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Prevent FireFox from executing a search for "unknown" domains

Since one of the recent FireFox updates, the default action in the URL bar for "unknown" domains is always a search. As a web developer, this is extremely aggravating, si… (read more)

Since one of the recent FireFox updates, the default action in the URL bar for "unknown" domains is always a search. As a web developer, this is extremely aggravating, since I can no longer type "foo.local" into the URL bar and confirm, in order to access http://foo.local/ (see also attached image). It will instead execute a search for "foo.local".

I have looked through the options of browser.urlbar in about:config, but so far I couldn't identify if any of these options would influence this new behaviour.

Asked by fritzmg 3 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 days ago

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Firefox block autoplay not working, preferences are showing "Block Audio and Video"

Hi there! I have been having trouble with Firefox continuing to autoplay videos even with preferences set to "Block Audio and Video." If I go to twitter.com or elsewhere … (read more)

Hi there!

I have been having trouble with Firefox continuing to autoplay videos even with preferences set to "Block Audio and Video."

If I go to twitter.com or elsewhere Firefox will show that auto play is disabled, but videos will autoplay with no audio. I would just like to get this feature working as autoplaying videos are incredibly annoying!

Thanks for any help!

Firefox 72.0.1

Asked by GuyManSir657438 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Updating Firefox from Menu > Help > About yields ransomware

I received a Firefox notice that an upgrade was available, so I clicked "not now" and triggered the update by Menu > Help > About. Firefox apparently downloaded its… (read more)

I received a Firefox notice that an upgrade was available, so I clicked "not now" and triggered the update by Menu > Help > About. Firefox apparently downloaded its update, then asked me to restart Firefox. I did so and got a "ransomware" notice from my antivirus program, saying it fixed the problem (but not how). Trying to run Firefox repeats the notice. Does Firefox now have malware in it?

A Web search turns up nothing. I am posting this question from Google Chrome.

Windows 10 Home Malwarebytes premium (latest)

Asked by David Spector 3 hours ago

Answered by David Spector 58 minutes ago

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https://railstream.net/live-cameras/item/mini-cams does not work

This site is behind a paywall. While I am able to login to the main site, the subsite listed in the subject does not work properly. It did work properly with FF many vers… (read more)

This site is behind a paywall. While I am able to login to the main site, the subsite listed in the subject does not work properly. It did work properly with FF many versions of FF ago. It does work with MS Edge. Thoughts?

Asked by kaplang1 4 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 3 hours ago

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Autoplay blocking not working since "gestures-needed" removed from about:config

media.autoplay.enabled.user-gestures-needed in the about:config used to block autoplay, but now it's been taken away. So how is it blocked? And why can't this be a sett… (read more)

media.autoplay.enabled.user-gestures-needed in the about:config used to block autoplay, but now it's been taken away. So how is it blocked? And why can't this be a setting NOT in the config, since what's available under Privacy and Security has never worked?

Asked by ebpatton 5 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 3 hours ago

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While using Firefox Better Web + Scroll, will websites still earn income if I toggle reader view?

I have been a subscriber of Scroll for a while, and recently installed the Firefox Better Web extension to use Scroll in the Firefox browser. If I toggle reader view on F… (read more)

I have been a subscriber of Scroll for a while, and recently installed the Firefox Better Web extension to use Scroll in the Firefox browser. If I toggle reader view on Firefox, will websites still earn income from my Scroll subscription while the Firefox Better Web extension is active?

Asked by kumarhk 6 hours ago

Answered by Eve 4 hours ago

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How to remove pre-installed command line bookmarks like: facebook, twitter, reddit, etc.?

Greetings forum - I have Firefox on automatic update. Last night Firefox auto updated to version 78.0.1 and this update added pre-installed bookmarks suggestions that ap… (read more)

Greetings forum -

I have Firefox on automatic update. Last night Firefox auto updated to version 78.0.1 and this update added pre-installed bookmarks suggestions that appear when I click the command line.

These pre-installed bookmarks suggestions are offensive trash like: facebook, twitter, reddit, etc.

I have searched the help section. I have scoured the customize pull down menus. I have looked through the bookmark editor ... and found no clear method of removing these pre-installed bookmarks suggestions.

There MUST be a way to do so. I CAN NOT see facebook, twitter, and reddit in my bookmarks every time I click on the command line.

Does anyone know of a method to remove these pre-installed bookmarks suggestions?

Thanks in advance for your time and knowledge.

Asked by johndaversa 6 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 hours ago

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Recent update forced top sites in address bar?

I did search the site, but I didn't see a setting that can get rid of the suggestions in the address bar. The library and history clearing methods did nothing. Any help… (read more)

I did search the site, but I didn't see a setting that can get rid of the suggestions in the address bar. The library and history clearing methods did nothing. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by Brasky 7 hours ago

Answered by Brasky 7 hours ago

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Some URLs not loading/ ublock origin not blocking ads

Hi, I've tried to fix this by following the relevant knowledge base articles, but nothing I've tried so far seems to have worked. Since this morning, Firefox has failed t… (read more)

Hi,

I've tried to fix this by following the relevant knowledge base articles, but nothing I've tried so far seems to have worked.

Since this morning, Firefox has failed to load in certain pages. There's no error message, FF briefly flashes the Stop button and then displays a totally blank page. I checked on Chrome, and it had no problem loading the page.

On pages that do load, ublock origin doesn't seem to be blocking any ads. I assume these problems are related, so I include this for completeness.

I've tried

  1. Restarting firefox in safe mode
  2. Restarting my PC
  3. Clearing firefox cookies and cache
  4. Restarting my router
  5. Flushing my DNS

What should I try next? Is there any additional info I need to provide?

Asked by sam68 8 hours ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 7 hours ago

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Automatically scroll a webpage using inspector console....

HI.. Is it possible to have firefox automatically scroll to the bottom of a long webpage using the inspector console :? I'd like to automatically scroll to the bottom &am… (read more)

HI.. Is it possible to have firefox automatically scroll to the bottom of a long webpage using the inspector console :? I'd like to automatically scroll to the bottom & then work my way back up to the top manually. Is this possible :? Many thanks in advanced....

Asked by dTour 9 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 8 hours ago

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This page keeps refreshing itself

This page keeps refreshing itself. Clicking the Refresh X stops it: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/decaf-coffee-good-or-bad . . . since I just updated to 78.0.1 (6… (read more)

This page keeps refreshing itself. Clicking the Refresh X stops it:

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/decaf-coffee-good-or-bad

. . . since I just updated to 78.0.1 (64-bit) . . . ? It looks like a bug to me.

Asked by sludge7051-x 10 hours ago

Answered by sludge7051-x 3 hours ago

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new lgbtq themes

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1293313. Please follow up there, thanks.] so i installed the transgender theme and now i cannot star… (read more)

[Locked as a duplicate of https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1293313. Please follow up there, thanks.]

so i installed the transgender theme and now i cannot start roblox and i even deleted the theme and set my old theme back and it still doesnt work, btw why does a fricking theme even break my whole browser

Asked by stiebizsolt0202 13 hours ago

Last reply by stiebizsolt0202 10 hours ago

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Заблокировано политикой X-Frame-Options

How to remove this error from the site http://www.djmaxtechman.ru/video.html it wasn't there Before. Blocked by the X-Frame-Options policy When connecting to www.youtube.… (read more)

How to remove this error from the site http://www.djmaxtechman.ru/video.html it wasn't there Before. Blocked by the X-Frame-Options policy

When connecting to www.youtube.com an error occurred.

Firefox has blocked loading this page in this context, since the page has an X-Frame-Options policy that prohibits it.

Asked by boushin 18 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 17 hours ago

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with update to Firefox 78.0.1 all of my browser history disappeared and it will not save any of my history

today firefox updated to version 78.0.1 (x64), on Windows 10 build 19041. all of my browsing history was deleted and firefox will no longer save any history … (read more)

today firefox updated to version 78.0.1 (x64), on Windows 10 build 19041. all of my browsing history was deleted and firefox will no longer save any history

Asked by sdbear 19 hours ago

Answered by FredMcD 19 hours ago

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Desktop shortcut not working

I am having a problem with creating a "workable" desktop shortcut for the Walmart grocery website. (I do not have problems with any other shortcuts I have created, only … (read more)

I am having a problem with creating a "workable" desktop shortcut for the Walmart grocery website. (I do not have problems with any other shortcuts I have created, only the Walmart website shortcut). The problem only began recently, as I have had a shortcut on my desktop for Walmart for months now. When the website locked up on me one day I deleted the original shortcut I had at that time, and I have tried many times since to create another one, but none will work. I am able to click and drag, from the Walmart website, to the desktop, to create the shortcut, however when I click on the shortcut to open it I only get a blank page. This is ONLY with the Walmart shortcut I create. What's going on, and why is this happening! It's infuriating!

Asked by ahart4all 21 hours ago

Answered by the-edmeister 19 hours ago

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Autoplay not always blocked

Firefox 78 sometimes fails to block autoplay, e.g. scrolling the front page of reddit.com or a subreddit will intermittently show videos playing. This worked in 77. Some … (read more)

Firefox 78 sometimes fails to block autoplay, e.g. scrolling the front page of reddit.com or a subreddit will intermittently show videos playing.

This worked in 77. Some about:config entries I'd swear were set in 77 have vanished; I tried adding them manually, but the autoplay blocking is still hit and miss.

Also, not sure if Troubleshooting Information uploaded successfully or the page broke (see screenshot).

Asked by Jens Lyn IV 22 hours ago

Answered by Jens Lyn IV 20 hours ago

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Firefox tabs hanging after 78.0.1 update

Just updated to version 78.0.1 (64-bit) on Windows 10 and now my tabs will NOT load/hanging, even after several restarts. PLEASE FIX THIS ASAP, I have work to do!!! … (read more)

Just updated to version 78.0.1 (64-bit) on Windows 10 and now my tabs will NOT load/hanging, even after several restarts. PLEASE FIX THIS ASAP, I have work to do!!!

Asked by cinfulgalaxy 23 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 22 hours ago