Google's Search Box Stops Working for Some Firefox Users

Feb 6, 2009 - 8:34 am 3 by
Filed Under Google

Sometime yesterday, Firefox 2.x users were unable to use Google's search box, as they typically do. They would go to Google.com, enter in a search query and hit enter. Then nothing would happen. Really, nothing would happen.

There is a long thread at Google Web Search Help discussions on this issue.

Google even confirmed the issue saying:

Thanks to all of your comments, we pushed out a fix to resolve the problem. You should soon be able to search after clicking 'Enter' but if you continue to get no search results, please let me know.

I personally tested Firefox 2.x on Google just a minute ago and it is now working. But for at least a couple hours, Google on Firefox did not work at expected.

In addition to not being able to query Google, many complained that Google Suggest, the search suggestions as you type, did not work either. It seems Google fixed that as well.

Google has been pretty buggy this week. Here are just the bugs we covered this week:

Good week for Google, don't you think?

Forum discussion at Google Web Search Help.

 

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