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Windows 7: Firefox 9.0.1 W7 64bit - Can't scroll with touchpad when PDF open

22 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Firefox 9.0.1 W7 64bit - Can't scroll with touchpad when PDF open


when I open PDF file in Fx (open in new tab), I can scroll only that PDF file, however if I change focus to other tabs it doesn't work (external mouse is not affected, only touchpad).

Closing PDF tab restores scrolling ability.

Any idea how to resolve this?


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24 Jan 2012   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit


Apparently there is an issue with Adobe PDF reader plugin v10.1.2.45 in Firefox (maybe in conjunction with Synaptics touchpad drivers). Installing FoxIt PDF plugin in Firefox (and disabling Adobe's) resolves issue.

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 Firefox 9.0.1 W7 64bit - Can't scroll with touchpad when PDF open

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