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How do I disable the "Text Enhance" affiliate platform that is present on all my web surfing

When I use the Firefox browser to surf the web, on nearly every web page I visit an invasive advertising platform creates anchor links on the web pages (anchor keywords w… (read more)

When I use the Firefox browser to surf the web, on nearly every web page I visit an invasive advertising platform creates anchor links on the web pages (anchor keywords with two hyperlinks under the anchor word) which when clicked takes the viewer to an advertisement. Most of the links seem to be part of an advertising platform owned by "Text Enhance," which I have contacted to complain about. They sort of played dumb. I said I thought it was the result of some malware from which they were the sole beneficiary and they assured me they didn't instigate it. I went to the Warrior Forum and some members suggested it sounded like it came from one of your extensions or plugins. My security and technology consultant scrubbed my computer and they deleted some of your extensions and plugins and the problem went away. But two weeks later, it's back and it's pervasive. Even words in my online banking accounts are showing these text links.

Aside from security concerns, my biggest fear is that they are stealing traffic from the websites I publish--websites where I'm trying to sell either my own or affiliate products. And that upsets me greatly.

I'm sure I'm not the only web user experiencing this problem. If other web publishers are also getting their traffic stolen and directed to a competing site, you can bet that there will be a class action lawsuit on the horizon for Mozilla. So I suggest you get to the bottom of this situation and rectify it, because a lawsuit will be the inevitable result.

I don't mean to alarm you because I use Firefox as my primary browser. However, I checked IE and Chrome and Chrome is exhibiting the same situation. So I'm not really sure how this is happening, and that's why I'm contacting you about it.

Please let me know if you know how to de-activate this invasive pest.

Regards, Tom O'Boyle toboyle9@yahoo.com

Asked by toboyle9 8 years ago

Answered by shelleyowens 8 years ago

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Save image doesn't remember last location saved for Firefox 7

This only started happening with Firefox 7, all previous version worked fine. When using "Save Image", Firefox will not remember the most recent location in which images… (read more)

This only started happening with Firefox 7, all previous version worked fine. When using "Save Image", Firefox will not remember the most recent location in which images were saved. It will instead randomly choose prior locations in which images were saved. When saving images, I save them in different folders to sort them properly, but firefox never remembers the most recent one used. This is INCREDIBLY ANNOYING because if I want to saving a group of images in a common folder, it constantly forces me to navigate to that folder instead of remembering the location of that folder from the last image saved there.

Asked by Kel9509 8 years ago

Last reply by John99 8 years ago

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'Save Image As' keeps changing directories

'Save Image As' keeps changing the location it's saving the file. As I'm going through various pages and saving certain images, I notice that sometimes it saves where I'… (read more)

'Save Image As' keeps changing the location it's saving the file. As I'm going through various pages and saving certain images, I notice that sometimes it saves where I'm expecting it to, (the location I most recently selected while saving an image), but very often, in the same session (meaning I haven't closed and restarted FF), it decides to change the location to a directory I've used earlier, instead of where it just saved the previous file.

I thought it might be a scenario something like, I open tabs 1 - 5, save images to location A. Then I save a file to location B, open up pages 6 - 10, save a file to location A again. At this point I expect that my files will default to location A, but maybe pages 6 - 10 now have location B associated with them and they will default there instead. I just tested that and that's not it.

It's also not extension (ie .jpg, .gif) that forces the change of location. I can't figure out what triggers it.

Does anyone know if there is another about:config setting that we can change, (which the next FF upgrade in 5 minutes will undoubtedly override) to restore proper behavior?

This behavior started with the upgrade to FF 7.

Asked by macahi 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Firefox 7 intermittently stops loading pages, requires restart to correct. Why?.

During normal usage Firefox will suddenly stop loading all pages in all tabs/windows. Every currently loading page remains blank, with the usual 'Connecting to ____' mess… (read more)

During normal usage Firefox will suddenly stop loading all pages in all tabs/windows. Every currently loading page remains blank, with the usual 'Connecting to ____' message. Any new tabs or windows opened, or any new page requests, get stuck in the same loop. The program itself does not hang and, other than failing to load pages, performs normally. No change in behaviour with all add-ons disabled. Seems to happen with any website, but seems to happen more often on pages with any elements that take excessively long to load. Only current solution is to close program and restart.

This is not a router/connectivity issue, IE and other programs can connect fine while the issue is occurring. Full system virus scan came up empty (Sophos/Ad-Aware/WinDefender). I believe I first starting having the problem with FF6, feels like it has become more frequent with FF7.

Asked by vohk 8 years ago

Answered by archeocyathan 8 years ago

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Firefox 6 & 7.0.1 keeps freezing for 30 seconds

Helly, my problem started with FF 6. It keeps freezing the whole browser after a few minutes. I think every 15 minutes it's freezing. Now I went to the helpforum and some… (read more)

Helly, my problem started with FF 6. It keeps freezing the whole browser after a few minutes. I think every 15 minutes it's freezing. Now I went to the helpforum and somebody gave the advice to deinstall FF. Run CC Cleaner. And then reinstall FF. I did that, and seems to work. It wasn't hanging anymore. BUT it came back!!! I don't have a clue why. I changed nothing to my pc. Now I have upgraded to 7.0.1 and the problem of freezing is still here. When it freezes, my whole pc freezes. I can do nothing else. please fix it!

Asked by selma1 8 years ago

Last reply by Grandybird2 8 years ago

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Firefox defaults to a unwanted web addess, not able to set correct default

Downloaded Winace, which required a file to installed to down load it. Now I am unable to get rid of the Web Address from Mozilla. Have tried all settings in the Options … (read more)

Downloaded Winace, which required a file to installed to down load it. Now I am unable to get rid of the Web Address from Mozilla. Have tried all settings in the Options menue and it still reverts to this site. HELP!!!!

Asked by sd90mach 8 years ago

Last reply by darthurfle 8 years ago

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Can't access router setup

Since Firefox updated itself yesterday I have been unable to access my router's setup. My router is a D-link and uses the usual access address of : http://192.168.10.1 Th… (read more)

Since Firefox updated itself yesterday I have been unable to access my router's setup. My router is a D-link and uses the usual access address of : http://192.168.10.1 The following message is received. "Corrupted Content Error The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because an error in the data transmission was detected." Three other browsers on my system do not encounter this problem. Access to on-line addresses is normal.

Asked by Mandalay 8 years ago

Last reply by dwdallam 8 years ago

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Firefox will not play content that I believe requires Java, but it shows enabled in all firefox settings. Problem site is mainly foxnews.com content.

vide clips will not run on foxnews.com. I believe these are java applications, but java is active by my firefox settings. … (read more)

vide clips will not run on foxnews.com. I believe these are java applications, but java is active by my firefox settings.

Asked by jlzibell 8 years ago

Last reply by jlzibell 8 years ago

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Firefox 7.0.1 ignoring custom settings for 'Clear History'

I have a MacBook Pro with OS 10.6.8 and Firefox 7.0.1 Under Preferences > Privacy, I have custom settings to clear browsing history every time Firefox closes. However,… (read more)

I have a MacBook Pro with OS 10.6.8 and Firefox 7.0.1

Under Preferences > Privacy, I have custom settings to clear browsing history every time Firefox closes.

However, when I relaunch Firefox, the 'Restore Previous Session' is highlighted under the History menu and I can restore the previous session.

How is this happening?

Thank you.

