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can not get firefox to update

Am set for automatic updates. Update history shows no updates have been installed. Also get update messages. When I click "update" computer goes into endless cycle of try… (read more)

Am set for automatic updates. Update history shows no updates have been installed. Also get update messages. When I click "update" computer goes into endless cycle of trying to connect

Asked by lukeduck 8 years ago

Answered by user633449 8 years ago

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Won't Google search single word in address bar

Whenever I type in more than one word in the address bar it does a Google search, but whenever I type in a single word it takes me to http://domainnotfound.optimum.net wi… (read more)

Whenever I type in more than one word in the address bar it does a Google search, but whenever I type in a single word it takes me to http://domainnotfound.optimum.net with an error.

I've tried the following fixes that I found on this forum and nothing has worked:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/963366?esab=a&s=address+bar+one+word+doesn%27t+work&r=4&as=s https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/968086?esab=a&s=address+bar+one+word+doesn%27t+work&r=7&as=s

and the one where you swtich off some setting in a different tab.

Can someone please help? It's super frustrating

Asked by escualida 8 years ago

Answered by escualida 8 years ago

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Firefox is adding a .part extension to my downloads and they won't open. Why?? Fix???

When I download a file, Firefox does 2 things: changes the file name to gobbledy-gook of letters and numbers, AND, adds a .part extension -- therefore the files won't op… (read more)

When I download a file, Firefox does 2 things: changes the file name to gobbledy-gook of letters and numbers, AND, adds a .part extension -- therefore the files won't open. This is a NEW problem. If I manually remove the .part extension in the download folder, the file will open, but I still have the problem of the name change. I believe that the .part extension is supposed to go away when the download is finished, but that does not happen. Also, my downloads always used to come with their original name, not a numbers/letters name. Thoughts?

Asked by suzannea 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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I embeded mp3s on my website. In firefox some work, and some don't. In all other browsers they work fine. http://www.johnsimonmusic.net/test2/discography/

In creating a website, I used the following player to embed .mp3 tracks so they would be playable in the page: http://www.schillmania.com/projects/soundmanager2/demo/mp3-… (read more)

In creating a website, I used the following player to embed .mp3 tracks so they would be playable in the page: http://www.schillmania.com/projects/soundmanager2/demo/mp3-player-button/#

In Firefox, some buttons work and some do not while in all other browsers they seem to work fine. This is truly bizarre. I have already tried: - conforming the compression settings to be the same as the ones that work - making sure the file names are lower case with no spaces -I've diddled around with the formatting and moved songs around to replace ones that DO work with the ones that aren't playing. Still no luck.

Another strange thing that is happening is that if you right click on the player, you can go to the link where the mp3 is, and it plays fine on its own.

You can view the site here: http://www.johnsimonmusic.net/test2/discography/ You can see for instance that the "intro" plays but the "sampler" doesn't. Why is this happening?

Asked by cfoxxrun 8 years ago

Answered by cfoxxrun 8 years ago

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LinkedIn will not load on Firefox or safari- cleared cookies, history, restarted mac, what next??

I was able to access LinkedIn yesterday. Today the Linked In shows "connecting" (basically spinning) from either Safari or Firefox (mac computer with current operating sy… (read more)

I was able to access LinkedIn yesterday. Today the Linked In shows "connecting" (basically spinning) from either Safari or Firefox (mac computer with current operating system). I'm able to access Linked In from my iphone. I've deleted cookies, cache, history, restarted. I'm not having a problem loading any other sites. Next steps?

Asked by disadlou 8 years ago

Answered by disadlou 8 years ago

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Certain websites are loading really slowly for me and I've already checked for viruses and cleared my cache and cookies.

I've been having trouble with certain websites loading incredibly slowly and directing to other websites really slowly. Some of them I can't access because it says my con… (read more)

I've been having trouble with certain websites loading incredibly slowly and directing to other websites really slowly. Some of them I can't access because it says my connection has been reset. One of these where it says the connection has been reset is YouTube, but when I access a video through a direct link everything is fine.

What else is odd is that blogs on Tumblr will load really slowly for me, but the dashboard itself is fine and loads perfectly. I've already done a virus scan on my computer and I've already cleared my cache and cookies. What else can I do?

Asked by HecateTrivia 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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FF seems ot now open multiple windows on start up. Even on a new laptop. How can I change to just opeining my homepage?!

A few weeks ago FF started loading multiple pages (tabs) on startup. I have treid many things to abate and to no avail Even on a new machine it is doing this. I am sure i… (read more)

A few weeks ago FF started loading multiple pages (tabs) on startup. I have treid many things to abate and to no avail Even on a new machine it is doing this. I am sure it is a setting but after and hours + of looking I am forced to migrate ot Chrome. Prefer to stay if there is a quick fix and I am just not savvy enough to figure out. please advise...

Asked by jbeard888 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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How do I remove Bing.com from being startpage on new tab?

