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Windows 7: FF 5.0.1 Scroll Bar

27 Jul 2011   #1

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 
FF 5.0.1 Scroll Bar

Hi Folks, if I open my browser by clicking an email link, the scroll bar is missing, opening FF from desktop shortcut works.
I am aware it only shows if needed but not in my case.

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28 Jul 2011   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

You may want to create a new profile to see if there is a problem with your profile or some extensions you can do this to test for problems.
Click on the Start Button and if you have it on the right side of the start menu click on Run if it is not there type "run" without quote marks in the search box and choose Run.
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In the Run box type "firefox.exe -ProfileManager" without quote marks and click OK
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Click on Create Profile you can also uncheck don't ask at startup now.
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Follow the Wizard and click Next.
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Enter new profile name and click Finish.
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Make sure that you have unchecked don't ask at startup and select your new profile and click on Start Firefox. This profile manager box will open each time you start Firefox until you check the Don't ask at startup box again.
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After you have tested your new profile you can check the don't ask at startup box again and you will not get the profile manager starting each time you start Firefox.
Jerry


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28 Jul 2011   #3

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Hi Jerry, I have previously tried as you suggested and its still the same on both my PC's.
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28 Jul 2011   #4

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Which version of Firefox are you using?
That is strange that it is on both your PCs.
Have you been to the Firefox forum and ask their?
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Jerry
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28 Jul 2011   #5

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Which version of Firefox are you using?
That is strange that it is on both your PCs.
Have you been to the Firefox forum and ask their?
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Jerry
Hi Jerry, FF 5.0.1 as in thread topic.
FF forums never replied and I sent feedback.
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Are you aware of this:-
I was using FF 5.0. I clicked Help > About Firefox. It showed I was using the latest version. I then attempted to send feedback, but was told I could only do so if using the latest version with a link to download it. I am now on FF version 5.0.1. Is'nt life strange.
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28 Jul 2011   #6

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

are you using a theme add on?
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28 Jul 2011   #7

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
are you using a theme add on?
Yes, in default mode.

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28 Jul 2011   #8

WIN7 x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Try using a different Persona. Maybe the trouble is in the theme and not FF. Also, try clicking the Alt key and see if the scroll bar appears. That's a long shot, but that's what I use to access the menu bar.
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28 Jul 2011   #9

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

just try disabling the theme temporarily and then check it.
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28 Jul 2011   #10

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Heyyou View Post
Try using a different Persona. Maybe the trouble is in the theme and not FF. Also, try clicking the Alt key and see if the scroll bar appears. That's a long shot, but that's what I use to access the menu bar.
I don't use any 'Persona's'
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