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Three days ago I replaced an earlier Adobe Flash with version 10.1.85.3. This has not appeared in the list in Tools/Addons/Plugins to permit me to enable it in Firefox, and I can't find the answer in the knowledge base.

Re. installing/enabling a Flash plugin 1 I'm running Firefox version 3.6.10 on Windows XP SP3. 2 Three days ago Secunia PSI informed me the installed version of Flash wa… (read more)

Re. installing/enabling a Flash plugin 1 I'm running Firefox version 3.6.10 on Windows XP SP3. 2 Three days ago Secunia PSI informed me the installed version of Flash was a security threat so I uninstalled it then installed the latest version 10.1.85.3 . It appears in the Control Panel add and remove programs listings. 3 As of 2 days ago BBC iplayer keeps telling me I need to install (latest version of?) Flash. 4 I don't have this problem using my fallback Internet Explorer. 5 Assuming I needed to enable Flash in Firefox I went to Tools/Addons/Plugins but Flash is not listed there. 6 Firefox Support/Knowledge base/Installing the Flash plugin doesn't help - in step 2 I don't see the yellow 'Additional plugins are required...' bar when I go to the Adobe test page, but then why should I, it's already installed. 6 What's going on - please help!

Asked by kenearney 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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Web search selected words in a Web page

Hello, Is it possible to remove the little box (arrow in blue box) when I select a word. I know I can search by word selected with right clic but until firefox 3.6.10 the… (read more)

Hello, Is it possible to remove the little box (arrow in blue box) when I select a word. I know I can search by word selected with right clic but until firefox 3.6.10 there is this blue box wich allows me to choose a search engine directly by clic. It's practical but sometimes I would prefer not to get it... Is there an option in about:config to remove it? Thanks a lot

Asked by cricri 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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My form fields are not showing on some operating systems, but are fine on most! Can anyone identify the problem?

I am having real problems with FF3.6.6 not showing some text fields on a page. I run Windows XP with 3.6.6, Mac with 3.6.6, and a virtual machine running 3.6.6+ (along wi… (read more)

I am having real problems with FF3.6.6 not showing some text fields on a page. I run Windows XP with 3.6.6, Mac with 3.6.6, and a virtual machine running 3.6.6+ (along with 2 IEs, Chrome, Safari, Opera) but it is fine for me but more and more people are saying the fields aren't there. The fields are in the address section of a registration form which has been used for years. Can anyone take a look to see if they can see all the fields here, or why the fields might not show in certain cases. I am not trying to spam you to look at the page, this is legitimate.

Thanks a lot

Asked by derren 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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pop-up page http://202.177.251.71.11066 gives spurious virus warning on Mac & cannot be closed except by QUIT

While on two public websites (University, Energy Company) yesterday and today a new panel (address above) appeared: "Warning! Your computer contains various signs of vir… (read more)

While on two public websites (University, Energy Company) yesterday and today a new panel (address above) appeared: "Warning! Your computer contains various signs of viruses and malware presence. Your system requires immediate antivirus check! Antivirus 2010 will perform a quick and free antivirus online checking of your PC", with a highlighted OK button and a clear Cancel one. As I work exclusively in the Mac environment, I have been advised by my University Helpline to ignore such messages, but on clicking Cancel an immediate InstallAntivirus2010.exe.download started and was repeated each time Cancel was clicked. Only by quitting Firefox was this process stopped. PS Not sure how to check for installed plugins? I seem to have silverlight (though know not what it is?). Adobe & the rest seem sensible guesses.

Asked by Andrew222 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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im getting sent to some random searchassist.teoma bs anytime i type in the addess bar. use to do a google search. before i switch to chrome, what's the deal?

i think a lot of folks have had this problem, but everything i've searched says download hijackthis, post the log file. been there done that, still no resolution. is ther… (read more)

i think a lot of folks have had this problem, but everything i've searched says download hijackthis, post the log file. been there done that, still no resolution. is there a quick/easy solution for this? is it a problem with my recent firefox 3.6 update?

Asked by anon2010 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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i play cafe world images are missing for ex..coffee cups when i go to get gifts,,

i play cafe world when i go to get gifts for ex, lotto tickets,,coffee cups the images of the lotto tickets and cups are not there this happens only in firefox,,google ch… (read more)

i play cafe world when i go to get gifts for ex, lotto tickets,,coffee cups the images of the lotto tickets and cups are not there this happens only in firefox,,google chrome is working properly and the images are there, i believe i accidentally hit block images somehow but i am not sure,,i need to restore these images

Asked by jerzjo18 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Why does Firefox try to open PDF with Acrobat 8 when I have Properties set to use Reader 9.1?

