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Firefox has been having a problem with Google search -

when you use Google to search and hit one of its finds it has a problem now and then of going back to the orignal result page, like 1 step 2 steps forward and so on biggrin.gif
You can fix this by going to Options > Advanced > and not ticking Use smooth scrolling .

Hope this helps others who have not resolved this thumb.gif
post #2 of 6
What?
How exactly...?
Under Windows, I suppose. What version?

Do you have any extra buttons on your mouse?

I don't mean to sound rude and please take no offense, but I need more details - this is the first time I'm hearing of this, and the solution seems ...well, irrelevant.
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my uncle had the same problem and passed on the fix to me

firefox version 28

not just me this
Edited by ladcrooks - 4/3/14 at 1:28am
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I see.
But, could you try reproducing it and refreshing the page? If so, this should be a problem related to Instant Prediction and/or the back/forward cache.

Or, as I've seen in a confirmed workaround resolution:

about:config -> browser.sessionhistory.max_total_viewers
set the value to 0
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fragamemnon - have copied info into notepad and stored thumb.gif
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Glad it worked. thumb.gif
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