Asked by Holmemoss 8 years ago

Last reply by Holmemoss 8 years ago

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Printing is not working! Everything is printing down a center column of a page. All other browers and my Macbook pro print perfectly, so this is entirely a firefox issue. HELP. Thanks, Sindy

Everything prints down the center of the page on all websites, emails etc. I don't know how to reset the printing and find it extremely complicated to troubleshoot. Can s… (read more)

Everything prints down the center of the page on all websites, emails etc. I don't know how to reset the printing and find it extremely complicated to troubleshoot. Can someone please call me to rectify this situation? Or send me a phone number for help. Thanks, Sindy Todo

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Asked by todomojo 8 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 8 years ago

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Firefox 7.0.1 all of a sudden is running VERY SLOW

Firefox is so slow that it is easier to load ie8 and use that. It runs fine. I uninstalled Firefox and rebooted. Did not fix. I ran Glary Utilities and it found 400+ … (read more)

Firefox is so slow that it is easier to load ie8 and use that. It runs fine. I uninstalled Firefox and rebooted. Did not fix. I ran Glary Utilities and it found 400+ fixes. and rebooted, and did not fix. This problem showed early this morning.

Asked by tadacom 8 years ago

Last reply by Hasan 8 years ago

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Locking up when running a script on apples site icloud.com

when going to https://www.icloud.com/#find Firefox show the following in a pop up:- A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the… (read more)

when going to https://www.icloud.com/#find Firefox show the following in a pop up:-

A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, or you can continue to see if the script will complete.

Script: https://www.icloud.com/system/cloudos/en-us/1FCS22.32490/javascript-packed.js:27

works fine in crappy explorer any help most gratefull

Asked by g0sbv 8 years ago

Last reply by chinkwia 8 years ago

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I have the new Firefox and avg is reporting up to 450MB of memory. I only have one extension running avg. what can I do to reduce the memory usage??

within two hours I get a notification from avg that Firefox is using anywhere from 200 MB to 450MB of memory. I have closed the browser occasionally, wait a minute or two… (read more)

within two hours I get a notification from avg that Firefox is using anywhere from 200 MB to 450MB of memory. I have closed the browser occasionally, wait a minute or two then reopen Firefox. Sometimes I won't see the avg notification for a couple days, others it's back within an hour or two.

Asked by moparfan907 8 years ago

Last reply by Hasan 8 years ago

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Firefox about:addons doesn't load

I have the newest firefox, but my about:addons page won't load. When I surf to that page, all I get is an endless "loading" dialogue. Pushing tabs (get/appearance/plugins… (read more)

I have the newest firefox, but my about:addons page won't load. When I surf to that page, all I get is an endless "loading" dialogue. Pushing tabs (get/appearance/plugins) does absolutely nothing but continue the endless "loading" problem.

Asked by Mari Adkins 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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How do I tell Firefox to clear the list of downloaded files on exit?

When I was using Firefox 3.x, I configured it to clear the list of downloaded files at exit. Now, I've "upgraded" to Firefox 7.0.1 and it's stopped doing it. Not only t… (read more)

When I was using Firefox 3.x, I configured it to clear the list of downloaded files at exit. Now, I've "upgraded" to Firefox 7.0.1 and it's stopped doing it. Not only that, there doesn't seem to be a way to get that functionality back. Is there some setting I've missed, or have the Firefox devs decided that users don't need/want to have Firefox do this any more?

Asked by sideburns 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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The 'Recently-accessed pages' button has disappeared. How to get it back?

There was untril very recently a 'Recently-accesssed' (or 'Most-frequently-accessed') button at top left of the screen. This has disappeared - it was very useful and I wo… (read more)

There was untril very recently a 'Recently-accesssed' (or 'Most-frequently-accessed') button at top left of the screen. This has disappeared - it was very useful and I would like to get it back.

Asked by Angus.Ross 8 years ago

Answered by Hasan 8 years ago

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I have DropInSavings coupon on websites and never installed the application. Antivirus doesn't think it is bad. How do I permanently disable it on Firefox?

Drop in savings menu started coming up on web pages recently-shows up in upper right corner and usually about where the logout word is when you want to close a program up… (read more)

Drop in savings menu started coming up on web pages recently-shows up in upper right corner and usually about where the logout word is when you want to close a program upper right corner and shows coupons. not sure if they're usable as I did not ask to be shown anything by the program I did not add so I don't trust where it might take me. How can I eliminate it from the browser or block it from running in the browser? I just need some technical instructions on how to find it when it runs and stop it.

Asked by trouble5555 8 years ago

Last reply by knm123 8 years ago