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Can I make Firefox return to a specific spot on the page when using "back"? Internet Explorer seems to do this.

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Firefox (currently using 4.0.1) does this for me. Does it fail for you only on some pages, or on all pages? I just tried a Wikipedia article to be sure, and yes, it does return to the spot I was reading. If it is a long page it may need to load for a while before it seeks to the place. –  Mr.Wizard May 11 '11 at 17:37
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If it is a long page it may need to load for a while before it seeks to the place - agreed –  Tog May 11 '11 at 20:19
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You have 2 options:

  1. create new Firefox profile, which will be with default settings;
  2. Run Firefox in Safe Mode and see.

If option 2 works then you have issues with yours add-ons.

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Option 2 did work ok (and faster!) I'll deactivate add-ons 1 at a time to prove, and report results back here. thanx –  jackmcgann May 12 '11 at 22:13
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I decided to deactivate addons in Alpha order. Didn't take long, it was "APTURE" addon..Solved. –  jackmcgann May 12 '11 at 22:22
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