google maps

Since the latest update, Firefox won't display Google maps anymore. There was a message saying Windows blocked access to the graphics. Can't figure out where in Windows… (read more)

Since the latest update, Firefox won't display Google maps anymore. There was a message saying Windows blocked access to the graphics. Can't figure out where in Windows 10 to undo this. Help! Firefox useless to me without Google maps.

Asked by dan247 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 8 minutes ago

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Downloads auto-save when I don't want them to

Every time I come across a file and click the link to either open or save the file, Firefox just downloads the file -- THEN it asks me if I want to open it or save it..? … (read more)

Every time I come across a file and click the link to either open or save the file, Firefox just downloads the file -- THEN it asks me if I want to open it or save it..? It's bugged and an obscene security threat if the browser is so easily willing to download files against my intention.

Before I'm asked, I have gone through the settings multiple times to ensure 'Always ask you where to save files' and 'Ask whether to open or save files" are checked. Behavior does not change according to settings.

Example 1. Click link for a PDF with the intention to open, read, and forget 2. Firefox automatically downloads the file to my download folder 3. Firefox prompts me if I want to save the file or open it

If I click 'open', the file stays in the saved location even though I don't want it to exist.

Asked by A name 2 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 15 minutes ago

BOOKMARK TOOLBAR NOT SHOWING

WHERE IS MY BOOKMARKS TOOLBAR??? Every time I update Firefox (now 109), I end up with all kinds of problems! NOW, I can't see my bookmark toolbar. All the help articles … (read more)

WHERE IS MY BOOKMARKS TOOLBAR??? Every time I update Firefox (now 109), I end up with all kinds of problems! NOW, I can't see my bookmark toolbar. All the help articles tells me how to show it or how to bookmark a page, which I already did multiple times. But this issue is never solved. If I can't get this resolved, I'm going to MS Edge.

Asked by Laura 6 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 minutes ago

I can not remove a extension.

I can not remove the extension! I have noticed for some time now that I have an extension in my Firefox extensions that has no name and keeps installing itself, even when… (read more)

I can not remove the extension!

I have noticed for some time now that I have an extension in my Firefox extensions that has no name and keeps installing itself, even when I try to uninstall it through the Firefox folder. The extension causes that in my search suggestions when I enter something always other websites come to the surface, or the actually suggested by firefox sites slide down. Some yahoo and amazon sites come up on my search results.

Asked by maikmadej99 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 24 minutes ago

Printing out logins and passwords

I don't seem t have the right usernames and passwords to be able to print out my logins and passwords. I am able to login to Windows whenever I restart my PCs, but Firef… (read more)

I don't seem t have the right usernames and passwords to be able to print out my logins and passwords. I am able to login to Windows whenever I restart my PCs, but Firefox doesn't accept the password. I have tried versions of the name that appears on my Windows screen after login, but that doesn't work. There is no alternative account on my laptop.

Asked by Dennis C During 49 minutes ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 34 minutes ago

No history since last FF update. When I open previous profiles, there is no history there either. Please provide some simple instructions that help me restore previous history, as I use this feature a lot.

Please help me to know how to easily restore my search history. I may switch to a different browser if I am unable to restore search history.

Asked by jnbtxn47 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 50 minutes ago

Setting that are very inconvenient in Firefox

I have two large inconveniences that keeps me from using Firefox exclusively. 1)When entering a search term in Firefox on occasion I need to look up spellings in the sear… (read more)

I have two large inconveniences that keeps me from using Firefox exclusively. 1)When entering a search term in Firefox on occasion I need to look up spellings in the search string. When I click off the search dialog box and return back to the dialog box on the search page everything is erased that I had previously added in the search box. This a a big inconvenience for me. Is there a way to change this setting?.

2) i have tried many time to download my bookmarks of Chrome. After following the published procedure nothing is copied to the bookmarks this is a big issue for using Firefox.

