Search Support

Avoid support scams. We will never ask you to call or text a phone number or share personal information. Please report suspicious activity using the “Report Abuse” option.

Learn More

Firefox 76 back button does not return to exit location (ie returns to top of page) in SAFE MODE

  • 2 replies
  • 1 has this problem
  • Last reply by jscher2000

more options

Ever since the upgrade to Firefox 76.0 on Windows 10 Pro ... sometimes I click on a link ... then click on the back button ... I am returned to the top of the page instead of the location from which I exited the original page

I have seen this reported several times ... with the workaround of Open Link in New Tab (which I have had to use for YouTube for several years) ... but now all pages (including my own) ... exhibit this problem

I have started Firefox in safe mode as well as with all plugins disabled ... and the results are the same

The page in question is my BOOKMARKS.html from this or any other profile ... if that helps

Chosen solution

Firefox 77 seems to have resolved this issue ... for now

Read this answer in context 👍 0

All Replies (2)

more options

Chosen Solution

Firefox 77 seems to have resolved this issue ... for now


more options

Hi dicecollector, if you were opening your bookmarks page from disk -- in other words, it had a file:// address -- then yes, this was a problem in Firefox 76 that was fixed in Firefox 77.



Ask a question

You must log in to your account to reply to posts. Please start a new question, if you do not have an account yet.