Javascript popups crashes Firefox when Talkback add-on is enabled

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

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Firefox
Extension Compatibility
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
10 years ago
8 years ago

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(Reporter: Per Bylund, Unassigned)

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10 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.8.1.11) Gecko/20071127 Firefox/2.0.0.11
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.8.1.11) Gecko/20071127 Firefox/2.0.0.11

I recently updated my Firefox browser and installed the problem reporting Talkback add-on. After that I couldn't access any page that used popups, such as Blogger's blogging site (which uses Javascript popups for all sorts of things - adding images, e.g.). Every time a site opened a popup window the browser crashed and I got the dialog box asking me to report the problem. At first I thought it might be because I have just installed a few Win Vista updates (we all know they often cause problems), but then I found the problem: When the talk-back add-on is enabled ALL sites using Javascript popups ALWAYS crash. When disabling the talkback add-on they work again!

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in to e.g. blogger.com
2. Navigate to create new post
3. Click on "add image" (opens popup) - crash!
Actual Results:  
Firefox crashes

Expected Results:  
opened the popup window (which was done) and kept working
I'm pretty sure this didn't happen for most people who used Talkback.  But Talkback is gone now :)
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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