Im not a fan of chrome can you help me migrate to Foxfire. This is both on mu desktop win 11 and my apple iPhone 14

Asked by bill41 4 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 54 minutes ago

Firefox (and also Thunderbird) crash on trying to load Yahoo mail login page

A friend (who knows even less about technology than me) has an old Dell Inspiron 1501 which has been running Linux Mint 18 Xfce, which is now unsupported. I'm beginning t… (read more)

A friend (who knows even less about technology than me) has an old Dell Inspiron 1501 which has been running Linux Mint 18 Xfce, which is now unsupported. I'm beginning to regret it but just to keep it going for a couple of years I offered to update to Mint 20 Xfce, which is the last version listing 1 Gb as the minimum Ram (everything later or other version are 2 Gb or more), which is the most that system can use. Once the wifi was eventually working (old b43 broadcom driver) most things went fine (except Team Viewer, which works on another Mint 20 Xfce system, but that's not a question for here). However, she uses Yahoo mail, and for some reason just attempting to load the login page (login.yahoo.com) causes Firefox to crash (I mentioned Thunderbird in the title as I attempted to access Yahoo Mail with it, but because it needs to access the Yahoo Mail page (as I think this is now based on App codes rather than passwords), and doing that crashed Thunderbird also). I'm pretty sure I have methodically gone through all the troubleshooting steps on https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-and-diagnose-firefox-problems (clear cookies & cache by deleting history; clear startup cache; refresh; reinstall; new profile). Firefox doesn't crash in Troubleshoot mode, despite the fact is seems to still use hardware acceleration, even though I thought it would disable that. Hence, I'm at the end of what I know to try (and that's just from following the guide, I am not an expert) and would be grateful for any help anyone can offer. I attach an image that lists all the submitted crash reports, as they will refer to slightly different conditions as I tried all the options mentioned above. I'm using my own PC to submit this (so any hardware & system data submitted by this web-form won't be relevant), not the Inspiron 1501 that has the issue. I can open the Yahoo mail page on this machine (same version of Firefox) and also on the Inspiron 1501 using Chrome (but there was a different reason relating to security why we couldn't log in via that). Would really like to get Firefox (and Thunderbird) working on the laptop, if possible.

Asked by Jonny Terry 1 day ago

Last reply by James 54 minutes ago

OS authentication enable via registry?

Hi, I know how to turn on OS authentication to reveal passwords in about:config (signon.management.page.os-auth.enabled = true) But is there any way to turn this on in re… (read more)

Hi,

I know how to turn on OS authentication to reveal passwords in about:config (signon.management.page.os-auth.enabled = true) But is there any way to turn this on in registry?

Asked by jewmo159 9 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 55 minutes ago

userChrome.css don't work

I try to disable the transition to fullscreen by following the steps. But after restart the Firefox ESR (waterfox), the rule don't apply. The rule: /* Minimize fullscree… (read more)

I try to disable the transition to fullscreen by following the steps. But after restart the Firefox ESR (waterfox), the rule don't apply. The rule:

/* Minimize fullscreen transition time */
#navigator-toolbox[fullscreenShouldAnimate] {
    transition: 0ms !important;
}
I do set the
toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets
in about:config already.

Asked by khoa030634 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

On playing online videos screen flashes, goes blank until site / video is closed

So, for awhile now when I go to some sites, the screen suddenly starts flashing, then it jitters and turns some light color (like a light green; not blue screen, not blac… (read more)

So, for awhile now when I go to some sites, the screen suddenly starts flashing, then it jitters and turns some light color (like a light green; not blue screen, not black). If I guess where the "X" is to shut down the tab that has the video, I can end this. Often, like on youtube, I find the problem is some ad video that was playing. The rest of the site is ok. But not always.

One site I wrote down a few days where it happened: https://www.nbcsports.com/philadelphia/eagles/eagles-face-giants-2022-playoff-opener?cid=sm_npd_rsn_phi_fb_mn&fbclid=IwAR3rGUEa0W8fElrzCWANSIUpti9VKlbn0iHyvcFsviajYExo5tcRSyWBJXA

scroll down to video and everything blinks, becomes unuseable

It happens in lots of places, though. It is not per se a YouTube problem or just a problem at NBCSports. I shell out to MS Edge, and it seems to handle everything fine, so I'm assuming at this point it is a browser issue.

One last point: after this happen the screen display is degraded even after I manage to shut down the offending tab or video. It takes a Log off/log back in or reboot to fix everything. The degradation takes the form of making the screen look a bit like a pointilist painting, although that's an exaggeration.

FF 109.0.1 64 bit Windows 11 NVidia GeFORCE RTX 3060 running studio driver 526.98 (I have switched periodically from / to their gaming driver, which doesn't seem to matter)

Any help, appreciated.

Asked by monsieurms 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

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Recover account (bookmarks and saved logins) with lost password after computer crash

Dear, I need to recover my Mozilla (Firefox) account on my computer after this latter crashed. Unfortunately, apparently I don't have the good password. Probably I used … (read more)

Dear,

I need to recover my Mozilla (Firefox) account on my computer after this latter crashed. Unfortunately, apparently I don't have the good password. Probably I used an automatically generated password which I don't remember.

