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What happened to bookmarks "Description" box?

In prior versions of Firefox, the Properties Box used to include a large text "Description" box where I could put login information and other details for that bookmark. … (read more)

In prior versions of Firefox, the Properties Box used to include a large text "Description" box where I could put login information and other details for that bookmark. Now, in version 62.0, that text box no longer exists. Old bookmarks that I have no longer have this information either.

I used this text box extensively and Firefox was the one browser that had this box. Now it appears to have been removed. Can I get this Description box back? Or do I switch to a different browser?

Thanks, Macbel

Asked by macbel 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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How do I put the Tabs on Bottom with Firefox 71? Once again, with their update, they SCREWED UP.

I attempted to reuse the Chrome fix that was successful for previous versions, but that did not work. I want my Tabs on the Bottom where "I" put them, not they way Firef… (read more)

I attempted to reuse the Chrome fix that was successful for previous versions, but that did not work. I want my Tabs on the Bottom where "I" put them, not they way Firefox thinks I am supposed to have them I am sure others are having the same difficulty.

Asked by Anne's Place 8 months ago

Answered by cor-el 8 months ago

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Icons replaced with boxes/letters, usual fixes don't work

I have the usual "Icons replaced with boxes or letters" (or tomshardware for example, the Toms Hardware logo is replaced with "t H") but none of the solutions I've … (read more)

I have the usual "Icons replaced with boxes or letters" (or tomshardware for example, the Toms Hardware logo is replaced with "t H") but none of the solutions I've found have worked. I've tried Firefox Refresh, clearing cache/cookies (also with CCleaner), Checking gfx.downloadable_fonts.enable, making sure Firefox is set to download custom fonts.

This happened once before, and it just went away. Then it happened again, and a Refresh fixed it for a little bit. Now it's back, stubborn as ever. It's happening on every site that has special icons (e.g., YouTube's like/dislike buttons, though as I was writing this the like/dislike buttons came back). It's also affected profile pictures on Tom's Hardware, not showing them either.

Any help is appreciated. :) (I can't upload images, it just stalls. Let me know if I need to post them through Dropbox or similar)

Asked by Commander-Matt 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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continual bsod, what's happening

I thought I was (or still am) having a problem with Windows 10, but one tech said she didn't think so and I don't know if I will get a response. +++++++++++++++ Before … (read more)

I thought I was (or still am) having a problem with Windows 10, but one tech said she didn't think so and I don't know if I will get a response. +++++++++++++++ Before I go into great detail here, I'm going to state what happened and see if you had anything similar or it rings a bell.

BSOD - no code given. The error is always KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE.

The past three incidents (last night and twice today) were when I was in outlook.com email and right clicked on a website.

 I can read other email and click other links, but when I click on THIS company, I get the BSOD.   Event viewer simultaneous errors are "Update Windows license and product key tokens failed with 0x80070005."
  No driver errors and I checked Driver Update. No malware or viruses (several scans).  I have an event viewer full of the same information, which I am happy to provide.

I did the May cumulative update on Saturday and subsequently had four BSOD shutdowns. I posted to Microsoft, as I did last month when their CU crashed my computer. I have had BSODs every days since Saturday. I tried reinstalling the updates and it crashed my computer again.

The website that keeps crashing ME is below. The third time that happened, I thought maybe it IS a FF issue, so even though I think it's unlikely, the Team here is fabulous! https://surveys.ipsosinteractive.com/surveys/?pid=S16007269&OSM=1&routerID=&id=1011535826&supplierID=1090&ci=EN-US&pac=1&sifid=160242380102US016&psid=01

(Additionally, I keep getting "Firefox Not Responding" on 46.0.1, so I uninstalled and did a manual install a couple of hours ago. Unfortunately, within a minute of the new install, I had three consecutive "Firefox is not responding" messages. )

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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When is the Navigation bar problem going to get fixed?