I installed Divx and accidentally clicked "please make Bing.com my default browser". Now I have an issue that every time I open a new tab it defaults to bing.com. I hav… (read more)

I installed Divx and accidentally clicked "please make Bing.com my default browser".

Now I have an issue that every time I open a new tab it defaults to bing.com.

I have uninstalled divx, started firefox in fail safe mode (no plugins or extensions), and I have changed about:config values: browser.newtab.url = about:newtab browser.startup.homepage;about:newtab = about:newtab and the problem still persists!

How do I get back to my normal newtab format?

Asked by kejsarmakten 8 years ago

Answered by ikuhara 8 years ago

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My address bar and google search bar is missing.

I double clicked something at the top of my browser and then my address and Google search bars disappeared and I have no idea how to get them back and this is my school c… (read more)

I double clicked something at the top of my browser and then my address and Google search bars disappeared and I have no idea how to get them back and this is my school computer and I really need these bars back!

Asked by btr_is_my_life1010 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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Wish to change default language

I want English as default language (FireFox for Mac) Preferences / Content / Choose a language It is set to English Yet on Googling it appears to be Polish How do I chang… (read more)

I want English as default language (FireFox for Mac) Preferences / Content / Choose a language It is set to English Yet on Googling it appears to be Polish

How do I change that ?

Asked by minkowski 8 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 years ago

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Will firefox restore websites from private browsing after a crash?

I was in private browsing and firefox crashed. If someone else used my computer right after the crash, would firefox "restore session" restore the websites visited while … (read more)

I was in private browsing and firefox crashed. If someone else used my computer right after the crash, would firefox "restore session" restore the websites visited while in private browsing?

Asked by opmar1010 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Where can I get Adobe Acrobat NPAPI Plug-in?

"Firefox support is a relatively recent addition to Adobe Reader, since version 10.1.4. Therefore, even though you may have had Adobe Reader installed for a long time, yo… (read more)

"Firefox support is a relatively recent addition to Adobe Reader, since version 10.1.4. Therefore, even though you may have had Adobe Reader installed for a long time, you may need to install a new version to gain the Firefox support. You may also find that you need to enable the Adobe add-on within Firefox. To enable the Adobe add-on in Firefox, select Tools->Add-ons->Plugins, then in plug-ins list, find the item beginning Adobe Acrobat NPAPI Plug-in and click the Enable button."

When I go to Firefox, select Tools->Add-ons->Plugins, this plugin is not there. So, where can I get it?

Asked by gurudeva 8 years ago

Answered by gurudeva 8 years ago

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Once an untrusted site is added as an exception, how can I remove the exception?

using FireFox 27.0 I want to delete an exception for an utrusted website. There is no Tools / Option / Security in this version. Preferences / Security does not have the… (read more)

using FireFox 27.0 I want to delete an exception for an utrusted website. There is no Tools / Option / Security in this version. Preferences / Security does not have the list either.

Asked by ffwv 7 years ago

Answered by Diego Victor 7 years ago

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Why is Firefox randomly doing a back page without user input?

When using Firefox, the current tab will randomly go back to the previous page. Often this occurs when the user is not performing any action, although it will occur when … (read more)

When using Firefox, the current tab will randomly go back to the previous page. Often this occurs when the user is not performing any action, although it will occur when entering data or clicking on a button.

Asked by 20thCenturyBoy 8 years ago

Answered by iamjayakumars 8 years ago

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Disable firefox automatic download

HOW Disable firefox automatic download Firefox RUINED RUINED a lot of addons, the new version 26 I know how to get version 25 but HOW HOW do you stop FIrefox from auto… (read more)

HOW Disable firefox automatic download

Firefox RUINED RUINED a lot of addons, the new version 26

I know how to get version 25

but HOW HOW do you stop FIrefox from auto updating itself ???? Its disgusting

Asked by kellydenadel 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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Icons not displaying correctly getting text instead.

I have tried all options that I have found on your forum with no luck. I went as far as resting my Firefox to default with no success. Using MAC 10.8.5 My setting are se… (read more)

I have tried all options that I have found on your forum with no luck. I went as far as resting my Firefox to default with no success.

Using MAC 10.8.5

My setting are set up correct - Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above is checked.

I also rest this as well gfx.downloadable_fonts.enabled

So far no luck I am still getting text instead of the icons.

Asked by jespana 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Firefox asks to remember passwords on most sites, but not on all. I've tried everything suggested in Firefox Help, but the problem still exists.

On three of my regularly visited websites, Firefox does not ask to remember my password, so I have to enter it each time. On most other sites I visit, it asks and rememb… (read more)

On three of my regularly visited websites, Firefox does not ask to remember my password, so I have to enter it each time. On most other sites I visit, it asks and remembers the password. I've gone through all the suggested steps such as starting Firefox in safe mode, troubleshooting extensions and add-ons, etc., but those sites still will not remember or ask me to remember the password. What else can I try?

Asked by hughejd 8 years ago

Answered by philipp 8 years ago