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watch video "in" firefox browser

I'm trying to watch videos in Firefox. Youtube works but Xvideos does not. Firefox pops up a window asking me: >> "Opening xvideos"."com ###.mp4". >> whi… (read more)

I'm trying to watch videos in Firefox. Youtube works but Xvideos does not. Firefox pops up a window asking me:

>> "Opening xvideos"."com ###.mp4". >> which is: MP4 Video (16.4MB) >> from https://cdn77-vid.xvideos-cdn"."com >> >> What should Firefox do with this file?

My only choice is: Open with Windows Media Player x86 (default)

suggestions?

I'm running Windows 7 Firefox 76.0.1

Thanks!!!!

Asked by G_Eak 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Firefox 78 and the webp file extension for images. How do I disable webp?

I'd like it if Firefox would automatically convert webp images to jpg or png files instead of the opposite... stop trying to save png or jpg files as webp... and stop ser… (read more)

I'd like it if Firefox would automatically convert webp images to jpg or png files instead of the opposite... stop trying to save png or jpg files as webp... and stop serving me webp images when it is optional. I understand there are websites that ONLY display webp format images, but I am also aware that jpg and png files exist on many of these websites as well. I do not want to disable the ability to display webp in the browser, but I want to turn off whatever option is currently turned on.

I'd like to go back to being able to right click, Save Image As > and end up saving a png or jpg. There have been several websites over the last few weeks that I have visited, and even if the image in the URL is named jpg or png, Firefox tries to save it as a webp. This is complicating my image saving process. I am using the Add-on named "Save webP as PNG or JPEG" which works, but slows down my saving process considerably. The Add-on does not remember the last folder I saved an image to, and adds several additional clicks to what used to be a simple process.

Is there a way in about:config to prevent Firefox from putting webp as the default file format in the Save Image As dialog box?

Suggesting that I use Internet Explorer or Edge is crazy. I'm not changing browsers.

You can demo this annoyance by trying to save this image, which is obviously supposed to be a jpg: https://media.entertainmentearth.com/assets/images/7c23e8c9a6014c57aa8f5d3e281b3834lg.jpg

Asked by brandon9 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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Opening link from email in Firefox browser

Before the last Firefox update, when I clicked a link in an email it opened a tab in Firefox. Now nothing happens and I have to copy the link and open a new tab in Firef… (read more)

Before the last Firefox update, when I clicked a link in an email it opened a tab in Firefox. Now nothing happens and I have to copy the link and open a new tab in Firefox and paste in the link. How can I fix this so that the link opens directly? Thank you.

Asked by dfbdc 6 days ago

Answered by dfbdc 6 days ago

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Wiped login information

This identical message is has been sent to Webroot support. There are several websites which I visit on a daily basis both at home and work. At home and work I regularly… (read more)

This identical message is has been sent to Webroot support.

There are several websites which I visit on a daily basis both at home and work. At home and work I regularly go to Amazon and Google. At home I go to Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, and others. I use Firefox at home and work. Webroot Internet Security Plus v9.0.29.52 is being used at home and a corporate version of Webroot is being used at work. Tonight I started the home computer up and found that Amazon required login credentials. I COPIED the login information from the Firefox "Saved Logins..." screen to log into Amazon. Instagram, et al. seemed to access fine. I performed a complete Webroot scan of my computer and one "threat" was discovered, but no information about this "threat" could be found. I then just went back to Webroot to get the version number for this complaint and it doesn't even recognize the fact that I performed a manual scan an hour ago. It thinks the last scan was 22 hours ago and it only took one second when in fact the LAST scan took over six minutes!

In order to author this complaint, I had to restart Firefox. Currently Amazon is the only website that has retained login information. All others - Google, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr AGAIN require logins! AGAIN, I can go to the saved logins within Firefox, COPY the credential information and PASTE it into the appropriate fields in the appropriate website and I'm logged back in...for now.

PLEASE explain to me how this information is continually being wiped clean and if Webroot isn't doing it, then what is, since Webroot is telling me my system is clean.

Thank you.

Asked by gumby_dammit223 5 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 days ago

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How to select what tabs to restore on start?

So firefox is crashing because of many tabs opened. How can I run a command line parameter to select the tabs to restore like it used to be handled? I dont want to lose a… (read more)

So firefox is crashing because of many tabs opened. How can I run a command line parameter to select the tabs to restore like it used to be handled? I dont want to lose all the tabs hopefully closing some will fix the issue.

Asked by Snippet 4 days ago

Answered by Snippet 3 days ago

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How do I delete a saved login that is not displayed in lockwise?

