How to disable the Firefox entry in Windows Task Scheduler?

My Windows Task Scheduler contains an entry called "Firefox Default Browser Agent". If I delete it, it returns. If I disable it, it re-enables itself. How do I NUKE this … (read more)

My Windows Task Scheduler contains an entry called "Firefox Default Browser Agent". If I delete it, it returns. If I disable it, it re-enables itself. How do I NUKE this permanently?

I already have telemetry and automatic updates both turned off.

A related problem is that the About Firefox window keeps saying "Firefox is being updated by another instance", even though I always "Dismiss" the prompt to download the latest version. (I'm using v107.0.)

Asked by MartyJames 11 minutes ago

Downloads with Firefox are not virus checked after download (Windows Defender)

While doing some virus discovery tests with Windows Defender and other AV products I realized that with Firefox files are not scanned when download finishes. With Chrome … (read more)

While doing some virus discovery tests with Windows Defender and other AV products I realized that with Firefox files are not scanned when download finishes. With Chrome and Edge the Windows Defender immediately checks and blocks malicious files. Not so with Firefox. Then the file is only checked and blocked when opened.

After some research I found that in the past there was an Option `browser.download.manager.scanWhenDone` but this seems no longer available. Under Security software in about:support Windows Defender seems to be correctly set.

Is there a way to have files immediately checked by the AV after download in Firefox completes?

Asked by Pascal Mages 1 day ago

Last reply by Pascal Mages 12 minutes ago

Erased bookmarks and browser history

I had an issue with Macbook Pro. Apple support had to wipe and reinstall hard drive. Firefox is my default browser and I was signed in. When we reinstalled Firefox on m… (read more)

I had an issue with Macbook Pro. Apple support had to wipe and reinstall hard drive. Firefox is my default browser and I was signed in. When we reinstalled Firefox on my new hard drive, I signed in and there's nothing there -- no booksmarks, history toolbar, etc.

Can i still get back that information?

Asked by DaveTbongo 38 minutes ago

can't log into router

Can't log into router. Works with Chrome and Edge 192.168.2.1 Tried this says in the router's Admin page: Access setting page via https://router.asus.com:8443 * Plea… (read more)

Can't log into router. Works with Chrome and Edge 192.168.2.1

Tried this says in the router's Admin page: Access setting page via https://router.asus.com:8443 * Please use port 1024-65535. With and without :80 and :433

Tried everything I can find on this site and Google. Has worked for many years.

Asked by alan187 1 hour ago

Pages do not open, Blank screen for any URL

Firefox browser does not function when logged into AD domain. It works fine if using local account. This was not an issue until recently (perhaps a month). FW settings ar… (read more)

Firefox browser does not function when logged into AD domain. It works fine if using local account. This was not an issue until recently (perhaps a month). FW settings are open and websites are functional on other browsers, but after an Windows Security Update Firefox will not load any pages. It will not even open Settings tab. No bookmarks work.

I have uninstalled and tried to reinstall, and the windows update or the package install crash before install initiates. Logged into laptop local and was able to install, but when using domain account the problem reoccurs. Note, browser was functional until windows patch and indicators are of some .NET framework corruption.

Asked by meng3 1 hour ago

Can I get below 50 tab width?

The minimum tab width build into Firefox is 50. I'm used to much lower from Chrome, and would like it to be lower. I have many tabs open at the same time, and being able … (read more)

The minimum tab width build into Firefox is 50. I'm used to much lower from Chrome, and would like it to be lower. I have many tabs open at the same time, and being able to see them all is what I'm used to. Instead of having to scroll for long time, it's really annoying! I saw a post that there used to be an extension which let you do this, but it stopped working with an older version of Firefox. Any help is greatly appreciated. :) Have a great day!

Asked by schmidteren 1 hour ago

Console Response not showing HTML - only shows "raw"

In Firefox 107.0.1 64-bit (Windows 10) When looking at the console, the response tab no longer shows rendered HTML code - the response is blank. Only if I select "Raw" ov… (read more)

In Firefox 107.0.1 64-bit (Windows 10)

When looking at the console, the response tab no longer shows rendered HTML code - the response is blank.

Only if I select "Raw" over on the right do I see anything - only code.

Is this new behaviour from Firefox, or have I inadvertently changed an option?

The only way to now see the rendered page is through the "Network" tab.

Please see images.

Asked by Tim 1 hour ago

Google Drive error message

Every time I open Google Drive, I get an error message that says "Google Drive was unable to load your view." And it no longer shows me the the filepath like it used to. … (read more)

Every time I open Google Drive, I get an error message that says "Google Drive was unable to load your view." And it no longer shows me the the filepath like it used to. I have tried clearing the cache and cookies, checked that javascript was enabled, and making sure cookies were allowed for the site. Nothing has helped.

