To scroll by dragging the mouse pointer beyond the edge of the current window or screen. It is used to move around in the webpage.So you try to middle click on a link on a page and miss the link. then the round “Auto Scroll” icon shows up and suddenly the page is moving around and scrolling all by itself. It may drive you crazy while browsing.Here is a tutorial to disable autoscroll.
Steps to Follow
- Open Firefox
- Select Tools>Options
- Go to Advanced tab/button
- Then uncheck the “Use autoscrolling” box.