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Add new tab/pin to the start page. Can't for the life of me restore a deleted pin/site......

I accidentally removed a pinned website from my New Tab (start) page. (You can Unpin by clicking the icon in the top left corner of the thumbnail, or Remove by clicking t… (read more)

I accidentally removed a pinned website from my New Tab (start) page. (You can Unpin by clicking the icon in the top left corner of the thumbnail, or Remove by clicking the icon in the top right corner of thumbnail.) My question is, how do I ADD (or more specifically, restore) a website thumbnail? Pulling my hair out over here...

(FYI, the following article doesn't seem to reflect the latest version (32.0.3) or resolve the issue: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/new-tab-page-show-hide-and-customize-top-sites?esab=a&as=aaq)

FF 32.0.3 on OSX (10.7.5)

Cheers!

Asked by Matt 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

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I can't play videos on youtube when I'm signed into my account

This problem just started today, prior to this I've had no problems with youtube. Earlier today, I tried to reload a video I had watched earlier and got the message "An e… (read more)

This problem just started today, prior to this I've had no problems with youtube. Earlier today, I tried to reload a video I had watched earlier and got the message "An error has occurred." I tried everything on youtube troubleshooting page, to no avail. I upgraded to Firefox 24. I tried using youtube in Chrome and Safari, and it worked fine. Then I tried signing out of my youtube account in Firefox. Videos played just fine. I signed back in, and the error was back. I tried signing into my account in Safari and Chrome (I had not been signed in whem I tested them before) and they still worked. So videos won't play in Firefox, but only when I'm signed into youtube, and work fine in Safari and Chrome, whether I'm signed in or not.

Asked by ecbenson98 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Does Firefox 48 work with OS X 10.7.5 or not--you say both no and yes.

Mozilla's web site says this: Firefox 48.0 System Requirements for Mac Operating Systems • Mac OS X 10.9 • Mac OS X 10.10 • Mac OS X 10.11 But also says this: The Fir… (read more)

Mozilla's web site says this: Firefox 48.0 System Requirements for Mac Operating Systems • Mac OS X 10.9 • Mac OS X 10.10 • Mac OS X 10.11

But also says this:

The Firefox version 48 release in August 2016 will be the last Firefox version to receive new feature or security updates on OS X systems that are no longer supported by Apple: OS X 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8. Starting with the Firefox version 49 release in September 2016, Firefox is no longer supported on OS X systems below 10.9.

So is Firefox 48 supposed to work on my OS X 10.7 or not? (I ask this because of a web site that works with Safari but not with Firefox 48.) Should I regress to version 47? Should I regress to ESR 45? If so, what happened to 46 and 47?

Asked by carhu 3 years ago

Answered by James 3 years ago

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My bookmarks toolbar no longer shows up. View ⟶ Toolbars ⟶ Bookmarks Toolbar doesn't work. Also View ⟶ Toolbars ⟶ Customize doesn't bring up a dialogue box.

I can only see the contents of my bookmarks toolbar via History ⟶ Show All History. And I can't customize the toolbars because I can't bring up the dialogue box. I'm also… (read more)

I can only see the contents of my bookmarks toolbar via History ⟶ Show All History. And I can't customize the toolbars because I can't bring up the dialogue box.

I'm also having trouble with the sidebar:

Two things I can't get to show in the sidebar are Bookmarks and History (View ⟶ Sidebar ⟶ Bookmarks and View ⟶ Sidebar ⟶ History). The shortcuts don't work either.

Two things I can get to show in the sidebar ScrapBook and Pocket, however, I can't close the sidebar via the top right cross, but have to go via the menu: View ⟶ Sidebar ⟶ Pocket / ScrapBook.

List of installed Add-ons:

Adblock Plus Add-on Compatibility Reporter AddThis British English Dictionary Clearly DivX Plus Web Player HTML5 Evernote Web Clipper Hootsuite Hootlet Pinterest Right-Click Pocket Public Fox ScrapBook Troubleshooter

Firefox 21.0 beta channel Mac OS X Version 10.7.5

Asked by mufidah 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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What is systweak and how did I get it on my Firefox page?

yesterday when I went onto Firefox and new toolbar appeared with buttons like: "clean your pc", "speed up pc" (I don't have a pc), "hottest games", "pricegong", "convert … (read more)

yesterday when I went onto Firefox and new toolbar appeared with buttons like: "clean your pc", "speed up pc" (I don't have a pc), "hottest games", "pricegong", "convert files" . . . Where did it come from? What should I do about it? Got an email from India on how to get rid of it . . . I have Firefox 19 Use a Mac OSX Thank You.

