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How do I move Firefox to a new PC

Hi, I want to move Firefox to a new PC. I know there are many guides on how to do that, but what I'm most concerned about are my open windows and Tabs. How do I preserve … (read more)

Hi, I want to move Firefox to a new PC. I know there are many guides on how to do that, but what I'm most concerned about are my open windows and Tabs. How do I preserve those on the move?

Thank you.

Asked by mschwage 1 month ago

Answered by Mamoon 1 month ago

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Want to get rid of "This time, search with" option in address bar

Recently, I updated Firefox (as it regularly bothers me to do so) and it added an annoying new feature that appears whenever I type anything into the address bar. It used… (read more)

Recently, I updated Firefox (as it regularly bothers me to do so) and it added an annoying new feature that appears whenever I type anything into the address bar. It used to just provide search suggestions from my list of bookmarks, but now below the list of search options is a separate segment with "This time, search with:" followed by multiple icons--in my case, Google (my default browser), bookmarks, tabs, history, and settings. And you know how when you're sometimes typing something you want to find and the desired result is toward the bottom of the list, so instead of pressing the down arrow key to get to it, you press the up arrow to start from the end…well now, when I try that on the address bar, it cycles through each icon before letting me get to the list's end.

I know it sounds like a petty complaint, but it's annoying and inconvenient to have to do it each and every time since it's habitual to cycle from top to bottom or vice versa on basically every other search bar. I went the route of "Settings > Options > Search > Search Shortcuts" to see if I could get rid of these icons, but just like how it doesn't let you get rid of search engines when you only have one on the list, it doesn't give you an option to remove these superfluous icons.

These Mozilla dumbasses seem to lack foresight and/or consideration with the way they limit user preferences. Can anybody give me any alternative solutions? Please spare me the snide answers like "switch to Chrome" (already considering it). If there's a way to simply circumvent these icons in the address bar rather than getting rid of them entirely, that would be more that enough: I just don't know how to go about it. Anyway, thank you for taking the time to read my submission/rant.

Asked by xcutsy 1 month ago

Answered by Standard8 1 month ago

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Exceptions for cookies not stored

Hello I have set firefox to clear cookies when closing. Nevertheless I want to maintain some exceptions. So I enter the website for that I want to keep the cookies and sa… (read more)

Hello I have set firefox to clear cookies when closing. Nevertheless I want to maintain some exceptions. So I enter the website for that I want to keep the cookies and save. After closing firefox and open it again, this setting for the website is gone, and alos the cookies. How can I permanetly storing these execption? Regards Oliver

Asked by OKA 2 months ago

Answered by OKA 2 months ago

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Random Black Theme without Addons

Hi, can i somehow see which addons affect a currently open site? only with Firefox connected to my Sync a specific website turns darkmode and is almost unusable, i a… (read more)

Hi, can i somehow see which addons affect a currently open site? only with Firefox connected to my Sync a specific website turns darkmode and is almost unusable, i already started firefox in save mode without addons, the site is still dark

sadly i cant post the website because its only reachable via Company login, it is a Normal website from a multi million dollar company and its normal on every other Computer except mine

Asked by vivanco987 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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How do you put the 'print preview' and 'print setup' commands into the 'file' menu if they are not there

I have looked high and low for information on this in FF tutorials and through google and have found no answer My wife's Windows PC somehow lost these two commands from t… (read more)

I have looked high and low for information on this in FF tutorials and through google and have found no answer My wife's Windows PC somehow lost these two commands from the 'file' section of the page

Asked by bgolfer 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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problem with specific page

recently firefox cant load the following page korinthostv.gr this page opens fine with edge and opera. the only solution to load is pressing ctrl+shift+R,but of course … (read more)

recently firefox cant load the following page korinthostv.gr this page opens fine with edge and opera. the only solution to load is pressing ctrl+shift+R,but of course is not convenient to do always this. if anyone find a solution i will appreciate,thank you.

Asked by fa.stam 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Getti/ng Mozilla VPN on second tablet

I have installed Mozilla VPN and used it a couple of times on my laptop to ue. I have also paid for it I think, I certainly provided my card details. All this happene… (read more)

I have installed Mozilla VPN and used it a couple of times on my laptop to ue. I have also paid for it I think, I certainly provided my card details. All this happened earlier this week. I am trying to use it on my tablet. Help says go to this link (vpn.etc) , login to your account and then download VPN. Sounds good but it doesn't happen - instead I'm asked to start a subscription and give my card details and agree to a second lot of charges. I don't think it's a confidence trick but it could be. I signed up for Mozilla VPN on the understanding that I could use it on 5 devices or profiles. Hope you can sort me out, thanks.

Asked by peterjralph1 1 month ago

Answered by jzapata1 1 month ago

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Hide tab bar when only one tab open.

Hello, I am looking for a way to hide my tab bar when there is only one tab open. I almost found the solution there: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1297983 B… (read more)

Hello,

I am looking for a way to hide my tab bar when there is only one tab open. I almost found the solution there: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1297983 But it is not exactly what i am looking for. This solution hides the tab but not the tab bar it self. I mean it leaves some black empty space because i use dark theme.

I kept looking for a solution to hide the container. I found this one: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1271391 The problem is: this solution hides all the time the tab bar. No maters how many tabs opened.

I experimented mixing these two solution. I have try:

  1. tabbrowser-tabs tab[first-visible-tab="true"][last-visible-tab="true"] + #mainwindow:not([tabsintitlebar="true"]) #TabsToolbar {
 visibility: collapse;

}

I tried the other way around, with "#mainwindow" first. I tried without the "+" sign. But none worked out.

Asked by Gregory-F 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Enable/disable automatic redirect.

So I was having some trouble a few days ago with a website that automatically re-directed as soon as I landed on it to another page. So I happily went off in the settings… (read more)

So I was having some trouble a few days ago with a website that automatically re-directed as soon as I landed on it to another page. So I happily went off in the settings and disable the automatic redirect. Now a week or two later I'm sitting here going I can't find the setting anymore? I can't even search for it and have absolutely no results you would think searching for "redirect" in the settings pain would bring it up. it's probably something that got buried in developer tools that I would never be able to turn off/toggle again unless I get lucky with the right extremely memorable and easily accessible incantation in the about : config because that's just all so well documented. Is it a "1" is it a "0" is it a "5" which one disabled / enabled what is the other options do?

Asked by iMark77 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Links from the search do not open as we would like

Hello dear support! I would like to immediately warn you that I used Yandex translator to write the text, so there may be grammatical errors :) I've been using Firefox fo… (read more)

Hello dear support! I would like to immediately warn you that I used Yandex translator to write the text, so there may be grammatical errors :) I've been using Firefox for a very long time and I'm happy with everything. But recently I have encountered the" problem " of opening tabs, it has always been there, but I am not comfortable using it.When you search for material intensively by links, when you open any link on the search page by clicking the left mouse button or using the right mouse button "open link in a new tab", in both cases a new tab opens, it throws there and you have to move back to the search page from the opened tab and open another link that I also need, which is inconvenient. In this regard, a question. Is there a setting in the browser so that by clicking on the right button I do not go to an open tab, but it opens itself, and I immediately open new links without going to them initially and I would decide which one to go to first. This feature is implemented in Opera, but I want to stay with Firefox.

Sincerely, Mr. Mozdor

Asked by mr.mozdor 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Default zoom when switching to a Youtube tab is 500%

I put Firefox on 500% zoom one day and since that day its defaulted to 500% zoom when clicking on a video or just clicking into the tab from a different one. I managed to… (read more)

I put Firefox on 500% zoom one day and since that day its defaulted to 500% zoom when clicking on a video or just clicking into the tab from a different one. I managed to find an add-on that kept the zoom the same when going to new videos but the zoom still defaults to 500% when clicking into the tab. I've tried changing the default zoom to something else then changing it back to 100% and I've tried deleting cookies. It still does it in a private window with no add-ons enabled.

Thanks

Asked by millerdavis2478 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Search Engine support is not free.

I front what you promise. Here's a quote: "Firefox - the independent browser, supported by the non-profit Mozilla". I am going to set up a default search engine with the… (read more)

I front what you promise. Here's a quote: "Firefox - the independent browser, supported by the non-profit Mozilla".

I am going to set up a default search engine with the URL myself.

Please explain me how to set http://blackle.com/ as default search engine. Without using the home button or an existing bookmark every time.

Asked by Lucky Number Slevin 1 month ago

Answered by TerryN21 1 month ago

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IRS DENIES ACCESS TO THEIR REFUND STATUS SITE

Reviewed "Sheribee" earlier issue which apparently involved a VPN. I do not have a VPN but have tried several times in the past week to access IRS refund status site wit… (read more)

Reviewed "Sheribee" earlier issue which apparently involved a VPN. I do not have a VPN but have tried several times in the past week to access IRS refund status site without success. I can get into irs.gov, but am unsuccessful in accessing the refund status site after entering required input data. The issue has occurred only this past week.

I'm unaware of IRS issues causing this problem.

Have not had this issue on any other sites; and I have successful retrieved data in prior years.

I am not saving any sign on protocols with the irs or any other sites.

Running Windows 10. Thanks for any help. BTW I did get refund information using the telephone, but I want to ensure there's not a hidden conflict of some sort with FireFox. Thanks for any help.

Asked by firefoxwag 1 month ago

Answered by firefoxwag 1 month ago

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Did a system restore and firefox was rzemoved from my windows 7 computer, had pword saved but now it's gone

I did a system restore because I thought an update had messed up some things, specifically I could not sign in to a site I use regularly because I would get a black scree… (read more)

I did a system restore because I thought an update had messed up some things, specifically I could not sign in to a site I use regularly because I would get a black screen and a message stating that "Northern Tool" is not currently available in your country. I had been using a vpn but it was set for a U.S. city and both I and the website are in the U.S. also. After system restore for a time only 2 days prior, my Firefox was apparently removed from my computer and all history of it. Now I am having trouble re-installing and using sync to get back my saved stuff. This is all on another PC with Windows 7.

Asked by BOB 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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ad photos or pictues to instagram using firefox on a windows 10 pc

I have instagram on my pc I can view others pictures and videos but i do not know how to do it from my firefox browser on my windows 10 pc. I am not really go… (read more)

I have instagram on my pc I can view others pictures and videos but i do not know how to do it from my firefox browser on my windows 10 pc. I am not really good at computer stuff so i do not wanty to mess this up . can some one tell me how Thanks

Asked by Mary 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Accees Denied: You don't have permission to access "http://xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.jsp" on this server. Reference #18.8c00c045.1613833815.188db1ca

I'm getting this error message on a site I have visited for 10 years without a problem. Last week this error message came up. Its for a financial website. I have been … (read more)

I'm getting this error message on a site I have visited for 10 years without a problem. Last week this error message came up. Its for a financial website. I have been able to reach the same website through Safari and Opera so its a Firefox issue.

Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.jsp" on this server. Reference #18.8c00c045.1613833815.188db1ca

Asked by Jimceez 1 month ago

Answered by Jimceez 1 month ago

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Login failures

I use 85.0.2-64 bit on a PC. For the last month or so. Perhaps since the last update or two. I can't login to my bank. Details: -I try it on Edge, and it works. -When it… (read more)

I use 85.0.2-64 bit on a PC.

For the last month or so. Perhaps since the last update or two. I can't login to my bank.

Details:

-I try it on Edge, and it works.

-When it fails, I get the bank website's standard failure error message: "Your username and/or password are incorrect. Please try again";

-I've repeatedly checked on the correctness of my ID & PW repeatedly over the last month;

-I use Norton PW manager, but I have back-up on a secure thumb drive. I try the PW using my backup, and it still fails;

-I try typing my ID & PW in manually, and it still fails;

-The only successful workaround on Firefox is to change my PW. Then I can login: once;

-I do have add-ons, but I deactivated all of them, restarted Firefox, and it still fails.

I've used Firefox for decades, but not being able to do simple banking is a strong argument for using Edge. Do you have a remedy or a suggestion for this?

Asked by free3ist 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago