keyboard and screen lock up when scrolling using right-hand slider

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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Firefox
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critical
RESOLVED EXPIRED
14 years ago
13 years ago

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(Reporter: Robert Kenyon, Assigned: Blake Ross)

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Description

14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1)
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I have an IBM T20 laptop running XP/Pro. The keyboard and screen sometimes lock 
up when scrolling using right-hand slider. The problem occurs with Firefox AND 
Mozilla, and on various web pages. I have never experienced the problem with 
any other application, including IE. The problem has been occurring ever since 
I moved from IE to Firefox, about 2 months ago. I later loaded Mozilla, and had 
the same thing happen.
I can't reproduce the problem every time, but it happens 2-5 times a day. I 
spent an hour or so going through you bug database, but I can't find anything 
that exactly matches the the symptoms. I would have expected such a problem to 
be more system than application related, but I have NEVER had this problem 
occur with any application other than Firefox or Mozilla.

When the problem occurs, the only way I can recover is to reboot the PC.

Sadly, I have had to go back to IE for the time being!

Rob


Reproducible: Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Move right hand slider with cursor, sometimes locks up keyboard and screen.
2.
3.

Actual Results:  
Sometimes locks up keyboard and screen. PC appears to continue to function, but 
I can't access it.


- I have installed the latest daily builds of Firefox on three occasions, the 
latest one being a few days ago. No change to the problem.
- I am running XP/Pro with SP2 and all the latest patches.
- I have upgraded the Thinkpad BIOS to the latest release.
- I have the latest mouse, keyboard and video drivers.

Comment 1

13 years ago
I publish using Frontpage 2003.

Allthough the site works OK in IE 6, in Firefox the writtng doesn't scroll over
the background picture.

Using XP Home with all upgrades.
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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