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firefox 73 profile location problem

I seem to be encountering various problems since the update to 73, the main one is the profile folder, I dislike the default location so have previously just put my prefe… (read more)

I seem to be encountering various problems since the update to 73, the main one is the profile folder, I dislike the default location so have previously just put my preferred location in appdata\roaming\mozila\profiles.ini but 73 regularly ignores this and puts a basic profile in the default location and alters profile.ini. Using the profile manager does not get any better results. I am also having problems with the home page, I have set a custom page but 73 often resets this to a blank page or sometimes the default home page. I have had to resort to a 'portable' version as 73 constantly resetting things was getting so annoying but the portable does not work well as a default browser.

Asked by mikebravo 1 year ago

Sound Cracks on Pausing-Unpausing a Video on Any Webpage

Hi, Using Firefox version 83.0 on MacBook Pro 2019 16 inch model. When I pause a video on any webpage, I hear a sudden loud "crack" sound from the speakers. It also happe… (read more)

Hi,

Using Firefox version 83.0 on MacBook Pro 2019 16 inch model. When I pause a video on any webpage, I hear a sudden loud "crack" sound from the speakers. It also happens when I unpause, jump backward or forward in the video. If I mute the sound of the video and try to pause/unpause, there is no problem.

I checked the same situation with other browsers. There are no problems with them.

I hope there is a solution to this.

Thanks.

Asked by ersoyci 4 months ago

Tab strip scroll with trackpad on macbook pro

Hi all, I am experiencing a very annoying behaviour on firefox: from one day to another I cannot anymore scroll the tab strip with my trackpad, and this is driving me cra… (read more)

Hi all, I am experiencing a very annoying behaviour on firefox: from one day to another I cannot anymore scroll the tab strip with my trackpad, and this is driving me crazy.

Tried to restart firefox in safe mode => the problem still persists Tried to quit from better touch tool with addons disabled => problem still persists Factory reset of firefox with better touch tool disabled => problem still persists

Almost everything disabled in system settings in the trackpad gestures sections (screenshot attached)

You can find here a screen recording of the problem: in this video I open many new tabs and try to horizontally scroll them, you can't see the movement I do on the trackpad, but it is performed like when you scroll down a webpage: I expect (and it was like this since few time ago) the tab strip to scroll horizontally like a web page scrolls when you scroll down with trackpad, really no idea why it stopped working

Firefox is my absolute favurite browser, but this issue is really diving me crazy

Asked by gaspari.simone 3 months ago

Manually Added Site Doesn't Stay Pinned To Top Sites

I decided to install firefox nightly on my windows 10 pro / 64-bit edition laptop early this morning because I already have it installed on two different computers with t… (read more)

I decided to install firefox nightly on my windows 10 pro / 64-bit edition laptop early this morning because I already have it installed on two different computers with the exact same operating system installed. On those computers when I pin a desired site they remain there until I decide to manually unpin them. That's not the case with my installation here on my laptop, after having pinned a site the proper way & then going to a different site and upon returning to the original new tab page where I had previously pinned a desired site it no longer appears...why ? Thanks, David

Asked by David 3 months ago

Firefox Keeps Changing Default Program for PDFs

Why is it that Firefox changes the default application for viewing PDFs? I have several machines with Firefox installed and I have one that constantly changes the default… (read more)

Why is it that Firefox changes the default application for viewing PDFs?

I have several machines with Firefox installed and I have one that constantly changes the default PDF viewer from Windows Default to Save - every single day. Very annoying.

Asked by Craig Whittaker 3 months ago

bookmark list twice firefox

hallo there, (it's my first time on this forum) Recently i have two lists, one direct under the other, in my bookmarks (computer). How do i change this back to the normal… (read more)

hallo there, (it's my first time on this forum)

Recently i have two lists, one direct under the other, in my bookmarks (computer). How do i change this back to the normal 1?

PS could at be that firefox on my new telephone (and synchronisation) is the culprit?

thanks

theodoisus

Asked by theovh 3 months ago

Tabs and toolbars never autohide in fullscreen on Apple Mac

OS: Catalina Model: iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) (tested on Macbook pro 2018 and 2011 too) Firefox: 84.0.2 Expected functionality: First expand the window to full screen usi… (read more)

OS: Catalina Model: iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) (tested on Macbook pro 2018 and 2011 too) Firefox: 84.0.2

Expected functionality: First expand the window to full screen using the green window control. The expectation is that the tab and tool bars will eventually hide, however firefox implements this - by sliding up when scrolling or just sliding up and autohiding after a short time. The tab bar should then reappear when the mouse move to the top of the screen.

Functionality Observed: Tab and tool bars never autohide. They are always there. The only way to that they hide is when a video (YouTube, Netflix) fullscreen controls are selected. Otherwise they are there on every page and that is not the expected behavior. Id like every page to autohide the top bars (similar to what all tablet/mobile device browsers do).

Settings verified: browser.fullscreen.authide= true (see image). Hide toolbars is checked (see image).

Issue I have found posted on this do not provide a concise reason as to why this behavior exists when all settings are properly set.

Asked by mchizmar 3 months ago

Saving Firefox settings

hi, I'm having problems with Firefox on my Mac - every time Firefox is shut down, I have to relog in and authenticate myself and all my settings have gone so I have to re… (read more)

hi, I'm having problems with Firefox on my Mac - every time Firefox is shut down, I have to relog in and authenticate myself and all my settings have gone so I have to redo them again. I have tools that I use for work that use certain settings else they don't work so I have to redo them every time I reopen the browser or shut my machine down. anyone know why this might be the case?

I don't know if it's linked but when I started using this current machine last year and loaded everything on, Firefox is sitting under 'locations' rather than applications and I don't seem to able to install it anywhere else - see image attached.

Many thanks.

Asked by vikki_millard 3 months ago

"[Keyword search name] [query]" getting sent to search instead of just query

Hello Folks, I have been using keyword searches setup as bookmarks since Netscape 4 and IE 3. Something like "g" -> google.com/search?query=%s. For some reason, Fire… (read more)

Hello Folks,

I have been using keyword searches setup as bookmarks since Netscape 4 and IE 3. Something like "g" -> google.com/search?query=%s. For some reason, Firefox will sometimes correctly return a search for "test" when typing "g test" but will often return a search for "g test". This is a fairly recent issue with a function that previously worked since the inception of the browser. Why is Firefox misunderstanding the semantics of my keyword search and how do I workaround this bug?

Thanks

Asked by michaelwrightmobile 3 months ago

Number of Processess

When I use firefox last couple of days, my pc runs particually slow and firefox reguarlay goes into not responding. I check task manager and my firefox always appears to… (read more)

When I use firefox last couple of days, my pc runs particually slow and firefox reguarlay goes into not responding. I check task manager and my firefox always appears to have multiple processes open whether i have 4 tabs open or 1, It appears on taske manager like : Firefox (Logo) (6), and you can expand it so you can see each process individually. I search online and it reccomended i go on firefox setting on about:preferneces and ive set my process limit to one. However on task manager it still says i have 5 firefox process running. I am not the most tech savy however so dontknow if these multiple processes are the cause to my laptop runing slow. I have attached some images so my description makes sense. Thanks, Sean :)

Asked by Sean 3 months ago

Certain tabs getting unpinned on each relaunch

Instagram specifically is getting unpinned every time I restart firefox. I tried clearing its cookies and data, but that didn't help (not that I thought it would). … (read more)

Instagram specifically is getting unpinned every time I restart firefox. I tried clearing its cookies and data, but that didn't help (not that I thought it would).

Asked by doctorgate 3 months ago

crypto wallet

hi.i have a problem i sent bitcoin from my wallet then my friends wallet..first time i was copy my friends bitcoin wallets code.and paste which i will send bitcoin tube..… (read more)

hi.i have a problem i sent bitcoin from my wallet then my friends wallet..first time i was copy my friends bitcoin wallets code.and paste which i will send bitcoin tube..but started problem.because when i copy my friends code,this code was change when i paste..final=my bitcoin sent to anyone

i used Opera browser.but i was copy wallet number and i paste same number

please help me you can contact me [email]@gmail.com

Asked by mexxdi0 2 months ago

Side View Window Error

Cannot display my history in my sidebar. Receive this message: XML Parsing Error: no root element found Location: chrome://browser/content/places/bookmarksSidebar.xhtml … (read more)

Cannot display my history in my sidebar. Receive this message:

XML Parsing Error: no root element found Location: chrome://browser/content/places/bookmarksSidebar.xhtml Line Number 1, Column 1:

Cannot find a way to fix.

