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tabs below address bar - an ongoing problem not fixed !!!

Ever since IE changed to tabs on top firefox coders followed like mindless automatons without any regard to/for Mozilla community and users. We are sick and tired of bein… (read more)

Ever since IE changed to tabs on top firefox coders followed like mindless automatons without any regard to/for Mozilla community and users. We are sick and tired of being ignored. We want/need tabs bellow address bar. Now, tell us how to simply get tabs below address bar or tell the coders to provide us with the option. And, we don’t care about any excuses as previously provided or outright ignored by them.

Asked by g7777 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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How I can safely remove the “SaveFrom.net Helper” bookmark tab which has high jacked my Firefox Bookmarks.

Unfortunately, I downloaded “SaveFrom.net Helper” without reviewing it. Since downloading it I have been receiving a alerts from “McAfee WebAdvisor” about “dangerous page… (read more)

Unfortunately, I downloaded “SaveFrom.net Helper” without reviewing it.

Since downloading it I have been receiving a alerts from “McAfee WebAdvisor” about “dangerous pages blocked”.

I was able to remove the “SaveFrom.net Helper” add on in Firefox, but am unable to remove the “Savefrom.net Helper” bookmark tab which has high jacked my normal Firefox Bookmarks.

I can no longer easily see my Firefox Bookmarks and have to keep opening the Firefox Application Menu, then select Bookmarks, then select Manage Bookmarks in order to see my bookmarks.

Can you please advise how I can safely remove the “SaveFrom.net Helper” bookmark tab which has high jacked my Firefox Bookmarks.

Asked by Philip47 10 months ago

Answered by Philip47 10 months ago

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Set up custom default search URL

I'd like to use the Startpage search as my default search in Firefox, instead of Google. And I mean the keyword-less search. I know what a search keyword is and I use sev… (read more)

I'd like to use the Startpage search as my default search in Firefox, instead of Google. And I mean the keyword-less search. I know what a search keyword is and I use several for special search engines (map, Wikipedia, dictionaries, parcel tracking, etc.). But the default search must work without any keywords.

And I want to use the custom settings they provide as URL parameters. I've tried with the cookie option but the cookie expires even after regular use. So the custom URL is the only working solution. Startpage support recommended me doing that.

I know that I can install the Startpage search to Firefox and it worked. But I can't combine it with the custom settings. So I uninstalled the extension, deleted the search engine and went to my custom startpage.com URL. Right-clicking the URL bar allowed me to add the search engine from there. But it also doesn't have my settings.

I couldn't find the search URL in about:config. Where is it stored? I need to change whatever Firefox thinks is Startpage's search URL to include my settings.

Changing the settings is critical because by default they open clicked results in a new tab which I cannot stand. I have enough open tabs, and there's still the back button.

Asked by ygoe 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Add Files to "Files and Applications" to be asked wether to save or to open with...

Hello. I noticed that Firefox (98.0.2) doesn't even ask if the file should be saved or opened with a program when downloading some file types. Unfortunately, these file t… (read more)

Hello. I noticed that Firefox (98.0.2) doesn't even ask if the file should be saved or opened with a program when downloading some file types. Unfortunately, these file types (e.g. GPX) are not listed under Settings --> General --> Files and Applications, so that I could assign them to a program or specify that they should always be asked. And I can't add these files somehow... I have also deleted the file "handler.json" in the profile folder, hoping to be asked then. But that doesn't happen. GPX files, for example, are assigned to the GSAK program in the system - but Firefox just wants to save them and doesn't offer the option to open them directly in GSAK. Does anyone know advice how I can get Firefox to give me the choice? Thanks a lot.

Asked by Oliver 10 months ago

Answered by AliceWyman 10 months ago

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Search with quote for exact term not working

Version 68.12.1 on Windows 10 I know the exact subject of the email, I have sent it to myself a month ago. I type "upgrade m1" with quote marks on the top global search b… (read more)

Version 68.12.1 on Windows 10 I know the exact subject of the email, I have sent it to myself a month ago. I type "upgrade m1" with quote marks on the top global search bar and I get all kind of junk with the word "upgrade" that are mainly spams. If I scroll back manually I can locate the email with the same subject in my inbox. I have rebuilt the search cache already.

Any suggestion?

Asked by daninet90 2 years ago

Answered by sfhowes 2 years ago

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Block video popups

Many sites have videos playing when I open the page. If I just ignore the video and scroll down without explicitly stopping the video, I get a popup window playing the v… (read more)

Many sites have videos playing when I open the page. If I just ignore the video and scroll down without explicitly stopping the video, I get a popup window playing the video. Apparently the popup blocker doesn't consider this to be a popup. Is there any way to kill this annoying behavior?

Asked by DaveStJohn 2 years ago

Answered by pojoho7699 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?

Thanks

Asked by Wolfy 2 years ago

Answered by jumpnjil 1 year ago

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Can't Pin a site to my home screen

The support page says the following to Pin a site in Firefox for Fire TV: Pin a site To add links to sites to your home screen, follow these steps: Enter the site you … (read more)

The support page says the following to Pin a site in Firefox for Fire TV:

Pin a site

To add links to sites to your home screen, follow these steps:

   Enter the site you want to pin in the Firefox search bar.
   Click the pin icon for at the top of the page. 

I can enter the IP address Firefox search bar. I then use Previous to close the dialog box (if I hit Next it takes me to the site). However, it won't let me navigate to the pin icon to select it. It is greyed out.

I'm using a Fire TV Stick 4K.

Am I doing something wrong? Is there another way to Pin sites to Firefox for Android TV?

Asked by RKCRLR 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Sent Folder

Why does my Sent messages folder not appear in my Folder pane? My settings are for All folders to be viewed. I'm using Thunderbird version 78 in Windows 10. Thanks for an… (read more)

Why does my Sent messages folder not appear in my Folder pane? My settings are for All folders to be viewed. I'm using Thunderbird version 78 in Windows 10. Thanks for any help.

Asked by mike.wylie 1 year ago

Answered by mike.wylie 1 year ago

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Help me get rid of the stupid and ugly Tab bar on newest Firefox

Please help me get rid of the stupid and ugly Tab bar space on newest Firefox. I hate Tabs and now there is a big space above the address bar for Tabs. I have looked ever… (read more)

Please help me get rid of the stupid and ugly Tab bar space on newest Firefox. I hate Tabs and now there is a big space above the address bar for Tabs. I have looked everywhere for a way to turn it off like it has been since Tabs came out. I only want new windows if I want a new window.

If I can't turn that huge space gap off is there any way to go back to what I had before the last update without messing everything up? Why did someone decide to make the browser window smaller and waste that space by making the browser bigger....

Sorry if I sound cranky but, I started using Netscape Navigator 1.0 and every version since and this is the worse thing that has ever been done to a browser... Thank you for any help you can give me!

Asked by rob39lee 1 year ago

Answered by gsfc12 1 year ago

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Pulling my hair out trying to increase font size in folder list and main panel list!

I am going around in circles here. I have searched and all the options I have found appear to be out of date or don't work. All I want to do is increase the size of the f… (read more)

I am going around in circles here. I have searched and all the options I have found appear to be out of date or don't work. All I want to do is increase the size of the fonts I see in the left hand folders list and the folders message lists in the main panel. It's far too small for me and everything I have tried makes no difference. Please guide me.

Asked by rafikiphoto 1 year ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 year ago

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getting my open tabs and browser history from time machine backup after computer shut down (restore previous session not available currently)

Greetings: My computer was shutdown and restarted by a colleague and I seem to have lost my browsing history and all the open tabs from my last session are not retrievabl… (read more)

Greetings: My computer was shutdown and restarted by a colleague and I seem to have lost my browsing history and all the open tabs from my last session are not retrievable — restore previous session is not available / appears grey'd out. I am on a macbook pro running Big Sur and I do have a time machine backup of that last session — can I get back those open tabs and browser history from my time machine? Can I do it a la carte or do I need to wipe my whole computer and restore from there? Thanks in advance for your thoughts, Sam

Asked by samanime 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Basic browser functions in newest Firefox Android upgrade