Asked by willieske 7 years ago

Last reply by philipp 7 years ago

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Latest Firefox uses THREE TIMES as much RAM as Firefox 3.6, and is slower to boot.

My laptop has limited RAM - about 2GB. Of the browsers I've tried (Chrome, Safari, Firefox), Firefox uses the least RAM, but it still uses around 1GB of RAM to display ab… (read more)

My laptop has limited RAM - about 2GB. Of the browsers I've tried (Chrome, Safari, Firefox), Firefox uses the least RAM, but it still uses around 1GB of RAM to display about 10 tabs (gmail, facebook, reader, and assorted other websites) - this seems insanely high.

Thinking back, this didn't seem to be a problem "back in the day", so to speak, so I tried installing Firefox 3.6 again.

Lo and behold, with the same addons and the same tabs open, Firefox 3.6 is using 300MB of RAM where Firefox 21 used 980MB of RAM. In addition, navigation is noticeably snappier in Firefox 3.6 - probably because it doesn't have to page to disk as often (which would often lock up my computer using Firefox 21).

I thought that newer versions were supposed to improve memory performance, not triple the required memory...

Asked by charlesangus 6 years ago

Last reply by user633449 6 years ago

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Video with JWPlayer does load, but won't play and no error message (as plug-in needed) apear. What's the problem?

video's with JWPlayer start loading but won't play and stay black with a rolling wheel. The player is shown and even full screen can be activated. There is no message f… (read more)

video's with JWPlayer start loading but won't play and stay black with a rolling wheel. The player is shown and even full screen can be activated. There is no message for a missing plug-in.

Asked by aleid 6 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 years ago

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Firefox won't let me use Hola! Unblocker as an Add-On anymore. Why? I want it.

I was using the Hola! Unblocker forever for sites like Netflix, MTV, ABC, NBC, Hulu, basically any American network that doesn't stream its content to Canada and it was g… (read more)

I was using the Hola! Unblocker forever for sites like Netflix, MTV, ABC, NBC, Hulu, basically any American network that doesn't stream its content to Canada and it was great. Now suddenly Hola! is gone and everytime I try and install, Firefox won't let me.

Asked by cselby90 4 years ago

Answered by dpeddle 4 years ago

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My display of Google search results is suddently very small in Firefox 35.0.1

When I upgraded to this latest version of Firefox my default search engine became Yahoo. I then used your directions to change to Google, but the display results on Googl… (read more)

When I upgraded to this latest version of Firefox my default search engine became Yahoo. I then used your directions to change to Google, but the display results on Google are extremely small, while the other search engine results remain at normal size. i don't want to start zooming to increase display results as then the websites I go to will be too large. I am a marketing communications consultant and must use Google to assist my clients with SEO functionality.

I tried attaching screen captures of search results for Firefox and Bing so you could see the difference, but they wouldn't load. I am on an iMac 10.7.5

Asked by smarket 5 years ago

Answered by smarket 5 years ago

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Why does firefox keep crashing my PC?

I have been using firefox for years now and up until last week I have not had any problems. However, firefox started crashing my PC and forcing it to restart and my regis… (read more)

I have been using firefox for years now and up until last week I have not had any problems. However, firefox started crashing my PC and forcing it to restart and my registry started getting all thrown out of whack!

I have uninstalled and reinstalled firefox several times, repaired my disks, defragged, and scanned for viruses.

Why is this happening????

Asked by adrianrulz 6 years ago

Last reply by kobe 6 years ago

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Firefox slow on my MAC.

Firefox is suffering from seriously annoying lag spikes on my mac, while other browsers work perfect. The problem is the worst when watching Youtube video's or when typin… (read more)

Firefox is suffering from seriously annoying lag spikes on my mac, while other browsers work perfect. The problem is the worst when watching Youtube video's or when typing (text only appears after 1-2 seconds when the spike happens.)

I've tried the about:config stuff, I used Speedyfox, googled for days but nothing seems to be working. What's worth trying? I love Firefox and I don't want to switch to another browser.

Could it be firefox plugin process? It seems to be eating a lot of RAM from times to times (I updated Java and Flash).

Thank you

Asked by Willemvm 7 years ago

Last reply by gslrider 7 years ago

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I have the obnoxious "offers4u" in my face and I need to remove it from my MAC Pro. Please tell how. THANKS.

I read through the info about people using WIndows, but didn't find help for my Mac. Don't know how to proceed. It is a SERIOUSLY obnoxious bit of uninvited marketing w… (read more)

I read through the info about people using WIndows, but didn't find help for my Mac. Don't know how to proceed. It is a SERIOUSLY obnoxious bit of uninvited marketing which pops up all over previously reliable pages....

Asked by GrizzlyBear 6 years ago

Answered by philipp 6 years ago

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Firefox does not work with windows 8

I just bought a new computer that came with Windoze 8. I hate it. Firefox works occasionally. It is pinned to the taskbar, but I cannot get it to start. I click on it an… (read more)

I just bought a new computer that came with Windoze 8. I hate it. Firefox works occasionally.

It is pinned to the taskbar, but I cannot get it to start. I click on it and nothing happens.

When I go to Start and click on Firefox, it does not staty. IE and other programs start, but not Firefox. Is Microsoft blocking it? I am trying to run a business and I have to use Firefox on a Windows machine. Any suggestions?

Asked by arjay99 7 years ago

Last reply by horngyih 7 years ago

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New tabs don't start at home page

My home page is Google. However, whenever I open a new tab, the website opened isn't Google, it's something saying 'Results by Bing' in the upper right corner. How can I … (read more)

My home page is Google. However, whenever I open a new tab, the website opened isn't Google, it's something saying 'Results by Bing' in the upper right corner. How can I ensure that new tabs start at Google (or at any other page I set as my home page)?

Asked by rdixit 6 years ago

Answered by Nellus 6 years ago

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Firefox doesn't load google sites nor facebook

This is extremely frustrating and has been happening for months now. Sometimes the sites load, but then stop working after a few minutes, and then it's nearly impossible … (read more)

This is extremely frustrating and has been happening for months now. Sometimes the sites load, but then stop working after a few minutes, and then it's nearly impossible to get them to load again. It just hangs at "connecting" for ever until it either times out or just goes to a blank tab. Other sites work, but anything Google related such as search, gmail, finance, etc or Facebook simply don't work.

It appears that this is a common problem recurring every 6 months or so according to this board. I've tried clearing cookies/cash and then even reset Firefox and it still happens. Any suggestions to fix this problem?

Thank you very much!

Jeremy

Asked by monkeychemist 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Recently Unable to Paste Content in Gmail Using Firefox...

As of this past Thursday, I am unable to paste the vast majority of content copied from the internet into the body of emails composed in my Gmail account. This is not exc… (read more)

As of this past Thursday, I am unable to paste the vast majority of content copied from the internet into the body of emails composed in my Gmail account. This is not exclusive to, but seems consistently to be the case when attempting to copy Google-related content (search results, YouTube content, images, and so forth).

I am able to perform this function using Chrome, though for a variety of reasons Firefox is my preferred browser, and I would as soon not have to alternate between the two. To my knowledge, no updates have been made that would correspond to or be potentially responsible for this issue.

I've seen similar issues reported on other forums, but none more current than six month's past (either they have not been recently reported or this is an issue particular to me, it seems). In these forums there are suggestions made in the way of modifying scripts, but I would as soon avoid that if possible as it is clear that it my cause my computer to become vulnerable to security invasions.

Not that this issue isn't fairly direct in my reporting it, though the accompanying screenshots illustrate my (1.) copying search results from Google and (2.) a comparison between the results attempting to paste the same content in Chrome and Firefox.

[Amendment: The images appear to not be properly uploading, but may well not be essential...]

It should be noted that this is the case whether using the drop-down right-click menu, keyboard shortcuts (ctrl+C/ctrl+V), or the in-window menu...

Asked by ABrummitt81 5 years ago

Answered by ABrummitt81 5 years ago

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pages keep saying I need a plugin but "search for plugin" button CONSISTENTLY yields "none found" -- do I need one or not?

I have a nearly-new Mac 10.7.5. Downloaded Firefox just fine. But many (not all) pages give me a popup saying that additional plugins are needed to display all the conten… (read more)

I have a nearly-new Mac 10.7.5. Downloaded Firefox just fine. But many (not all) pages give me a popup saying that additional plugins are needed to display all the content. When I click the "Install missing plugins" button, I get a popup saying, "No suitable plugins were found." Does this mean the popup saying I am in need of a plugin is false, or what?

Asked by mellyrn 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago