Why do browser downloads stop until I move the mouse?
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I’ve noticed sometimes with Firefox that occasionally my mouse will start behaving odd, where any download will pause unless I move the mouse. The download progress literally stops, until I move the mouse around and the file (or web page) will continue to download. It’s the oddest thing I’ve ever seen. Does anyone have any idea why this happens?

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  • Tina


    did you figure out what the issue was? Please let us know how you solved it. Thank you!

  • Anonymous

    Did you changed any mouse parameters?
    Perhaps resetting mouse parameters will help.

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