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As a website owner, prevent firefox VPN modal from appearing on our page.

Hello, I am a developer on an emergency intervention hotline for sexual assault. Firefox is now throwing up psuedo-modal advertisements for it's VPN above pages. See… (read more)

Hello,

I am a developer on an emergency intervention hotline for sexual assault.

Firefox is now throwing up psuedo-modal advertisements for it's VPN above pages. See attached screenshot for example.

It is absolutely IMPERATIVE that our visitors do not receive these new modal advertisements that Firefox is throwing at them. What can I do to prevent Firefox's new browser-hijacking advertisements from showing up on our hotline pages?


I experienced this on Twitter, and it 100% was not part of the dom. It also greyed out the tab bar, and prevented me from opening the menu with alt. I know how to make it not show up anymore on my machine, but how can I prevent it from appearing on visitors to my website, who are in some of the most vulnerable times of their life.

Asked by lordpidey 4 days ago

Answered by Paul 4 days ago

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internet download manager

using firefox version 109 and my internet down load manager no longer works, it works in other browsers but not since updating firefox. not sure if i was successful in po… (read more)

using firefox version 109 and my internet down load manager no longer works, it works in other browsers but not since updating firefox. not sure if i was successful in posting this request prior to this one so will give it another try. thanks

Asked by pitbulls9 3 months ago

Answered by pitbulls9 3 months ago

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Web WhatsApp failed to load after upgrading to v110.0

After upgrading firefox to 110.0, WhatsApp web failed to load. I refreshed the browser also as I found one solution on forums, but after QR code came but failed to load t… (read more)

After upgrading firefox to 110.0, WhatsApp web failed to load. I refreshed the browser also as I found one solution on forums, but after QR code came but failed to load the chat.

Asked by kool_07garg 3 months ago

Answered by kool_07garg 3 months ago

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Primary account email required for sign-in error

From the subject line - I keep getting this error when trying to use Firefox Sync on my Windows 10 desktop. Sync already works on Mac and Android, and I've already verifi… (read more)

From the subject line - I keep getting this error when trying to use Firefox Sync on my Windows 10 desktop. Sync already works on Mac and Android, and I've already verified that I'm using my primary email to login.

Asked by Alex 5 months ago

Answered by Alex 5 months ago

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Windows Firefox won't sync with Android and vice versa no matter what

The title pretty much sums it up. I even tried drastic measures such as logging out then completely uninstalling Firefox and removing any leftover data on both platforms.… (read more)

The title pretty much sums it up. I even tried drastic measures such as logging out then completely uninstalling Firefox and removing any leftover data on both platforms. After reinstalling and connecting to the Firefox account they will sync with previous data but any new data I add on Windows won't show up on Android and vice versa. I also obviously tried forcing a sync manually... I really wish I didn't have to switch to another password manager any help would be greatly appreciated! :)

Asked by GoldenSW 4 months ago

Answered by GoldenSW 4 months ago

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Firefox overwrites current tab with "homepage" tab on start up

Since the last Firefox update, I've noticed an issue whenever I launch the browser. I have it set up so that I have multiple tabs open, and it's set up so that when Firef… (read more)

Since the last Firefox update, I've noticed an issue whenever I launch the browser. I have it set up so that I have multiple tabs open, and it's set up so that when Firefox starts up, it opens all of the previous tabs and starts me on the tab I was on when I closed the browser previously.

Now whenever I start Firefox, it opens to the last tab I was on, but said tab opens on my current homepage instead of the website that tab was on previously. I experimented by changing my homepage to "Youtube.com", picked a different open tab, closed Firefox and opened it again and sure enough, the tab was now on the Youtube page instead of what it had been previously.

Is this just a bug of the current Firefox version, or is there something in settings I can do to fix this?

Asked by patrickhuv 4 months ago

Answered by patrickhuv 4 months ago

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scrolling in safe mode works, but not when disabling all addons

my scroll wheel stopped working on firefox, so i launched in safe mode and my scroll wheel was perfectly fine so i disabled all of my addons but it still doesn't work … (read more)

my scroll wheel stopped working on firefox, so i launched in safe mode and my scroll wheel was perfectly fine so i disabled all of my addons but it still doesn't work

Asked by wolf 3 months ago

Answered by Paul 3 months ago

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how can I add specific shortcut links to firefox homepage on a pc

My homepage has shortcut links to various sites. Those which I visit frequently I have pinned to the page. I would like to be able to add and pin other websites to the p… (read more)

My homepage has shortcut links to various sites. Those which I visit frequently I have pinned to the page. I would like to be able to add and pin other websites to the page. The only option that appears to available is to go through all the unwanted ones to dismiss them and wait on serendipity to produce the ones I want to keep. All the advice online to the same question is support for Android.

Asked by debroos 2 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

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Compact mode: bookmark spacing/padding in Firefox 112.0 on Windows 10 - (since version 89?)

Firefox 112.0 running on Windows 10 64-bit laptop with a small (pixel geometry) display screen has unnecessarily large padding (white space) around each bookmark as I nav… (read more)

Firefox 112.0 running on Windows 10 64-bit laptop with a small (pixel geometry) display screen has unnecessarily large padding (white space) around each bookmark as I navigate bookmarks on the bookmark bar.

I believe this was a change instituted around version 89 (in a nutshell, I could see more - twice as many? - bookmarks listed within a bookmark folder with version 88/before. The vertical whitespace between bookmarks within a folder is excessive and makes it much more necessary to scroll within a (long) list of bookmarks in a folder when looking for one.

There was a procedure posted in the discussion below on how to set and enable "compact density".

Bookmark Padding in New Firefox Versions 2 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1369996

The procedure below was attempted - browser.compactmode.show enabled, browser restarted, however, I cannot fin "Customize Toolbar" and "compact".

"go to - about:config search - "browser.compactmode.show" - change to TRUE , then close that window go to - Customize Toolbar at the bottom of that page, there a box called Density. Click that, you'll see "compact (not supported)" Apparently, it IS supported because I chose that. (it looked like it ignored my choice) After I closed Customize Toolbar, the bookmarks were compact spaced again. Exactly how I need them."

Is this fixable/solvable?

Asked by wb0gaz 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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block autoplay not working on 112.0.2

Block autoplay not working on 112.0.2. I've tried going into about:config and changing settings. Doesn't help. Also under "Settings \ Permissions \ Autoplay" shows def… (read more)

Block autoplay not working on 112.0.2. I've tried going into about:config and changing settings. Doesn't help. Also under "Settings \ Permissions \ Autoplay" shows default for all websites as "Block Audio and Video" and under Websites "About:Welcome" shows as "Allow audio and video." I've changed the About:Welcome to block audio and video. I've also tried clicking the Remove All Websites button to delete the exception. Neither works. I save changes, exit Firefox, and restart. Same settings as before, and autoplay still starts.

Asked by matt3916 1 month ago

Answered by matt3916 1 month ago

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AdBlockPlus is no longer blocking ads after 5/12/23 update

I have AdBLockPlus (free version) installed and have not had any issues until today. Firefox did some updates and now the Add-In is no longer working. I have checked that… (read more)

I have AdBLockPlus (free version) installed and have not had any issues until today. Firefox did some updates and now the Add-In is no longer working. I have checked that it is specifically turned on for the websites I'm visiting and I've tried turning it off and back on to no avail.

Asked by anne2237 2 weeks ago

Answered by anne2237 2 weeks ago

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Error in event Viewer......Event 2 Firefox Default Browser Agent

Hello all. Since the update to Version 113.0 I have been getting an error in my Event Viewer which is Event 2 Firefox Default Browser Agent . I am now on Version 113.0.1… (read more)

Hello all. Since the update to Version 113.0 I have been getting an error in my Event Viewer which is Event 2 Firefox Default Browser Agent . I am now on Version 113.0.1 and still get this error. Firefox is my default browser. Below is an image of what I see in my Event Viewer and also the full view of the event itself. I seem to not be having any problems with the browser but I was wondering if anyone could shed some light on why this is happening or forward to the Devs.

Respectfully, Don


Log Name: Application Source: Firefox Default Browser Agent Date: 5/14/2023 4:19:42 PM Event ID: 2 Task Category: None Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: DESKTOP- Description: The system cannot find the file specified. Event Xml: <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">

 <System>
   <Provider Name="Firefox Default Browser Agent" />
   <EventID Qualifiers="32775">2</EventID>
   <Version>0</Version>
   <Level>2</Level>
   <Task>0</Task>
   <Opcode>0</Opcode>
   <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
   <TimeCreated SystemTime="2023-05-14T20:19:42.8333225Z" />
   <EventRecordID>9023</EventRecordID>
   <Correlation />
   <Execution ProcessID="0" ThreadID="0" />
   <Channel>Application</Channel>
   <Computer>DESKTOP-         </Computer>
   <Security />
 </System>
 <EventData>
   <Data>0x80070002 in RegistryDeleteValue:320</Data>
 </EventData>

</Event>

Asked by new_aged2perfection 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Lost access to recovery codes, is there a way i can get into my account without losing my data?

I've just had to completely reinstall windows without being able to backup my files (I couldn't launch my computer in order to actually back them up) meaning I've lost my… (read more)

I've just had to completely reinstall windows without being able to backup my files (I couldn't launch my computer in order to actually back them up) meaning I've lost my recovery codes. I thought this would be fine as I could just sign back into firefox on this new install of Windows but as it turns out I must've forgotten to put my sign in information into my password manager. Again, I thought this would be okay as I still have access to the email I used to sign up to my firefox sync but I got the message saying I'd lose my data which isn't fine and now I'm at a bit of a loss. I've had to use a spare email to make an account and ask here but I'd really love my old account back. Is there any way at all I can get back into my account without losing my bookmarks and passwords? If not, how much information would I end up actually losing? I'm slightly unclear on that part. Do I lose absolutely everything? I'm a bit stressed about all of this ontop of losing all of my old computer files so I'm sorry if this is a commonly asked question but I was struggling to find anything that helped me D:

Any advice at all would be really appreciated thank you so much!!

Asked by jhonjonson666 1 week ago

Answered by jhonjonson666 1 week ago

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video darker and high contrast

when playing videos, firefox makes the videos much darker and higher contrast than the original videos, as well as maxing out the cpu on my laptop when playing video, sta… (read more)

when playing videos, firefox makes the videos much darker and higher contrast than the original videos, as well as maxing out the cpu on my laptop when playing video, started a day ago or so.

Asked by ftorgrimsen 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

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windows 10 firefox 113.0.2 and firefox developer 114.0b8 won't play videos

hello, i've facing this issue for weeks. i've completely abandoned windows server 2019 as daily os and installed windows 10 with latest patches. installed firefox and fi… (read more)

hello,

i've facing this issue for weeks. i've completely abandoned windows server 2019 as daily os and installed windows 10 with latest patches. installed firefox and firefox developer as usual and did my same settings for years. but videos can't be played on reddit, twitter and linkedin. i tried to refresh browser, disabled addons (only ublock and enhancer for youtube is installed) to be sure. but still got nothing. in my laptop with same addons and same privacy & security settings could play videos.

twitter: https://i.imgur.com/rnPSWpd.png

linkedin: https://i.imgur.com/LPrBbuA.png

i can share everything that would solves the problem. thank you in advance.

Asked by firefox_ruined_my_life 5 days ago

Answered by firefox_ruined_my_life 3 days 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 3 years ago

Answered by Standard8 3 years ago

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Tabs on Bottom

Hi Running Firefox 71.0 (64 bit) Well seems Firefox has been messing this up again. Anyone have the new work around solution to get my tabs back on the bottom again. T… (read more)

Hi

Running Firefox 71.0 (64 bit)

Well seems Firefox has been messing this up again.

Anyone have the new work around solution to get my tabs back on the bottom again. They were fine this morning then shut down and went out to lunch and when I came back they were back on the top again after months of being where I wanted them below my bookmark bar.

Thoughts on this?

Thanks Dave

Asked by scottish2 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago