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roboform

I use roboform and, I guess Firefox, puts the roboform toolbar at the bottom of the screen - frequently there is no option to scroll the screen up and I cannot read what … (read more)

I use roboform and, I guess Firefox, puts the roboform toolbar at the bottom of the screen - frequently there is no option to scroll the screen up and I cannot read what is on the bottom of the screen unless I disable the roboform toolbar, read the line or two I am missing and then reenable the roboform toolbar - not a huge deal but sort of a pain in the neck - any way around that? Thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by hjcombs 6 days ago

Firefox crashing when streaming video content

Hi there. I am running Firefox version 78.0.1 and am experiencing crashes when streaming ANY video content at the moment. The browser simply closes without any error mess… (read more)

Hi there. I am running Firefox version 78.0.1 and am experiencing crashes when streaming ANY video content at the moment. The browser simply closes without any error message being reported. This is the first time that this has happended to me.

Asked by dembones46 6 days ago

Saved password does not always populate AMEX login

For the last week or so I've been having an intermittent problem when I log into my AMEX screen. The saved password does not always show up. I would normally left click t… (read more)

For the last week or so I've been having an intermittent problem when I log into my AMEX screen. The saved password does not always show up. I would normally left click the password field and the password would show, however for the last week or so I'm having to right click to get the "fill password" prompt. I clean cookies and cache regularly and I even deleted the saved AMEX cookie(s) and resaved them again. Sometimes it works as it should other times it does not as described above. I've not seen this problem with other web sites. The usually left click to populate the password field. No problems with the user name field. That populates automatically. I look forward to anyone's comments. Thanks

Asked by arejfour 5 days ago

Language by Location

I use a VPN connection. My browser settings are set to English, however due to my VPN, when accessing websites the language changes. How can i prevent location from impac… (read more)

I use a VPN connection. My browser settings are set to English, however due to my VPN, when accessing websites the language changes. How can i prevent location from impacting the desired language? Many thanks.

Asked by anthony.welsh 4 days ago

Themes don't change home page every time I close then open Firefox

Hello. As the title states, themes don't seem to be working as they should. If I apply the theme, and it changes the tab bar, and it will change the home page as it shou… (read more)

Hello. As the title states, themes don't seem to be working as they should. If I apply the theme, and it changes the tab bar, and it will change the home page as it should. After I close and then re-open Firefox, however, the home page goes back to being un-themed, despite (as far as I can tell) everything else that should be affected by the theme still being themed. I am using the official dark theme that comes with the browser, and the only extensions that I have that should affect it are Dark Reader and Firefox Color, though the problem still occurs with them disabled. My other extensions are listed in the "Installed Plugins" part. The issue seems to happen on both Kubuntu and Windows. Thank you for reading. EDIT: I tried without Color, and it worked. I think it was applying an old theme I made on Color that looked like the dark theme but with a white start page. Sorry for the mistake on my end.

Asked by louisgarbour 4 days ago

Down arrow no longer brings up browser history in address bar.

I'm using Windows 10 and just updated to Firefox 78.0.1 last night. Normally, when I open a new tab, I push the down arrow key to bring up my browser history and access … (read more)

I'm using Windows 10 and just updated to Firefox 78.0.1 last night. Normally, when I open a new tab, I push the down arrow key to bring up my browser history and access my most-used sites. Upon updating last night, I discovered that I can no longer do this. When I press the down key, nothing happens. To get the same result I'm used to, I have to press the space bar, but I've been doing this a certain way for several years and the motion is completely ingrained in me. If I turn Top Sites back on in the options, the drop-down list will open upon pressing the down key, but that of course only brings up the Top Sites. That's not what I want. I tried rolling back to the previous version, 77.0.1, but that didn't fix anything. If I create a new profile, the problem persists. Does anyone know how I can fix this? I know it sounds like an extremely minor issue, and maybe that's true, but I just want to use my browser the way I like using it. I'd appreciate any help/input.

Also, I suppose I should mention that I didn't make any changes to my preferences prior to this issue.

Asked by ZombieToast 3 days ago

How to get Yandex "unpinned" from search/address bar (+ bonus rant)

After a recent update "Search in Yandex" showed up as a pinned suggestion in the address bar. This annoying POS shows only if a non yandex search engine set as default a… (read more)

After a recent update "Search in Yandex" showed up as a pinned suggestion in the address bar. This annoying POS shows only if a non yandex search engine set as default and removes an actual top site I use. Deleting "browser.newtabpage.pinned {"url":"https://yandex.com","label":"@яндекс","searchTopSite":true}]" does the job but doesn't restores replaced site.

To remove it correctly you have to turn on "top sites" in "home" section of settings, set new tab to "firefox home", open new tab unpin yandex from top sites and finally revert settings back to your liking.

P.S. I actually use yandex occasionally but I definitely don't need it showed down my throat (I can install YandexBrowser for that. It runs on blink so sites are showed as developers intended, use less ram, don't freeze randomly, opens faster (preloads on boot) and, check this, latest version runs on windows XP no problem). And if I want to f-about in settings of settings to change something as trivial as search suggestions I might as well use chromium. P.P.S. BTW with this update mozilla also managed to f-up search bar in a way I can't even comprehend. If I click on a site from suggestions and open a new fast enough url of a site I clicked on translates to a new tab but if I wait a bit and then open a new tab address bar is empty. (PScreen included)

Sorry for my bad runglish. Have a great day or whatever

Asked by eniak 3 days ago

Screenshot

Hello. The screenshot option in my browser is not working. The small scissors icon beside "Take a screenshot" is missing and the button doesn't work. It should be mention… (read more)

Hello. The screenshot option in my browser is not working. The small scissors icon beside "Take a screenshot" is missing and the button doesn't work. It should be mentioned I recently installed Firefox in a new Windows 10 laptop and this problem is occurring particularly in this laptop. Is the Snipping Tool disabling the screenshot option in Firefox? Is so how do I solve this problem?

Asked by s.m.gain91 1 day ago

Firefox merkt sich Fenstergröße nicht.

Normalerweise werden die Browserfenster so geöffnet, wie das letzte von ihnen geschlossen wurde. Das funktioniert außer beim Firefox mit allen anderen Fenstern, egal, ob … (read more)

Normalerweise werden die Browserfenster so geöffnet, wie das letzte von ihnen geschlossen wurde. Das funktioniert außer beim Firefox mit allen anderen Fenstern, egal, ob Edge, Chrome, Explorer etc.

Beim FF geht es nicht. Er öffnet immer an der selben Stelle in der selben Größe, unpassend zu meinen Desktopeinstellungen.

  • Win10 Pro (64-Bit)
  • Firefox 78.0.2 (64-Bit)
  • Bildschirmauflösung 2560x1440 px Querformat
  • Firefoxfenster öffnet mit ca. 1000x1092 px

Was kann ich tun, um diesen Fehler zu beheben?

Asked by Totte 1 day ago

Move cookies from Manage Data to Manage Permissions to allow auto sign in on specific sites

In Manage Data, I can see which cookies are used by which sites. If I want to sign in to a specific site automatically while still generally deleting cookies when I turn … (read more)

In Manage Data, I can see which cookies are used by which sites. If I want to sign in to a specific site automatically while still generally deleting cookies when I turn off Firefox, then I need to list all the cookies used by that site in Manage Permissions as Allow. This is easy regarding sites that use cookies all with pme common domain, since you just enter the one domain name. Today I wanted to preserve cookies from a major newspaper, but I find at least five domain names in the cookies that I have to protect in order to enable auto sign-in for that one site. My suggestion is that there be some improved method for easily 'transfering' (rather than writing down and re-keying) selected cookie domains from Manage Data to Manage Permissions, instead of having to rekey them and make errors doing that. If I want to auto sign-in to 15 sites, but keep the controls set for deleting unprotected cookies when closing Firefox, I would have to enter perhaps 75 domains by hand. An alternative might be a column in Manage Cookies whereby I could check mark a cookie, thereby transfering it to show in Manage Permissions, perhaps as defaulting to Allow for Session. Then I could review them and if desired switch each to Allow.

Asked by Quenchoo 1 day ago

Stop auto refresh warn

I was trying to stop websites from reloading pages automatically so i setted: accessibility.blockautorefresh = true and browser.meta_refresh_when_inactive.disabled =true.… (read more)

I was trying to stop websites from reloading pages automatically so i setted: accessibility.blockautorefresh = true and browser.meta_refresh_when_inactive.disabled =true. Now many websites when loading , shows at the top of the page a warn strip: " Firefox prevented this page from automaticaly reloading " , and also there is an "allow" button. In the older Firefox versions it was a preference in about:preferences#advanced page: " warn me when websites try to redirect or relod the page " and i was kept it unticked , but now i can't find it. Is there any way to keep stopping websites from auto reloading , but not shown this annoying warn ?

Asked by duuejv 1 day ago

Local Network web page gettingn "PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR"

Hello, Lately i can no longer access a local network, one of the servers web page, getting "PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR", how to be able to re-access it again? Thank you, … (read more)

Hello,

Lately i can no longer access a local network, one of the servers web page, getting "PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR", how to be able to re-access it again?

Thank you,

Asked by ntewfik 13 hours ago

reset password emails immediately expired recovery key

I have a recovery key to use to log into firefox. I have gotten an email twice now, I follow the link in the email, it asks for the recovery key, I enter the key and cli… (read more)

I have a recovery key to use to log into firefox. I have gotten an email twice now, I follow the link in the email, it asks for the recovery key, I enter the key and click Confirm Recover Key button, the next screen says "Reset Password Link Expired". I am opening the email immediately and following the link within a few seconds. Please help!

Asked by Jeff 12 hours ago

weißes Fenster

Nach dem Start von Firefox öffnet sich das Fenster aber: ohne Inhalt, ohne Adresszeile, ohne Menüleiste - es ist nichts vorhanden. Nur ein weißes Rechteck. So dass nicht … (read more)

Nach dem Start von Firefox öffnet sich das Fenster aber: ohne Inhalt, ohne Adresszeile, ohne Menüleiste - es ist nichts vorhanden. Nur ein weißes Rechteck. So dass nicht einmal der Reparatur-Modus von Firefox gestartet werden kann. Man kann zwar irgendwo intuitiv herumklicken, aber man kann mit dem neuen popup nichts anfangen, s. Beispiele, da beim Klick auf einen Parameter nichts kommt.

Virenprüfung (Kaspersky in der akt. Version): keine Verbesserung Firefox-Start abgesichert: dto.

Deinstallation und Neuinstallation der aktuellen Version 78.02. : gleiches Ergebnis

In Edge ist das Problem nicht vorhanden.

Asked by guenter.merkle_stuttgart 12 hours ago

All my bookmarks have been deleted.

Please, help. All my bookmarks that have been accumulating for about 15 years have been deleted from my account. I had to change my password after reinstalling windows. I… (read more)

Please, help. All my bookmarks that have been accumulating for about 15 years have been deleted from my account. I had to change my password after reinstalling windows. I did not backup any files. I have only my mozilla account.

Asked by chomy7 11 hours ago

Last reply by chomy7 10 hours ago

Program no longer plays

I listen to Pipe Dreams on Pipedreams.org. and always played on Firefox with no problems up until July 12th 2020. Now they have changed their website and digitized all t… (read more)

I listen to Pipe Dreams on Pipedreams.org. and always played on Firefox with no problems up until July 12th 2020. Now they have changed their website and digitized all the music programs and the new program just sits there with a circle spinning around the PLAY button. I can play program on Microsoft Edge with no problems.

Firefox is always being updated so assume the latest add-ons codecs, apps etc are in there but obviously not one to play this program. So while I can easily use Edge, I thought someone, smarter than me, can figure out what's going on. Thanks

Asked by sdillon62 10 hours ago

Why is Firefox using so much RAM?

I usually have 1 or 2 YouTube tabs open. At most, I'll have another extra tab. Despite me only using a few tabs, Firefox consumes ~1500 MB on average. Why is this, and ho… (read more)

I usually have 1 or 2 YouTube tabs open. At most, I'll have another extra tab. Despite me only using a few tabs, Firefox consumes ~1500 MB on average. Why is this, and how can I reduce it? Nothing taxing is happening, either. It's causing my fans to run audibly while I'm just watching a video.

Asked by brendansarpong 9 hours ago

Lost all Bookmarks and Toolbar this morning

This morning I started Firefox (78) in Windows 10 Pro (10.0.18363) I got a red message saying that something was wrong with my Bookmarks and click here to fix Did that tw… (read more)

This morning I started Firefox (78) in Windows 10 Pro (10.0.18363) I got a red message saying that something was wrong with my Bookmarks and click here to fix Did that twice Tried to do a fix that removed and then reinstalled a couple of files (can't find the fix nor the files location) that didn't work although it did replace the files. Still no bookmarks I am logged into my Firefox and synch is on.

This, nor any of the other FAQ/Help have not worked https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recover-lost-or-missing-bookmarks

I have no restore ability either: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/restore-bookmarks-from-backup-or-move-them

i have no idea what happened thanks for any/all help

Asked by dravafox 9 hours ago