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Suddently, browsing with Firefox is directing my searches to a service called Thumbtack. How do I avoid this?!

Every search I have done for local landscapers this evening is taking me through some service called "Thumbtack." It appears to be severely limiting my searches--how do … (read more)

Every search I have done for local landscapers this evening is taking me through some service called "Thumbtack." It appears to be severely limiting my searches--how do I get rid of this routing on my searches? It has not happened previously.

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Asked by kmoo 1 year ago

Answered by Pj 1 year ago

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An online magazine in the UK uses Pagesuite to print pages from it. This facility hasn't worked since the beginning of 2019. Any thoughts?

The PageSuite window comes up, tells me it is loading the selected page(s) and waits while I choose the Printer details. When I press OK that small window goes away and P… (read more)

The PageSuite window comes up, tells me it is loading the selected page(s) and waits while I choose the Printer details. When I press OK that small window goes away and PrintSuite says 'Printing Finished'. Now that's what happened before the New Year, so everything appears to be fine.

It took me some time to figure out that I needed to see what was in the printer queue. That showed nothing.

I eventually thought to set up the printer queue window before I pressed OK. When I do that, the file is sent to the printer and it is immediately removed from the queue. The file name is in the list for a fraction of a second, no more. Just enough time for the file name to register on the screen. So that's the problem I have run into.

Now, details:

Operating system - Windows 10 Home 64-bit

Web browser - Firefox Quantum, v 66.0.3

Printer - Brother HL-1210W

Asked by bystander1934 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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I have just now added a few language packs to Firefox, but they aren't functioning when I click on "select language" in Facebook f.ex.

I have added 2 language packs to Firefox. Norwegian and Spanish. The site says they're installed but, they are not functioning. I've rebooted my MacBook twice now, thinki… (read more)

I have added 2 language packs to Firefox. Norwegian and Spanish. The site says they're installed but, they are not functioning. I've rebooted my MacBook twice now, thinking that a reboot was what I needed, but to no avail. When I go back to the language selection site and click on the languages in question, I am asked if I want to remove the selected languages. I live in Norway, speak Norwegian, US English and Spain's Spanish but, the only I get when I try to change is US English. Thanks in advance for your help Regards, Kjell Torgersen

Asked by kjtorg 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Google searches did open in new tab today open in google tab I've searched & tried no luck

new computer 2wks Dell Inspiron 13 Windows 10 Firefox 66.0.3 64 bit until today links on Google search page would open in new tab, today the link opens in the search resu… (read more)

new computer 2wks Dell Inspiron 13 Windows 10 Firefox 66.0.3 64 bit until today links on Google search page would open in new tab, today the link opens in the search result window. I've searched for solutions but no luck. Firefox options to "open selected links in new tab instead of new window" is STILL selected-Search I have search box in toolbar - various solutions direct me to steps that I can't find-I have an extension that is supposed to open searches in new tabs, it doesn't, I'm not sure where that is. As you can guess I need step by step instructions

Asked by ray611 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Why does Firefox take about 25-seconds to start?

It only happens when I open Firefox. I can open additional tabs or windows after Firefox starts almost immediately. It happens like that every time. I will say that I … (read more)

It only happens when I open Firefox. I can open additional tabs or windows after Firefox starts almost immediately. It happens like that every time. I will say that I have I.E. 11 Browser installed on this same computer & I do not have that problem. I have tried refreshing Firefox in the past with no improvement. What can you suggest?

Thank you!

Asked by hgw53t 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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Can't log in to YouTube, but the site works fine otherwise

Hello, After the most recent Firefox update (66.0.3) I can no longer log in on YouTube. But as I mention in the question... the site plays and loads videos perfectly, b… (read more)

Hello,

After the most recent Firefox update (66.0.3) I can no longer log in on YouTube. But as I mention in the question... the site plays and loads videos perfectly, but I just can't log in. I can log in fine on Chrome, but really don't like using that bloated mess of a browser.

And every other site I use can be logged into just fine. Firefox has gotten so good these days, and the only issues I ever have are always and only with YouTube. I really hope this isn't some Google salvo against Firefox.

