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Firefox preference policy missing from gpedit.msc

duplicate of /questions/1376925 thread. I am trying to address a STIG V-251569 I already downloaded the firefox template policy v3.9 and moved adml and admx files to the… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1376925 thread.

I am trying to address a STIG V-251569 I already downloaded the firefox template policy v3.9 and moved adml and admx files to the proper place here: C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions and here: en-US then after running gpupdate /force from command prompt i navigate here from gpupdate.msc: Local Computer Policies => Administrative Templates => Mozilla => Firefox => Preferences (Deprecated)

Question: Why is "browser.contentblocking.category" missing in the policy for Firefox enterprise?

Asked by reggies_mail100 1 month ago

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FIREFOX IS UNABLE TO OPEN MY WEBSITE www,gpecompany.com

Hi , FIREFOX IS UNABLE TO OPEN MY WEBSITE www,gpecompany.com please do the needful in order to open the website. i received the below message Hmm. We’re having trouble… (read more)

Hi , FIREFOX IS UNABLE TO OPEN MY WEBSITE www,gpecompany.com please do the needful in order to open the website.

i received the below message


Hmm. We’re having trouble finding that site.

We can’t connect to the server at www.gpecompany.com.

If that address is correct, here are three other things you can try:

   Try again later.
   Check your network connection.
   If you are connected but behind a firewall, check that Firefox has permission to access the Web.

Asked by ifatoul 1 month ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

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Can't get rid of a firefox panel that appears whenever I open volume control settings in windows notifications panel

Hi all Wondering if you can help. Every time I try and turn my volume up or down a box appears (see screenshot) that relates to firefox. I have tried every which way to s… (read more)

Hi all Wondering if you can help. Every time I try and turn my volume up or down a box appears (see screenshot) that relates to firefox. I have tried every which way to stop it happening. If anyone can help with this I'd appreciate it thanks L

Asked by caeciliametella 3 months ago

Answered by TechHorse 3 months ago

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Mozilla sends e-mail questions via no-reply address

Thanks for last message you sent via "no-repy". You ask me questions in those e-mails, but I can't reply. The last had a lot of if you are running this ..... then this … (read more)

Thanks for last message you sent via "no-repy".

You ask me questions in those e-mails, but I can't reply.

The last had a lot of if you are running this ..... then this ....

I'm not using Windows XP or Vista!!!

I keep my software up to date.

Well, I guess I have to part from Mozilla. For a long while it was so good, but lately ...

Asked by petefine 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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Change hover color on menus

Hi, I would like to change the light grey hover color on menus (e.g. yellow), see attachments, probably using userchrome.css. Does anyone know the correct code to do this… (read more)

Hi,

I would like to change the light grey hover color on menus (e.g. yellow), see attachments, probably using userchrome.css.

Does anyone know the correct code to do this please?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Paul 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Firefox DPI scaling

Is there any way (as in Thunderbird, via layouts.css.devPixelsperPx) to enlarge everything on a given monitor/display/colorDepth setting? Or an approach using userChrome.… (read more)

Is there any way (as in Thunderbird, via layouts.css.devPixelsperPx) to enlarge everything on a given monitor/display/colorDepth setting? Or an approach using userChrome.css that impacts everything, not just displayed text in the browser. Yes, this is a "tired old eyes" (excessive nanoseconds spent looking at bigger and bigger displays with higher and higher resolution) type question. My setup is multiple boot OS including Windows 11, Ubuntu, Manjaro, Arch. In each Firefox is the default browser, but Chrome and Edge seem to have more fine-grained controls for managing the chrome display than Mozilla. Using the latest 64-bit Firefox (100.02) if that's helpful.

Asked by mondalealex 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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lost all the websites listed on the side of the browser

the new update removed all of the websites that were listed in catagories on the left side of the browser window and I don't know how to put them back. They were all the… (read more)

the new update removed all of the websites that were listed in catagories on the left side of the browser window and I don't know how to put them back. They were all the important websites that I go to regularly.

Asked by joann4 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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How can I create a fixed space on nav-bar?

In order to more convenient drag-and-drop interface, I need a fixed fixed space in nav-bar like Edge. For now we can add a flexible space on it. But it's flexible and it … (read more)

In order to more convenient drag-and-drop interface, I need a fixed fixed space in nav-bar like Edge. For now we can add a flexible space on it. But it's flexible and it will disappear when I use a side window. And I can't drag over titlebar-buttonbox-container Please help me. Thanks!

