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Wondering if site is really yours?

Is this site really yours and legit using mozilla and firefox on their page/tab name or bogus and/or dangerous. Was directed to this site with tab labeled Mozilla Securit… (read more)

Is this site really yours and legit using mozilla and firefox on their page/tab name or bogus and/or dangerous.

Was directed to this site with tab labeled Mozilla Security has found ...: http:// update95 .knoess .ce .ms/index.php?Q/DhatRPbcxG3XrDM+lLbS53E8v4DjeYoYTyngd1pJ3VOC/lhIEpY1FbqwPgtFrZsPShnynEH98xAJp/pGfLTETUZYTJTO0MKRgCskTO, and advised to run: InstallInternetProtection_499.exe

By the way, just noticed some plugins you are showing (below) that are new to me. Do you recognize any as unsafe or questionable. As far as I know they are not related to above ? just wondering.

Edited to disable the link - TonyE

Asked by Waynewd40 9 years ago

Answered by TonyE 9 years ago

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How can I prohibit Slate.com from periodically refreshing page?

I go to Slate.com for my daily news fix. Slate periodically refreshes the page (every 5 minutes?) and this is very annoying, especially when I am nearly at the bottom an… (read more)

I go to Slate.com for my daily news fix. Slate periodically refreshes the page (every 5 minutes?) and this is very annoying, especially when I am nearly at the bottom and the refresh takes me to the top again. How can I disable the auto refresh?

Issue 2 with Slate.com: At the top of the Slate home page there is bar with the words Briefing, News & Politics, Arts, Life, etc, etc. What drives me almost insane is that when my mouse cursor travels over one of these words a pop up pull down menu instantly appears and of course blocks what I may be trying to view. I need to maneuver the mouse to make the always unwanted pop up menu disappear.

It is obvious why this bar was strategically placed at the top of the page. Slate hopes to attract users to reading additional topics. I think we should have a choice to disable this pop-up.

In summary, is there a way of disabling:

1. the auto page refresh

2. disabling pop-up windows when the mouse cursor passes over words coded to react in this manner.

I believe we the users should be in control what features we want active or not.

I use and have explored NoScript and AdBlock for solutions but no luck so far.

Thanks.

Asked by oldgeek42 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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refresh and home icons

on the 3.6 version, the refresh and home keys were located on the left top with the right and left arrows. On the new version that whole line is gone. I've checked all … (read more)

on the 3.6 version, the refresh and home keys were located on the left top with the right and left arrows. On the new version that whole line is gone. I've checked all the tool bars and nowhere can I find those keys. please help

Asked by joellscott 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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How can I see where a link is directed to

About all browsers I know of show where a link is leading to, whenever I hover over it. This information is often shown in a status bar. I cannot find how to do this with… (read more)

About all browsers I know of show where a link is leading to, whenever I hover over it. This information is often shown in a status bar. I cannot find how to do this with Firefox.

Asked by LeoSuper 9 years ago

Answered by Xircal 9 years ago

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fire fox keeps telling me to install flash player. i have flash on my computer and it works when i am useing explorer. why is it not working with fire fox?

i have both explorer and fire fox on my computer. i had trouble with flash when i updated to explorer 9. i uninstalled flash player and re-installed it. i have no trouble… (read more)

i have both explorer and fire fox on my computer. i had trouble with flash when i updated to explorer 9. i uninstalled flash player and re-installed it. i have no trouble useing flash player in explorer but in fire fox it keeps telling to to install flash player. why? I am running vista lap top toshiba L355-S7812 if that helps.

Asked by annieb16 9 years ago

Answered by BleedingHeart 9 years ago

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new 3rd profile not showing up in profile manager

created a 3rd profile that won't show up in the profile mgr. it shows up right after i created it, but after i close the browser, it won't show up in the profile mgr. i r… (read more)

created a 3rd profile that won't show up in the profile mgr. it shows up right after i created it, but after i close the browser, it won't show up in the profile mgr. i read somewhere once how to resolve this but can't remember where i read it. THANX for your time/help anyone.

Asked by jeff109 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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In Firefox 3.6.17,why don't the tab buttons work?

I've tried left and right click to gain access to new tab, but they do not work. I know they work in a later version, 4, but with version 4 I experience a lot of "freezi… (read more)

I've tried left and right click to gain access to new tab, but they do not work. I know they work in a later version, 4, but with version 4 I experience a lot of "freezing up".

Asked by JeanetteB 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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when i go to yahoo mail I see too many login names, most are mistakes, they include my password. how do i remove them?

By mistake, I Type(d) in login name followed by password. This is saved (including password) on list of past login users. So each time I start to type my user name (logi… (read more)

By mistake, I Type(d) in login name followed by password. This is saved (including password) on list of past login users. So each time I start to type my user name (login) a list appears including password. I then have to make another password.

Asked by statian2001@yahoo.co.uk 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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I can only get a new tab when I right click on a link. C'trl T and Tab click doesn't work

I've only noticed this recently. If I click on the little plus tab, nothing happens. If I go File, New Tab - nothing happens. If I go Ctrl T, nothing happens. I've lo… (read more)

I've only noticed this recently. If I click on the little plus tab, nothing happens. If I go File, New Tab - nothing happens. If I go Ctrl T, nothing happens. I've looked at the options and nothing seems to point to an answer. I have Firefox 3.6.17, running on Vista Home Premium

Asked by bdjim 9 years ago

Answered by David McRitchie 9 years ago

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Cache Not Storing Anything

Hi all, 1st time 4 me on these forums. Well, straight 2 the topic. I'm using version 3.6.17 since i didn't like version four. In Options=>Advanced=>Network, there's… (read more)

Hi all, 1st time 4 me on these forums. Well, straight 2 the topic.

I'm using version 3.6.17 since i didn't like version four. In Options=>Advanced=>Network, there's a section called "Offline Storage", I think that's the one that handles storing webpage data so that it opens faster the next time u open it, similar to "temporary files" in IE, right? Well its "usually" not working for me, & I figured it out from two reasons.

First, the "Exceptions" are empty & the box at the bottom (not the exceptions box) which is supposed 2 list the websites storing data is also empty, second, pages r actually not opening fast, I can see all the components (frames, images etc...) being loaded like its the first time i'm opening it.

But I would like to clarify, I said "usually" in my 1st paragraph, why? because even though the settings doesn't say i'm storing any data, I notice a few sites that r actually being loaded fast. Only "some" sites, while the rest of them r actually loaded like new every time.

I'm not bad in computer stuff but I'm clueless on this, I hope u can help me out, I'll be glad 2 do any diagnostics if needed.

Asked by ktx2skd 9 years ago

Answered by Hasan 9 years ago

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CSV downloads stopped automatically opening with EXCEL

I've been downloading my Fidelity.com portfolio nightly in CSV format with no problems for over a year. All of a sudden it stopped working. When I click on their DOWNLOA… (read more)

I've been downloading my Fidelity.com portfolio nightly in CSV format with no problems for over a year. All of a sudden it stopped working. When I click on their DOWNLOAD link, I see Javascript:DownloadCVS() in the status bar, but I get no other visual.

(I can't now recall if I used to get the pop-up that asked what I wanted to do with the file or if Excel just opened -- probably the former)

I contacted Fidelity's web support and, of course, they said nothing changed on their end. I even did some research to learn about the content-type MIME-type mechanism and told them that they may have unknowingly changed the content type and it needed to be text/cvs in the response header. They said they could not replicate it with their FF or IE so it had to be a problem on my end. I also know that IE is not as compliant as FF so the fact that IE works is irrelevant.

I have since discovered a workaround. The file does indeed get downloaded. I just have to click on the Downloads button on the top bar to quickly access the Downloads dialog box and then click on the file. At least that's better than having to use IE to get this to work!!!

Any ideas how I can further troubleshoot and get the old behavior back. I think I tried safe mode when this first came up.

Asked by gardengal444 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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For the past 6 years I have been listening to streaming audio radio stations on www.republicbroadcasting.org, but about 2 months ago every time (and I mean EVER

As I indicated above, for the past 6 years I have been listening to streaming audio radio stations on www.republicbroadcasting.org on the "listen live" page, but about 2 … (read more)

As I indicated above, for the past 6 years I have been listening to streaming audio radio stations on www.republicbroadcasting.org on the "listen live" page, but about 2 months ago every time that I pushed the cursor to activate the Winamp player, or any other player, and I mean EVERY time, Mozilla would crash and ask for a crash report to send to you people. The same thing happens when I try to listen to a previous radio show in their extensive archives. By using Microsoft Internet Explorer, I can at least listen to their live streaming audio shows. What gives? Why did this happen after 6 years???

Asked by johnfromrancho 7 years ago

Answered by johnfromrancho 7 years ago

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I keep getting a window asking me to upgrade to firefox 4.0 but my system on my MAC G5 does not allow this upgrade, I cannot close this window without qitting firefox and then restarting. I need to a fix for this....Thanks....Trevor Harvey

My system is Mac OS X version 10.4.11 is does not support firefox 4 although I keep getting this window asking me to upgrade

Asked by trevorpen 9 years ago

Answered by Xircal 9 years ago

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Unable to uninstall bing. Not in "add-ons" not in "control panel programs". I gave up on using Firefox for that reason.

My search bar shows Google as my default search engine. However, whenever I write something in the address bar, the result comes from bing.com. I searched for help at sev… (read more)

My search bar shows Google as my default search engine. However, whenever I write something in the address bar, the result comes from bing.com. I searched for help at several places. I tried all solutions, including uninstalling Microsoft Live Essentials. I searched for bing toolbar, search toolbar in the system. Not to be found anywhere in my system. I stopeed using Firefox, and switched to another Mozilla product. The problem is imposing something without permission.

Asked by Sazze 9 years ago

Answered by noebyus 9 years ago