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poor resolution display only in firefox

I am having the same issues as the person in this thread, but unlike their situation, firefox has not fixed itself out of nowhere. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/quest… (read more)

I am having the same issues as the person in this thread, but unlike their situation, firefox has not fixed itself out of nowhere. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1104044

Everything in the firefox browser looks like it was stretched it out in MSPaint, while my actual OS interface and every other app/software UI looks fine. I have tried simply restarting my computer, as well as every solution in the linked thread, as well as refreshing firefox, and uninstalling/reinstalling, which only served to mess up my shortcuts on the home page. To be clear:

  • Hardware acceleration is turned OFF, as suggested in any thread I've found where a resolution issue is addressed.
  • setting layout.css.devPixelsPerPx to 1.25 specifically makes it almost legible. Almost. It's still incredibly grainy. Any higher even a small portion of a webpage takes up a ridiculous portion of my screen, rendering it just as unusable.
  • In messing around in config, I found that setting gfx.color_management.rendering_intent to 5 helped, in so far as it sharpened things up a little, but it did not FIX the issue. Any value above 5 seems to have zero effect or change.
  • Absolutely EVERYTHING else except firefox looks absolutely fine. It is ONLY firefox that is having this issue of all the applications/interfaces on my computer.
  • Everything in firefox is affected- images, text, the tabs and address bar, bookmarks bar, absolutely everything.

Asked by princelithey 15 hours ago

How to view pdf with dark background in the default pdf viewer on the firefox browser

Hey, i recently came across this post https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1434510#:~:text=I%20view%20a%20lot%20of,viewer%20to%20black%2Fdark%20gray. and i coul… (read more)

Hey, i recently came across this post

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1434510#:~:text=I%20view%20a%20lot%20of,viewer%20to%20black%2Fdark%20gray.

and i couldn't figure out how to do it. if anyone can tell me steps on how to do it i'll be glad.

thanks.

Asked by Hellf0rg0d 1 day ago

Last reply by Hellf0rg0d 1 day ago

Thunderbird email won't open

My Thunderbird email on my PC will only open intermittently in the last few days. Re-starting my computer sometimes helps, but only temporarily. There are no error mess… (read more)

My Thunderbird email on my PC will only open intermittently in the last few days. Re-starting my computer sometimes helps, but only temporarily. There are no error messages- just nothing happens. I am still able to access email on other devices - just not on PC - which I use a lot. I'd be grateful for ideas of how to fix this. Thank you, Pam Rycroft

Asked by p.rycroft 4 days ago

Cursor speed is insanely slow only in Firefox

Out of nowhere, my cursor speed in Firefox has slowed to a truly unusable crawl. I refreshed a page and it was suddenly inching along at worse than a snail's pace. I'm us… (read more)

Out of nowhere, my cursor speed in Firefox has slowed to a truly unusable crawl. I refreshed a page and it was suddenly inching along at worse than a snail's pace. I'm using a USB trackball mouse. This is only affecting Firefox; no other applications have this issue. Using Windows 10.

Here's what I've tried so far:

  • Restart Firefox
  • Started Firefox in Safe Mode
  • Restart computer
  • Create a new profile in Firefox
  • Check my mouse's firmware
  • Try a different mouse

There was another question about this years ago, but the accepted answer about accidentally enabling a Windows accessibility feature doesn't say which feature it is or how to disable it (if that's indeed the case). The link also seems to redirect to a generic accessibility page.

Asked by Greyson Niedbalski 16 hours ago

Customizing Firefox for Portability: Disabling Data Encryption and Machine ID Checks

Hi there, I'm curious if it's possible to configure Firefox on your own to make it a portable browser. Specifically, I want to disable data encryption and machine ID che… (read more)

Hi there,

I'm curious if it's possible to configure Firefox on your own to make it a portable browser. Specifically, I want to disable data encryption and machine ID checks. I know that some chromium-based browsers allow you to do this through specific switches that turn these features off, resulting in a fully portable browser. While I'm aware of third-party applications that offer ready-made solutions, I prefer not to use them for security reasons. I'd like to prepare my own version of Firefox.

I understand some may have security concerns, but I know what I'm doing. The files will be stored on an AES256 encrypted drive. Could anyone share insights or guides on how to achieve this with Firefox? Thanks a lot

PS.For those who might suggest using synchronization, I assume that, similar to Chromium, Firefox can't sync all plugin settings, and for me, plugins are essential—without them, it's not really a browser.

Asked by max 3 days ago

Frequently visited sites no longer recognize me.

Starting with my bank's web site, my user name/password is being challenged. I can't bank. Elsewhere, where my desk top has always been recognized, I'm now forced to log … (read more)

Starting with my bank's web site, my user name/password is being challenged. I can't bank. Elsewhere, where my desk top has always been recognized, I'm now forced to log in each time...and I receive an email that a new device has just logged into my account. All of this suspiciously coincides with a recent browser update. On my bank feedback it's showing as Firefox "125"...when all previous logins were recorded as Firefox "124". Help!

Asked by donmacneil 16 hours ago

Last reply by donmacneil 3 hours ago

Depth of sync function

Many questions and answers I see regarding the sync function. I would like to know the depth of what Firefox does. I have multiple PC's and an Android. What is the depth… (read more)

Many questions and answers I see regarding the sync function. I would like to know the depth of what Firefox does. I have multiple PC's and an Android. What is the depth of sync for extensions? Is it possible to have mirror images of the entire Firefox setup duplicated? It would be spectacular to move from one PC to the other and find that Firefox has the exact same setup.

Asked by Soldier Sailor 3 days ago

New PC migrating from old PC with Firefox v. 125.0.1 and Thunderbird v. 115.10.1 email client

I've received my new PC and will be migrating from my old PC (Windows 10) to the new PC with Windows 11. I use local folders in Thunderbird to keep various projects sep… (read more)

I've received my new PC and will be migrating from my old PC (Windows 10) to the new PC with Windows 11.

I use local folders in Thunderbird to keep various projects separate and more easy to manage. I have copied the current Thunderbird profile on to an external hard disk, I have found the location of the local folders and they reflect the structure in the Thunderbird screen I see. Thunderbird has been unstable for a few weeks so I would prefer a clean install but don't want to lose a lot of content that I still need.

1. Is there a way to copy over just the local folders, eg export them, rather than the whole profile? I deliberately haven't cleaned the server recently so that I can get back emails that still are in the in_tray but once they are in local folders they disappear from the Yahoo server. 2. Is there anything else significant I should be aware of before migrating? There is a backup on Mozilla but I prefer a clean install.

Thanks in advance,

Anne

Asked by webelan 1 day ago

Firefox crashes after updating. (Windows.)

What the title says. While I was doing school work my session crashed and I lost all of my work. Upon reopening Firefox I was told my browser had installed the latest upd… (read more)

What the title says. While I was doing school work my session crashed and I lost all of my work. Upon reopening Firefox I was told my browser had installed the latest update for Windows. I then checked my crash logs and saw my session had crashed and Firefox had installed the update. Why could have this been? I would like a solution to this to ensure this doesn't haven't happen again. Thanks.

Asked by Jake 4 days ago

Last reply by Jake 3 days ago

firefox won't go to any sites!!

Concurrent with the most recent automatic windows update (may or may not be the problem), Firefox with duck-duck-go will not go to almost any site. All I get is a spinni… (read more)

Concurrent with the most recent automatic windows update (may or may not be the problem), Firefox with duck-duck-go will not go to almost any site. All I get is a spinning icon or a blank page, not even any error messages. This was even true trying to go to this page until I restarted in trouble shooting mode. Until I can get Firefox working again I have been using Chrome with duck-duck-go. Note any search, i.e. 'hotels in Italy' or even 'MSN' do the same: spinning icon or blank page!! Any help would be appreciated. Also I noticed that my bookmarks were missing and there was no bookmarks drop-down on my tools line. I have run malware bytes and it showed clean, same with CCleaner. I have re-installed Firefox; no difference. Please help. and also, any way to find and replace my extensive bookmarks list? I have reduced my privacy to near zero and turned off firewalls and all limits I could find while testing for that. That did not change anything.

Asked by onefoozer 2 days ago

Last reply by onefoozer 20 hours ago

Can I install Firefox version 124.0.2 beside version 125.0.2 (already installed) ?

Hi I wish to have Firefox 125.0.2 and 124.02 'separate instances', not different profiles... I already have 125.0.2 installed with various Profiles. I found a 'few' lin… (read more)

Hi I wish to have Firefox 125.0.2 and 124.02 'separate instances', not different profiles...

I already have 125.0.2 installed with various Profiles.

I found a 'few' links and they were quite 'cloudy' and also since Firefox (now) does not have the 'ask you WHERE to' install... I vaguely remember years ago, it was possible.

I do not mid doing tweaking, I also already have backups of profiles, just in case!

Thank you in advance M

PS it seems Mozilla does not want us to install multiple instances (perception)!

Asked by Mozzed 1 day ago

Last reply by Mozzed 5 hours ago

Ridgid site not working

https://register.ridgidpower.com/# is not working. Specifically the Sign-In link. It works just fine with MS Edge. I had all extensions off, anti-virus off and I also cle… (read more)

https://register.ridgidpower.com/# is not working. Specifically the Sign-In link. It works just fine with MS Edge. I had all extensions off, anti-virus off and I also cleared the cache twice, and also followed the Help/Troubleshoot Mode to no avail. I'm using V125.0.1 64bit

Firefox/Norton Safe Search. May not be a Firefox problem, but...

Firefox browser, v123.0.1, 64-bit. windows 10 Pro, 22H2. Hello, this may not be a problem with Firefox itself at all, but I'd like to try to understand what the cause of… (read more)

Firefox browser, v123.0.1, 64-bit. windows 10 Pro, 22H2.

Hello, this may not be a problem with Firefox itself at all, but I'd like to try to understand what the cause of the problem I and others are having.

I have Norton 360 installed, in this Windows 10 computer and like to use Firefox for internet browsing, it has always served me well.

I also have Norton Safe Search integrated/add-on to Firefox. This puts a red, green, or gray check mark at the end of each link that comes up during a search and has always worked before.

Recently, I've noticed that such check marks do not appear at all when doing a search with Firefox, but they are present when I do searches with MS Edge.

I am searching for a solution here, and also in the Norton Community. There are others there who have stated they are having the same problem.

Has anyone here heard of this before, would you have any suggestion as to what may be causing the lack of the Norton Safe Search check marks in Firefox searches?

Any input/suggestions would be welcome.

Asked by gvgr4139 3 days ago

Last reply by gvgr4139 2 days ago

The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000022)

Even after numerous Uninstalls and a Reinstalls I keep getting this error notice when trying to open Firefox... The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000022… (read more)

Even after numerous Uninstalls and a Reinstalls I keep getting this error notice when trying to open Firefox...

The application was unable to start correctly (0xc0000022)

Asked by peter carrs 1 day ago