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i just upgraded to the new FF 6.01 and I now want to roll back the upgrade to my previous version. How do I do that?

I just upgraded to the new FF 6.01 and I don't like the way it is laid out and want to go back to the previous version. How do I do that without completely uninstalling F… (read more)

I just upgraded to the new FF 6.01 and I don't like the way it is laid out and want to go back to the previous version. How do I do that without completely uninstalling FF completely? HELP...Please tell me how to accomplish this> Thanks

Asked by celticrainbow 8 years ago

Answered by Hamid Moazzami 8 years ago

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How to save passwords after you've said "no" to the prompt or after changing them on another computer

How do I prompt Firefox to ask to save a password. Once I say "no" it never asks again (but now I would like it to remember the password for certain sites). I have also… (read more)

How do I prompt Firefox to ask to save a password. Once I say "no" it never asks again (but now I would like it to remember the password for certain sites). I have also changed my password on some sites (while on another computer) and I cannot find out how to get Firefox to remember new passwords. I'm using Firefox 6.0.1 on a mac. I'm not using private browsing. I have 'remember passwords for sites' clicked and there are no exceptions. I've tried removing cookies, history, looking at page info.

Asked by jfenske 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Every 6-7 minutes, Firefox spends about 1 minute hanging. No consistent cause for this, and it occurs in safe mode.

I'm on Windows 7, and it hangs and turns grey and goes into "not responding" mode. This does not happen because of any reliably consistent reason, like Flash or the us… (read more)

I'm on Windows 7, and it hangs and turns grey and goes into "not responding" mode.

  • This does not happen because of any reliably consistent reason, like Flash or the use of an extension. It occurs regardless of what I am doing, whether that is YouTube or entering text into a box or reading a simple text-only page.
  • These hangs are very, very frequent. They occur every few minutes and last for around one minute.
  • Running in safe mode has not mitigated the problem.
  • This has been happening since I installed Firefox 5 on this computer, but continue to experience it in 6.0.1. The first installation of Firefox on this computer happened within a day or two of having purchased it.

If I get Windows to prompt me whether I want to force close Firefox, this is the information about the hang it provides:

Description:

 A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.

Problem signature:

 Problem Event Name:	AppHangB1
 Application Name:	firefox.exe
 Application Version:	6.0.1.4259
 Application Timestamp:	4e5d3a4c
 Hang Signature:	0ea9
 Hang Type:	1
 OS Version:	6.1.7600.2.0.0.768.3
 Locale ID:	1033
 Additional Hang Signature 1:	0ea93cd24df519fbbba8efb93bad60ae
 Additional Hang Signature 2:	16d2
 Additional Hang Signature 3:	16d2dd5962b5484a1700bae65f5995d9
 Additional Hang Signature 4:	95ea
 Additional Hang Signature 5:	95eaad3d9f445fe69ce2230df2ab3503
 Additional Hang Signature 6:	ac2e
 Additional Hang Signature 7:	ac2e762b451aef19f88209add0b06e24


If I do choose to force Firefox to close, I will always receive the "Well, this is embarrassing" error upon restart, and can have it restore my tabs from there.

System specs: Dell XPS L502X, Intel i7-2720QM CPU at 2.2 GHz, 8GB RAM. I notice when the hangs happen, 2 of my 8 cores will become busier.

Asked by josephjacir 8 years ago

Last reply by John99 8 years ago

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How do I turn off/disable the plugin check? Java is not installed.

How do I disable the plugin check at Firefox start up? All of my plugins are up to date and I do not have Java installed on my system (thus, do not have the Java plugin).… (read more)

How do I disable the plugin check at Firefox start up? All of my plugins are up to date and I do not have Java installed on my system (thus, do not have the Java plugin).

I'm running FF 12 and have already set plugins.update.notifyUser to False.

Asked by current_resident 7 years ago

Last reply by jetlover 7 years ago

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Why did my iGoogle homepage detail vanish?

I received updates for Firefox 6 this morning on my laptop, running XP. After it was done, i found my iGoogle homepage had gone. The correct setting are in the "Options" … (read more)

I received updates for Firefox 6 this morning on my laptop, running XP. After it was done, i found my iGoogle homepage had gone. The correct setting are in the "Options" settings, but the detail is missing from the page. The page loads ok in the IE browser, but nothing I do can make my page appear. I also tried deleting cookies, and history etc, still no page..

Asked by The-Phil 8 years ago

Last reply by gedaliab 8 years ago

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When surfing web as an administrator, Firefox remembers ID's and passwords, but when I surf as a standard user it doesn't.

Before Firefox updated to 6, my user ID's and passwords that I had saved or ask the website to remember were always available. If I shut off the browser and later started… (read more)

Before Firefox updated to 6, my user ID's and passwords that I had saved or ask the website to remember were always available. If I shut off the browser and later started a new session, my ID's were still on the website when I went to them. After yesterday's, 8/31/2011, update to 6, when I close the browser after a session, the ID's and passwords are gone and must be re-entered. This happens only when I'm surfing as a 'standard' user. If I surf the web as an administrator, all my saved info is still there.

Asked by RedWrangler 8 years ago

Answered by zedmelon 8 years ago

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My firefox is running very slow and crashes and the curcular thing at the top keeps spinning

Hi, Recently my firefox has been running very slow. Its take long to browse all websites and sometimes it takes really long when the circular thing at the top left hand c… (read more)

Hi,

Recently my firefox has been running very slow. Its take long to browse all websites and sometimes it takes really long when the circular thing at the top left hand corner keeps spinning.

When that happens; if I click on the page the screen goes white and then says that firefox is not responding so I close it however if I just leave it at the white screen firefox comes back to normal.

Also I noticed when I am using firefox my connection has gone really slow. I have disabled most plug ins im not using and also uninstalled some programs I was not using anymore on my Dell Inspiron 530S. I also have AVG Free Edition and have done a full virus scan. I think I might have spyware or malware on my computer so today I purchased Adaware Pro and am now running a full system scan so hopefully that solves the problem as I have been told that spyware can slow down a computer.

Your help in this matter would be really appreciated.

Thank you

Yusuf

Asked by beya2011 8 years ago

Last reply by beya2011 8 years ago

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Firefox 6 Browser takes too much time to load. Can anyone help?

I run Windows Vista with Norton 360. All software is legal and properly updated. I clean the cache, registry, etc. regularly and defragment regularly. Many websites also … (read more)

I run Windows Vista with Norton 360. All software is legal and properly updated. I clean the cache, registry, etc. regularly and defragment regularly. Many websites also load much slower than before. Should I remove some of the plugins?

Asked by Harshwardhan 8 years ago

Answered by Hasan 8 years ago

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Videos not working on YouTube site and videos that are linked to YouTube also do not play on any other sites, why is that?

videos on the YouTube site do not load, videos that are on other sites, which are linked to YouTube also do not load. I am only having this problem with Firefox version 6… (read more)

videos on the YouTube site do not load, videos that are on other sites, which are linked to YouTube also do not load. I am only having this problem with Firefox version 6.0.1. I am not having this problem when I use (forced to use) Internet Explorer. Why is this a problem in Firefox and how can I fix this problem?

Asked by ymcloud 8 years ago

Answered by AliceWyman 8 years ago

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Since the recent Firefox update my Facebook page is distorted and rearranged, I've tried all possible solutions and ready to switch to safari!

Since Firefox's recent update, my FB page is off center and rearranged awkwardly. On Safari and Chrome this doesn't happen so I'm certain it's FF. I've tried clearing the… (read more)

Since Firefox's recent update, my FB page is off center and rearranged awkwardly. On Safari and Chrome this doesn't happen so I'm certain it's FF. I've tried clearing the cache, reseting the page in safe mode, checking page style etc etc and nothing has changed.

Asked by lynlord 8 years ago

Last reply by Pacdoc 8 years ago

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Firefox freezes for me, every few mintues.

Every few minutes, Firefox (version 6.0.1) freezes. I get the swirling circle for a couple mins, and then it goes back to normal for a little while. I've tried updatin… (read more)

Every few minutes, Firefox (version 6.0.1) freezes. I get the swirling circle for a couple mins, and then it goes back to normal for a little while. I've tried updating my plug-ins. Updating Firefox. I tried starting Firefox without add-ons. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling it. Nothing has helped so far, except for using IE instead. Which I don't want to do. I checked my task manager to see if I was running anything that has a lot of usage (Firefox is using like... 600,000k) there's nothing unusual there either. I'm at a loss on what else to do, other than change browsers.

Asked by Jazaray 8 years ago

Last reply by LStranger 8 years ago

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Compact Firefox window - How do i change navigation bar and tab strip on top, while permanently enabled menu bar combined with naviagion bar

To understand better i'll show in images: 1) Change these bars 2) Change navigation toolbar Navigation toolbar is in menu bar, because menus can't be dragged 3) And i… (read more)

To understand better i'll show in images:

1) Change these bars

2) Change navigation toolbar

  • Navigation toolbar is in menu bar, because menus can't be dragged

3) And it should look something like this

  • Is it possible?

Solution would be moving menu bar to right side of the orange mozilla icon and under it would be a tab strip, but i don't know how!

P.s OK i got that by just unclicking menu bar and clicking tabs on top, but menu bar only shows while Alt pressed - how to freeze Alt function?

Asked by DirtYone 8 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 8 years ago

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cannot print from the web...can print from notepad or wordpad since

Using Firefox well over a year with a Lexmark printer. Switched to an Epson printer yesterday and used the Epson install disk as instructed. Tried to print 2 different it… (read more)

Using Firefox well over a year with a Lexmark printer. Switched to an Epson printer yesterday and used the Epson install disk as instructed. Tried to print 2 different items from the internet tonight and got a msg that the printer could not communicate with the PC. Called Epson who had me print a test om Notepad and print it. Printed fine. Epson said it is not a problem with the printer but rather a conflict with Internet Explorer (which I no longer use at all). Can you advise. The Epson shows as Default in my control panel and I have disconnected and reconnected my USB cable, the printer power cable and have restarted my PC.

Asked by bob18708 8 years ago

Answered by DPMR 8 years ago

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Middle mouse button not opening links in new tab anymore

Sinc ea few days ago I can no longer open links in a new tab with my middle mouse button. All the other features in firefox that use it remain the same. (ie. middle click… (read more)

Sinc ea few days ago I can no longer open links in a new tab with my middle mouse button. All the other features in firefox that use it remain the same. (ie. middle click tab to close, tab bar to reopen last tab,scrolling.) I have changed no settings and have gone over them multiple times, but to na avail. Is it Firefox 6.0.1? Please help I like opening tabs without having to use a right click function.

Asked by xerotigercat 8 years ago

Last reply by DC Cardwell 8 years ago

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Many English web pages filled with meaningless Chinese characters - why?

I've been using web browsers for almost 20 years and this is one of the strangest problems I've encountered. When some Firefox pages are launched that are supposed to be … (read more)

I've been using web browsers for almost 20 years and this is one of the strangest problems I've encountered. When some Firefox pages are launched that are supposed to be straight forward English language pages, they are displayed as an entire page densely filled, top to bottom, full width, with tiny Chinese characters. I have tried to troubleshoot this by: disabling all add-ons, especially translators; clean uninstall/reinstall of the current version of Firefox; rolling back to previous versions of Firefox - 1st FF7, right now FF6.01; clean uninstall/reinstall of my graphics card driver; rolling back to previous versions of my graphics card driver; system restore back to before this problem started; run deep scans, multiple times, of each of the six anti-malware apps I have on my computer, including root kit scans. None of them have solved the problem.

Strangest part of it is that it seems to occur randomly. For example, in my latest Firefox session, I re-enabled a number of add-ons after disabling them as part of my ongoing troubleshooting. When I clicked on Options for all the others except the Groowe toolbar, I got normal English pages. But for Groowe toolbar options I received a full page of Chinese characters like those shown below.This happens pretty much every time Firefox session but not for all pages; only 1-3 of them per session. The rest are normal.

I have yet to detect a pattern of when it will happen. A given web page may display normally or it may display as all Chinese characters like this sample of the page just displayed for Groowe Options. The last time I set Groowe Options (= the last time I reinstalled Firefox - yesterday) it displayed normally.

This paste of the first few lines of the Groowe Options page is a bigger font than the one displayed on the web page it was copied from. I don't know how to make it paste the same size font, but I think you'll get the picture from this. Now just imagine tiny versions of these lines completely covering the page display -- and I do mean completely - no spaces, no blank lines, just non-stop characters like this but much smaller font.

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Asked by Falconflight 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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When I copy and paste a web adress into an Email it does not underline it to allow a simple click on by the receiver. Is there a way I can do this in Firefox?

It is quite a common event to send friends a lead into a web address for interesting articles or videos (Youtube urls). To do thjis means you do a copy and paste into th… (read more)

It is quite a common event to send friends a lead into a web address for interesting articles or videos (Youtube urls). To do thjis means you do a copy and paste into the Email. When I was using Aol the address presented itself in bold type which allowed the recipient to just click on the address to be connected instead of doing a copy and paste into the address bar. Is there a way this can be done in Firefox?

Asked by JohnNick 8 years ago

Answered by DalstonMac 8 years ago

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How do I get Firefox NOT to restore the previous session every time I open it?

Every time I start Firefox cold, it attempts to restore my previous session and tabs. I don't want this feature. When I start Firefox cold, I just want to see a blank p… (read more)

Every time I start Firefox cold, it attempts to restore my previous session and tabs. I don't want this feature. When I start Firefox cold, I just want to see a blank page, nothing else. How do I stop Firefox from always loading my previous session and tabs?

Asked by mstewart35 8 years ago

Last reply by Dalton 8 years ago

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website does not look right

Yesterday, firefox updated. I don't know what the update was, but now iGoogle looks horrible with missing images & basic text. Here is an image. Any help would be gre… (read more)

Yesterday, firefox updated. I don't know what the update was, but now iGoogle looks horrible with missing images & basic text. Here is an image. Any help would be great. ScreenPrint of iGoogle

Asked by crashinc25 8 years ago

Last reply by crashinc25 8 years ago