So why the heck was my mouse wheel causing the Firefox browser to move back/forward in history when I hit the top/bottom of the page?
This aggravating action has been bugging me for some time now, so you can imagine how relieved I was when I found the solution.
In summary, here is what I had to do:
- Open up the settings page by typing
about:configin the address bar and pressing Enter.
- Filter on the word 'mousewheel'.
mousewheel.horizscroll.withnokey.actionwith the mouse.
- Click using right mouse button and select
Modifyfrom the drop-down list.
- Change the value from
What a relief now that I can whiz my way up and down the page with the mouse wheel without worrying anymore.