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How to disable or turn off zoom with mouse or touchpad in Firefox [Guide]

Ever accidentally zoom on a website in Firefox while trying to scroll with your mouse wheel or your touchpad? (Firefox zooms in/out when you use you try to scroll with your mouse wheel or touchpad while holding the CTRL key.) Yeah, it happens to me often. And it is so bloody annoying, I decided enough is enough and went to find a way to disable this functionality. Then I thought: maybe I’m not the only one having this issue, so why not share. So here I am. This article will show you how to disable zooming in Firefox with your mouse wheel or touchpad.

BEFORE WE BEGIN

This trick should work on all versions of Firefox that support zoom with mouse wheel or touchpad. Also, take note this works on all versions of Windows — Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. If you are on a Mac, you can also disable zoom with mouse wheel or touchpad but you will need to do something a bit different, and this guide will show you what.

That said, let’s begin…

HOW TO DISABLE OR TURN OF ZOOM WITH MOUSE WHEEL OR TOUCHPAD IN FIREFOX

To disable or turn of zoom with mouse wheel or touchpad in Firefox on Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8, do the following:

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Enjoy!