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how do i get rid of "compare travel sites" pop up page?

when i open my browser, in addtion to my homepage i alwaz get another web page that opens up saying "compare travel sites" mozilla firefox then it has all tabs to open sa… (read more)

when i open my browser, in addtion to my homepage i alwaz get another web page that opens up saying "compare travel sites" mozilla firefox then it has all tabs to open saying expedia and trip advisor and trivago and so on.......... how do i get rid of this exactly and keep in mind i`m old and NOT computer savvy:) thnx oh and i`am using version 64.0

Asked by troyanddeb 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Password Manager not prompting to save or change passwords

Quantum in its most recent versions has simply stopped prompting for new or changed passwords on Mac OS X, even though all the correct boxes are ticked or unticked. This … (read more)

Quantum in its most recent versions has simply stopped prompting for new or changed passwords on Mac OS X, even though all the correct boxes are ticked or unticked. This is really annoying as my memory is failing and I count on the password manager to save and update all my passwords. The ones which were saved in past versions of Firefox are still there, but anything that is from a new website or has been changed isn't. I can mostly change the updated ones manually, but can't put in new websites and their passwords myself. What am I doing wrong?

Asked by Gumrat 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Am going to reformat my laptop, need assistance with settings

I am going to reformat my laptop, my dilemma is the Firefox settings and speed-dial. I have an add on - "FVD Speed-dial" with loads of pages. Is there a similar way of… (read more)

I am going to reformat my laptop, my dilemma is the Firefox settings and speed-dial. I have an add on - "FVD Speed-dial" with loads of pages. Is there a similar way of transferring this speed-dial as with Thunderbird? I used that method with success when building my wife's new laptop. Looking forward to your help Many thanks

Asked by EJohnDavies 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. you may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.

this morning, I get the above error message when attempting to open ff. I was able to open ff from the start menu(windows 7 enterprise), but all of my bookmarks have disa… (read more)

this morning, I get the above error message when attempting to open ff. I was able to open ff from the start menu(windows 7 enterprise), but all of my bookmarks have disappeared. I had the system administrator attempt to restore my computer, with no results, then reinstalling ff. upon reinstall, I was able to open ff, but bookmarks were still missing. then, a ff update "esr" was run, and now I get the error msg above trying to open ff from anywhere. I cannot open ff at all to restore defaults or run in safe mode to fix.

Asked by edfitzfish 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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logged out of websites

Firefox (63.0 and now 64.0) Logs me out of websites for no reason. This happens after going to a different website. Also it happens without closing the browser. Chrome an… (read more)

Firefox (63.0 and now 64.0) Logs me out of websites for no reason. This happens after going to a different website. Also it happens without closing the browser. Chrome and Edge do not have this issue. Extremely annoying.

Asked by stvotw 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Change tab height

Hi all, I'd like to modify the tab height, to make it thinner. Is this something that can be done, perhaps via the userChrome.css file? Thanks in advance. … (read more)

Hi all,

I'd like to modify the tab height, to make it thinner. Is this something that can be done, perhaps via the userChrome.css file?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by dr 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Following RSS links in Macbook Firefox 64.0 often results in redirects and multiple blank windows

The subject pretty well describes the issue. I have to *quickly* force close, restart Firefox and restore windows, with the multiple blank windows unchecked. I have viewe… (read more)

The subject pretty well describes the issue. I have to *quickly* force close, restart Firefox and restore windows, with the multiple blank windows unchecked.

I have viewed probably thousands of RSS links without issue before this version.

I only see the issue with RSS links but not all of them Maybe this sort of html is causing the problem: <atom:link href="https://www.easternherald.com/feed/" rel="self" type="application/rss+xml" /> I can see no other redirect code, and this type of code seems to be a common factor.

All dodgy links work fine with MSIE under Windows.


FIrefox 64.0 Quantum Macbook Pro 15" mid 2018 - macOS 10.14.2 (18C54)

Asked by Tonyfirshman 2 years ago

Answered by Tonyfirshman 2 years ago

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"select device" does not show in rdm

Firefox 64.0 on Windows 10. When RDM is invoked, the box where you can select a device is NOT SHOWING. I saw one post where it was suggested to open Browser Control, and … (read more)

Firefox 64.0 on Windows 10. When RDM is invoked, the box where you can select a device is NOT SHOWING.

I saw one post where it was suggested to open Browser Control, and there are errors shown. I just do not know what they mean or how to proceed.

