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cannot open a pdf

Hi I am having problems opening a pdf file in Firefox. I have Firefox v4.0.1. When i attempt to open the file it gives a blank page. I can open the file successfully in I… (read more)

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I am having problems opening a pdf file in Firefox. I have Firefox v4.0.1. When i attempt to open the file it gives a blank page. I can open the file successfully in Internet Explorer 8. I am using Windows XP Professional. I have had problems with Adobe Plugins in Firefox in the past so i use Foxit Reader to open PDFs. I can open the pdf file successfully in Foxit Reader. I have the Foxit Reader Plug-In for Mozilla 1.0.1.1117 enabled.

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Asked by richlaughlin 9 years ago

Last reply by Hasan 8 years ago

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Firefox 5 is slow, unresponsive, hangs constantly

Ever since I upgraded my Windows 7 desktop to Firefox 5 it has been a nightmare! It hangs, freezes, is unresponsive more often than working. I have to us my laptop, still… (read more)

Ever since I upgraded my Windows 7 desktop to Firefox 5 it has been a nightmare! It hangs, freezes, is unresponsive more often than working. I have to us my laptop, still on FF4, to post this or risk being totally grey before I could finish posting. I see by the comments that I am not alone in having this problem, but do not see any offered solution. Do I have to revert to FF4 to use my desktop or is a solution forthcoming?

Asked by slywlf 9 years ago

Last reply by py2k66 8 years ago

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How to deal with rogue diverter www.bywill.net in Google.

When desired site is clicked in Google www.bywill.net appears in the destination window instead of the site address listed and a different site is displayed. This happens… (read more)

When desired site is clicked in Google www.bywill.net appears in the destination window instead of the site address listed and a different site is displayed. This happens with IE as well as Firefox. Repeated searches by McAfee disclose no viruses. They suggested site blocking but this only stops bywell displaying its chosen site.

Asked by geoffsharris 9 years ago

Answered by Xircal 9 years ago

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My problem is a hijack of the proxy settings and I cannot remove it even by editing pref.js file. It just keeps restoring the use manual proxy settings.

I had the cycbot trojan and have removed it. However my browser will not connect to the Internet unless I manually select no proxy in the connection settings. then on r… (read more)

I had the cycbot trojan and have removed it. However my browser will not connect to the Internet unless I manually select no proxy in the connection settings. then on restart of firefox the settings change back to a manual proxy.

Asked by ttfun 9 years ago

Answered by Xircal 9 years ago

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"ask" is always the default search engine in my search pane, even when I remove it and have "Google" replace it. How can I permanently get rid of it?

I want to have Google be the default search engine that shows up in my search pane in the upper right corner of my screen, rather than "Ask". Could you please tell me ho… (read more)

I want to have Google be the default search engine that shows up in my search pane in the upper right corner of my screen, rather than "Ask". Could you please tell me how to have this happen? Thank you.

Asked by StevenB07734 9 years ago

Last reply by David McRitchie 8 years ago

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can no longer acccess Hotmail via Firefox. Get "Default.aspx" message from http;//sn114s.snt114mail.live.com

I can no longer access Hotmail via Firefox. Get pop up message "Default.aspx from http;//sn114s.snt114mail.live.com. Running Win Xp service pk 3 Firefox v 4.0.1 … (read more)

I can no longer access Hotmail via Firefox. Get pop up message "Default.aspx from http;//sn114s.snt114mail.live.com.

Running Win Xp service pk 3 Firefox v 4.0.1

Asked by chuckandramona 9 years ago

Last reply by BayTheMoon 9 years ago

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Most bookmark icons (favicon) are blank FF4.0-6.0

why are suddenly all my bookmarks blank, (mostly imported from IE) instead of showing sites default favicon. it used to be ok before i would prefer to have this automatic… (read more)

why are suddenly all my bookmarks blank, (mostly imported from IE) instead of showing sites default favicon.

it used to be ok before

i would prefer to have this automatically loaded for all existing bookmarks

(also, once fixed can that be stored with my preferences to be synced online?)

Asked by jbir359 9 years ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 8 years ago

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I cannot find where to go to get the FF tool bar. I've gone to options but still can't find it.

I downloaded FF 4 a few days ago and I can't locate where to go to get the FF tool bar installed plus I don't see the orange FF logo on the left side of my screen. … (read more)

I downloaded FF 4 a few days ago and I can't locate where to go to get the FF tool bar installed plus I don't see the orange FF logo on the left side of my screen.

Asked by leeflea 9 years ago

Answered by silkphoenix 9 years ago

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Firefox crashes each time on exit, and it does so in safe mode (after fresh (re)installation). What other information should I provide to identify problem?

Hello, I`m running XP SP3, witk no appearent viruses (according Bitdefender and Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware) or hardware problems, but having crash after virtually each ex… (read more)

Hello, I`m running XP SP3, witk no appearent viruses (according Bitdefender and Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware) or hardware problems, but having crash after virtually each exit. After I cleaned cache, temp (maybe sth else as well, don`t remember) dirs and started/exited firefox few times, it didnt crash, bet after few more such cycles problem came back. Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by Simass 9 years ago

Last reply by Xircal 9 years ago

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Why won't Firefox let me add an exception?

Firefox tells me that a site has an invalid security certificate, which I know. It asks if I want to Add an Exception and I click to add one. It pops up the Add Securit… (read more)

Firefox tells me that a site has an invalid security certificate, which I know. It asks if I want to Add an Exception and I click to add one. It pops up the Add Security Exception window and that window tells me that this site has a valid certificate and there is no need to add an exception; but I DO need to add an exception and it won't do it for me. Why? I am working in a secure test lab and use Firefox to login to our systems under test. Each time we change or add hardware we must add exceptions to login to a system. I have done this for years with Firefox but now Firefox 4 seems confused. We now need to use EI, which I would rather not.

Asked by jhosborne 9 years ago

Answered by elangeland 8 years ago

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I cannot log into Hotmail using Firefox 4.0.1

Although I can log into Hotmail using Internet Explorer, I can no longer sign in when I use Firefox. A message box comes up saying "You have chosen to open default.aspx w… (read more)

Although I can log into Hotmail using Internet Explorer, I can no longer sign in when I use Firefox.

A message box comes up saying "You have chosen to open default.aspx which is an aspx File from http://sn123w.mail.live.com"

It also prompts me with "What should Firefox do with this file?", making you have to choose between "open with/Browse" or "save file".

Afterwards, another message pops up which says:

C:\DOCUME~1\xxxx\LOCALS~1\Temp\d0Z4TvxE.aspx.part could not be saved, because the source file could not be read. Try again later, or contact the server administrator.

I attempted a system restore several times but the problem still persists.

I tried to find information about it on the Internet, and I found this page which might explain the problem:


http://androidclone.com/ac_blog/?p=10

Is there any way to fix this situation aside from erasing my Hotmail account? I asked the help forum on MSN and they told me to contact the Firefox forum about this problem instead.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by qiang_to 9 years ago

Last reply by markleehutchins 8 years ago

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Firefox 4 crashing after 15 min to 2 hours

Ever since I upgraded to Firefox 4.01, it is like constantly crashing. Since upgrading in the last week, I have 35+ crash reports in about:crashes and none of them show … (read more)

Ever since I upgraded to Firefox 4.01, it is like constantly crashing. Since upgrading in the last week, I have 35+ crash reports in about:crashes and none of them show crash signature, as shown on the web page in the crash id section when filling out this report.

I've tried to find a volunteer online during live chat this week but seems no one is there during the times listed. Tried Monday, Tues and yep, today - nada! :(

I've checked the various articles about Firefox 4 and the crashes. I have verified my graphics driver (Intel G33/G31 Express Chipset Family) is up to date. And have very minimal add-ons (as in almost none!) to the best of my knowledge.

Here are a sample of some of the crash reports to see/find the issue : (will list 3 of the 35+ for a sample)

http://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/bp-e2898623-c875-40f7-a5c2-015a02110525

http://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/bp-c41a736e-cbaa-4fac-977b-9c2372110524

http://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/bp-bf39430c-baf8-42e7-848f-037312110522

Thanks!

Asked by tomvilfroy 9 years ago

Last reply by John99 9 years ago

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I can't access ftp anymore, why?

I recently updated my internet speed through Comcast. I can no longer access FTP to download digital audio files. I have upgraded my Java and installed it along with th… (read more)

I recently updated my internet speed through Comcast. I can no longer access FTP to download digital audio files. I have upgraded my Java and installed it along with the add-on. I still cannot access FTP. My firewall is off.

Asked by jacobsonjill 6 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 years ago

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my User Accounts switch accounts by themselves while I am using one.

I have two Computer Administrators on my Windows XP - Mozilla Firefox 4. Even before the 4 Version, this happened. While typing in one User Account, the screen would au… (read more)

I have two Computer Administrators on my Windows XP - Mozilla Firefox 4. Even before the 4 Version, this happened. While typing in one User Account, the screen would automatically switch to the other User Account, by itself. If I went to Answers.com, and asked a question, the answer would come back to my other User Account. I had this problem two years ago, and Comodo Geek Buddy fixed it, but didn't tell me how to do it. I no longer have them re: Funds. I asked Rogers Tech Support, and they claim 'this is impossible to happen'. So, I didn't get any help there. They tried Remote work on my computer, and still couldn't fix it. I even told them what to do to see what I mean by switching accounts by itself, and they wouldn't, as they repeatedly told me, 'this is impossible to happen'. Both of the two User Accounts involved are Computer Administrators. Could this be the problem? On second thought, I don't think so, as Geek Buddy was able to fix it, with the two Computer Administrators.

Asked by marianh 9 years ago

Answered by Xircal 9 years ago