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How to create a Windows 10 desktop shortcut which starts a new instance of Firefox with a specific URL

Preamble: for most of the day I have Firefox open with several tabs. For a specific project I want Firefox open with one tab showing a specific webpage. At the same time … (read more)

Preamble: for most of the day I have Firefox open with several tabs. For a specific project I want Firefox open with one tab showing a specific webpage. At the same time I don't want to delete the existing tabs in the existing instance of Firefox - I want to keep them running in the background. Question: how do I create a desktop shortcut which opens a new single instance of Firefox with a single tab showing a specific URL ?

Asked by pacman101 18 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 hours ago

Megapixel ip Camera self loading software. Cannot view images

Megapixel ip Camera self loading software. Cannot view images. shows this:- If it`s the first time you open browser, please download and install FF ACTIVE X TOOLS, and th… (read more)

Megapixel ip Camera self loading software. Cannot view images. shows this:-

If it`s the first time you open browser, please download and install FF ACTIVE X TOOLS, and the download and drag ACTIVE X Hosting Pugin to Firefox to intall

Underneath:-

Clich here download control. After install refresh the page.

Having followed the "instructions" the it still will not open to view.

G.

Asked by Gadgetman1943 3 hours ago

Text overlapping on table content

I got this issue when tried to read some API document provided by a marketplace that i have project with. I tried on another browser and it shown normal, not a single tex… (read more)

I got this issue when tried to read some API document provided by a marketplace that i have project with. I tried on another browser and it shown normal, not a single text is overlapping. I've tried some suggestion on another topic to pick No Style on Page Style menu (View -> Page Style -> No Style) but it got more messed up and tried changing font size but still got no improvement. Helpp me pls~

Asked by Gwick 1 week ago

Last reply by Terry 7 hours ago

Safari to Firefox....UGH

After the introduction of Safari years ago, I have finally recently switched to Firefox. I like it, but the font thing is about to send me packing. I just cannot get a de… (read more)

After the introduction of Safari years ago, I have finally recently switched to Firefox. I like it, but the font thing is about to send me packing. I just cannot get a decent automatic display of all websites. I never had an issue with Safari. Example: Gmail's body section is way too small, no matter how much I try to enlarge it, it just doesn't want to enlarge. I mean, this is really a hassle. Is there a simple setting in Firefox that can duplicate Safari's handling of text/fonts? I really would like to use it as my default browser, but it's really getting annoying.

Asked by hikerwest2014 1 day ago

Last reply by Lmhess1 16 hours ago

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can't open search in new tab

Running WIN10. I have used FF w Google for about 20 years, and always had new searches open in same window, new tab. Following recent refresh of FF, that seems to be not … (read more)

Running WIN10. I have used FF w Google for about 20 years, and always had new searches open in same window, new tab. Following recent refresh of FF, that seems to be not possible. Links open in new tab, but not searches. In about:config the browser.search.openintab setting is True

I have closed and reopened FF, and closed and reopened WIN10.

What might be over-riding this? Many thanks!

Asked by alexander4612 2 days ago

Answered by alexander4612 17 hours ago

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Browser crashes & main profile becomes unaccessible when update is available

Dear Community, I've been struggling with a very peculiar error with my Firefox in the last couple of weeks that I haven't managed to find a solution for. It's kinda dist… (read more)

Dear Community,

I've been struggling with a very peculiar error with my Firefox in the last couple of weeks that I haven't managed to find a solution for. It's kinda disturbing and makes me want to stop using the whole thing, even though I'm a big fan of Firefox.

1.) The first sign of the error is the browser suddenly becoming partially unresponsive. The UI still works - as in, you can scroll down/up on open pages, navigate through menus, open/close tabs, etc. but no HTML content is loaded JS isn't running. First I thought this was just bad connection, but I had a stable internet connection and other browsers would load the same pages. 2.) At this point, when I try to close the whole app and restart it, I get a message that the browser is already running. The dialogue box also offers to force restart the app, which doesn't work (it stops the process but doesn't restart it, so I still have to manually launch the app). 3.) After manually launching after failed force restart, I'm getting another error message saying that I'm using an "old version of Firefox", due to which my old profile "might not work". I can either exit the app or create a new profile. From a new profile I can load profile manager but I'm unable to launch the other profile. However, indeed there is an app update pending. 4.) After the update is installed, the browser launches the new profile and and then from the profile manager I'm able to load the other profile, set is up as standard and remove all other profiles. After this step, all seems to be normal and Firefox keeps working without any issues until a next update is found, but then the whole issue starts from point 1.

First time I suspected that the profile is corrupted, so I deleted it and resynced the settings from my Firefox Account, but this has not helped, so I fully removed Firefox with all the data stored on the local drives and reinstalled it. Then the latest version was installed and the profile worked, so I presumed the issue to be resolved until a new update came. In the last month there's been at least 3-4 updates, all triggering this very peculiar issue issue. I was thinking this might be known so the devs would release a fix soon, but I couldn't find the same issue mentioned, so now I'm suspecting one of the add-ons acting up. However, since the issue only reproducible when an update is released, it would somewhat complicated and time-consuming to deduct which one is causing the error. Hence, asking question here as I'm wondering if anyone had encountered anything similar or could suggest any further steps to fix the error.

I'm using 104.0.2 (64-bit) and following add-ons:

   Dark

Extension ID

   firefox-compact-dark@mozilla.org

Internal UUID

   e19ebbac-c904-4833-9836-b34cd99aedf7

Manifest URL

   moz-extension://e19ebbac-c904-4833-9836-b34cd99aedf7/manifest.json

LeechBlock NG

Extension ID

   leechblockng@proginosko.com

Internal UUID

   fcae5d2b-d421-46db-b85f-bf4b01b74042

Manifest URL

   moz-extension://fcae5d2b-d421-46db-b85f-bf4b01b74042/manifest.json

HTTPS Everywhere

Extension ID

   https-everywhere@eff.org

Internal UUID

   ed95fe88-894b-4f71-b65f-d94ca39184d6

Manifest URL

   moz-extension://ed95fe88-894b-4f71-b65f-d94ca39184d6/manifest.json

Decentraleyes

Extension ID

   jid1-BoFifL9Vbdl2zQ@jetpack

Internal UUID

   249d0d84-b3f5-4682-9a07-2bd77246a6f7

Manifest URL

   moz-extension://249d0d84-b3f5-4682-9a07-2bd77246a6f7/manifest.json

Stylus

Extension ID

   {7a7a4a92-a2a0-41d1-9fd7-1e92480d612d}

Internal UUID

   fa3b5461-95c0-4472-9306-8428d080f931

Manifest URL

   moz-extension://fa3b5461-95c0-4472-9306-8428d080f931/manifest.json

Privacy Badger

Extension ID

   jid1-MnnxcxisBPnSXQ@jetpack

Internal UUID

   c69318fb-2a37-4c3c-abed-60758264c38d

Manifest URL

   moz-extension://c69318fb-2a37-4c3c-abed-60758264c38d/manifest.json

Cookie AutoDelete

Extension ID

   CookieAutoDelete@kennydo.com

Internal UUID

   c452aab0-c8bd-4336-81e3-9482d58fbde0

Manifest URL

   moz-extension://c452aab0-c8bd-4336-81e3-9482d58fbde0/manifest.json

Super Dark Mode

Extension ID

   {be3295c2-d576-4a7c-9987-a21844164dbb}

Internal UUID

   fd0ffaf5-043d-405c-872f-dbd547640b2e

Manifest URL

   moz-extension://fd0ffaf5-043d-405c-872f-dbd547640b2e/manifest.json

NoScript

Extension ID

   {73a6fe31-595d-460b-a920-fcc0f8843232}

Internal UUID

   492c4958-9f48-48fe-b927-c0259592f1ca

Manifest URL

   moz-extension://492c4958-9f48-48fe-b927-c0259592f1ca/manifest.json

uBlock Origin

Extension ID

   uBlock0@raymondhill.net

Internal UUID

   b73fc177-8d0f-4a6c-84b9-950e67c850a8

Manifest URL

   moz-extension://b73fc177-8d0f-4a6c-84b9-950e67c850a8/manifest.json

I haven't captured the exact error messages but I'm happy to do if that sheds some further light on the issue (would have to wait until next update for the issue to happen though). Any tips would be appreciated.

Asked by Firefox User 1 week ago

Answered by Firefox User 1 day ago

ProctorU message Your Monitor Count could not be found

Trying to use ProctorU with Firefox 104.0.2 on Windows 11 Home, and I am getting the following message : "Monitor Count : You may only use 1 monitor during your exam. Yo… (read more)

Trying to use ProctorU with Firefox 104.0.2 on Windows 11 Home, and I am getting the following message : "Monitor Count : You may only use 1 monitor during your exam. Your monitor count could not be found". I searched for possible fixes, and someone mentioned removing fingerprinters, and possibly also remove cookies and tracking content from Firefox enforcement. I removed all 3 and that did not help. I also tried clearing cookies and site data and also cached web content, this did not help. Is there some other setting in Firefox that might be preventing the detection of the monitor count? Any suggestions on how to fix this issue?

Asked by RAR 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

Autoplay Exceptions

Autoplay "allow" and "block" work fine as universal settings. But exceptions are not available: I can enter a website address, but there is no way to make it an exception… (read more)

Autoplay "allow" and "block" work fine as universal settings. But exceptions are not available: I can enter a website address, but there is no way to make it an exception. There is no "Allow" button or "Save" button.

Asked by alexander4612 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Cannot login to the VA myhealth website

The VA is updating their website which is a joke. When I try to login to their website it puts me into a loop which keeps asking me to verify my ID. Frustrated, I chan… (read more)

The VA is updating their website which is a joke. When I try to login to their website it puts me into a loop which keeps asking me to verify my ID. Frustrated, I changed back to Google and it worked fine. I don't know how to fix this or explain the problem anymore, but I really like FF but things like this makes me hesitant to continue to use it.

Asked by Paul's Dell Laptop 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Picture in Picture

Hello Mozilla, I like your picture-in-picture feature in Firefox. Is it possible to check via JavaScript if a user has PIP enabled? Some events like "enterpictureinpictur… (read more)

Hello Mozilla, I like your picture-in-picture feature in Firefox. Is it possible to check via JavaScript if a user has PIP enabled? Some events like "enterpictureinpicture" are described on your website https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Picture-in-Picture_API, but have not yet been implemented. When will this happen? It is important for web designers to know whether a visitor uses this feature - for example to hide the original video. Or is there another method to hide it?

Asked by ChristophSchmid 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

page not found error

I'm using a new laptop so everything is a fresh install. A few of the newsletters I've signed up for are now using GetResponse for their marketing. Any link I click on i… (read more)

I'm using a new laptop so everything is a fresh install. A few of the newsletters I've signed up for are now using GetResponse for their marketing. Any link I click on in these emails leads me to a "The page you're looking for doesn't exist" error 404. No matter what I try (disabling all extensions & setting Firefox's config setting 'extensions.blocklist.enabled' to false). Both of the companies that send the newsletters as well as GetResponse don't really seem to care and just blame Firefox. Can anyone help me fix this... if in fact it's something on my laptop that's creating the issue? I only use Firefox browser... nothing else and would hate to starting using some unsafe browser just to access these links. Thanks.

Asked by Delmond 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

The sessionstore-backup Directory

I've just rebooted and I've lost two windows with thirty tabs, or something. When I started Firefox, there's nothing in the Recently Closed [Tabs, Windows] Reading onlin… (read more)

I've just rebooted and I've lost two windows with thirty tabs, or something.

When I started Firefox, there's nothing in the Recently Closed [Tabs, Windows]

Reading online, I see that Firefox should be writing some files to the sessionstore-backup directory, like these:

recovery.jsonlz4: the windows and tabs in your currently live Firefox session (or, if Firefox crashed at the last shutdown and is still closed, your last session) recovery.baklz4: a backup copy of recovery.jsonlz4 previous.jsonlz4: the windows and tabs in your last Firefox session upgrade.jsonlz4-build_id: the windows and tabs in the Firefox session that was live at the time of your last update

, but I only find recovery.jsonlz4 and recovery.baklz4 and both are tracking current time, which means they are getting data from the currently opened Firefox.

These are the only files I find in this directory.

Where are the other files supposed to have gone?

Asked by jhunterwu 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Windows7 AUTO SUGGEST NOT WORKING

I am using Widows7 Home Premium with Yahoo Mail and Firefox, a combination that's worked for years. When starting an email and when you put the first letter in the 'To' l… (read more)

I am using Widows7 Home Premium with Yahoo Mail and Firefox, a combination that's worked for years.

When starting an email and when you put the first letter in the 'To' line I used to get a box suggesting all the names in my contact list beginning with the same letter. With a simple click on the name you want, it appears on the 'To' line. This is not now happening and it's a pain having to dig out email addresses from elsewhere.

I have not made any alterations anywhere on the computer, it just disappeared one day.

How can I get this feature to reappear?

Asked by Dorsetdrover 2 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

Bookmarks

With the last 2 updates, my bookmarks have not been reinstated on the bookmarks toolbar. They are listed under "Bookmarks"; how do I get them on to the Toolbar again? I a… (read more)

With the last 2 updates, my bookmarks have not been reinstated on the bookmarks toolbar. They are listed under "Bookmarks"; how do I get them on to the Toolbar again? I am using version 104.0.2 (64 bit)

Asked by alan182 2 days ago

Last reply by Terry 2 days ago

Firefox closes page or jumps to web addresses when I type in numbers

Whenever I try to type in numbers on a web page, Firefox either closes the page or it opens the address bar on the browser. Sometimes it puts up a dialog box asking if I … (read more)

Whenever I try to type in numbers on a web page, Firefox either closes the page or it opens the address bar on the browser. Sometimes it puts up a dialog box asking if I want to leave the page. It's very frustrating because Firefox is making it difficult to add a new credit card to my accounts. This started in the last few weeks, and I'm not aware of any new updates. I tried to refresh Firefox but this problem is continuing. I have a refurbished by Apple 2020 MacBook Pro running Monterey 12.4. I believe in Mozilla and would hate to go to Chrome as my main browser. Can you help me? [email removed from public]

Asked by ksonkin 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Firefox processes are not shutting down properly.

They show up under Processes on Task Manager in quantity and l have to close them manually which is a nuisance. How do l make them disappear when l close the window? Ple… (read more)

They show up under Processes on Task Manager in quantity and l have to close them manually which is a nuisance. How do l make them disappear when l close the window?

Please bear in mind that l am an untrained senior and need step by step instructions! Thank you for your help.

Asked by lindi.burroughs 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

How can I enlarge the now-tiny tabs on Firefox?

The tabs on Firefox seem to be smaller than they were a few days ago, and I can't find where to enlarge them. It would help if right-clicking the Tab Bar brought up a "vi… (read more)

The tabs on Firefox seem to be smaller than they were a few days ago, and I can't find where to enlarge them. It would help if right-clicking the Tab Bar brought up a "view" option.

Asked by Wheel-off-wagon 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

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firefox browser occasionally downloads unknown htm files

Firefox browser occasionally downloads unknown htm files with 0KB size. If I open the file, what I see is just an empty file opened in firefox browser. I have absolutely … (read more)

Firefox browser occasionally downloads unknown htm files with 0KB size. If I open the file, what I see is just an empty file opened in firefox browser. I have absolutely no idea why this is happening or in what situation this happens. Has anyone heard of or solved this kind of situation before?

Asked by allegro6335 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

Warning when trying to open a window

When using GMX and trying to open the Cloud screens I keep getting a Warning screen and the page won't open and then I am logged out of my acct. I have attached a pic of… (read more)

When using GMX and trying to open the Cloud screens I keep getting a Warning screen and the page won't open and then I am logged out of my acct. I have attached a pic of the screen print as I cannot seem to add the screen print in the system. I need help to correct this issue.

Thanks Shirley

Asked by FreeSGC 2 days ago