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Pop Up scam

For several days I have been receiving pop up scams as illustrated in the first image attached. They repeat themselves every few minutes. The second image is what I recei… (read more)

For several days I have been receiving pop up scams as illustrated in the first image attached. They repeat themselves every few minutes. The second image is what I received on the website listed at the bottom of the pop up - brnok. stoneheartseeker.top.

How do I stop them, please?

Also, is there a legitimate connection between Mozilla Firefox and brnok.stoneheartseeker.top?

I'd much appreciate your help. Nicholas

Asked by nicholashopkins 7 months ago

Answered by Terry 7 months ago

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h264 Hardware decoding not working

My potato pc(amd A8-7600, 8G ram, rx560 2G) is not capable of YouTube vp9 hardware acceleration, but I played 1080p 60fps videos without difficulty using add-ons that for… (read more)

My potato pc(amd A8-7600, 8G ram, rx560 2G) is not capable of YouTube vp9 hardware acceleration, but I played 1080p 60fps videos without difficulty using add-ons that force h264 decoding, but the videos started stuttering a while ago. At first, I thought it was add-ons problem, but other than YouTube, too

I used the translation app because I was not good at English

Asked by maky00 7 months ago

Answered by maky00 7 months ago

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No Audio when using Firefox

I cannot hear anything from websites, YouTube for example when using FireFox. I have checked the Volume Mixer and there is sound except for FF tab I can hear perfectly i… (read more)

I cannot hear anything from websites, YouTube for example when using FireFox. I have checked the Volume Mixer and there is sound except for FF tab

I can hear perfectly in other browsers so this problem only exists when using Firefox. I have tried all the suggested remedies with no success.

Any suggestions welcome

Asked by adrian29630 7 months ago

Answered by adrian29630 7 months ago

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How do i increase the no. of columns in topSites in new tab page

i would like to increase the no of columns for TopSites in newTab page to more than 8 columns. there is a method to increase the no. of rows but since my monitor is wide… (read more)

i would like to increase the no of columns for TopSites in newTab page to more than 8 columns.

there is a method to increase the no. of rows but since my monitor is wide I would like to have increased no. of columns which will let me to view all the topSites in a single page without any scrolling.

Is there any property that can be added in the about:config page to increase the no. of columns.

Asked by ashwinrajesh65 6 months ago

Answered by ashwinrajesh65 6 months ago

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Bookmarks management-deliberate change or glitch?

A few months ago, an automatic feature in bookmarks quit working. It used to be that when you bookmarked a page you would be prompted about what bookmarks folder you want… (read more)

A few months ago, an automatic feature in bookmarks quit working. It used to be that when you bookmarked a page you would be prompted about what bookmarks folder you wanted to put it in. That suddenly quit working. Now, after you bookmark a page, you have to go into "Manage Bookmarks" then move it to the folder you want. I can't find a setting that would bring that back. Was this a change that was deliberately made in an update or is it just a glitch that happened somewhere along the line? If that feature was removed, I'd like to know why. It doesn't make sense.

Asked by eddiejoe67 8 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 8 months ago

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Firefox search suggestions won't turn off

Dear all, I have unchecked all the boxes in "Settings/Search/Search Suggestions" and disabled history for the search engine and yet Firefox still displays search suggest… (read more)

Dear all, I have unchecked all the boxes in "Settings/Search/Search Suggestions" and disabled history for the search engine and yet Firefox still displays search suggestions in the address bar. They even have a small header called "Firefox Suggest". How can I turn this off? Thanks for your help, Markus

Windows 11 Home 22H2 FF 118.0.1 (64-bit)

Default search engine is Google

Asked by toegelmarkus 7 months ago

Answered by toegelmarkus 7 months ago

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Settings button is missing/has moved?

I was looking for the settings button on the Firefox Android app but cannot find it in its usual place in the meatball menu in the bottom right (I have the search/tabs ba… (read more)

I was looking for the settings button on the Firefox Android app but cannot find it in its usual place in the meatball menu in the bottom right (I have the search/tabs bar set at the bottom of the screen). Please see attached screenshot. Could you please let me know where the settings button has been moved to? I can't find it by myself, and as this seems to be a relatively recent change I can't find anything online/in the FAQ about where it might have gone. Thank you! :)

Asked by stewarta97 7 months ago

Answered by stewarta97 7 months ago

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Config for left click open in same tab, middle mouse open in new tab

Currently i found the configuration for opening in the same tab, and that middle mouse will open a new tab. However, the new tab from middle mousing, just opens the same… (read more)

Currently i found the configuration for opening in the same tab, and that middle mouse will open a new tab. However, the new tab from middle mousing, just opens the same tab as where I middle moused. It does not appear to be loading/opening the link I clicked. Ive tried a few items in about:config but havent found one that makes it load the middle moused link.

Asked by DrunkPhionex M 7 months ago

Answered by DrunkPhionex M 7 months ago

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Google Drive doesn't show info

For a while Google Drive's cloud interface hasn't been able to show "information" about files, i.e. pictures, text, file-data. The fault is not present in Android, Chrome… (read more)

For a while Google Drive's cloud interface hasn't been able to show "information" about files, i.e. pictures, text, file-data. The fault is not present in Android, Chrome and Edge so it is not Google Drive that is buggy. I'd rather not change to another web browser. Please present a fix. Janne G win 10 home, v 22H2, OS-v 19045.3570, Windows Feature Experience Pack 1000.19052.1000.0

Asked by Jannne 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Bookmarks don't work

After the last update clicking on a bookmark no longer opens the site. My bookmarks are all there they just don't work. Anyway to fix this or should I finally move to Chr… (read more)

After the last update clicking on a bookmark no longer opens the site. My bookmarks are all there they just don't work. Anyway to fix this or should I finally move to Chrome?

Asked by pamelaann0652 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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Theme Changes Some Components to Dark-mode Despite Override

Hiya, I use a theme which some years ago (after a change in the way Firefox handles dark-mode preferences) changed all UI and websites to use dark-mode. I was able to ke… (read more)

Hiya,

I use a theme which some years ago (after a change in the way Firefox handles dark-mode preferences) changed all UI and websites to use dark-mode. I was able to keep using the theme, and mostly override this behavior by setting:

`layout.css.prefers-color-scheme.content-override = 1`

However, this didn't take for some components, such as the sidebar and bookmark editor window, which still continue to use dark-mode.

Is there any way to completely disable dark-mode everywhere, and still use my preferred theme?

Cheers, Afraz

Asked by afrazkhan 7 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 7 months ago

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Horizontal scroll arrows not appearing on Amazon Prime Video on pc using Win10

The horizontal scroll arrows are not working on Amazon prime video using Firefox on a pc running Win10. It hasn't worked for some time and I thought it was an Amazon pro… (read more)

The horizontal scroll arrows are not working on Amazon prime video using Firefox on a pc running Win10.

It hasn't worked for some time and I thought it was an Amazon problem, but I've tried other browsers and devises and it works on all of them EXCEPT Firefox.

My Firefox for pc is up to date. I have uninstalled and reinstalled twice. I have tried cntrl +/- thinking maybe I just wasn't seeing them - they're not there. All drivers are up to date.

I don't want to use another browser but i use Amazon prime video a LOT and this problem makes it nearly useless. HELP please?

Asked by kestrelco 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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How to disable background connections made by Firefox to download icons for top sites page and site screenshot for recently visited sites.

Background connections made by Firefox to fetch icons and site screenshot without user permission is a privacy flaw. I have noticed this through about:processes.

Asked by firefoxenjoyer 7 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 7 months ago

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Microsoft Teams web Large Gallery mode not working since 118.0.1

Hello! Since I updated Firefox to 118.0.1 (latest version when writing this) the Teams Large Gallery mode in Firefox is displaying black and eventually all the participan… (read more)

Hello! Since I updated Firefox to 118.0.1 (latest version when writing this) the Teams Large Gallery mode in Firefox is displaying black and eventually all the participants appear but the performance is 1 frame per minute. All the cameras are frozen and occasionally the display refreshes for one single frame.

Audio is working fine and default Gallery mode (only 4 camera displayed) still works normally.

Thank you!

Asked by powernemo 7 months ago

Answered by powernemo 7 months ago

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Saving the page or a downloaded file does not work

If I try to save the current page, by selecting Save Page As from the File menu or the right-click pop-up menu, nothing happens. Similarly, in a tab displaying a download… (read more)

If I try to save the current page, by selecting Save Page As from the File menu or the right-click pop-up menu, nothing happens. Similarly, in a tab displaying a downloaded PDF, clicking on the folder icon that should save a copy of the file does nothing. No error indication that I can find, but the Save dialogue does not appear. The same operations work as expected in Chrome, so it doesn't appear to be a general problem with my system.

I really don't want to switch to Chrome as my primary browser, but not being able to save PDFs is a show stopper for me.

Asked by Darrell 7 months ago

Answered by Darrell 7 months ago

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New Translate Button/Function not showing with Version 118.0.1

I was just updated to version 118.0.1 which is advertised to contain a webpage translation function. I clicked the show me button which sent me to the Firefox Mexico web… (read more)

I was just updated to version 118.0.1 which is advertised to contain a webpage translation function. I clicked the show me button which sent me to the Firefox Mexico webpage. However, there's no Translate button/icon in the address bar. I've verified I'm running version 118.0.1 and have rebooted the computer. Still no Translate function observed. Any ideas?

Thanks, Mike P

Asked by wa8vms 8 months ago

Answered by wa8vms 8 months ago

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having trouble with the tab syncing between chrome and Firefox mobile

I am trying to move all the synced tabs brought in from android chrome and Firefox pc into the current active tabs I have on Firefox android. I've only been able to get … (read more)

I am trying to move all the synced tabs brought in from android chrome and Firefox pc into the current active tabs I have on Firefox android.

I've only been able to get 1 at a time to move over, but I have well over a hundred open in putting the two other browsers together..

Everything I've been able to look up about it only deals either the syncing part.


And, is there a way to have am active sync? As in, I open a tab in Firefox on laptop, it opens that tab on my Firefox mobile? And vice versa.

Asked by Katerpie 7 months ago

Answered by Katerpie 6 months ago