I accidentally entered a password in the login field. When asked by the browser about saving the password, he answered in the negative. I was surprised when the next time… (read more)

I accidentally entered a password in the login field. When asked by the browser about saving the password, he answered in the negative. I was surprised when the next time I entered the site, I saw two login options ([LOGIN]; and [PASSWORD]) in the dropdown menu. [LOGIN] matched my login. [PASSWORD] matched my password. Both logins are without a password. There is no stored data in lockwise for this site. If you save a random password for an unnecessary login ([PASSWORD]-[1111]), then it will be displayed in lockwise. Removing an account from lockwise removes the password, but does not affect the login. The only solution I found was to change the lockwise login. ([PASSWORD]-[1111] -> [1]-[111]), But after deleting this account, the login [PASSWORD] is returned to the drop-down menu.

Asked by AquiloSpiritus 2 days ago

Answered by Václav Trpišovský 1 day ago

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I can't get my navigation, book marks or menu bars back. the only bar shown is the tab bar.

I hid my navigation bar, bookmarks bar, stumbleupon bar, and menu bar to make the internet showing screen larger, and i cannot get any of the bars back now. I tried right… (read more)

I hid my navigation bar, bookmarks bar, stumbleupon bar, and menu bar to make the internet showing screen larger, and i cannot get any of the bars back now. I tried right clicking, but all that does is ask me if I want to open a new tab.

== i closed the different bars at the top of the screen.

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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The jpeg and rollover on this site www.dennispaulbatt.com (index and home page) comes in wrong with only firefox. internet explorer and chrome work fine.

The jpeg and rollover on this site www.dennispaulbatt.com (index and home page) comes in with the colors all wrong and pixelated with only Firefox. Please check internet … (read more)

The jpeg and rollover on this site www.dennispaulbatt.com (index and home page) comes in with the colors all wrong and pixelated with only Firefox. Please check internet explorer and chrome, they work fine and show the image and rollover as it should be.

URL of affected sites

http://www.dennispaulbatt.com/ & http://www.dennispaulbatt.com/Home.htm

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Changing the "Bookmarked page's little picture" in the bookmark toolbar

I would like to change somehow some of my "Bookmarked page's little picture" in the bookmark toolbar, because some of them do not have any picture at all and since I am u… (read more)

I would like to change somehow some of my "Bookmarked page's little picture" in the bookmark toolbar, because some of them do not have any picture at all and since I am usually deleting the whole word description of the bookmark, it makes me quite lost when I am trying to find them in my bookmarks toolbar.

Keep up your good work :)

Thanks, Dom.

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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Customising UI in 4beta2: hide new tab button

Issue I have another kind of problem with Firefox Description I want to know how to hide the new tab button especially when (to be specific) tabs[[overflow="true"] I hav… (read more)

Issue

I have another kind of problem with Firefox

Description

I want to know how to hide the new tab button especially when (to be specific) tabs[[overflow="true"] I have tried to modify this code:

.tabs-newtab-button { display: none } but during overflow the new tab button again shows up. This may not be the right place for such questions, still i needed a solution

Firefox version

4.0b1

Operating system

Windows 7

User Agent

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:2.0b1) Gecko/20100630 Firefox/4.0b1

Plugins installed

  • -Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53
  • 4.0.50524.0
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.3.3"

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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I have stored over 120 bookmarks and deleted the names to save space on the quick bookmark bar. Consequently, since the bard got so full, if a bookmark or folder did have desciptive text next to it, the text would collapse so that just the icon shows. I

I have stored over 120 bookmarks and deleted the names to save space on the quick bookmark bar. Consequently, since the bard got so full, if a bookmark or folder did hav… (read more)

I have stored over 120 bookmarks and deleted the names to save space on the quick bookmark bar. Consequently, since the bard got so full, if a bookmark or folder did have desciptive text next to it, the text would collapse so that just the icon shows. If I hover over the icon, the test reappears. These days, I've found it simpler to classify my bookmarks into folders, HOWEVER, I don't know which folder is which because the text next to the folder icons remain collapsed until I hover the mouse over them. I want to customize it so the text is frozen next to the icon or folder. How do I do this? Please help and fore thank you!