Asked by KK1 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Secondary right-side navigation slider missing

My Firefox has suddenly stopped working when websites have menus you need to scroll through on the right side. Example: websites where you are drilling down through filt… (read more)

My Firefox has suddenly stopped working when websites have menus you need to scroll through on the right side. Example: websites where you are drilling down through filter options, or in Ancestry where you will typically open a record in the hints screen and scroll down through the detail. The right scroll navigation causes the whole page to scroll up and down; there's no way to navigate down in the sub-display. I have run FF in safe mode, and done a scorched-earth uninstall/reinstall and the problem persists even with no plug-ins restored. This is on a machine running Windows 11. The machine crashed right before this became a problem. Sites work in Edge without issue.

Asked by swalker7736 2 months ago

Answered by swalker7736 2 months ago

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"Home" icon

I just upgraded from a Windows 10 PC to a new Windows 11 PC. Under W10, the Home icon appeared in the top left of the screen, to the right of the Reload icon. But as you … (read more)

I just upgraded from a Windows 10 PC to a new Windows 11 PC. Under W10, the Home icon appeared in the top left of the screen, to the right of the Reload icon. But as you can see, it has disappeared. How can I get it back? I have clicked around all the options I can find, but nothing...

Asked by bxcfilm 1 month ago

Answered by bxcfilm 1 month ago

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Stuck in unnutural state

Hi, yesterday I got a new computer and I installed the Firefox on it, but when I started the browser for the first time, it was a mistake (I pushed the button by accident… (read more)

Hi, yesterday I got a new computer and I installed the Firefox on it, but when I started the browser for the first time, it was a mistake (I pushed the button by accident), so I immediately closed it. It was asking something about allowing the use of coolkies, but I didn't answer to that and simply closed the window.

The thing is that since then my firefox don't load properly. The buttons and the autocomplete are normally responding, but all pages (including the settings) are blank and sometimes it won't start at all and I have to close it with taskmanager to make it open next time (but still blank).

Does anyone have the idea what's going on?

Thank you.

Asked by tom.cada 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Can't get Firefox to use ported profile files; how to use Synch

I have tried numerous times to copy over the contents of my Firefox default profile folder from a Windows 10 PC to a new Windows 11 PC. I followed all the instructions a… (read more)

I have tried numerous times to copy over the contents of my Firefox default profile folder from a Windows 10 PC to a new Windows 11 PC. I followed all the instructions as far as I know (when either saving or pasting the folder contents, Firefox is off; successfully downloaded and installed Firefox on new PC creating a new default profile which is where I pasted the contents from previous PC's profile, etc.) When Firefox is restarted on the new PC, it is just the same as the new installation -- no bookmarks from the old profile show up, e.g.).

Any ideas for how to get this to work are greatly appreciated. I have a lot of bookmarks and need to be able to access them on new PC. (BTW, this approach worked just fine when I installed a new disk drive on the old PC about 5 years ago and brought all the Firefox profile data over - everything came over as expected. I wouldn't think the fact that this is a Windows 10 to Windows 11 porting has anything to do with it not working -- these are just profile folders.)

Would Synching the two PCs work better? Does Synch just add all the profile and password data on the two PCs together so that each ends up with the total of what was on the two individual PCs and nothing on either is lost? When I looked at Synch on new PC, it was not clear how to get it to point to the old PC - Add a New Device just seemed to point to a phone. Again, any help is much appreciated.

Asked by turnrose 1 month ago

Answered by turnrose 1 month ago

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Firefox won't work since moving to secondary hard drive

My HP Omen has 2 hard drives. Originally, Firefox was installed on the C: drive and working perfectly. In order to clear up space, I tried to use the Windows Move feature… (read more)

My HP Omen has 2 hard drives. Originally, Firefox was installed on the C: drive and working perfectly. In order to clear up space, I tried to use the Windows Move feature to move the program from the C: drive to the secondary (and larger) E: drive. Since then, Firefox won't work aside from opening a Firefox window. It will load no pages, settings, etc.

I've tried uninstalling Firefox from both the C: and E: drives. Searched for any remaining files and deleted them. Deleted Old Firefox Data folders. I've reinstalled Firefox, without the option of where to install it, but it still fails to work at all. I get an error message regarding a missing file, VCRUNTIME140_1.dll. I've searched for the file and it's NOT missing. It is in both the Firefox folder and the Windows/Systems32 folder.

I've searched for data in the Users folders that might relate to Firefox but NOTHING seems to work that will allow Firefox to work again. I've tried putting Firefox in Troubleshooting Mode but it won't restart as it says it needs to. It just won't work!

If anyone can just tell me how to COMPLETELY remove Firefox from both hard drives so that I can just do a clean, new Firefox install, that would be preferable. I know how to import bookmarks from Chrome.

