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Firefox anticipates and places words in my e-mail

Firefox anticipates and automatically causes words to be placed in my e-mails. This interferes with my thoughts and writing. It is disrupting, disturbing, and offensive… (read more)

Firefox anticipates and automatically causes words to be placed in my e-mails. This interferes with my thoughts and writing. It is disrupting, disturbing, and offensive.

How can I stop this in my e-mail? Can I turn it off? If not, Firefox please remove this unwanted and intrusive feature from your system or at least give users the option to turn it on or off.

Asked by rlwlet 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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My Calander

I did not do anything and opening firer fox to get to my mail at inbox in outlook. I also use the calendar provided. Simply I can't get to my calendar it reads an err and… (read more)

I did not do anything and opening firer fox to get to my mail at inbox in outlook. I also use the calendar provided. Simply I can't get to my calendar it reads an err and try again later. Can you tell me how to get that back as I have a lot of data recorded on it? Thank you.

Asked by trinity77 1 year ago

Last reply by Balázs Meskó 1 year ago

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Can't access games on FB

This happens in Facebook when I try to play a game: "The address wasn’t understood Firefox doesn’t know how to open this address, because one of the following protocols … (read more)

This happens in Facebook when I try to play a game: "The address wasn’t understood Firefox doesn’t know how to open this address, because one of the following protocols (fb-messenger) isn’t associated with any program or is not allowed in this context. You might need to install other software to open this address."

Asked by Steamboat Ed 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Dysfunctional tabes in Firefox

When I create a tab by clicking on a link, normally the tab will open to that link after a small delay. But some tabs just sit there, seemingly dead to the world. I've … (read more)

When I create a tab by clicking on a link, normally the tab will open to that link after a small delay. But some tabs just sit there, seemingly dead to the world. I've tried refreshing by hitting enter, or when possible (which it usually isn't) the refresh button on the taskbar, but nothing happens.

If I create a new tab, and cut and paste the link from the old one to the new one, usually the new one will open right away (after the usual delay). Meanwhile, the old one just sits there.

This has happened before (in much earlier versions of Firefox) in a small percentage of cases, but it is now happening with some frequency. I am currently using version 78.0.1 (64-bit).

Asked by jsg11 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Firefox doesn't work when minimized

Firefox usually works great, but starting last night it has been messing with my computer like crazy. I have a wireless mouse, and a Wacom tablet/pen. Everything has work… (read more)

Firefox usually works great, but starting last night it has been messing with my computer like crazy.

I have a wireless mouse, and a Wacom tablet/pen. Everything has worked fine, but starting last night I had to Restore Down the Firefox window with the Wacom because nothing happens when I try with my mouse. Once the window is has been Restored Down, my mouse freezes, and I have to go into Task Manager with the keyboard to get it to work again. I then have to use my Wacom as a mouse if I want to click something in the taskbar, the mouse for the start menu and any non-Firefox programs, and Firefox will just not work at all. I can't switch/open new tabs, I can't click the address bar, or the search bar, I can't go to a different site, or anything.

I have to open Task Manager to close out Firefox, then everything works fine. I reopen Firefox and it works fine except not being able to use the Minimize, Rrestore down, and Close buttons without using my Wacom, and then when I do, the cycle repeats.

I have tried unplugging things, putting in new batteries, nothing has worked and I don't know what could be causing this issue when Firefox has worked great for me all these years. I'm currently running a virus scan on my PC, but I don't see why it would ONLY be effecting Firefox.

Asked by eveandmi 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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How to disable FF forcing downloaded PDFs to be opened in a browser?

Firefox now forces PDFs, even downloaded ones, to be opened in-browser. Frustrating is this setting has been introduced and right away replaced previous behaviour without… (read more)

Firefox now forces PDFs, even downloaded ones, to be opened in-browser. Frustrating is this setting has been introduced and right away replaced previous behaviour without any preceding notice, perfectly fine settings, now requiring to go to file explorer to open a PDF as if it was a file. How to disable this bloat?

Asked by contact252 1 year ago

Last reply by Vishnu V 1 year ago

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How to remove setting from deleted extensions?

I used to have an extension. But after removing it I still see its setting in about:config. I don't want to clutter my Firefox's profile. Look at the screenshot. 1. Is it… (read more)

I used to have an extension. But after removing it I still see its setting in about:config. I don't want to clutter my Firefox's profile. Look at the screenshot.

1. Is it safe to remove all these setting manually? 2. How can I confirm that all the unnecessary data is removed? (including sqlite databases, etc...) 3. Isn't it a responsibility of an extension's developer to remove all the settings when a user removes it? 4. If I install hundreds of extensions and then I remove them, will they remain in my profile after deleting?

Asked by Jeremy 1 year ago

Last reply by ARMAN KHAN 1 year ago

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New update created problems loading pages.

Hello I downloaded the newest update and now pages are loading with only text or barely anything at all. Some sites work and others don't. I know this problem happened i… (read more)

Hello

I downloaded the newest update and now pages are loading with only text or barely anything at all. Some sites work and others don't. I know this problem happened in previous versions and there was a fix for it. Do you know how to fix this problem? Thanks.

I have added a picture of how the pages are loading improperly with just text.

Asked by eclipselandscapes 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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One time password

When logging in to internet banking i have to enter a one time password and click on trust the computer . This should be a one time thing but I have to do it every time. … (read more)

When logging in to internet banking i have to enter a one time password and click on trust the computer . This should be a one time thing but I have to do it every time. This does not happen using Internet Explorer so why is Firefox not accepting the OTP ?

Asked by bushy01934 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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i cannot open my emails since i installed firefox properly and have to use chrome to open them properly

since i installed firefox on my pc its very rare i can open my emails instead i have to use the chrome browser any ideas why this is so my system is windows 8.1 if thats … (read more)

since i installed firefox on my pc its very rare i can open my emails instead i have to use the chrome browser any ideas why this is so my system is windows 8.1 if thats any help many thanks

Asked by bwint52 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Why is my system so slow? It seems to be related to Firefox and their 'updates.'

I LOVE Firefox's intentions re: privacy, etc., but I'm ready to switch to a different browser because of the slowness and the "Firefox Not Responding" messages. Is there … (read more)

I LOVE Firefox's intentions re: privacy, etc., but I'm ready to switch to a different browser because of the slowness and the "Firefox Not Responding" messages. Is there a fix for these problems?

Asked by mvhein89 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Using google

Using google to search online I have started to get this page almost every time I type in a search word. (About this page Our systems have detected unusual traffic from y… (read more)

Using google to search online I have started to get this page almost every time I type in a search word. (About this page

Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the requests, and not a robot. Why did this happen?

IP address: 92.40.187.37 Time: 2020-08-01T13:05:50Z URL: https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=dvla+tax)

then I have to go thru a series of pictures choosing squares with traphic lights or buses to prove I am not a robot.

the only thing that has changed in my house is that I am now connecting using my iphone as a hotspot. this does not happen if I use Google Chrome as my browser.

Thanks

Steve

Asked by stevefletch5 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Measure time I spend on a particular website

Where to I find the time that I open a website with Firefox? For example, I go to Verizon Support, and the Verizon Chat Agent is trying to find a solution. I have waited… (read more)

Where to I find the time that I open a website with Firefox? For example, I go to Verizon Support, and the Verizon Chat Agent is trying to find a solution. I have waited over an hour, and conveniently for Verizon, they cannot even let me download the chat in text or email. I'd like to know how much time I spend with Verizon (website) trying to get a solution to my problem.

Asked by rarpin215 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Creates AND SENDS multiple copies of drafts

I read with great interest Creates multiple copies of drafts at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1280432, and tried both suggestions with absolutely no success… (read more)

I read with great interest Creates multiple copies of drafts at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1280432, and tried both suggestions with absolutely no success.

In addition, my instance of T-bird (ver. 78.0) now has begun *SENDING* the automatic draft saves instead of saving them! One of my recipients received *SEVEN*, slightly different copies of the same e-mail message, complete with typos and attached photos!

Furthermore, I thought it was a bug in the new T-bird version. So, I backed up all my files including my profile, then uninstalled T-bird, rebooted the laptop, then installed an older version of (ver. 68.11.0, as I remember). There was some improvement: The older T-bird didn't send the saved drafts, but it still saved multiple, serial copies.

But wait! There's more! I am running both Win 8.1 and Kubuntu 20.04 LTS on my laptop as dual boots. So, when that last experiment failed so badly, I rebooted to Kubuntu, and ran the Linux version of T-bird (ver. 78.0 as well, I think. But I don't want to reboot right now to double-check.) Same story: Multiple, serial drafts!

But then last night, the Kubuntu version of T-bird began SENDING multiple, serial drafts to the recipient!

And both of the two Windows versions and the Kubuntu version committed the same error whether I used the "Save" button or the keyboard shortcut ( <Ctrl>-S).

So, I am at a complete loss. I have no idea of what to do next. Or where to even continue looking.

Wait! The thought just hit me that I'm using more or less the same profile contents in all three instances. If the problem lies there, what part of my profile would mangle the function of the "Save" command? What do I need to do to fix it? (Without losing all my other profile customizations.)

Thanks in advance.

Stan

Asked by Stan_Schultz 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago