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I cannot use cursor keys to adjust display etc. on sites such as Iplayer & youtube nor close windows using cursor keys, why?!?

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I'm using Windows 7 32bit & cursor buttons in the corners of online windows will not work. I'm unable to close, move or adjust size of the windows. I'm also unable to skip forward through a video on youtube or Iplayer nor maximise or adjust the size of the window. I've blocked popups & tracking on initial setup of firefox & am using AdBlock plus though disabling that has'nt helped.

I'm using Windows 7 32bit & cursor buttons in the corners of online windows will not work. I'm unable to close, move or adjust size of the windows. I'm also unable to skip forward through a video on youtube or Iplayer nor maximise or adjust the size of the window. I've blocked popups & tracking on initial setup of firefox & am using AdBlock plus though disabling that has'nt helped.

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 11.0.9
  • Shockwave Flash 16.0 r0
  • 5.1.30514.0

Application

  • Firefox 35.0.1
  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:35.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/35.0
  • Support URL: https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/35.0.1/WINNT/en-GB/

Extensions

  • Adblock Plus 2.6.7 ({d10d0bf8-f5b5-c8b4-a8b2-2b9879e08c5d})

Javascript

  • incrementalGCEnabled: True

Graphics

  • adapterDescription: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family
  • adapterDescription2:
  • adapterDeviceID: 0x2a42
  • adapterDeviceID2:
  • adapterDrivers: igdumdx32 igd10umd32
  • adapterDrivers2:
  • adapterRAM: Unknown
  • adapterRAM2:
  • adapterSubsysID: 02331028
  • adapterSubsysID2:
  • adapterVendorID: 0x8086
  • adapterVendorID2:
  • direct2DEnabled: True
  • directWriteEnabled: True
  • directWriteVersion: 6.2.9200.16492
  • driverDate: 10-4-2012
  • driverDate2:
  • driverVersion: 8.15.10.2869
  • driverVersion2:
  • info: {u'AzureCanvasBackend': u'direct2d', u'AzureFallbackCanvasBackend': u'cairo', u'AzureContentBackend': u'direct2d', u'AzureSkiaAccelerated': 0}
  • isGPU2Active: False
  • numAcceleratedWindows: 4
  • numTotalWindows: 4
  • webglRenderer: Google Inc. -- ANGLE (Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family Direct3D9Ex vs_3_0 ps_3_0)
  • windowLayerManagerRemote: True
  • windowLayerManagerType: Direct3D 11

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Misc

  • User JS: No
  • Accessibility: No
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Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem.

  • Switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance
  • Do NOT click the Reset button on the Safe Mode start window

You can check if there is an update for your graphics display driver and check for hardware acceleration related issues.

Start Firefox in <u>[[Safe Mode|Safe Mode]]</u> to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem. *Switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance *Do NOT click the Reset button on the Safe Mode start window *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Safe+Mode *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Troubleshooting+extensions+and+themes You can check if there is an update for your graphics display driver and check for hardware acceleration related issues. *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/upgrade-graphics-drivers-use-hardware-acceleration