If anyone can offer some help for someone who isn't great with computers, I would greatly appreciate it. If you need any other information, please don't hesitate to ask.

Asked by shadley02 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Automatically Logged Out of Websites Post-Authentication

I first thought this issue was contained to a single website and was the fault of their IT, but I have begun to experience this issue on other websites, and it does not o… (read more)

I first thought this issue was contained to a single website and was the fault of their IT, but I have begun to experience this issue on other websites, and it does not occur on other devices also using Firefox. It is difficult to explain given that I don't have any idea what is actually happening, but hopefully I can make it clear enough.

For some websites that require a username and password, I will correctly login and pass authentication but then I will be booted back to the initial login screen, almost like the login failed. I only know that it is technically a log out, not a failure, because I have briefly seen the URL change like I'm logging out. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox fresh multiple times on my Windows 11 laptop, but the same issue occurs consistently.

This happened when I was trying to login to the student portal for my university and when I was trying to login to my apartment's resident portal. Changing cookie settings or going into a private browser has not helped at all. I cannot tell if this is a bug with Firefox (maybe just on Windows 11?) or if there is some background setting that needs to be adjusted, but it is very frustrating. If this keeps happening, I would have to switch to a different browser, which would not be ideal.

Does anyone have any idea of steps that I could take for troubleshooting or any experience with similar issues? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Jake 3 weeks ago

Answered by Jake 3 weeks ago

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Firefox 102.0 uncontrollably scrolls when using Facebook

I'm using Firefox 102.0. When I'm in Facebook and I scroll to the bottom of the page and Facebook pushes more content, instead of staying where it is the browser keeps ju… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 102.0. When I'm in Facebook and I scroll to the bottom of the page and Facebook pushes more content, instead of staying where it is the browser keeps jumping to the bottom of the page by itself, uncontrollably. how can I stop this behavior.

Asked by Dave 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

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Top 5 lines on FF web pages are TINY (98.0.2)

FF 98.0.2 - just updated. Top five lines of FF are TINY - using the ZOOM function only enlarges the body of the webpage, not the top five lines, FF logo, menu bar,’ Bookm… (read more)

FF 98.0.2 - just updated. Top five lines of FF are TINY - using the ZOOM function only enlarges the body of the webpage, not the top five lines, FF logo, menu bar,’ Bookmarks Toolbar, etc. All previous suggestions have been to use Zoom control or to adjust size in about:config. That is ignoring the problem. Some answers claim the problem is in system settings. However, this is a brand new out of the box computer, when I use the Microsoft Edge installed on it, the corresponding lines of that browser are functional, not microscopic, so I KNOW MOZILLA CAN DO BETTER. PLEASE DO!!! I'm not the only person going blind and crazy trying to read the top five lines and getting bad suggestions (though thank you all for trying.) I have another computer running FF 93.0 and I'm not updating that one until the latest version is fixed. Please see two pix taken at 240% zoom, both screen resolutions the same, 1366x768. It is clearly seen that the test on ver 93.0 is larger than on 98.0.2. And just for giggles, a shot of MS Edge...look at the size of the top lines. (I've done a ton of troubleshooting in my career. Something's not right.)

Asked by rlizzie 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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websites visited with Firefox - large words, no symbols, over-run words

The menu in selected websites do not show typical icons. I only see words and they are in large font; the words run over each other. (Please see attached screenshot for o… (read more)

The menu in selected websites do not show typical icons. I only see words and they are in large font; the words run over each other. (Please see attached screenshot for one website.) This issue renders functionality of the website inoperable. This issue happens to about 40-50% of the websites I interact with.

For the same website in Chrome, this issue does not occur.

How to fix this in Firefox? Thank you.

Asked by dwhydro 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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Picture-in-picture stays in full screen

My picture-in-picture remains in full screen, even if I double click with my mouse. When I click the ESC button it just closes completely. I have restarted both Firefox a… (read more)

My picture-in-picture remains in full screen, even if I double click with my mouse. When I click the ESC button it just closes completely. I have restarted both Firefox and my computer, but I keep getting the same problem. Not just in YouTube either, also on other websites.

Asked by lynn_witje 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Printing anything comes out larger than the paper

For at least the last few months, I've been having problems with printing. It doesn't matter if it's a web page, an attachment in yahoo.mail or a return label from Amazon… (read more)

For at least the last few months, I've been having problems with printing. It doesn't matter if it's a web page, an attachment in yahoo.mail or a return label from Amazon, the print is too big to fit on the paper. If I switch to Edge, it comes out fine. I have used Firefox for years and never had this problem till now. Please help.

Asked by vegascamel 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago