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Caret Browsing - Restore Confirmation Prompt

How to Restore the Caret Browsing Confirmation Prompt
Published by Brink
28 Jul 2010
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How to Restore the Caret Browsing Confirmation Prompt


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If you checked the Do not show me this dialog box again. in the Caret Browsing confirmation prompt, then this will show you how to restore the confirmation prompt in Internet Explorer and Firefox.


EXAMPLE: Caret Browsing confirmation prompt
NOTE: This is what you see when you press F7 in Internet Explorer or Firefox to confirm turning on Caret Browsing.
Caret Browsing - Restore Confirmation Prompt-example.jpg



Caret Browsing - Restore Confirmation Prompt OPTION ONE Caret Browsing - Restore Confirmation Prompt
Restore Caret Browsing Confirmation Prompt in "Internet Explorer"
1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.
Restore_IE_Caret_Browsing_Prompt.reg
download
2. Save the .reg file to the desktop.

3. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

4. Click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC-Windows 7/8) or Continue (UAC-Vista), Yes, and OK when prompted.

5. You will now see the Caret Browsing confirmation prompt when you press F7 in Internet Explorer again.




Caret Browsing - Restore Confirmation Prompt OPTION TWO Caret Browsing - Restore Confirmation Prompt
Restore Caret Browsing Confirmation Prompt in "Firefox"
1. Open Firefox.

2. Type about:config in the Firefox address bar and press enter, then click/tap on the I'll be careful, I promise button. (see screenshot below)
Caret Browsing - Restore Confirmation Prompt-ff_step1.jpg
3. Scroll down a bit and double click/tap on the accessibility.warn_on_browsewithcaret entry to change the "value" from false (no confirmation prompt) to true (confirmation prompt).
WARNING: Be real careful to not double click on any other entry and change it's value.
Caret Browsing - Restore Confirmation Prompt-ff_step2.jpg

Caret Browsing - Restore Confirmation Prompt-ff_step3.jpg

4. You will now see the Caret Browsing confirmation prompt when you press F7 in Firefox again.
That's it,
Shawn






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