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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I want to sort the bookmark folders, not the items in those folders

The book mark folders cannot be sorted. I dont want to sort the book marks in the folders but the folders themselves. why should i have to go into Organize bookmarks to d… (read more)

The book mark folders cannot be sorted. I dont want to sort the book marks in the folders but the folders themselves. why should i have to go into Organize bookmarks to do it when it is forgotten as soon as I exit. That is stupidl

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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I am showing two security updates with a 1969 date is that right

I am showing two security updates with a 1969 date are those right My fox fire start very slow very very slow This happened Every time Firefox opened == about a month a… (read more)

I am showing two security updates with a 1969 date are those right My fox fire start very slow very very slow

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== about a month ago

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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3.6.7 tab problem

Issue I have another kind of problem with Firefox Description My browser was automatically updated to version 3.6.7. After this update, I am unable to switch between tab… (read more)

Issue

I have another kind of problem with Firefox

Description

My browser was automatically updated to version 3.6.7. After this update, I am unable to switch between tabs by clicking on them. I can close whichever tab I wish, but this is a major inconvenience to have to close a tab I wish to continue browsing.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

updated to version 3.6.7

Troubleshooting information

  Application Basics
        Name         Firefox
        Version         3.6.7
        Profile Directory
          Open Containing Folder
        Installed Plugins
          about:plugins
        Build Configuration
          about:buildconfig
  Extensions
        Name
        Version
        Enabled
        ID
        Java Console         6.0.07         true          
        Java Console         6.0.18         true          
        Skype extension for Firefox         4.2.0.5198         true          
        InvisibleHand         2.4         true         canitbecheaper@trafficbroker.co.uk
        DownloadHelper         4.7.4         true          
        Glue         4.5.21         false          
        Java Console         6.0.20         true          
        HP Smart Web Printing         4.51         true         smartwebprinting@hp.com
        FacePAD: Facebook Photo Album Downloader         0.7.4         true         facepad@lazyrussian.com
        TinEye Reverse Image Search         1.0         true         tineye@ideeinc.com
        Minimap Addon         0.3.13         true         {398e77b8-2304-11dc-8314-0800200c9a66}
        FoxTab         1.3         true          
        Element Properties         6         true         properties@darktrojan.net
        Yahoo! Toolbar         2.1.1.20091029021655         true         {635abd67-4fe9-1b23-4f01-e679fa7484c1}
  Modified Preferences
      Name
      Value
        accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar         0
        browser.places.importBookmarksHTML         false
        browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion         2
        browser.startup.homepage         http://www.google.com/ig
        browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone         rv:1.9.2.7
        dom.max_script_run_time         1800
        extensions.lastAppVersion         3.6.7
        network.cookie.prefsMigrated         true
        places.last_vacuum         1279464609
        print.print_printer         Lexmark 3500-4500 Series
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_bgcolor         false
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_bgimages         false
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_command
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_downloadfonts         false
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_edge_bottom         0
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_edge_left         0
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_edge_right         0
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_edge_top         0
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_evenpages         true
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_footercenter
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_footerleft         &PT
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_footerright         &D
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_headercenter
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_headerleft         &T
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_headerright         &U
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_in_color         true
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_margin_bottom         0.5
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_margin_left         0.5
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_margin_right         0.5
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_margin_top         0.5
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_oddpages         true
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_orientation         0
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_pagedelay         500
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_paper_data         1
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_paper_height         11.00
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_paper_size_type         0
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_paper_size_unit         0
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_paper_width         8.50
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_reversed         false
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_scaling         1.00
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_shrink_to_fit         true
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_to_file         false
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_unwriteable_margin_bottom         0
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_unwriteable_margin_left         0
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_unwriteable_margin_right         0
        print.printer_Lexmark_3500-4500_Series.print_unwriteable_margin_top         0
        privacy.cpd.siteSettings         true
        privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs         true
        privacy.sanitize.timeSpan         0
        security.warn_viewing_mixed         false

Firefox version

3.6.7

Operating system

Windows 7

User Agent

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.7) Gecko/20100713 Firefox/3.6.7

Plugins installed

  • -nphpclipbook
  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
  • np-mswmp
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Default Plug-in
  • Provides additional functionality on Facebook. See our web site for details.
  • The Hulu Desktop Plugin allows Hulu.com to integrate with the Hulu Desktop application.
  • Google Update
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • Yahoo Application State Plugin version 1.0.0.7
  • 3.0.40624.0
  • NPWLPG
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_20 for Mozilla browsers

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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how does firefox keep track of sites visited

When I go the page info tab while on the google home page I notice that it shows the number of times I have visited the web page even though I have cleared all cookies AN… (read more)

When I go the page info tab while on the google home page I notice that it shows the number of times I have visited the web page even though I have cleared all cookies AND flash cookies! Where/Why is this information stored?

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== Always

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago