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cannot get browser to update

duplicate of /questions/1443841 thread. I cannot get firefox to update. It is set up for automatic updates but they don't happen. Even if I try manual installation of u… (read more)

duplicate of /questions/1443841 thread.

I cannot get firefox to update. It is set up for automatic updates but they don't happen. Even if I try manual installation of updates it says the update fails. I ran it in troubleshooting mode and the problem still exists. I restarted my computer and the problem still exists. I am using a mac running on Monterey. How can I get it to auto update again? (and even though it says failed to check for or install updates, it looks like I do have the latest version of firefox)

Asked by pzioga 2 months ago

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Missing options to remove suggested site(s) from url

Refer to the attached image ... I've looked thru history, bookmark manager, all the settings, and so on and this site cannot be removed from the URL suggestions! Your doc… (read more)

Refer to the attached image ... I've looked thru history, bookmark manager, all the settings, and so on and this site cannot be removed from the URL suggestions! Your documentation suggested clicking a button on the far right, but it's non-existent. You also suggested to scroll down to highlight/select the URL and SHIFT+DEL, but that does nothing. I've been trying to get rid of this obsolete website link for over a year and it's an absolute mystery where the link is coming from and bugs me.

https://stockr.net/Vancouver/1130BonusCodes.aspx News 1130 bonus codes ...

Looking forward to more suggestions.

Thanks. Chris

Asked by yabedude 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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FF automatically maximizes newly detached tabs

When I try to detach a tab, so that it's a new window, by dragging the tab downward so it isn't on the tab bar. After I let go a new window is created for that tab that I… (read more)

When I try to detach a tab, so that it's a new window, by dragging the tab downward so it isn't on the tab bar. After I let go a new window is created for that tab that I dragged, however it also maximizes the window, which disorients my work flow. Is there any way I can detach a tab into a new window and not have it maximized automatically?

Asked by Uknmekan 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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Firefox automatically updated to the latest version 124.0.1 and all of my bookmarks are gone. How do I get them back?

Please help. I have always loved Firefox. I started using it because it did not constrict the user to the limits of the narrow minded Microsoft Explorer (Edge). But, thi… (read more)

Please help.

I have always loved Firefox. I started using it because it did not constrict the user to the limits of the narrow minded Microsoft Explorer (Edge). But, this latest update reminds me of what I came to Firefox for. I hope Firefox is not going to become the same way. This latest update (124.0.1) just didn't care about my bookmarks or extensions or anything. It just installed a new version and left it at that. I had several tabs open. Gone. I had several bookmarks. Gone. All extensions. Gone.

For a long time Firefox just updated and left all of those things in tact. What happened?? More importantly, does anyone know how to get these things back?

I would really appreciate your help.

Thank you, Luke

Asked by Lucky Luke 2 months ago

Answered by Lucky Luke 2 months ago

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I want to use Ctrl+1, 2, 3, .... (with and without shift also) to open speed dials

I want to use a key to open Speed dials in the same tab and same key with 'Shift' to open that speed dial in a new tab. My favourite were Ctrl+1, 2, 3, 4 ... and so on. … (read more)

I want to use a key to open Speed dials in the same tab and same key with 'Shift' to open that speed dial in a new tab.

My favourite were Ctrl+1, 2, 3, 4 ... and so on. And when I used Ctrl+Shift+1, 2, 3 etc, then they opened in a new tab. But now the Ctrl+1, 2, etc are focusing already open tabs. How to revert to old behavior of these shortcut keys?

I've read several articles on using extensions like 'Shortkeys (Custom Keyboard Shortcuts)', but those don't let me use C+1, 2, etc. Also another method of using to js files (auto.js something) doesn't seem to do this job, as I think that would only disable some KeySrtcs altogether.

Asked by Zopfan 2 months ago

Answered by Zopfan 2 months ago

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Text links transform into a blue word "Link" that can not be used in ChatGPT

I am using the latest version of firefox. Windows 10. I'm writing a school project with assistance from ChatGPT. When I ask it for a link, it provides it. While it is "ty… (read more)

I am using the latest version of firefox. Windows 10. I'm writing a school project with assistance from ChatGPT. When I ask it for a link, it provides it. While it is "typing", I can see the link, but when it finishes "typing", the link becomes a blue word "Link", with the web address gone. I can not click on it to open the website, like I can in Mirosoft office. There is no way to access the website. I tried to use troubleshooting mode with all extensions disabled - it didn't help. ChatGPT claims, that it's the browser issue. How can I access these links?

Asked by andriusvg 2 months ago

Answered by andriusvg 2 months ago

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my questions in firefox forum

in my account my questions here ,in this firefox forum , i see my questions about... thunderbird! its strange,right? i look for my questions and asnwers in this foru… (read more)

in my account my questions here ,in this firefox forum , i see my questions about... thunderbird! its strange,right? i look for my questions and asnwers in this forum. so where are they ?

Asked by Slawomir Dzwonek 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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memory-report.json contains hundreds of unwanted websites

I go to about:memory > Save memory reports - Measure and save and then view the output, a report called memory-report.json. In this report I see approximately 30 bloc… (read more)

I go to about:memory > Save memory reports - Measure and save and then view the output, a report called memory-report.json.

In this report I see approximately 30 blocks of text, each of which contains approximately 50 to 100 website URLs. Several blocks contain only porn URLs. I have viewed porn, but only in Google Images; I don't visit the websites.

Why is this information being stored by Firefox?

Note: my Firefox is set to Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed. However, even after closing and opening Firefox, all the information is still in the report.

A sample of two of these blocks of text is attached.

Asked by EM8 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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Mobile bookmarks folder dissapeared on PC

There used to be 4 root folders in my bookmarks toolbar on PC: bookmarks toolbar, bookmarks menu, other bookmarks and mobile bookmarks. Recently I noticed the "mobile boo… (read more)

There used to be 4 root folders in my bookmarks toolbar on PC: bookmarks toolbar, bookmarks menu, other bookmarks and mobile bookmarks. Recently I noticed the "mobile bookmarks" folder is gone. That is where bookmarks saved in the default folder on mobile were synced. What happened?

Asked by Vilko 2 months ago

Answered by Vilko 2 months ago

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External open specific url will open on container

For some reason, in my firefox profile, when I try to access "https://accounts.google.com", it open on new tab with a specific container, while other url keep open with n… (read more)

For some reason, in my firefox profile, when I try to access "https://accounts.google.com", it open on new tab with a specific container, while other url keep open with no container. I've never configure this behavior, or found a setting to fix it. It only happen on my current firefox profile. If I create new profile, this problem didnt occurs.

Here the video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-2odN87XGXg6TzeRArifEJ-rTX7syFQg/view?usp=sharing

Asked by 3 months ago

Answered by 3 months ago

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Firefoxx bookmarks

Hello. I just wonder why firefox connects to bookmarks url's right after you open firefox? Opening page is always set to:about:blank. I discovered this when I want to kno… (read more)

Hello. I just wonder why firefox connects to bookmarks url's right after you open firefox? Opening page is always set to:about:blank. I discovered this when I want to know some netwrok traffic from my laptop and I wanted to know which software causes that traffic. And then I noticed that only open firefox it takes connection to bookmarks url even it does not open any web pages - because the opening page is about:blank

Asked by juhani.salminen 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Cookies / settines = 793mb - nothing shows in manage data

Hi, Firstly I apologize because I'm not very tech savvy. My firefox browser has been taking ages to load. I've tried various 'fixes' over the last week or so and they do… (read more)

Hi, Firstly I apologize because I'm not very tech savvy. My firefox browser has been taking ages to load. I've tried various 'fixes' over the last week or so and they don't work for long. I'm going down the 'try this' list and am at the 'clear junk in manage data' suggestion. Someone else had success with getting rid of a load of youtube saved junk. I'm in the Cookie and Site Data area, it says it's using 793mb of disc space yet when I tap on 'manage data' to try and clear stuff that area shows up as empty. I've searched but can't locate how to fix this issue. Or I might be missing something completely obvious. :/

My memory, and health, is not great so if possible I really don't want to resort to clearing everything and having to re-add log ins etc.

Does anyone know how to fix this please?

Thank you!

Asked by blake.wolfe 2 months ago

Answered by b_georgestefan 2 months ago

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Unable to update Firefox browser

I have Windows 11 and the Firefox 124.0.2 browser. I cannot update to the latest version of Firefox. I receive an error message "Failed to update". I've uninstalled an… (read more)

I have Windows 11 and the Firefox 124.0.2 browser. I cannot update to the latest version of Firefox. I receive an error message "Failed to update". I've uninstalled and reinstalled the browser, ran the install utility selecting update, nothing seems to work. Please help

Duplicate question, please continue in your 2nd thread: /questions/1445013

Asked by rpm3110 2 months ago