If I click a link to a PDF from Firefox 3.6.10 it tries to open it with Acrobat 8 and fails, while if I double-click in a folder it correctly opens with Reader 9.1 If I t… (read more)

If I click a link to a PDF from Firefox 3.6.10 it tries to open it with Acrobat 8 and fails, while if I double-click in a folder it correctly opens with Reader 9.1

If I try to open with Acrobat 8 from folder it won't work either, but why doesn't Firefox use the default program?

Asked by royswkr 9 years ago

Answered by davewdan 9 years ago

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color of back, forward, refresh and home icons

Because of eye problems, I have a very hard time seeing these icons. In fact, I can't. I just figured they had to be there and moused over them. While this works for me, … (read more)

Because of eye problems, I have a very hard time seeing these icons. In fact, I can't. I just figured they had to be there and moused over them. While this works for me, I am building this box to donate to a nursing home where many residents have worse eyesight than mine, and no familiarity with computers. Is there a way to darken the color of the icons? Thanks.

Asked by geekspirit 9 years ago

Answered by davewdan 9 years ago

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Unable to update Firefox

Trying to update to 3.6.15 on an iMac G5 PowerPC 1.8M running OSX 10.5.8. When I try to copy to applications, I get the message "The operation cannot be completed because… (read more)

Trying to update to 3.6.15 on an iMac G5 PowerPC 1.8M running OSX 10.5.8. When I try to copy to applications, I get the message "The operation cannot be completed because you do not have sufficient privileges to some of the items" I am the sole Administrator on the Mac. What is my problem?

Asked by Chasemac 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Installed Firefox 3.6.10 now my mouse wheel doesn't scroll

I just installed FF 3.6.10 update, and now my mouse wheel doesn't scroll. I checked my mouse settings, and all is correct. Mouse wheel scrolls in non-Firefox applicatio… (read more)

I just installed FF 3.6.10 update, and now my mouse wheel doesn't scroll. I checked my mouse settings, and all is correct. Mouse wheel scrolls in non-Firefox applications, including off-line folders and online IE. Mouse wheel worked fine with last version of FF. Also tried hooking up a different mouse, (an old mechanical one at that), same problem. If this cannot be fixed, how can I uninstall the latest update and rollback to the previous version?

Asked by thedarkferret 10 years ago

Answered by silkphoenix 10 years ago

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Accidentally removed address bar/back-forward/bookmarks/tools/help area/bar. Help!

I accidentally removed my address bar/file/history/tools/etc., line on the top of my screen-I did this while removing extra toolbars-I don't know where to find it or how … (read more)

I accidentally removed my address bar/file/history/tools/etc., line on the top of my screen-I did this while removing extra toolbars-I don't know where to find it or how to get it back. I did a system restore, but that didn't bring it back. I don't know what to do! I had no idea that could be removed! I have little technical knowledge & have done everything I can think of to find it or bring it back.

Asked by GhostShark9 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Navigation and bookmark toolbars are missing

The navigation and bookmark toolbars are missing. They are checked in toolbars menu, when I try to customize a toolbar and drag a item onto the toolbar, it disappears. I … (read more)

The navigation and bookmark toolbars are missing. They are checked in toolbars menu, when I try to customize a toolbar and drag a item onto the toolbar, it disappears. I clicked on reset the default configuration, nothing has changed. I tried starting safe mode and resetting the toolbars, didn't help. I tried re-installing firefox, didn't help. Any ideas?

Asked by raxius 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Firefox keeps creating the folder "Downloads"

Using 3.6.10 Firefox keeps creating the "Downloads" folder in my documents even though the folder I specified for the downloads is different.. C:\MyDocs\Downloads\ < k… (read more)

Using 3.6.10

Firefox keeps creating the "Downloads" folder in my documents even though the folder I specified for the downloads is different..

C:\MyDocs\Downloads\ < keeps getting created C:\Downloads\ < is where I told FF to put downloads

It's driving me nuts! lol. Even tried installing a download manager to see if it did anything and it didn't fix the issue... :(

Asked by mrdefender 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago