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Stop auto-download for Version 98.0.1 (64-bit)

Hi, new updates on Version 98.0.1 quite a hassle for me. It auto-download all my files even when I just want to view. Is there any other way to disable this feature? I op… (read more)

Hi, new updates on Version 98.0.1 quite a hassle for me. It auto-download all my files even when I just want to view. Is there any other way to disable this feature? I opened Setting>Download but there is no disable button or checkbox for that. Please help me. Thank you in advance.

Asked by miszluuna 4 months ago

Answered by Terry 4 months ago

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Everything is WAY too big!

After updating to Firefox 103, everything in the browser including web pages, are way too big. Oversized. What the heck happened? Why do they do this? On the tool ba… (read more)

After updating to Firefox 103, everything in the browser including web pages, are way too big. Oversized. What the heck happened? Why do they do this? On the tool bar with the address field, on the right, I have a zoom icon, etc., and they're all much bigger!

I could adjust zoom, but this is not right. It's all messed up!

Yes I went into Customize Tool bar - Density - and it was already set to "compact - not supported"

I went into about: config - browser.display.os-zoom-behavior - changed to zero. Nothing happened.

I went into the windows settings - display - set to 125% which it always was. Changing to 100% didn't do anything. Went into display - Make display bigger - and it's 160, where I always had it.

Not happening in Chrome or Windows. So it's Firefox.

Asked by Steve09 2 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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Homepage randomly switches to MSN?

I have noticed recently that every week or so my Firefox browser will randomly change my homepage directory to the landing page / search for MSN, which is baffling, since… (read more)

I have noticed recently that every week or so my Firefox browser will randomly change my homepage directory to the landing page / search for MSN, which is baffling, since it is obtrusive and anti-Mozilla to me.

If y'all are sneaking it in for that sweet ad revenue, I understand, but I would donate to avoid this issue.

Otherwise Firefox / Thunderbird are awesome, and I appreciate all that you do!

Cheers, Elliot

Asked by deanel018 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

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Suddenly the Ongoing Downloads (from Download Button) stays open after download

So I have my Download button visible all the time. Yesterday, this suddenly started to happen. When I download something, the list of Ongoing Downloads stayed open. It … (read more)

So I have my Download button visible all the time.

Yesterday, this suddenly started to happen.

When I download something, the list of Ongoing Downloads stayed open. It never did that before.

Any idea why and how to fix it?

Windows 10, Firefox 98.0 (64-bit)

Asked by jayteasee 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Download panel opens with every single download

The latest update has made it so Firefox opens the download panel every time I download something, a very obnoxious behavior when downloading a lot of files, and I can't … (read more)

The latest update has made it so Firefox opens the download panel every time I download something, a very obnoxious behavior when downloading a lot of files, and I can't find a way to stop that from happening.

[came across another question that brings up the same issue], but that one focuses more on a site presumably changing about:config rather than the issue of the download panel itself.

Asked by elbruno3593 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Firefox pdf viewer download button

Before update when I clicked in PDF viewer toolbar download button it opened a screen to open with, right now it only download a file. I want it back. I have firefox as p… (read more)

Before update when I clicked in PDF viewer toolbar download button it opened a screen to open with, right now it only download a file. I want it back. I have firefox as pdf viewer, but sometimes I need to open file with Acrobat DC, that's when I did click download button. It works on other computer like before, it is before firefox update.

Asked by sylciia 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

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How to get Content Types Back in Applications

Many file types are no longer listed under Settings > Applications>Content Type at about:preferences#general. I used to be able to click on a file in an email like … (read more)

Many file types are no longer listed under Settings > Applications>Content Type at about:preferences#general. I used to be able to click on a file in an email like a Word or Excel document, and it would come up on my screen. Now Firefox asks me to Save them. I don't want to automatically save files without first looking at them. How can I get those file types in the Application list again?

I have attached a pic of the file types I have left to chose from. There used to be a lot more. How can I get back all the missing choices I have had there for years?

Asked by mishasarkpetsitting 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

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Firefox Problems Accessing Websites

I've posted this problem before and did receive replies attempting to help. Unfortunately, the problem has continued for a long time (I think at least a year). I freq… (read more)

I've posted this problem before and did receive replies attempting to help. Unfortunately, the problem has continued for a long time (I think at least a year). I frequently can't access websites (e.g. Yahoo Mail) using Firefox but can using Edge or Brave. With Firefox, I get the following error message:

"Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to login.yahoo.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem."

I had hoped that the problem would be solved by a Firefox update but that has not happened.

I also regularly get the message "No Internet Connection" while using Firefox but, when I use Edge or Brave while the error message is displayed, there is Internet connection.

I'm using the latest versions of Firefox and Windows 10 Pro.

I've used Firefox for many years and really don't want to have to switch to, say, Brave.

Ed

Asked by edrcpa 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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The bookmark star button next to the address bar is gone

Hello, I accidentally removed my "save bookmark" star (that turns blue when a page is saved) in the address bar. I know there are other ways to save a bookmark but I want… (read more)

Hello, I accidentally removed my "save bookmark" star (that turns blue when a page is saved) in the address bar. I know there are other ways to save a bookmark but I want it restored as it was. What should I do for that? Thank you.

Asked by irenek 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Facebook page jumps when typing a reply

When I start to type a reply to a Facebook post, the page scrolls down so that the line I am typing disappears one line below the bottom of the screen. I have to scroll … (read more)

When I start to type a reply to a Facebook post, the page scrolls down so that the line I am typing disappears one line below the bottom of the screen. I have to scroll down to see what I'm typing. Also, it jumps down the same way whenever I hit the backspace key to edit what I'm typing.

I discovered a previous (archived) post on this forum that suggested using "about.config" and making sure that the value setting for browser.backspace_action is equal to 2. But that didn't change the annoying behavior. Is there any other value I should try? It's not clear what the number means.

Nor did setting browser.backspace to true (or to false) seem to help with the unwanted jumping upon use of the backspace key.

This only seems to happen with Facebook, but it's quite annoying.

Asked by jay46 3 months ago

Answered by jay46 3 months ago

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My question was why does cursor disappear in Mozilla Thunderbird email.

My question was why does cursor disappear in Mozilla Thunderbird email. I did not find answer in forum, but worked it out... Open Windows start menu. Type mouse. Open mou… (read more)

My question was why does cursor disappear in Mozilla Thunderbird email. I did not find answer in forum, but worked it out... Open Windows start menu. Type mouse. Open mouse / Advanced Options. Find "Hide cursor when typing" box... uncheck it. Fixed. Hope that helps someone!!!

Asked by iant123 3 months ago

Answered by Stans 3 months ago

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SSL_ERROR_BAD_MAC_ALERT

A couple users at our site intermittently receive a SSL_ERROR_BAD_MAC_ALERT error when navigating to Google in Firefox. This happens in Version 99.0.1 (64-bit) on Windows… (read more)

A couple users at our site intermittently receive a SSL_ERROR_BAD_MAC_ALERT error when navigating to Google in Firefox. This happens in Version 99.0.1 (64-bit) on Windows 10 computers. When the issue occurs, users can navigate to other websites without issues. Navigating to Google in a different browser works no problem. Restarting the browser will resolve the issue. Clearing cookies and site data has no effect. Users can also refresh the page after some time and the issue will go away.

Any idea as to why this is happening?

Asked by krisa15 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Firefox can't Be uninstalled

Trying to open Firefox in Windows 10 is suddenly only showing a completely white screen (no title bar, closing X, etc) and can only be closed by right clicking on the sta… (read more)

Trying to open Firefox in Windows 10 is suddenly only showing a completely white screen (no title bar, closing X, etc) and can only be closed by right clicking on the start bar icon and selecting "Close Program"

Have tried everything to fix the problem so decided that I would have to use the Control Panel and completely remove/uninstall the program and then re-download and install new (was able to save the bookmarks in html format from the "c" drive.

When selecting the Uninstall option in the Control Panel, rather than uninstalling as with any other program, a dialogue box appears offering to repair/reinstall the program, but on clicking the accept option another dialogue box appears stating that Firefox must be closed first --- but it is closed and also proved to be closed through the Task Manager section.

The Firefox version is 100.0.2

How can I completely uninstall Firefox when no option will allow this to happen. I have even tried via the "CMD" command.

Any assistance will be greatly appreciated as I have been working on t his problem for three days without any success.

Asked by car201 2 months ago

Answered by Dropa 2 months ago

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bookmark pull down menu text and spacing change from rev 88 to rev 89

on the bookmark pull down menu, the text size and spacing changed considerably from version 88 to 89. has this been changed since? the text was bigger and less space be… (read more)

on the bookmark pull down menu, the text size and spacing changed considerably from version 88 to 89. has this been changed since? the text was bigger and less space between entries on the rev 88. I have not updated from rev 88 because of this change which is much harder to read in rev 89.

Asked by cisco112 1 month ago

Answered by cisco112 1 month ago

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Latest Firefox update makes view too large

It's as simple as that. Latest Firefox update makes view too large. Woke up this morning, logged on & opened the browser, and after an update, suddenly all my page v… (read more)

It's as simple as that.

Latest Firefox update makes view too large.

Woke up this morning, logged on & opened the browser, and after an update, suddenly all my page views are exploding beyond the margins. How do I get them back to normal?

Thank you.

Asked by springheel 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Is it possible to change automatic word search?

Is it possible to disable automatic "word search"? every time i'm on a page and hit some letter key mozila opens the automatic "search keyword" without my wanting it. I w… (read more)

Is it possible to disable automatic "word search"? every time i'm on a page and hit some letter key mozila opens the automatic "search keyword" without my wanting it. I want to open the "search keyword" only when I press crtl + f and never, never in automatic. it also hinders to play browser games, I can not play games because any key that I press the mozila opens the "search word"

Asked by tgomozila 2 years ago

Answered by Standard8 2 years ago

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How can I do keyboard shortcut, "Text encoding options", then "Unicode". I have it on toolbars

How can I do keyboard shortcut, "Text encoding options", then "Unicode". I have it on toolbars. Like on screnshot, I pint mouse, then I need to select Unicode, which is b… (read more)

How can I do keyboard shortcut, "Text encoding options", then "Unicode". I have it on toolbars. Like on screnshot, I pint mouse, then I need to select Unicode, which is bothering. I am opening many many pages, which are always different than unicode.

Asked by newbusinessvisions 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Where is Firefox.exe located on WIndows 10?

I'd like to add Firefox to Adobe Dreamweaver for site design viewing. When searching Windows for Firefox.exe I don't see it in Program Files or Program Files (x86). Firef… (read more)

I'd like to add Firefox to Adobe Dreamweaver for site design viewing. When searching Windows for Firefox.exe I don't see it in Program Files or Program Files (x86). Firefox is installed and used daily. Can someone tell me where it's located in Windows 10?

Asked by justin.desilva 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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I would like to stop the annoying reload Drudgereport.com does. How?

Everyone going to the above mentioned website experiences the same annoying reloads. Please add a method to Firefox like IE has that can restrict sites reloading, assumin… (read more)

Everyone going to the above mentioned website experiences the same annoying reloads. Please add a method to Firefox like IE has that can restrict sites reloading, assuming this doesn't exist already. Thanks

Asked by Eastcreek 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago