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random characters when typing

In FF I get random characters when typing in the address bar, print to pdf, save to file name bars. Only happens in FF, other programs and browsers work fine. t88 s1nt9n… (read more)

In FF I get random characters when typing in the address bar, print to pdf, save to file name bars. Only happens in FF, other programs and browsers work fine. t88 s1nt9nc1 tya1d 9n n8t1aadp

Asked by mcardena 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 18 hours ago

Fail message when sending questions on WEB sites.

Lately when I try to send a question by filling in a form on a web site I get some sort of fail message. The last one was a question about a product on Lowe's WEB site, … (read more)

Lately when I try to send a question by filling in a form on a web site I get some sort of fail message. The last one was a question about a product on Lowe's WEB site, I got "Something went wrong please try again later". I did the same thing in Microsoft Edge and it went through.

Asked by MikeLP 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Custom links from orgnization dont give option like chrome does, Stopped working since firefox 79.0

My company have a shorthand for company links, known as go links. They are shorthand for long internal llinks so instead of typing full url we can just say go/jira, go/fi… (read more)

My company have a shorthand for company links, known as go links. They are shorthand for long internal llinks so instead of typing full url we can just say go/jira, go/firefox etc.

In older version of firefox when I used to type such links, after finish typing "go/" It used to give option to open as url not a Google search but in recent release it doesn't give me that option anymore but instead directly goes to Google search which is super annoying.

Chrome handles this very well as its been three years to switch to firefox I really dont want to switch back to Chrome but this feature will kind of forcing me to move back as firefox making things harder.

Hope attached screenshots will help.

Thank you!.

Asked by Piyush 1 week ago

Last reply by Standard8 1 week ago

Trying to transfer my old Firefox setup from a dead Windows 7 PC to a new Windows 10 PC (Old HDD is intact).

Ok so this really has me pulling my hair out. My old laptop died the other day and so I bought a new one and put my old drive in an enclosure. I had my Firefox heavily … (read more)

Ok so this really has me pulling my hair out. My old laptop died the other day and so I bought a new one and put my old drive in an enclosure. I had my Firefox heavily customised (over the past eight years) and I don't know how to transfer it over. It used to be that I would just copy the users over and everything would be cool (XP to W7 didn't give me this problem) but it's not working this time. My guess is that it's because my old laptop used Windows 7 Ultimate x64. My desktop monster uses Windows 10 Pro but this new laptop uses Windows 10 Home (which is just awful compared to Pro) so there's probably an issue with how the user profiles are handled. I didn't have a Firefox account because I didn't want every machine I use to have the same Firefox setup. This was because my desktop and laptop are used for different purposes entirely.

Does anyone know how to import the settings from a Windows 7 profile to a Windows 10 profile? So far, I've had no luck whatsoever. Thanks!

Asked by avroarrow69 1 week ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 week ago

i lost my bookmarks

i change the windows and install new firefox and signin firefox to restore my all bookmarks but noting happend i had alot of book marks [essentional] but not happend . p… (read more)

i change the windows and install new firefox and signin firefox to restore my all bookmarks but noting happend i had alot of book marks [essentional] but not happend . please help me . thanks alot .

Asked by borhani145 1 week ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 week ago

website won't load

Hello, over the past week, a website that always downloaded will not open. It's a problem with my laptop, not with the site itself or any other user. I've done everythi… (read more)

Hello, over the past week, a website that always downloaded will not open. It's a problem with my laptop, not with the site itself or any other user. I've done everything the "help" articles suggest, but I still can't access the site. It's a job site, so it's imperative that I log back on. Any ideas?

Asked by beatlekris67 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Extensions

I own Adobe Acrobat Pro. But it does not show up in my Firefox Extensions as it used & as it does in Chrome. The online instructions said to go Firefox Customize Addi… (read more)

I own Adobe Acrobat Pro. But it does not show up in my Firefox Extensions as it used & as it does in Chrome. The online instructions said to go Firefox Customize Additional Tools & Features & drag Adobe in to Firefox. But I cannot find Additional Tools & Features in Firefox. How do I make this extension function & see the Adobe Icon in the upper right icons on Firefox? thank you Jonathan Rose

Asked by jonathan.rose 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

synching/history problem

Hi! I've added a new device and am trying to synch it (my new laptop). My account shows everything synched (history, bookmarks, log-ins). However, none of my previous his… (read more)

Hi!

I've added a new device and am trying to synch it (my new laptop). My account shows everything synched (history, bookmarks, log-ins). However, none of my previous history is showing up. None of my old bookmarks are visible.

Either something didn't work right with synching, or (much worse) all of my Firefox bookmarks, history, and log-ins have been lost. I have no way of knowing what the problem is, since everything shows as being correctly synched on my laptop when I view my Firefox account.

Please advise.

Thanks!

Jeff

Asked by jnielsonbbc 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

gmail sign

every time i open a new tab and search for something, i have to sign in. i tried everything. every tried deleting it and reinstalling it but it didn't work at all. … (read more)

every time i open a new tab and search for something, i have to sign in. i tried everything. every tried deleting it and reinstalling it but it didn't work at all.

Asked by hitenderbhati8 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

Shift+Ctrl+S doesn`t work

Hi! I'm trying to use Firefox Developer Edition. The instruction says that Developer tools is launched using the keyboard shortcut Shift+Ctrl+S, but they launch ScreenSho… (read more)

Hi! I'm trying to use Firefox Developer Edition. The instruction says that Developer tools is launched using the keyboard shortcut Shift+Ctrl+S, but they launch ScreenShot mode for me.

Asked by navrotsky.a 4 weeks ago

Last reply by McCoy 4 weeks ago

How to disable "Close Multiple Tabs" group on right-click tab

I am using firefox 79.0b6 and I found the new UI and UX which I think very disturbing because I can't click "Close other tabs" and "Close tabs to the right" directly, any… (read more)

I am using firefox 79.0b6 and I found the new UI and UX which I think very disturbing because I can't click "Close other tabs" and "Close tabs to the right" directly, anyway here is the new UI and UX

Asked by yunus.efendin97 4 weeks ago

Last reply by ARMAN KHAN 4 weeks ago

Significantly higher FIrefox usage

This is my rig: www.bit.do/kanishkpc and I use the latest Firefox Beta (always updated) I have been using Firefox without the kind of memory usage that I am seeing recent… (read more)

This is my rig: www.bit.do/kanishkpc and I use the latest Firefox Beta (always updated)

I have been using Firefox without the kind of memory usage that I am seeing recently. With ~10/15 tabs open, my PC would never be troubled. The RAM usage wouldn't be at 90% but in the past few days (possibly because of a beta update?) I get 50% RAM usage (8GB) with 15 tabs. Yesterday concurrently loaded ~6 YouTube tabs caused a 90% usage from the app and I had to close it.

The RAM usage might seem normal but Firefox actually never uses that much RAM - or didn't earlier at least.

I used MalwareBytes a few days ago to do a malware scan and it found my PC clean. If I did have malware (I had a bit of scare earlier), how would I detect it?

Asked by Lance 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago