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Gmail won't switch accounts

I've used gmail (with multiple email accounts) on Firefox for many, many years. I switch back and forth between my email accounts daily. In the past few weeks, though, w… (read more)

I've used gmail (with multiple email accounts) on Firefox for many, many years. I switch back and forth between my email accounts daily.

In the past few weeks, though, when I try to switch from my primary account to the others, it just defaults back to the primary. I've purged the cache, I've signed out and signed in. This does not happen on Chrome, just Firefox, which is why I've brought it here.

If I change the URL of the mailbox

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox

to

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/1/#inbox

It will take me to another mailbox. I can then change that number to get to the others. But it shouldn't be that way. So ... what is going on? How do I fix it?

Asked by randee1 2 years ago

Answered by randee1 2 years ago

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Firefox Support for Windows 7 beyond Jan 2023

It has recently come to my attention that Mozilla may not continue to support Firefox browsers installed on Windows 7 computers after Jan. 2023, when the extended support… (read more)

It has recently come to my attention that Mozilla may not continue to support Firefox browsers installed on Windows 7 computers after Jan. 2023, when the extended support for Windows 7 ends. Is that correct?

Will Firefox continue to work, but not receive security updates after that date?

Will Firefox still work on a Windows 7 computer that gets patches from 0Patch?

Thanks!

Asked by TNorth 2 years ago

Answered by James 2 years ago

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Error message trying to launch "Search by Image", "Content scripts are not allowed on this page."

I just installed Add-on "Search by Image" with "Tin Eye". When I try to launch the program I get the Error Message, "Content scripts are not allowed on this page." How d… (read more)

I just installed Add-on "Search by Image" with "Tin Eye". When I try to launch the program I get the Error Message, "Content scripts are not allowed on this page."

How do I correct this so that it works as advertised?

Asked by kenb1 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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How to reduce the size (33GO !) of my Thunderbird folder on my system disk ? Which elements can I erase ?

Windows 7, MacAfee Total Protection, Thunderbird 22, IMAP account (GMAIL) and others. Lately very slow despite compacting folders. I operate many local folders where I st… (read more)

Windows 7, MacAfee Total Protection, Thunderbird 22, IMAP account (GMAIL) and others. Lately very slow despite compacting folders. I operate many local folders where I store all my emails ("Mail" folder : 9,5Go) : I duplicate them on 2 different computers. The "ImapMail" folder (within the Thunderbird folder) weighs 23,4Go and [Gmail].sbd : 22,8Go while my mails on my gmail web-page only weigh 2,85 Go. There must be something I have to erase somewhere, thanks for your help.

Asked by MIKALAZA 10 years ago

Answered by Matt 10 years ago

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Unable to install Net Gear router to initiate internet connection for my Mac Book Air.

I attempted to install a router but Mozilla sent a caution message that the brand (Net Gear) was insecure. Which brands are secure routers?>I have a Mac Book Air purc… (read more)

I attempted to install a router but Mozilla sent a caution message that the brand (Net Gear) was insecure. Which brands are secure routers?>I have a Mac Book Air purchased a few months ago and have never had internet at home. This is first attempt. Thanks.

Asked by jimgalo 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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My pass word

Dear Sir I went to an organization on 21/03/2022 for assistant on an issue, in processing the matter I need to open my yahoo mail box for the relate documents within my m… (read more)

Dear Sir I went to an organization on 21/03/2022 for assistant on an issue, in processing the matter I need to open my yahoo mail box for the relate documents within my mail. A lady who assistant me use her lap top computer to open my mail box - I enter my pass word, then a window camp up to asked if I want to save my pass word (with dark color) or not,(with gray color) I was in a stage of rush I just click on right top Conner 'x' she took her computer to other room ( in where I can not see ) I was too naive and don't know if all of my mails had been read by them? - It is my privacy. When I got home I was worried and at next day I changed my yahoo mail pass word. As my pass words are saved within Firefox when I want to open a site it is auto fill the pass word. 1: Is my pass word will saved in that lady's computer? 2: Although I have changed my yahoo mail pass word is it safe? Can that lady able to get to Firefox to see my saved pass word and open my email box? - explore all my emails? Please help I am really worried. I look forward to hearing form you soon. Thank you. Kind regards.

Louise

Asked by louiseloren 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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How do I stop that annoying url popping up at the bottom of my screen?

