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Grey box with options everytime I click anywhere on screen

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How do I get rid of grey box popping up constantly anytime I click anywhere on the page? New tab, move tab, open image, save page as.....etc.......

How do I get rid of grey box popping up constantly anytime I click anywhere on the page? New tab, move tab, open image, save page as.....etc.......

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Can you attach a screenshot?

Start Firefox in Troubleshoot Mode to check if one of the extensions ("3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions) or if hardware acceleration or userChrome.css is causing the problem.

  • switch to the DEFAULT theme: "3-bar" menu button or Tools -> Add-ons -> Themes
  • do NOT click the "Refresh Firefox" button on the Troubleshoot Mode start window

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Have you tried pressing the <Escape> key?

That works until I click on the next thing, then the box is back.

I don't get that window. I don't know why you are.


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}

I tried all of the above, with the exception of disable hardware acceleration. It will not allow me to uncheck the box.

The grey box still pops up with every mouse click.

Perhaps check your mouse settings on Windows. You may have right-click automatically enabled.

Hi Terry, I tried that too. I just can't figure out what else to try.

Do you mean that the context menu opens without you using thiht mouse button or are you using a touch pad and posibly inadvertenly trigger the right-click context menu ?

Yes, it happens every time I left click with my mouse.

Do you have settings in the mouse driver software that counld cause this ? Can you try a different mouse in case there is a hardware problem with your current mouse ?