DropDown box appears then typing in e-mail freezes

Dell / OPTIPLEX 755
April 17, 2012 at 15:12:40
Specs: win 7 pro, 2.667 GHz / 2004 MB
When using yahoo mail in Firefox I noticed that I am typing away and suddenly I hear a ding and my text freezes and at the top left a drop down box with Restore/move/size/minimize/maximize/close appears. I cannot type until I close that box.
Anyone knows what makes this happen as it is really annoying...I am not a great typer to begin with...LOL

Happens on PC's and laptops
I also get the same freezes when typing other things online. Must be a key i am hitting accidentally? But which one would that be?

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#1
April 17, 2012 at 17:04:35
What Addons and Extensions are installed in Firefox? One could be incompatible with your version of Firefox, and could be causing the problems.

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April 17, 2012 at 17:10:12
thanks for the reply....it also happens when I use firefox in safe mode (no addons)

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April 25, 2012 at 10:53:11
i get same problem in win 7 ie9 and any other screen that has the dropdown you speak of (alt + space) will bring the dropdown out.

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April 25, 2012 at 11:58:35
hmmmm...thanks for the reply. Maybe those 2 are the culprits, I'll try to stay away from the alt button and see if that helps...thanks

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