We used to be able to toggle the navigation bar on and off with Ctrl-L. New, "improved" versions made it difficult so a plug-in was created to "hide" the navigation bar b… (read more)

We used to be able to toggle the navigation bar on and off with Ctrl-L. New, "improved" versions made it difficult so a plug-in was created to "hide" the navigation bar but it didn't work consistently and newer versions of FF disabled it. I am holding off updating until this problem get fixed

Asked by priopel 2 years ago

Answered by priopel 2 years ago

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Firefox Quantum is freezing

Just updated Firefox to Firefox Quantum 57.0. Everything freezes or stalls. For example, right now I can only type a few characters at a time and have to wait. Web pag… (read more)

Just updated Firefox to Firefox Quantum 57.0. Everything freezes or stalls. For example, right now I can only type a few characters at a time and have to wait. Web pages load fine, but I can't scroll. I have to wait for the cursor to turn from a hand into the arrow. I had not issues before updating. This is driving me insane. I am using Chrome until this gets fixed. PLEASE help!!1

Asked by Laurie58 2 years ago

Answered by philipp 2 years ago

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Why, with Firefox 67.0 (64-bit), does Thunderbird 60.7.0 (32-bit) ignore the running Firefox instance and starts, instead, the default profile to handle links?

Hi, all. On Windows 10 Pro (64-bit), I run Firefox (64-bit) and Thunderbird (32-bit), each with two profiles. Until this afternoon, when Firefox updated to 67.0, clicking… (read more)

Hi, all.

On Windows 10 Pro (64-bit), I run Firefox (64-bit) and Thunderbird (32-bit), each with two profiles.

Until this afternoon, when Firefox updated to 67.0, clicking on a link in Thunderbird would open a new tab in the currently running instance of Firefox. If Firefox was not running, it would open "Profile 1."

Now, Thunderbird will only open links in my "Profile 1" Firefox. If I have "Profile 2" running, Thunderbird ignores it and starts a new instance of Firefox using "Profile 1." With both instances running, Thunderbird opens a new tab in the "Profile 1" instance.

I updated to Thunderbird 60.7.0 (32-bit), but it did not change the behaviour. So, this seems to be a Firefox change. Is there a way to go back to having the running Firefox instance handle the external launch of links?

This is the behaviour that I want: clicking on a link, anywhere, will open it in a new tab in the currently running Firefox profile, only opening the default profile if Firefox is not yet running.

Thanks in advance!

Asked by Peter Humphries 1 year ago

Answered by Peter Humphries 1 year ago

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I received an "urgent Firefox Patch" notitification: is this legitimate?

Couldn't open original download ("Blocked Publisher" notification). This morning, I received a second notification from a different URL. Smells like a malware scam to me.… (read more)

Couldn't open original download ("Blocked Publisher" notification). This morning, I received a second notification from a different URL. Smells like a malware scam to me.

Asked by JonAase 4 years ago

Answered by James 4 years ago

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Where did my bookmark folders go with new update?

I installed the new Firefox update this morning and when I click on the bookmarks icon at the top my bookmark folders have vanished. the only bookmarks I have are my rece… (read more)

I installed the new Firefox update this morning and when I click on the bookmarks icon at the top my bookmark folders have vanished. the only bookmarks I have are my recently bookmarked ones.

Where did they go?

Asked by lonegreywolf20 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Security privacy and history.

In the Security page under privacy and history, I'm unable to answer the question "Have I visited this website prior to today ?" as there's nothing to click on. So it's s… (read more)

In the Security page under privacy and history, I'm unable to answer the question "Have I visited this website prior to today ?" as there's nothing to click on. So it's stuck at No whereas I've been into the page for ages....

Appreciate any help what to do thanks

Asked by Hendrawna 2 years ago

Answered by Murphy 2 years ago

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no correct website rendering

With Firefox and only with firefox I have a rendering problem with statcounter summary. My stats summary should look as in uploaded image but also with labels on every ba… (read more)

With Firefox and only with firefox I have a rendering problem with statcounter summary. My stats summary should look as in uploaded image but also with labels on every bar in summary image. In other browsers there are no rendering problems Thanks

Asked by giorgiogio48 1 year ago

Answered by giorgiogio48 1 year ago

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Since changing over to Windows 10 I no longer have a spell checker in my Hotmail (Outlook)

In Windows 10 I have highlighted both auto correct and highlight mis-spelled words in Settings>Devices etc but it doesn't make any difference. Typing mistakes do not s… (read more)

In Windows 10 I have highlighted both auto correct and highlight mis-spelled words in Settings>Devices etc but it doesn't make any difference. Typing mistakes do not show up. Outlook help tells me that spelling checkers are available in Firefox but how do I turn them on? And if I am using Firefox as my browser but am in hotmail, will it work in hotmail? I am at a loss and your hlep would be appreciated. Thanks, Anthony

Asked by avwood 11 months ago

Answered by RobertJ 11 months ago

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tabs not on bottom

I just updated to Firefox 65 and suddenly my tabs are once again up in the gods. How do I get them down below the bookmarks toolbar and address bar? I've tried Userchrome… (read more)

I just updated to Firefox 65 and suddenly my tabs are once again up in the gods. How do I get them down below the bookmarks toolbar and address bar? I've tried Userchrome and followed the 2017 video (which was very lcear by the way) that was recommended in Firefox support but it didn't work and I'm at my wits end. I hate this tabs on top thing and just want to put it back where it belongs. Please help?

Asked by Freaki_Zimi 1 year ago

Answered by trog 1 year ago

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Pinterest works on IE, not on Mozilla/Foxfire

Had to reinstall Mozilla/Foxfire. I redownloaded Pinterest button. Once I click on Pinterest button connection to it comes up but it just hangs and never posts. I use I… (read more)

Had to reinstall Mozilla/Foxfire. I redownloaded Pinterest button. Once I click on Pinterest button connection to it comes up but it just hangs and never posts.

I use IE and it works.

Any ideas?

Asked by KarenEA 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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how to keep pages in https secure?

i use https everywhere and i have it locked so it blocks anything that is not secure. sometimes randomly which makes it hard to notice https wont be secure so i need to r… (read more)

i use https everywhere and i have it locked so it blocks anything that is not secure. sometimes randomly which makes it hard to notice https wont be secure so i need to reload the page a couple times then it will be secure. like when im at frontier internet site and im about to sign in the page will be unsecured sometimes, even with https everywhere. is the a way to enforce https secure like in about:config or something? its really annoying and feels like someone is trying to steal my data

Asked by miggz 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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SOLVED: Firefox does not display web interface from LAN printer correctly

Firefox fails to display the web UI from my Canon printer properly. It should display as a GUI, but Firefox displays it as a text page. I tried "safe mode" but that did n… (read more)

Firefox fails to display the web UI from my Canon printer properly. It should display as a GUI, but Firefox displays it as a text page. I tried "safe mode" but that did not change anything. The page displays properly in other browsers. Screen shot samples showing a page in Firefox and the same page in Edge is attached.

Asked by Sky 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago

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firefox 55.0.3, accept cookies unchecked, cookie allow exceptions do not work-- basically they are ignored. Earlier versions worked.

Firefox 55.0.3, windows 10 The goal is to not accept any cookies except ones that I specifically allow. (For example for my webmail account.) I am trying these settings: … (read more)

Firefox 55.0.3, windows 10

The goal is to not accept any cookies except ones that I specifically allow. (For example for my webmail account.)

I am trying these settings:

Accept cookies unchecked. cookie exeptions allow. Tried all combinations for "always use private browsing mode" and "clear history when firefox closes."

Basically it ignores the cookies exceptions. This used to work fine on previous firefox versions, on other computers. The failure described here occurs for installations of firefox 55.0.3 on two different windows 10 computers.

Asked by jstr4900 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago