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How do I type a British pound sign as my keyboard does not have this sign?

I have a report in an email which needs a British pound sign in a password to open it, but my keyboard does not have this sign. I suspect there is somewhere a list of sig… (read more)

I have a report in an email which needs a British pound sign in a password to open it, but my keyboard does not have this sign. I suspect there is somewhere a list of signs I could choose from. How do I find it?

Asked by Crispian 8 years ago

Answered by Gingerbread Man 8 years ago

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How can I change Firefox language without having to download it again?

Hi, I'd like to know how I can change firefox language, without having to download and re-install it again. I read there is a way to do it, but I just can't find the lang… (read more)

Hi, I'd like to know how I can change firefox language, without having to download and re-install it again. I read there is a way to do it, but I just can't find the language file I have to download. (I have firefox in french, and i want to set it in spanish) thanks for your answers

Asked by APyroli 10 years ago

Answered by silkphoenix 10 years ago

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How do I remove Bing from my computer?

I do not like the search engine Bing - it posts nasty images automatically when I pull up my Mozilla Firefox. How can I remove it completely from showing up with Mozilla… (read more)

I do not like the search engine Bing - it posts nasty images automatically when I pull up my Mozilla Firefox. How can I remove it completely from showing up with Mozilla and if possible how do I make Google automatically be the search engine that accompanies Mozilla?

Asked by drtoni 7 years ago

Answered by iamjayakumars 7 years ago

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How can Firefox convert a webpage in a foreign language into English please?

When I open a webpage which is in French, how can I get Firefox to askme if I want the webpage translated into English? Firefox used to open a strip at the top of the web… (read more)

When I open a webpage which is in French, how can I get Firefox to askme if I want the webpage translated into English? Firefox used to open a strip at the top of the webpage which allowed me to click yes to translate the page. Firefox 3.6.13 does not do this now. I have found that Translation Add-On's do not do the trick easily. Any ideas please?

Asked by tonygrice 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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How do I download a full version of Firefox to intall offline on a computer that has only dialup internet access

I need to download the full version of Firefox files to be copied to a flash or other drive then installed on a machine which only has dial up internet access. The dial … (read more)

I need to download the full version of Firefox files to be copied to a flash or other drive then installed on a machine which only has dial up internet access. The dial up takes too long to download the files necessary for the installation.

Asked by brucebeggs 10 years ago

Last reply by techguru323 8 years ago

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How can I stop Firefox from blocking a Java applet from a site that I trust?

I'm trying to run an application that displays competitors' routes at an orienteering event. My problem is that Firefox blocks the Java applet. I get a window saying "A… (read more)

I'm trying to run an application that displays competitors' routes at an orienteering event. My problem is that Firefox blocks the Java applet. I get a window saying "Application Blocked by Security Settings. Your security settings have blocked an application from running with an insecure or expired jre."

I've tried looking at the Firefox help on "How to enable Java if it's been blocked", but that's no help. It talks about clicking on the red plug-in icon in the address bar, but there isn't a red plug-in icon in the address bar.

The application is from www.epoc.routegadget.co.uk. It worked when I used it last Sunday.

Help, please!

Asked by alastair_m 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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(Error code: ssl_error_no_cypher_overlap)

I can no longer access CreditKarma, receive the error message: (Error code: ssl_error_no_cypher_overlap). Used to work fine, but no longer. Don't know much about compu… (read more)

I can no longer access CreditKarma, receive the error message: (Error code: ssl_error_no_cypher_overlap). Used to work fine, but no longer. Don't know much about computers but would like to fix this. Any ideas?

Asked by scottv 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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I need to change the Firefox security settings to run Active X Controls

I work remotely almost every day. Since using Firefox I am unable to log on remotely and get the error message "This portion of the Remote Web Workplace requires the Micr… (read more)

I work remotely almost every day. Since using Firefox I am unable to log on remotely and get the error message "This portion of the Remote Web Workplace requires the Microsoft Remote Desktop ActiveX Control. Your browser's security settings may be preventing you from downloading ActiveX controls. Adjust these settings, and try to connect again." How do I adjust the settings to run the Active X Control?

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Microsoft Windows XP Professional 2000

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by Morbus 10 years ago

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How to turn off automatic updates.

Since I have updated firefox I now get automatic updates, as I have a poor/slow connection and because I simply do NOT want updates automatically installed I want to find… (read more)

Since I have updated firefox I now get automatic updates, as I have a poor/slow connection and because I simply do NOT want updates automatically installed I want to find out how to turn off this annoying"feature".

Asked by halkamo 10 years ago

Answered by Naveen 9 years ago

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How to shut-off or disable "plugin-container.exe"

I'm running XP on a lap-top that originally had Vista that didn't work as well and Firefox 26.0, up-to date. I have "Add-Ons" of; Adblock Plus 2.4.1, Advanced System Care… (read more)

I'm running XP on a lap-top that originally had Vista that didn't work as well and Firefox 26.0, up-to date. I have "Add-Ons" of; Adblock Plus 2.4.1, Advanced System Care 1.0 and NoScript 2.6.8.12

Ever since updating to 26.0 that damnable "plug-in container.exe" has been slowing down my web surfing and I'm constantly ending the process in task Manager. I want to disable or remove it completely with easy-to-read instructions - Not some of the 5-page "mumbo-jumbo" I've been reading for other "solutions". It has slowed me down and irritated me to the point of considering returning to I-E.

It has to go or I'm going.

Asked by RadRon 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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how to change the page that appears when i open the new tab page using the + sign on tab bar?

whenever i open a new tab using + sign on tab bar, a website appear , of which i do not have any knowledge. i just want the old setting back. this must be my or my friend… (read more)

whenever i open a new tab using + sign on tab bar, a website appear , of which i do not have any knowledge. i just want the old setting back. this must be my or my friends wrongdoing. please help.

Asked by ashwin_22 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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I have a Google redirect virus which redirects every hit I click on in every search engine, in every browser, to a completely unrelated website. No anti-virus software I've tried can get rid of it. Help.

Locked due to age. If you still have a problem, please start a new thread Basically the Google redirect virus is caused by a trojan with rootkit capability, and so whenev… (read more)

Locked due to age. If you still have a problem, please start a new thread

Basically the Google redirect virus is caused by a trojan with rootkit capability, and so whenever I click on a link on Google, it redirects me to a completely unrelated site. I think I got it on there because of downloading pirated software (patches, cracks, keygens) to avoid paying: so stealing software didn't pay off :(

I know you guys aren't specialised in internet security, but can you help?

Asked by a_ether 10 years ago

Answered by qmind 9 years ago

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How to disable "This connection is untrusted" ?

I just installed a fresh windows xp on my pc and I'm using the latest FF 26.0,but from the start i cant get to some pages,like in youtube,some pages doesnt come up and i … (read more)

I just installed a fresh windows xp on my pc and I'm using the latest FF 26.0,but from the start i cant get to some pages,like in youtube,some pages doesnt come up and i get the "This connection is untrusted" page,in the technical details it says "youtube.com uses an invalid security certificate,the certificate is not trusted because no issuer chain is provided.(Error code:sec_error_unknown_issuer). also when i open FF add-ons manager tab Extensions,Appearance,Plugins and Services are ok but the Get Add-ons tab is not working,i get the same page as i stated above with the same technical details (instead of youtube.com it's services.addons.mozilla.org) and same error. I've tried all solutions on the web and on this forum like reset FF, adjust time & date, using the "Skip cert error" add-on, deleting the cert8.db file, and so on - none of them helped me with this problem. If it helps i use Avast! antivirus and window firewall,no other software on that pc. I'm pretty clueless about what else i can do,any suggestion that might help? Thanks!

Asked by Tom54 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Proxy server is refusing connections

Returning from a four day vacation I tried to load facebook but the error message that the proxy server is refusing connections popped up. I tried to access the help but … (read more)

Returning from a four day vacation I tried to load facebook but the error message that the proxy server is refusing connections popped up. I tried to access the help but was unable. I signed off my log on and logged on to my husband and everything works perfect. I accessed help and read other replies and fixes to the same problem. I started in safe mode with no luck, I disabled all add-ons with no luck. I am stumped. I really don't even know what a proxy server is..... please help.

Asked by dremior 7 years ago

Last reply by dremior 7 years ago

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How to copy my Firefox bookmarks and paste them into another computer?

OK. I found an answer in a thread here but it is already closed. I have an additional question. The moderator said there: Quoting: Depending on what you want to do there … (read more)

OK. I found an answer in a thread here but it is already closed. I have an additional question. The moderator said there: Quoting: Depending on what you want to do there are a couple of options.

If you want to replace the bookmarks on the other computer with the bookmarks from your desktop, use the method in this link to backup the bookmarks to a file and then restore them on the other computer - https://support.mozilla.com/kb/Backing+up+and+restoring+bookmarks

If you want to add the bookmarks from the desktop to those that already exist on the other computer, you need to export them to an HTML file, and import that file on the other computer. See these links for details:

   https://support.mozilla.com/kb/Exporting+bookmarks+to+an+HTML+file
   https://support.mozilla.com/kb/Importing+Bookmarks+from+an+HTML+File 

I want to do the second one - "add the bookmarks from the desktop to those that already exist on the other computer" The problem is that my Firefox is version 4.0. I read somewhere in the bookmarks topics that I should have done nothing before upgrading to version higher than 12. The thing is my computer is 8 years old and I have only 512 MB RAM. There is no way to upgrade more that v.4.0. My computer can not handle it.

Any suggestions? Can I export and import with v.4.0 safely?

Asked by ChipChop 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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How to duplicate an existing tab?

I often need to duplicate a tab but I cannot do so quickly in Firefox. I can copy the link, open a new tab and paste the link, but a simple shortcut in the 'right click' … (read more)

I often need to duplicate a tab but I cannot do so quickly in Firefox. I can copy the link, open a new tab and paste the link, but a simple shortcut in the 'right click' menu of the tabs would be nice. IE8 has this feature (Ctrl+K).

Asked by mikie_121 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Can't download files because Firefox keeps asking for consent and there isn't an ALLOW button anywhere

Everytime I try to download a "large" file Firefox keeps asking me: Firefox needs your consent to download large files. Please click ALLOW to continue your transfer. If y… (read more)

Everytime I try to download a "large" file Firefox keeps asking me:

Firefox needs your consent to download large files. Please click ALLOW to continue your transfer.

If you cannot see the request, please click on the icon next to the address bar.


I didn't have this kind of troubles before until the new version, I'm so frustrated that I'm really thinking to switch to Chrome instead.

And in case someone wonders, there isn't a request icon at ALL.

Asked by Redsteel 7 years ago

Answered by GP45 7 years ago