This is on Firefox 66.0.3 64-bit running on macOS 10.11.6.

Asked by zen 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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how do I get my computer to play Radio 3?

I have just migrated to a MacOSMojave and am dealing with some teething problems. The one at the moment is that when I use Firefox to go to the BBC website to play Radio … (read more)

I have just migrated to a MacOSMojave and am dealing with some teething problems. The one at the moment is that when I use Firefox to go to the BBC website to play Radio 3 there is no sound happening despite all my checks. To put this in context: I can access BBCiplayer and play videos with sound, I can get sound using You Tube, also I have checked my system preferences and made sure that I have ticked the right boxes. So it is not an across the board phenomenon but something more localised. Any thoughts on this would be welcome.

Asked by PenelopeG 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox not loading previous session on start - pages not loading.

Sorry folks. This has only recently happened, and I am still not 100% sure what the problem is. (Skip to bottom part for recent event) Ubuntu 18.04 as far as I know up t… (read more)

Sorry folks. This has only recently happened, and I am still not 100% sure what the problem is. (Skip to bottom part for recent event)

Ubuntu 18.04 as far as I know up to date with updates. 2019 04 24.

Originally I would load FF and "restore previous session".

The sessions would load - granted slowly, but they would load.

Beyond that, nothing has changed, other than now when I load FF, it just sits there.

It won't start loading pages.

How I make it load pages is click a couple of other tabs and try to invoke them to load.

After a while it finally starts loading.

Using another browser, though not restoring a previous session, the "blank page" loads and I can go to pages and they load there and then.

I really don't want to lose all the tabs.

The plugins have been installed before the problem happened.

Last thing: (Probably nothing, but I want to declare it here now as this is about the time this problem started happening.) I am about to connect to a new type of service being rolled out here. NBN. That means new modem and connection style.

I bought a new modem. Linksys 1900 ACS.

My network is STATIC IP - mostly.

I wanted to ste up the new modem before the "cut over" so it can go smoother. As I didn't know the IP address, I changed/edited the OS network type. From Fixed IP to DHCP.

Rebooted and loaded another browser (only to keep the old session in FF) and set up the modem. All done. Reset the IP settings and all back to normal.

Loaded FF as per normal. The problem then manifested itself.

But as said: Other browsers load and I can surf there and then. Load FF and it just "stalls" loading any page. I can't open a new tab, or much else for a while.

Asked by teeny_weeny 1 year ago

Answered by teeny_weeny 1 year ago

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Unused Tags Can't Be Deleted in the Bookmark Library

I have imported my bookmarks from Firefox 56 and everything seemed fine until I noticed that there are some tags which aren't assigned to any bookmark. I tried to delete … (read more)

I have imported my bookmarks from Firefox 56 and everything seemed fine until I noticed that there are some tags which aren't assigned to any bookmark. I tried to delete them manually but they don't respond to any manipulation. And there's a lot of them, gunking up the database.

I've heard that such tags are supposed to disappear on their own after I exit Firefox, but it doesn't seem to work. The problem persists in the Safe Mode too.

Asked by chesstauren 1 year ago

Answered by chesstauren 1 year ago

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I had a problem with FLOW/Firefox taking lots of CPU.

I submitted this as a problem, but found a solution on the internet. Basically I have renamed Conexant Flow exe. This appears to have solved the problem. This is for your… (read more)

I submitted this as a problem, but found a solution on the internet. Basically I have renamed Conexant Flow exe. This appears to have solved the problem. This is for your info.

Asked by Hogan_Grenada 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Timed out error on gmail, or accessing ANY Google pages?

Two days ago, I stopped receiving Gmail (in Thunderbird), while waiting for two VERY urgent messages. This was using my iPad. I received a message similar to "Connectio… (read more)

Two days ago, I stopped receiving Gmail (in Thunderbird), while waiting for two VERY urgent messages. This was using my iPad. I received a message similar to "Connection to Server imap.gmail.com Timed Out". I am unable to access any Google account in Firefox, or any site with the name Google in it, receiving the attached Timed Out error message. When attempting the same on my PC (W10 Pro), I have the same issue. Firefox appears not to be able to connect. I changed my search engine from Google to Bing, and received the same messages. If I'm unable to access my Google account, how can I get this problem resolved?

