Things I have done so far: Repaired permissions Restarted Reinstalled Firefox trashed the plist file
All with no joy.
I did not try another user because I do not have FF on my "test" side. Just Safari. I want to keep my test side as virgin as possible. No cherry poppin. I did not go through the disk repair routine yet. Will do that as a last resort.
I opened up Firefox error console. Long list of errors for this site. I expected that since I am only having issues with this site. No other sites (message boards) or browsers are affected. Most of errors stated in FF error console have the word googleads listed in the errors. I opened up FF content>MacOS folder & pulled this particular file (forgot the name) onto the desktop. FF refused to open after that, so I returned it. I would post them but I am on another computer. Will do so later on this afternoon. I am going to post them all on FF forums. Will See what kind of response I get from them on how to resolve.
You really need to try another user to isolate this, then we can determine if it's system level or just user level. It won't pollute it, not sure where you got that from.
If you have FF on the machine and it is in your Applications folder the other user will be able to use it.
If you think you polluted the virgin user you can always delete it and make another user, you have the power. Or you can make another user just to test this.I doubt disk repair would fix it as nothing else seems to be malfunctioning.
Don't ever mess with the insides of application packages, it usually breaks them as you've seen. No well written application will ever need to have that kind of maintenance.
Thank you for sticking with me on this. Using Chrome now to type out this response.
You really need to try another user to isolate this, then we can determine if it's system level or just user level.
You were correct. FF was in my app folder in my test account. I just thought only pre-installed stuff would be on the new user accounts. I loaded up FF and all was good. So that rules out system level problem.
Don't ever mess with the insides of application packages, it usually breaks them as you've seen.
I know that's right!!! Reason why I left file on my desktop. Will never try that again.
I gave up on the FF forums. I registered but never received a confirmation link to post.
Have you double checked all of your FF preferences?
Edit: Try deleting all FF cookies that are related to AppleCentral.
I went over FF preferences with a fine toothed comb. I even restarted FF in it's safe mode. Oddity still showed. I have already ruled out add-on compatibility as I am using the default theme & the only other add-on I have is Download Helper. Deleted it, problem still there.
Deleted all cookies. Still no joy. (
Went through "My Stuff" with a fine toothed comb. Couldn't find any settings regarding icons, HTML or UBBCode that I could play around with. I even deleted the forum cookies from this sites cookie settings. No joy
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