Automatically received the latest major firefox update on my Samsung galaxy tab s3. I don't know what Mozilla did to this release but I can't find any functions to do bas… (read more)

Automatically received the latest major firefox update on my Samsung galaxy tab s3. I don't know what Mozilla did to this release but I can't find any functions to do basic browser controls like going back to the previous page, going to the next page, or refreshing a page. I really love firefox but it's kind of unusable without these controls. I'm going to have to use chrome which I'd prefer not to do until this is fixed. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by alcavallaro 2 years ago

Answered by alcavallaro 2 years ago

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Mac 10.13 (high sierra) download link

Just bought the service, It was not mentioned that 10.14 is the lowest the VPN supports now. Does anyone know how to access a version of the VPN that allowed 10.13? Thank… (read more)

Just bought the service, It was not mentioned that 10.14 is the lowest the VPN supports now. Does anyone know how to access a version of the VPN that allowed 10.13?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by sam rad 2 years ago

Answered by sam rad 2 years ago

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Credit Card Autofill

The credit card autofill shows all the credit cards but when I click on any of them it does not autofill. Ive used this hundreds of times before and it worked fine. I nev… (read more)

The credit card autofill shows all the credit cards but when I click on any of them it does not autofill. Ive used this hundreds of times before and it worked fine. I never changed any settings and the autofill setting is on.

Please help!

Alex

Asked by ad96321 8 months ago

Answered by YongHan 8 months ago

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Emails in inbox have no content

My Inbox has 687 emails, but I can only see the content of the three latest emails. Emails older than that do not display. The preview pane is blank for those, and when d… (read more)

My Inbox has 687 emails, but I can only see the content of the three latest emails. Emails older than that do not display. The preview pane is blank for those, and when double clicking on an email the message view is also blank. Emails in other folders than the Inbox are displayed fine, also older emails. I have Thunderbird 78.4.3 (32 bit). I have no active extensions. I have tried the launch with shift pressed method to Reset toolbars and controls, but that didn't help. Is there a tool that re-indexes emails?

Asked by deepo 2 years ago

Answered by christ1 2 years ago

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How do I use iCal or Google Calendar files with Thunderbird Calendar?

I want to associate Thunderbird Calendar with iCal or Google Calendar files so that when I, for example, book an appointment online and it offers those files to update my… (read more)

I want to associate Thunderbird Calendar with iCal or Google Calendar files so that when I, for example, book an appointment online and it offers those files to update my calendar, it will correctly populate Thunderbird? I'm not sure if either of those is compatible with Thunderbird.

Asked by srhope1989 1 year ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 year ago

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How do I stop update notifications in Thunderbird?

How do I stop update notifications in Thunderbird? I am not interested in updating from version 68 at this time (or the near future, the current version truly stinks in t… (read more)

How do I stop update notifications in Thunderbird?

I am not interested in updating from version 68 at this time (or the near future, the current version truly stinks in the way it looks and is unusable) and want to stop the software from nagging me about updates! I can find no answers anywhere.

Thank you, Eric

Asked by erbogan 2 years ago

Answered by sfhowes 2 years ago

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Importing from Microsoft Office Outlook 2007

I just downloaded Thunderbird 78.9.0 When I try to import everything from Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 I receive the message " no application to import data from found" … (read more)

I just downloaded Thunderbird 78.9.0 When I try to import everything from Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 I receive the message " no application to import data from found" I am running windows 10 fully updated. How do I get everything moved over to thunderbird?

Asked by magoo304 1 year ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 year ago

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Menu toolbar font

I wish to make the Menu toolbar font bold and perhaps a bit bigger. How do I do this? Also less importantly the background color used to be set by my Walnut theme which i… (read more)

I wish to make the Menu toolbar font bold and perhaps a bit bigger. How do I do this?

Also less importantly the background color used to be set by my Walnut theme which is now defunct and replaced by a partial theme with a white background. I would like to change that as well.

See how nice my old TB looked?

Now on Windows 10 2004 and new TB .

Asked by Bugzilla3 1 year ago

Answered by sfhowes 1 year ago