Asked by FreddieD 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 101102)

Firefox Version 66.0.3 on Win 10 x64 Go to this website: http://guide66.info/foxnewslive/ Video starts to play, then this error appears: the video player failed to load… (read more)

Firefox Version 66.0.3 on Win 10 x64

Go to this website: http://guide66.info/foxnewslive/

Video starts to play, then this error appears: the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 101102)

The video plays on other browsers: Chrome, IE, Edge

Thanks for any ideas

Asked by MisterT99 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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all of a sudden "reconnect to Sync" appears when I try to visit saved passwords

Windows 7, FF 66.0.3. Long time FF user. Something happened yesterday and FF froze (do not remember what I was doing). Closed FF and reopened, tried to go to a familiar w… (read more)

Windows 7, FF 66.0.3. Long time FF user. Something happened yesterday and FF froze (do not remember what I was doing). Closed FF and reopened, tried to go to a familiar web page and FF did not log on as usual. None of the saved urls, user IDs, or passwords appear. Now, there is an exclamation point in a yellow triangle at the 3 horizontal 'menu' icon. Clicking on the icon calls up the "reconnect to Sync" message. I cannot sign in, seeming to be a password problem. Please note, I do not remember ever enrolling into a FF account. That could be a fault of memory, but I typically note when, where, user id, and password or other important data when registering. First question: does FF sometimes 'loses it' causing similar problems? If so, what is the solution to the problem?

Or, am I screwed? I looked around trying to find soluitons before coming here but only found disheartening info.

Stephen

Asked by stephen11962 1 year ago

Answered by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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importing bookmarks from earlier version of firefox

FF just updated to v66.0.3, taking with it all my bookmarks and not allowing me to restore backups be it .json or .jsonlz4 Get error msg "Unable to process the backup fil… (read more)

FF just updated to v66.0.3, taking with it all my bookmarks and not allowing me to restore backups be it .json or .jsonlz4 Get error msg "Unable to process the backup file." This is a bit of a PITA. Any workaround? TIA

Asked by Willcocks 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How do I stop the Firefox Privacy notice tab from constantly appearing?

I have just downloaded Firefox for the first time, as Internet Explorer support has ended and some web sites activly make their pages not work properly, plus I hate Edge.… (read more)

I have just downloaded Firefox for the first time, as Internet Explorer support has ended and some web sites activly make their pages not work properly, plus I hate Edge. All is good so far, except I am constantly closing a Firefox Privacy Notice tab. This appears to pop up when I select my home page (set to google.co.uk).

Asked by paul685298 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Disable "Firefox prevented this page from automatically redirecting" 66.0

Using Firefox 66.0.3 I want to disable the blocking of "redirects". I am sick of having to keep clicking the "Allow" button. I want to turn the redirecting off. On the … (read more)

Using Firefox 66.0.3 I want to disable the blocking of "redirects". I am sick of having to keep clicking the "Allow" button. I want to turn the redirecting off.

On the internet it tells me to check Tools-->Options-->Advanced In Firefox 66.0.3 there is not an "Advanced". The solutions on the internet are old.

How do I turn this off? I guess I want to turn "Warn Me When Websites Try to Redirect or Reload the Page" OFF.

Please tell me (and everyone else) how to do this.

Asked by scottdp3 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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I have to reinstall the Firefox browser when I try to download an add on

I am using Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) and I have the latest version of Firefox installed (Firefox Quantum 66.0.3 (64-bit). When I try to download or install and add-on, I ge… (read more)

I am using Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) and I have the latest version of Firefox installed (Firefox Quantum 66.0.3 (64-bit). When I try to download or install and add-on, I get the link "only with Firefox - Get Firefox now". When I click on the link it directs me to the "Download Firefox" page. When I click on this link, the Firefox browser program is downloaded and I have to re-install it. This allows me to download and install the add-on, however I lose all my personalized settings and have to reconfigure them. This occurs when I try to add any add-on or extension.

Asked by Chris Zissis 1 year ago

Answered by Chris Zissis 1 year ago