Asked by chief1622 2 months ago

Extensions

I need to know why, for a month now if I install User-Agent Switcher then I can no longer access Whatsapp PC. With the User-Agent Switcher extension installed on FireFox,… (read more)

I need to know why, for a month now if I install User-Agent Switcher then I can no longer access Whatsapp PC. With the User-Agent Switcher extension installed on FireFox, every time I access Whatsapp PC it asks me to update the Browser and to update it I have to go to restore FireFox and thus restore the Browser. Thanks for the solution

Asked by massimo.marocchio 2 months ago

My MacBook Pro has slowed to a crawl.

After I updated to the newest Firefox on dec. 16, 2020, my computer began to operate at a terribly slow pace. Not just Firefox, everything. I worked with Apple senior adv… (read more)

After I updated to the newest Firefox on dec. 16, 2020, my computer began to operate at a terribly slow pace. Not just Firefox, everything. I worked with Apple senior advisors and their engineers to try to isolate what could be wrong. In my Mac activity monitor, the kernel_task was using over 500% of the CPU, even with no browser or application open. After 2 or 3 weeks of checking everything, Apple told me it was Firefox that was causing the slowness. I threw Firefox in the trash but nothing improved. I realized that throwing just the application in the trash did not eliminate all of Firefox, so I reinstalled it and then tried to remove anything related to Firefox from my computer. I’m not sure if I got everything, but the situation stayed the same. I reinstalled Firefox and went through all the solutions that I found on these pages. Nothing has helped. My cpu still shows amazingly high activity even when nothing is open. I cannot figure out what to do and my computer is working so slowly it is essentially useless to me. Has anyone else had this issue? Any suggestions?

Asked by kreifman 2 months ago

Firefox 84

I have been using firefox along with xfinity for years. Firefox always logged me into xfinity automatically, BUT now is has stopped and each time I log out I have to re-… (read more)

I have been using firefox along with xfinity for years. Firefox always logged me into xfinity automatically, BUT now is has stopped and each time I log out I have to re-enter informatioion. I have looked at the configurations and all look okay. Anyone able to help me out?:)

Thanks very much Allen

Asked by allen-tina 2 months ago

Only integrated webcam detected on Google Meet, works on Edge

Hi community, I tried using my new external webcam on Google Meet but the browser could not detect it, I could only see the integrated one. First I thought there was some… (read more)

Hi community,

I tried using my new external webcam on Google Meet but the browser could not detect it, I could only see the integrated one. First I thought there was something wrong with the new webcam but then I found out it works normally on Microsoft Edge. Anyone has an idea where the problem lies?

All the best,

Adam

Asked by adamfrano1 2 months ago

Windows and Tabs No Longer Saved and Restored, Even With All Add-ons Disabled, Unless I Restart in Safe Mode

After upgrading to FF 84, my previous sessions are no longer saved and restored unless I restart in Safe Mode. - I have Restore previous session checked in Preferences. -… (read more)

After upgrading to FF 84, my previous sessions are no longer saved and restored unless I restart in Safe Mode.

- I have Restore previous session checked in Preferences.

- I have opened new windows and tabs and one by one disabled and restored every add-on that I have had enabled and quit and restarted each time, until every single add-on has been disabled, and still the previous sessions are not saved and restored.

- I have looked in the sessionstore-backups folder with each restart, and there is never any file for the previous sessions in it.

- I have cleared all my cache before quitting and restarting.

- Again, even when there are absolutely no add-ons enabled, the previous session is not saved and not restored.

- Again, only when I restart in Safe Mode is the previous session saved and restored.

What is the solution?

Asked by zillamobster 2 months ago