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sean1234

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For some reason the scroll wheel doesnt work in Firefox. I just does nothing. To scrool you have to do it manually by move the mouse to the scroll bar and slide it down like that. I tried the scroll wheel with Internet Explorer and it is working, but I dont under stand why it doesnt work anymore. I recently uninstalled some extensions. Could this be the problem. And I also went to about:config and edited some things to improve Firefox's speed. Any help?

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hey sean, i had the same prob i think it has to do with installing then uninstalling some themes or extentions, i had to uninstall firefox then reenstall poof works great now cheers :tazz: keep fighting the good fight
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I don't really understand what you mean but I have un-installed and re-installed Firefox. It didn't work. It keeps the same thing. Can you please tell me how you fixed it step by step or can somebody else help me.
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hi sean well i went into add/remove programs and removed firefox rebooted went to the firefox home page downloaded it installed it went to/ tools/options/advanced/browsing and clicked auto srcoll its works fine now , are u having any other probs it could be a driver prob or not if u say ie scrolling works fine cheers :tazz:
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I did what you said it didnt work. I noticed that when I re-install Firefox it keeps my setting and stuff (eg. Bookmarks,extensions and themes). Is there any way I can install Firefox clean as in where I started from in the begginning so that everything is default and my scroll bar would work.

Any suggestions?

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Sean, many programs including Firefox install that type of profile information into the "Application Data" folders on your computer. These are defaulted as hidden folders and can be found in the "C:\Documents and Settings\[user]\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox" where [user] is generally "Owner" and/or "Administrator" and/or "All Users" (I would check all of them. Uninstall Firefox, remove the above-mentioned folders and then reinstall Firefox. Let me know how that works.

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I tried it, no use. Any more ideas?

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