I still have my account connected on my Android smartphone, but I can't access the account details (no way to recover my password or change through this device?!), and I can't export my bookmarks. Also, apparently all my identifiers and passwords were not synced on my smartphone :-( Hence somewhere all my precious information are available, but stupidly enough I can't access it anymore and resetting the password warns me that I might (is it even a certainty or a possibility?) lose everything. It seems that I cannot even produce a revovery key (to reset pwd without losing data as mentioned in the Help pages) as I can't connect on a desktop browser anymore (but well on my Android version). I am lost and just stupidly blocked - this is SO frustrating, I initially thought it would be a good idea to put everything in Mozilla - well...

Is there ANY way to actually recover my account without losing data on my desktop Firefox, given I still have access to the email account associated to the Mozilla account (and to the original emails from the creation of my accounts) and I still have access to my Firefox account on the Android app but this one doesn't seem to allow to do anything interesting in my case??

Thanks a lot!

Asked by n.terseleer.lillo 1 week ago

Answered by n.terseleer.lillo 2 hours ago

Bank Access

When I try to access my Capital One bank, I get a circle with a slash through it. I read that to be the bank is blocking the Firefox browser. I called them and they sai… (read more)

When I try to access my Capital One bank, I get a circle with a slash through it. I read that to be the bank is blocking the Firefox browser. I called them and they said they PREFERED Google CHROME. Can anyone resolve this issue?

Asked by lbb1n1 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 hours ago

Encrypted HTTPS websites always ask if I want to trust the certificate

I am using Mozilla Firefox 64-bit with version 107.0 on Windows 10 21H2. I connect very often to HTTPS websites without a valid certificate. Often with certificates issue… (read more)

I am using Mozilla Firefox 64-bit with version 107.0 on Windows 10 21H2. I connect very often to HTTPS websites without a valid certificate. Often with certificates issued by themselves. Before it was always enough to say "I trust this website" once. Now the question comes again and again, whenever I connect. What could be the cause of this?

Asked by Andreas Fendt 2 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 5 hours ago

I get a message that I miss a profile, when I start Firefox (or Thunderbird) Even after a complete clean installation

I am re-installing Windows10 Pro for a clean install. I made a backup of my profiles of Firefox and Thunderbird, both in AppData Local and Roaming. After reinstallation o… (read more)

I am re-installing Windows10 Pro for a clean install. I made a backup of my profiles of Firefox and Thunderbird, both in AppData Local and Roaming. After reinstallation of Firefox and Thunderbird, I deleted the new profiles and recovered the old ones. Now I get a message that I'm missing a profile. I still get it after deleting the apps and doing a clean install. What can I do?

Asked by Rob van Dijk 5 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 hours ago

yahoo mail

All of a sudden every time I try to sign in on Yahoo mail I get a warning "We've noticed some unusual account activity" and I have to get a text (which I pay for individu… (read more)

All of a sudden every time I try to sign in on Yahoo mail I get a warning "We've noticed some unusual account activity" and I have to get a text (which I pay for individually) to get a code to continue (the code I get by email which would not cost me anything never works). I have no problem when I use Microsoft Edge. What is happening and how can it be fixed.

Asked by vickiedragon 2 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 hours ago

Firefox no longer plays ESPN+ content. No problem with Safari

Up until 2 weeks ago, all ESPN+ and ESPN3 content played on my Mac. It no longer does. When clicking on the start button the screen goes to black, the title of the conten… (read more)

Up until 2 weeks ago, all ESPN+ and ESPN3 content played on my Mac. It no longer does. When clicking on the start button the screen goes to black, the title of the content appears, but no video. Firefox 109.0.1 MacOS 10.12.6 Content plays as expected with Safari

Asked by bep9 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 hours ago

YouTube Wont Play In Private Window

Firefox 103.0.2 (64 bit) doesn't play YouTube videso in Private Window. The same videso play in s statdrad new window. Try: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fiVciCs8zU wh… (read more)

Firefox 103.0.2 (64 bit) doesn't play YouTube videso in Private Window. The same videso play in s statdrad new window. Try: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fiVciCs8zU which ironically won't play in private! Every time you press the play button you get about half a second of play before pausing. In standard mode it plays just fine.

Asked by Les 2 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 5 hours ago