Firefox doesn't allow me to copy and paste any more... and the window goes blank




9 years ago
8 years ago


(Reporter: jumpflyz, Unassigned)


3.5 Branch
Windows XP

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)


(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2011-2-25])



9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20090729 Firefox/3.5.2 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20090729 Firefox/3.5.2 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

I can no longer copy and paste anything and when every few new windows I open or websites I go to, the screen turns blank and takes away the url bar so I am forced to close the browser and reopen it... only to be disappointed and **** off when the blank window pops up a few minutes later. Also seems to happen when trying to log in to yahoo mail sometimes but not always. 
I know other people that this is happening to also, so I know it isn't just me.
Firefox use to be my most favorite browser and I hated IE... well now, I am forced to use IE and it is better than the current state that Firefox is in.
Please fix this problem.
I miss the Firefox :(  (Funny though, no problems AT ALL on MAC OS X)


Reproducible: Sometimes
Can you try basic troubleshooting like:

- Firefox's safe-mode to exclude extension/theme problems
- a new profile
- a reinstallation in a new empty folder
Version: unspecified → 3.5 Branch

Comment 2

9 years ago
Major Bummer on the latest upgrade 3.5.5. 

Prior to upgrading I could copy a multi-column of html page data and paste it into MS Office v.X Excel for the Mac. Excel would parcel the data in the same multi columns.

Now Excel states "Microsoft Excel cannot paste the data." 
Word Accepts the data.

Comment 3

9 years ago
After updating mozilla firefox, I am no longer to copy or paste anything from web pages, including web addresses, text, or images. When I try to more than a couple of times, the webpage will turn blank.
Reporter, are you still seeing this issue with Firefox 3.6.13 or later in safe mode or a fresh profile? If not, please close. These links can help you in your testing.
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2011-2-25]
This bug has had the CLOSEME tag for several weeks and the date in the tag is
far gone. If the reporter can still see this issue, Please retest with Firefox
3.6.x or later and a new profile
( Then please remove the
closeme tag in the whiteboard, mark the bug against the proper version and
comment on the bug.
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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