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Upon clicking on a link on a webpage, it moves to another location without opening the link

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Sometimes, after the last major Firefox upgrade, upon clicking on a link on webpages, immediately, the link moves to another location on the webpage without opening the link. I then have to move my mouse to "chase" the link and then when clicked on again, it does not move and the link opens.

I would like to have this issue fixed.

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Is the link moving up and/or down? Then the web page is moving up/down. Is this with all websites/pages, some, a few?

Many site issues can be caused by corrupt cookies or cache.

Warning ! ! This will log you out of sites you're logged in to. You may also lose any settings for that website.

If there is still a problem,

Start Firefox using Troubleshoot(Safe) Mode {web link}

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

While you are in Troubleshoot(Safe) mode;

Try disabling graphics hardware acceleration in Firefox. Since this feature was added to Firefox it has gradually improved but there are still a few glitches.

How to disable Hardware Acceleration {web link}


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