before you first noticed the problem?


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21 Feb 2013   #32
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

1.Do you have a drop down window problem in any other program?
2.What versions of FF are you using?
3.Is FF set to default now? If not what setting do you have that are not default at the present.
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21 Feb 2013   #33
Elwood42

 
 

I believe it started about a day ago, maybe two? I only really started noticing it with regularity today however.

I also have a restore point from the thirteenth of Feburary, and nothing sooner. Despite re-installing firefox today, it didn't generate a restore point.
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21 Feb 2013   #34
Elwood42

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
1.Do you have a drop down window problem in any other program?
2.What versions of FF are you using?
3.Is FF set to default now? If not what setting do you have that are not default at the present.
I tried open office and all the drop down menu's work fine in that, no issues. Tried a few other programs and also had no luck reproducing the issue, so I have made a post on the firefox forum in case they can help.

I am using firefox 19.0, the latest version.

I changed a few layout settings in firefox so the menu bar is visible all the time and moved the tab bar, but nothing else beyond that has been changed.
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21 Feb 2013   #35
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

While waiting for the FF forum to reply can you see what happens with FF set at default only? Give that a try don't do anything else. Just put it to default and restart FF.
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21 Feb 2013   #36
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Looking online it seems that Firefox 19 was released in the 19th of this month, so it could very well be a bug with Firefox 19. In fact, I consider that to be very likely. The official release of Firefox 20 isn't until April, so I see three options unless someone else has the answer to your problem. Live with it until the new version comes out, try a different web browser, or try the Firefox beta, which may or may not be more buggy.

EDIT: make sure to try anything Layback suggest before trying of the options I listed. He's smarter than I am anyways.
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21 Feb 2013   #37
Elwood42

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
While waiting for the FF forum to reply can you see what happens with FF set at default only? Give that a try don't do anything else. Just put it to default and restart FF.
I gave it a go, and it still occurs. Also to note, before I updated firefox today when i reinstalled, it still occurred on the old version of firefox. It's somehow related to my pc only, but only affects the firefox browser.
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21 Feb 2013   #38
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Are you sure Firefox did not update automatically?

EDIT: Just checked the Firefox website and it does say it updates automatically without changing your settings.
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21 Feb 2013   #39
Elwood42

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Petey7 View Post
Are you sure Firefox did not update automatically?
I'm pretty certain, yes! At any rate, it's been happening to me and none of the other pc's in my household that run firefox 18.6 and version 19.0
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21 Feb 2013   #40
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

According to the Firefox website, it updates automatically, so if you restarted your computer and/or browser yesterday or Tuesday it may have updated but left your settings the same. I'm not sure if there is a way to download an older version, but if you can, you could download the installer, remove the current version of Firefox, DISCONNECT FROM THE INTERNET, install the old version and change the update setting in options to not update and see what happens.
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