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screensaver starts while watching YouTube

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screensaver starts while watching YouTube videos. It happens with any size viewer including Full Page. This does not happen while watching content on TED.com or ComedyCentral.com. Also this does not happen when I use InternetExplorer.

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

After installing and using Firefox

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.5 r502
  • Google Update
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.4
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • 4.1.10329.0
  • Intel web components updater - Installs and updates the Intel web components
  • Intel web components for Intel® Identity Protection Technology
  • Best Buy pc app Detector Plug-in
  • The plug-in allows you to open and edit files using Microsoft Office applications


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:16.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/16.0

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I tried but failed to locate anything in settings, preferences, etc.