Asked by heidi 19 hours ago

Last reply by heidi 12 hours ago

Can't open Firefox because a copy of Firefox is already open

I use a MacBook Pro running OS Monterey and I've gotten the dreaded "Firefox is already open" message. Firefox isn't my primary browser but I do have tabs and bookmarks s… (read more)

I use a MacBook Pro running OS Monterey and I've gotten the dreaded "Firefox is already open" message. Firefox isn't my primary browser but I do have tabs and bookmarks saved there. This has happened before, and last time I ended up following advice to delete my profile which wiped out my entire account (it was the only profile there, and I should have looked for an alternate solution because that clearly wasn't it).

I was very interested in switching from Chrome to Firefox permanently, but I'll be honest, I'm pretty frustrated that this keeps happening and putting my tabs/bookmarks/history/etc in jeopardy. If someone could provide a straightforward explanation as to how to fix this I would greatly appreciate it.

Btw, I already tried viewing FireFox in the activity monitor as I saw another site suggest and it wouldn't let me quit it (I saw it greyed out).

Asked by kmoyer424 11 hours ago

Last reply by kmoyer424 2 hours ago

Access to online banking website

I am, for the last two to three weeks sufferering limited access to my Barclays online banking if I use Firefox. My bank eventually told me to use an alternate, more popu… (read more)

I am, for the last two to three weeks sufferering limited access to my Barclays online banking if I use Firefox. My bank eventually told me to use an alternate, more popular browser to access it, which I was loathe to do but it worked first time! This is not the first time Firefox has had these issues either. What are you doing about it?

Asked by jcprideaux 3 hours ago

after uprgrading to 107.0.1 missing all saved password

It was restarted after upgrading to 107.0.1 but the Firefox doesn't ask my master pwd anymore and disappeared all stored password . In a profile I found 1-1 logins.json, … (read more)

It was restarted after upgrading to 107.0.1 but the Firefox doesn't ask my master pwd anymore and disappeared all stored password .

In a profile I found 1-1 logins.json, logins-backup.json both are almost empty and a one day old logins.json.corrupt file with a quite huge size.

When I renamed logins.json.corrupt to logins.json as I found in forum, restarted Firefox it became to *.corrupt again.

Asked by mayeri.janos 17 hours ago

Last reply by mayeri.janos 3 hours ago

Donation esplanation

Hello, since a cople of year Thunderbird and Firefox are separated. How to donate for both two? I have just made a donation but Firefox is not included, I was propose to … (read more)

Hello, since a cople of year Thunderbird and Firefox are separated.

How to donate for both two? I have just made a donation but Firefox is not included, I was propose to join the Thunderbird newsletter only.

Can someone clarify this point for me.

Grazie M.

Asked by maurizio.teruzzi 4 hours ago

Same Firefox Home Page on all my computers

Is it possible to set the same "home page" on all three of my Mac computers? I want the same links across all three, but they keep changing with "syncs" despite being pin… (read more)

Is it possible to set the same "home page" on all three of my Mac computers? I want the same links across all three, but they keep changing with "syncs" despite being pinned. Ver. 107.0.1

Thank you, Polly

Asked by Polly Seven 1 day ago

Last reply by Polly Seven 7 hours ago

Can't Download Any File from Mozilla Firefox (Ubuntu 22.04.1)

Hi! I have encountered this really annoying problem on my Firefox app. I give details below. I installed Mozilla Firefox on my freshly installed Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS. I tri… (read more)

Hi!

I have encountered this really annoying problem on my Firefox app. I give details below. I installed Mozilla Firefox on my freshly installed Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS. I tried installing it from Snap Store. However, when I tried saving an image from the web (or, truthfully, any other file chosen by the "Save As..." selection), nothing happened, again and again. I tried many things, including following relevant guides from the internet, but nothing changed. The Firefox version is the 107.0.1 (64-bit), a Mozilla Firefox Snap for Ubuntu canonical-002- 1.0. I, also, have to report some other things, as well. When tried installing the browser from the internet (I downloaded a compressed file, containing the executable), the same function seemed to work. I, now, use the executable to access Firefox. However, firstly, because other difficulties (not problems, but difficulties) arise and, secondly, because I'd really like ti use, mostly, snaps, I report this bug here requesting for help, as well.

Any helpful answer will be appreciated!

Thank you!

Asked by Elias Myserlis 19 hours ago

Last reply by Elias Myserlis 8 hours ago

Primary Password Timeout

Is there anyway to set a timeout on the Primary Password? It would be helpful if there was a time limit on how long passwords could be used before having to log in again.… (read more)

Is there anyway to set a timeout on the Primary Password? It would be helpful if there was a time limit on how long passwords could be used before having to log in again. At the moment you have to close out of Firefox to lock it down again.

Asked by codderz83 8 hours ago