Can anyone help? TIA! André

The message shown is:

[2018-12-11T18:26:21.995Z] Sending {"url":"http://native_channel","referer":"http://native_channel","rqtype":5} to: http://localhost:44117/gb4hho3chcad4bp5um2eouhyhrmdr496/httpsscan background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:22.036Z] Request status: 2 background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:22.040Z] Request status: 3 background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:22.042Z] Response: { "native_channel": { "safesearch_enabled": false } } background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:22.043Z] native_channel response: {"native_channel":{"safesearch_enabled":false}} background.js:37:9 Use of nsIFile in content process is deprecated. NetUtil.jsm:266:12 [2018-12-11T18:26:23.954Z] Details: {"requestId":"1809","url":"https://www.mozilla.org/media/css/BUNDLES/protocol-core.cc4e6306808b.css","originUrl":"https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/","documentUrl":"https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/","method":"GET","type":"stylesheet","timeStamp":1544552783952,"frameId":0,"parentFrameId":-1,"proxyInfo":null,"ip":null,"frameAncestors":[],"tabId":1} background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:23.957Z] requestId: 1809 background.js:34:9 uncaught exception: 2147500033 browser.xml:1048:13 [Exception... "Method not implemented'Method not implemented' when calling method: [nsIWebNavigation::sessionHistory]" nsresult: "0x80004001 (NS_ERROR_NOT_IMPLEMENTED)" location: "JS frame :: chrome://global/content/bindings/browser.xml :: construct :: line 1048" data: no] construct chrome://global/content/bindings/browser.xml:1048:13 start resource://devtools/client/responsive.html/browser/tunnel.js:179:7 InterpretGeneratorResume self-hosted:1255:8 next self-hosted:1210:9 start resource://devtools/client/responsive.html/browser/swap.js:217:13 InterpretGeneratorResume self-hosted:1255:8 next self-hosted:1210:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:32.996Z] Details: {"requestId":"1810","url":"https://www.mozilla.org/favicon.ico","originUrl":"https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/","documentUrl":"https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/","method":"GET","type":"image","timeStamp":1544552792969,"frameId":0,"parentFrameId":-1,"proxyInfo":null,"ip":null,"frameAncestors":[],"tabId":1} background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:33.008Z] requestId: 1810 background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:33.099Z] Details: {"requestId":"1811","url":"https://www.mozilla.org/media/img/favicon/favicon-196x196.c80e6abe0767.png","originUrl":"https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/","documentUrl":"https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/","method":"GET","type":"image","timeStamp":1544552793080,"frameId":0,"parentFrameId":-1,"proxyInfo":null,"ip":null,"frameAncestors":[],"tabId":1} background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:33.099Z] Details: {"requestId":"1812","url":"https://www.mozilla.org/media/img/favicon.d4f1f46b91f4.ico","originUrl":"https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/","documentUrl":"https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/","method":"GET","type":"image","timeStamp":1544552793082,"frameId":0,"parentFrameId":-1,"proxyInfo":null,"ip":null,"frameAncestors":[],"tabId":1} background.js:34:9 this.nativeTab.linkedBrowser is null ext-browser.js:765 [2018-12-11T18:26:33.391Z] requestId: 1811 background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:33.392Z] requestId: 1812 background.js:34:9 this.nativeTab.linkedBrowser is null ext-browser.js:765 [2018-12-11T18:26:51.997Z] Sending {"url":"http://native_channel","referer":"http://native_channel","rqtype":5} to: http://localhost:44117/gb4hho3chcad4bp5um2eouhyhrmdr496/httpsscan background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:52.039Z] Request status: 2 background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:52.042Z] Request status: 3 background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:52.042Z] Response: { "native_channel": { "safesearch_enabled": false } } background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:26:52.042Z] native_channel response: {"native_channel":{"safesearch_enabled":false}} background.js:37:9 [2018-12-11T18:27:22.000Z] Sending {"url":"http://native_channel","referer":"http://native_channel","rqtype":5} to: http://localhost:44117/gb4hho3chcad4bp5um2eouhyhrmdr496/httpsscan background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:27:22.013Z] Request status: 2 background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:27:22.015Z] Request status: 3 background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:27:22.015Z] Response: { "native_channel": { "safesearch_enabled": false } } background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:27:22.015Z] native_channel response: {"native_channel":{"safesearch_enabled":false}} background.js:37:9 [2018-12-11T18:27:52.002Z] Sending {"url":"http://native_channel","referer":"http://native_channel","rqtype":5} to: http://localhost:44117/gb4hho3chcad4bp5um2eouhyhrmdr496/httpsscan background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:27:52.023Z] Request status: 2 background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:27:52.024Z] Request status: 3 background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:27:52.025Z] Response: { "native_channel": { "safesearch_enabled": false } } background.js:34:9 [2018-12-11T18:27:52.025Z] native_channel response: {"native_channel":{"safesearch_enabled":false}} background.js:37:9

Asked by Andre4 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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software updater always loads before Firefox opens

After the last "update", every time I open Firefox, I get a box with the Firefox Software Updater. It says it's updating/installing the latest updates. This happens eve… (read more)

After the last "update", every time I open Firefox, I get a box with the Firefox Software Updater. It says it's updating/installing the latest updates. This happens every time.

Asked by tomjohn16 2 years ago

Answered by tomjohn16 2 years ago

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How can I make Firefox use google/ncr

Dear Community, I recently switched back to FF from chrome and I really love it. There is one thing I cannot get to work though: I would like to have google as default se… (read more)

Dear Community,

I recently switched back to FF from chrome and I really love it. There is one thing I cannot get to work though: I would like to have google as default search engine but without country redirect. In Chrome this is done by using https://www.google.com/search?q=%s&pws=0&gl=us&gws_rd=cr as search engine. What is the equivalent in FF?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by ChiefBigFeather 2 years ago

Answered by ChiefBigFeather 2 years ago

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Great update today, now I can no longer use Prime or netflix

So thanks to your update today I can no longer watch videos via prime or netflix due to a Widevine.Cdm error. That's fantastic, especially as Microsoft are moving to Chro… (read more)

So thanks to your update today I can no longer watch videos via prime or netflix due to a Widevine.Cdm error.

That's fantastic, especially as Microsoft are moving to Chromium, you're really selling your service.

See I'm being totally nice. And not calling you names.

Asked by Reallypissoff 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox does not display home page upon opening but the open previous page

Since the new Firefox V64.0, the homepage as set in settings, Options, Home, New tabs and pages does not work. My Homepage was always set to https://www.google.com/ but s… (read more)

Since the new Firefox V64.0, the homepage as set in settings, Options, Home, New tabs and pages does not work. My Homepage was always set to https://www.google.com/ but since the update Firefox always open the last page I was on, does not matter which page.

Asked by greenleader 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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XULRunner error: Platform version '64.0' is not compatible with minVersion>=63.0.3 maxVersion<=63.0.3

When I started Firefox this morning, I got the error message in the subject line this morning. The only button is "OK", which banishes the error message. The browser do… (read more)

When I started Firefox this morning, I got the error message in the subject line this morning. The only button is "OK", which banishes the error message. The browser doesn't show up.

This evening, I checked for Windows updates, and the only ones pending were security definition updates and Silverlight (which I don't knowingly use).

A google search of the following doesn't yield anything helpful:

XULRunner error "Platform version '64.0' is not compatible with" "minVersion >= 63.0.3" "maxVersion <= 63.0.3"

If anyone can suggest anything, thanks....I am running Windows 7

Asked by FoxyFirey 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Why did the Firefox feeds backup.opml just show up on my desktop?

Hi, Why did the Firefox feeds backup.opml just show up on my desktop? Can I delete this desktop icon and not loose my regular website bookmarks? Thanks … (read more)

Hi,

Why did the Firefox feeds backup.opml just show up on my desktop?

Can I delete this desktop icon and not loose my regular website bookmarks?

Thanks

Asked by Jener 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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dogpile search fails when typing query in address bar

i use dogpile as my default search. when i type a query in the address bar the search leads me to the dogpile page with the query as it normally would, but returns no fi… (read more)

i use dogpile as my default search. when i type a query in the address bar the search leads me to the dogpile page with the query as it normally would, but returns no findings. i have to then press the "go fetch" button to get the search results.

Asked by bprince00 2 years ago

Answered by 1972dolphins 1 year ago

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Settings don't exist in FF 64 for "Allow or block media autoplay in Firefox"

On a Mozilla How-To page (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/block-autoplay), instructions are given for going to Permissions under Privacy and Security to easily selec… (read more)

On a Mozilla How-To page (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/block-autoplay), instructions are given for going to Permissions under Privacy and Security to easily select to allow or not allow autoplay of videos.

But on FF 64, that feature simply doesn't exist! (See uploaded image compared to image on the above linked Mozilla help page.)

I'm seeing a couple somewhat recent discussions about stopping autoplay in Yahoo, but it's a bit above my head, as there are configurations talked about that I don't know how to start doing.

Also, it's unclear to me in those discussions if Mozilla intentionally got rid of this easy-to-do setting, and if so why, and if it plans to bring it back or what.

In the meantime, what exactly do I do to stop autoplay of videos?

Asked by zillamobster 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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I just installed Firefox on a new device. Everuthing goes well except I cannot sign in on "my insurance" which works via a secured site DIGID in the Netherlands

On all other devices I can sign in. And also with the Edge browser in this device I can sign in on my insurance. DigiD is an official site from the Dutch gouvernment to g… (read more)

On all other devices I can sign in. And also with the Edge browser in this device I can sign in on my insurance. DigiD is an official site from the Dutch gouvernment to get acces to private websites

Asked by Jo 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago