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Why can't I click back, 1 page, with my mouse or backspace and left arrow on screen?


Example, I start wit a page like www.nu.nl (newspage) and I surf one page to read something, then I cannot go back, to the first page, from where I started. This is only happend, when I use Firefox 4.

Modified by Philippe0001

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Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

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My mouse (have a sideclick, to go back 1 page) or de arrow in de upper left corner screen(Firefox 4) or backspace on the keyboard, doesn't work.
Only clicking with the mouse pointer on the screen (on logo NU) wil work.

Ryan H. 0 solutions 13 answers

Hello there!

I'm sorry you're having this problem. Currently, Firefox does not offer functionality to customize these keyboard shortcuts. As such, if they're not working on your computer, I would check to see if you have any other programs which have keybinds that may interfere or override other programs. (For instance, I run Linux, and have key combinations which make interesting screen effects. If I were to keybind Alt-Backarrow to one of these effects, it could cause a problem.

Here is a list of the programmed combinations. Click here If you cannot get Alt-Backarrow to work, try Ctrl-[ .

Hope this helps!  :)

JH00 0 solutions 1 answers

The answer doesn't help. Moreover, in about:config, browser.backspace_action is set to 0 that's a zero

Hasan 477 solutions 5600 answers

Locked or damaged places.sqlite

Check and tell if its working.

Question owner

Well, thats a long time ago, but, I have read the information what You wrote. Meanwhile, my problem solved by upgrading to Firefox 5. But thanks for your response.