When I am watching a TV stream on my PC; when I hover on (some) pictures or videos, a supremely annoying pop-up url appears at the bottom of my screen. I have some learni… (read more)

When I am watching a TV stream on my PC; when I hover on (some) pictures or videos, a supremely annoying pop-up url appears at the bottom of my screen. I have some learning problems and can not figure out the 'userChrome.css' method. I can not work with long streams of multiple overlapping instruction. I am not tech savvy. I do not understand 'layers' and stuff like that. I can do the 'about:config' thing, if anyone knows whether or not if I can fix it from there, I would be eternally grateful. Thanks.

Asked by mckendrick 2 years ago

Answered by -elison- 2 years ago

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userChrome.css not working

I'm trying to take off this "Extension (Tabliss)" tag on my url. I have followed the instructions down below from another Firefox support forum: https://discourse.mozill… (read more)

I'm trying to take off this "Extension (Tabliss)" tag on my url. I have followed the instructions down below from another Firefox support forum: https://discourse.mozilla.org/t/make-addressbar-text-extension-name-of-the-extension-shorter-or-hide/28026/3

The instructions I followed are listed below:

"Users can apply custom style rules to modify Firefox’s toolbar area by creating a userChrome.css file. This takes about 10 minutes so when you have time to take it slowly and carefully:

(1) Set up your chrome folder and userChrome.css file following the five six steps in this article:

https://www.userchrome.org/how-create-userchrome-css.html 45

I have a boring video there if you like demonstrations.

(2) This is the code to paste into the file. You can edit the file using Notepad or a better editor. Make sure to keep it in a plain text format with a .css file extension (not .css.txt).

See improved rule down in: Make addressbar text "Extension (Name Of The Extension)" shorter or hide

/*
   Hide Extension Name in the identity area unless
   hovered for half a second (updated for Fx80)
*/
#identity-box.extensionPage #identity-icon-labels,
#identity-box.extensionPage #identity-icon-label {
  visibility: collapse !important;
  transition: visibility 250ms ease-in-out;
}
#identity-box.extensionPage:hover #identity-icon-labels,
#identity-box.extensionPage:hover #identity-icon-label {
  visibility: visible !important;
  transition: visibility 250ms ease-in-out 500ms;
}

(3) Firefox should read the file at its next startup and apply it to every extension page you load."

Edit: So, yeah, I need help getting this tag off. I'm new to Firefox so it could be something obvious I'm missing. I have also tried CTRL+SHIFT+R to reload the page for changes and also closed and reopened my Firefox entirely.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by MaxwellQ 3 years ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 3 years ago

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I paid $28 to Firefox

I paid Firefox $28 for unmarked videos. Now the mark, the stamp in the corner of the video, is back. I would like my money back or the non-stamped videos back. Who do I s… (read more)

I paid Firefox $28 for unmarked videos. Now the mark, the stamp in the corner of the video, is back. I would like my money back or the non-stamped videos back. Who do I see about that?

Asked by miketimpiz 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Firefox doesn't remember username, but remembers password

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox wi… (read more)

On this site: https://www.orange.pl/twojekonto/zaloguj I can't force firefox to remember username (no problem with remembering password on next step). In older Firefox without WebEx there was addon which allowed to manipulate forms to prepare proper autocompletion data. This addon is not supported with WebEx anymore due to lack of proper functions. Instead Firefox Dev Team claims that mechanism built in current Firefox is enough for such tasks and mentioned addons are not needed. Seems it is wrong thinking.

I tried different approaches to save username for mentioned site but without success.

Asked by zygdresze1 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Beta version versus this forum

In another question I received an answer to how to revert from beta to current version. I realized I had another question somewhat related. When a problem occurs in beta… (read more)

In another question I received an answer to how to revert from beta to current version.

I realized I had another question somewhat related. When a problem occurs in beta, I know crash reports go in. Or are they going somewhere else?

I also know a report can be filed on bugzilla. I’ve done that and Felt like a spectator while everybody else fixed the problem.

Ought a person using beta not use this venue for such things?

Aggravations are fairly short lived with beta, I don’t mind if I am being helpful.

If I misunderstand and beta version is for “bug busters then I’m in wrong place.

And I need to revert.

Asked by DrDively 2 years ago

Answered by Stans 2 years ago

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Local Folders issue SOLVED by disabling Hardware Acceleration

After installing version 78.4.0 (and continuing into 78.4.1), I have an issue with many of the folders in my Local Folders account. When I click on an affected Local Fold… (read more)

After installing version 78.4.0 (and continuing into 78.4.1), I have an issue with many of the folders in my Local Folders account. When I click on an affected Local Folder folder, it is not highlighted and no messages appear. Messages will appear if I scroll the mouse pointer over the message pane. I can then also read the messages, etc. If I move to another Local Folders folder, messages may appear or they may not (always the same folders) until I move the mouse pointer as described above. Note that the folder name is also not highlighted after clicking it. Sometimes the entire folder/account column on the left side of the screen is blank until I scroll the mouse pointer over that column. Very annoying! Any ideas? FYI - I have tried "repairing" the folders in question. That does cause the messages to appear but as soon as the folder loses focus, the problem reappears - meaning the messages disappear and do not reappear until I either scroll the mouse pointer over the message pane or re-repair the folder.

Ken in Kansas

Asked by lamxguard-general 3 years ago

Answered by sfhowes 3 years ago

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Spell checker

How to make firefox enable to recognize the language that are typed? In microsoft edge we can just click "all language", but in firefox no similar option to it.

Asked by MRA 2 years ago

Answered by James 2 years ago

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other bookmarks folder

Hello, I would like to know how to remove 'other bookmarks' folder from the right side of bookmark toolbar that showed up suddenly on my browser, it's right after the arr… (read more)

Hello, I would like to know how to remove 'other bookmarks' folder from the right side of bookmark toolbar that showed up suddenly on my browser, it's right after the arrows to show more bookmarks. I can't seem to find a way to delete this.

Asked by nicaya 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

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Why does Firefox show images I upload different than they are??

Every image I upload looks different in Firefox than the file opened in other programs and different than Google Chrome. It looks with less contrast for sure, and I think… (read more)

Every image I upload looks different in Firefox than the file opened in other programs and different than Google Chrome. It looks with less contrast for sure, and I think a little bit reddish. I noted it when I opened the file with Firefox and when I saw pictures in Facebook. My Firefox version is 47.0, my OS is Ubuntu 16.04 and I already tried in Firefox safe mode.

Asked by Enrique_Agustini 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 years ago

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Disable overly insisting updates

When Firefox asks if I want to download an update and I agree, soon after that but not right away it stops working - on every new page it says "We need to restart to fini… (read more)

When Firefox asks if I want to download an update and I agree, soon after that but not right away it stops working - on every new page it says "We need to restart to finish updating" <- This last bit is VERY annoying. Is there a way to keep FF working in such situation? I usually have 3 FF profiles running, about 10-20 tabs each and when it suddenly does this - I can restart them all but when it is suitable for me.

The only solution I can see so far is disabling updates via group policies (which is not well documented, where do i put this policies.json on Fedora? need to google that).

Any other ways to keep updates and FF running until I decide when to restart? Thanks.

Asked by aikbox 3 years ago

Answered by Scribe 3 years ago

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how do i add the trendmicro password manager ext to firefox

how do i add the trendmicro password manager ext to firefox . I think I have to OK the certificate, and I think i did it in the past, but I don't remember how. Elliot Tr… (read more)

how do i add the trendmicro password manager ext to firefox . I think I have to OK the certificate, and I think i did it in the past, but I don't remember how. Elliot Trester

Asked by elliot.trester 2 years ago

Answered by elliot.trester 2 years ago

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Firefox printing with System print dialog

Since the last update to Firefox I have not been able to print using the system dialog. Only the new Firefox print screen comes up. How can I return to system printing … (read more)

Since the last update to Firefox I have not been able to print using the system dialog. Only the new Firefox print screen comes up. How can I return to system printing dialog?

Also the ability to set print quality in the Firefox print screen does not exist. I can do copies, black or color, duplex printing, etc but not set the print quality like draft, text, photo, etc.

I also have many forms I've setup for printing and I can't access these.

Thanks, Pat

Asked by patbarrmail 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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Auto login booby trap.

I am in the process of moving all of our passwords into 1Password. However, I discovered that my wife has her Firefox set to auto login, but can't remember her user name… (read more)

I am in the process of moving all of our passwords into 1Password. However, I discovered that my wife has her Firefox set to auto login, but can't remember her user name and password. So, although she can use it, she can't change update the password. The fact that on setup, auto login is the default makes this doubly frustrating. So, is there any way to get to the password?

Asked by tmpc 2 years ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 2 years ago