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Firefox new for an XP laptop

I need to install Firefox NEW on an XP laptop. I need the (newest) old version that will install on the XP downloaded to THIS (Windows 10) computer and "Sneaker-netted" t… (read more)

I need to install Firefox NEW on an XP laptop. I need the (newest) old version that will install on the XP downloaded to THIS (Windows 10) computer and "Sneaker-netted" to the XP. Then I presume I will be able to download the NEWEST version that will run under XP and do the upgrade. What I received was indistinguishable from the most current version, when I tried to get 43.0.1. Help?

Asked by GooRoo 1 year ago

Answered by James 1 year ago

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Firefox repeatedly opens with "Sorry, We're having trouble getting your pages back"

This seems like it should be just an annoyance, but it happens every time I open this browser and is really enough for me to move on--especially since this is an ongoing … (read more)

This seems like it should be just an annoyance, but it happens every time I open this browser and is really enough for me to move on--especially since this is an ongoing problem and I see people reporting this problem as long as two years ago. It look like a problem that no one is willing to fix.

Settings:

  • I do not have "restore previous session" so I'm not sure why it is trying to do this
  • I switched "choose what you see when you open your home page" from Firefox home to custom URL -- neither of those options helped.
  • My privacy settings are set to "delete cookies and site data" on exit.

Would also appreciate some suggestions on which browser to use next.

Thanks

Asked by misc10 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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On screen Keyboard not working.

On screen keyboard not working when using Firefox. It will work with MS Edge, but not Firefox. It flashes then disappears quickly when in Firefox. It worked previously… (read more)

On screen keyboard not working when using Firefox. It will work with MS Edge, but not Firefox. It flashes then disappears quickly when in Firefox. It worked previously, but a few months ago it quit working.

Asked by Ron 1 year ago

Answered by alex_mayorga 1 year ago

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Undoing "don't allow [website] to prompt me"

Hello! A site kept popping up a confirmation window for an action I was trying to take, and in the confirmation window, there was a checkbox for something like "don't al… (read more)

Hello! A site kept popping up a confirmation window for an action I was trying to take, and in the confirmation window, there was a checkbox for something like "don't allow [this website] to prompt me again" (that's as best I can remember). I checked the box thinking it would just allow the action to happen without the confirmation window, but instead, the site just won't take that action anymore. How can I undo this setting? Thank you!

Asked by abby.phelps 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 months ago

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A web page is slowing down your browser. What would you like to do?

I get this yellow banner at the top of page with this text, A web page is slowing... It so far only happens when I go to my bank's website and try to sign in. I've tried … (read more)

I get this yellow banner at the top of page with this text, A web page is slowing...

It so far only happens when I go to my bank's website and try to sign in.

I've tried several changes to security in preferences and nothing has helped.

This only started happening on this last firefox update to 70.0.1

Now I wish I could go back to the old version, 68 something...

thanks for any help Morris

Asked by Morris 2 years ago

Answered by sbrady1 1 year ago

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What do I need to do to get the classic address bar back

Plainly speaking, I don't like the new address bar, how it auto completes my searches or the results it pulls. I didn't like it when it was defaulted to being on starting… (read more)

Plainly speaking, I don't like the new address bar, how it auto completes my searches or the results it pulls. I didn't like it when it was defaulted to being on starting with version 75 but I was able to easily switch a few setting in about:config to fix it. Those settings no longer affect the address bar as of update 77.

The settings I had changed were:

browser.urlbar.openViewOnFocus browser.urlbar.update1 browser.urlbar.update1.interventions browser.urlbar.update1.searchTips

which were all set to false. I saw that setting "browser.urlbar.disableExtendForTests" to "true" might be the solution but, while it does stop the address bar from expanding when using it, it also stops it from expanding at all so the websites that would come up from searching can no longer be seen either (they are still called and using the down arrow will let me scroll through the results, I just can't see any of them). It also doesn't fix the results issue which I would say is the most important.

I would like to know what I need to do so that: 1. The results it shows me are no longer based on frequent visit (basically, the pre-update search system, as is they are scattered and look messy, pulling many different sites in a seemingly random order and it's not particularly useful) 2. It no longer autocompletes results (IE. "F" autocompleting to "facebook.com", this is always something that has bothered me regardless is context) 3. It no longer pops out/expands when in use (admittedly this is mostly an aesthetic issue but I still don't like how it looks)

Asked by Mike 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Regarding " Guest Mode ", & "Private Browsing " in Forefox Browser

Respected Sir/Madam, I would like to know,Why, Mozilla Firefox Staff,have NOT provided," Guest Mode " in their browser. Even though,I am using the latest & most updat… (read more)

Respected Sir/Madam, I would like to know,Why, Mozilla Firefox Staff,have NOT provided," Guest Mode " in their browser. Even though,I am using the latest & most updated version of the same,I can NOT find it,though Google Chrome & Microsoft Edge are already providing us,these options. 2) What is the Exact Difference between these 2 modes of browsing.Which is MOST SAFE,HOW? Can you please email the Merits & Demerits of both to me,as,I want to learn. Requesting herewith for a clear cut & Candid reply,& thanking you, Shrineevas

Asked by Shrineevas Sant 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Web pages load slowly.

Web pages are loading painfully slowly, 11-34 seconds, some never load before timing out. Other browser (Edge) is loading pages quickly. Internet connection reasonably … (read more)

Web pages are loading painfully slowly, 11-34 seconds, some never load before timing out. Other browser (Edge) is loading pages quickly. Internet connection reasonably fast (35.7 Mbps). I tried the following:

  - Safe Mode, no change.
  - Refreshed Firefox, no change.
  - Disabled Antivirus and Firewall, no change.
  - Disabled Network Proxy, no change.
  - Content Process Limit set at 8.
  - Firefox is using 550 MB of memory (out of 10.2 GB)

There are instances when Firefox does load pages quickly, but they are increasingly infrequent and not predictable.

Asked by moldyfly 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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mozilla.cfg not working

Hello I have problems with my mozilla.cfg and autoconfig.js it looks like the .cfg does not work if i login with another windows user path: mozilla.cfg: C:\Program Files\… (read more)

Hello I have problems with my mozilla.cfg and autoconfig.js it looks like the .cfg does not work if i login with another windows user path: mozilla.cfg: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox path: autoconfig.js : C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\defaults\pref

what is wrong ?

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Asked by Mister-X 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Drag and drop onto bookmark icon no longer works

If I try to drag and drop a new bookmark onto the bookmark icon (the star with the line under it), it USED to open up Bookmarks and I could place the new bookmark where e… (read more)

If I try to drag and drop a new bookmark onto the bookmark icon (the star with the line under it), it USED to open up Bookmarks and I could place the new bookmark where ever. That no longer works.

I CAN drag/drop into a folder on the menu bar but not into bookmarks directly.

Firefox 69.0b14 (64-bit) Windows 10

Asked by POffutt 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Weird Scrolling with version 83

Good Morning Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had opene… (read more)

Good Morning

Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had openend the wrong browser...so I went check about:config , and found some values where changed as new default values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 200 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 50

I tought it was me the problem so I installed an older version of Firefox (80.0) in order to compare, and found a normal scrolling and those values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 400 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 200

I think this is a mistake from devs, if i wanted to have horrible scrolling, I could just use Edge instead of Firefox, could you please bring the original scrolling back to Firefox?

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Asked by Wolfy 1 year ago

Answered by jumpnjil 11 months ago

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Can't import passwords from chrome or edge to firefox. Help?

Tried every solution but import works only for bookmarks, cookies, history and not the passwords. When i try to import, it says successful but nothing happens. Tested in … (read more)

Tried every solution but import works only for bookmarks, cookies, history and not the passwords. When i try to import, it says successful but nothing happens. Tested in both the browsers in their closed state. Earlier also i faced the same problem (i think a year back) which forced me to reject firefox. Please help if u know any solution. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Yashveer Dabas 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Using Mac OS Big Sur 11.1 and Firefox 84.0.2, when I try to play videos on YouTube and select a video, the program keeps putting the same video up, no matter what I choose. This does not happen when I use Safari.

I have deleted the appropriate cookies, but as soon as I sign into YouTube, the problem as described re-occurs.

Asked by hakr100 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Stop Videos from Automatically Playing in Firefox

I have read every article on this I can find, including everything in Firefox. I cannot get videos to stop automatically play. I can get them to not play sound. I have ch… (read more)

I have read every article on this I can find, including everything in Firefox. I cannot get videos to stop automatically play. I can get them to not play sound. I have changed every single setting in about:config, media.autoplay. Nothing stops them from playing. I have used numbers from 0 to 5 in media.autoplay.default. Attached is a screenshot of my settings.

I do not have any plug-ins at this point, as I just installed Windows 10 and am configuring my computer.

I am extremely sensitive to these moving videos; they make me feel sick. So I really need them disabled. PCMag is a good example of a site with a million different (types?) of videos playing.

Asked by lsk123 2 years ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 years ago

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Why doesn't the spelling check work?

Hi I looked at a couple other threads on this problem, which said that you have to install a dictionary and (for example), "You can see which dictionary is selected if yo… (read more)

Hi

I looked at a couple other threads on this problem, which said that you have to install a dictionary and (for example), "You can see which dictionary is selected if you right-click in a text area and open the Languages sub menu". But when I right click in a text area, the context menu has no mention of spelling or languages, and I can't find any place in the Options where one would install a dictionary.

Besides which, why doesn't Firefox tell the poor user that he has to install a dictionary, or put something about it by the check-box in the Options that refers to the spelling checker? And why, in the past, did I never have this problem with Firefox, but only now with a new computer? (Windows 10 as before.)

Asked by Eric_Kvaalen 1 year ago

Answered by Scribe 1 year ago

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Can't add attachments to emails in Gmail.

When I try to attach a file to an email send in Gmail, nothing happens. The upload bar shows no progress and the email sits in the draft folder. The size of the file has … (read more)

When I try to attach a file to an email send in Gmail, nothing happens. The upload bar shows no progress and the email sits in the draft folder. The size of the file has no bearing on the problem. I've tried running in Safe Mode and even did a clean reinstall but it didn't help. The problem does not occur with the same accounts in Chrome or Opera; only in Firefox. I've tried everything recommended here, but nothing helped.

Asked by Jim Morton 1 year ago

Answered by Matthew Thomas 1 year ago