Firefox Screen

  thumbscrew 20:16 06 Jun 08
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There's a small letter x in a red background on my Firefox home page, previously clicking it on sites seemed to revert the page backwards.I now notice that it's very often labelled "Untitled" and when I click it I just get a blank page.
I'm wondering if this is the reason I've recently been unable to download a Metoffice widget, as the box that appears before downloading, also says untitled.Can anyone advise please?

  Technotiger 20:21 06 Jun 08

I think you are talking about the Tabs in Firefox. When you open a new tab, it is normal for a blank page to appear and the red x as you described - at this point you should type in the URL address in the address bar at the top, then press Return and the page should then appear in that blank tab.

  csqwared 20:23 06 Jun 08

I think you are looking at one of the 'tabs' which are at the top of any open page. If you click on that 'tab' it will close that page and display any other page that is currently open. If that is the only tab it will show just a blank page. Try holding down the Ctrl key and 'T' key together and you'll see a blank page.

  csqwared 20:23 06 Jun 08

Faster typer than me.

  thumbscrew 20:25 06 Jun 08

Cripes, what a swift response...posted it...went to kitchen and returned and there was your reply. Thanks Technotiger. The Widget I can't get on my machine is click here.

  thumbscrew 20:26 06 Jun 08

cswared-you too...talk about service...gracias.

  Technotiger 20:26 06 Jun 08

I clicked on your link and the page immediately appeared as normal.

  Technotiger 20:29 06 Jun 08

In Firefox, go to Tools>Options>Tabs and put a dot in the option 'Pages should be opened in a new tab'.
Then click on your own link above!

  thumbscrew 20:30 06 Jun 08

Yeah the page appears, can you get the gizmo---I can't. You select a region,then "Go"..then download Firefox gadget. For me, it won't, I just get the download page over and over.

  Technotiger 20:31 06 Jun 08

Don't forget to click on OK when you done the above.

  Technotiger 20:34 06 Jun 08

This is what I got when I chose my Region and clicked on Go ... click here

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