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Firefox linking after a hover delay.

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I find it annoying when I am on a page and the cursor is on a link in that page after a few seconds it goes there without my clicking. how do i stop this?

OSX MacOS Big Sur plus Firefox 84.0.2.

Thanks.

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These probably aren't the cause of the problem, but you could test whether disabling all the features in the "Prefetching" section in the following article makes any difference:

How to stop Firefox from making automatic connections

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Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web link}

A small dialog should appear. Click Start In Safe Mode (not Refresh). Is the problem still there?

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These probably aren't the cause of the problem, but you could test whether disabling all the features in the "Prefetching" section in the following article makes any difference:

How to stop Firefox from making automatic connections

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Thanks solved.

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