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I can't open a new tab

I've tried clicking the the plus button, pressing ctrl + t, and right clicking the tab bar and p ressing new tab. BUT NOTHING WORKS. To get tabs I have to right click lin… (read more)

I've tried clicking the the plus button, pressing ctrl + t, and right clicking the tab bar and p ressing new tab. BUT NOTHING WORKS. To get tabs I have to right click links and click open in a new tab. But that's really annoying. What do I do?

Asked by shemybabey 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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How do I undo an autofill function in yahoo mail?

Hi- I just got a new laptop which is used by family members. I use yahoo email and hit the save function in firefox to save the username and password. The problem is that… (read more)

Hi- I just got a new laptop which is used by family members. I use yahoo email and hit the save function in firefox to save the username and password. The problem is that every time someone in my family goes to that site, it autofills my information, making them very unhappy. How do I undo this function? Thanks for your help!

Asked by tinmantt 10 years ago

Answered by Gingerbread Man 10 years ago

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My search bar in google now turns blue and I can not see what I am typing. Why? I read somewhere it's a problem with Firefox. Is there a fix for this?

I'm not sure exactly when it happened, but one day my Google search bar turned blue when I tried typing in it. I couldn't see what I was typing. I did some research and s… (read more)

I'm not sure exactly when it happened, but one day my Google search bar turned blue when I tried typing in it. I couldn't see what I was typing. I did some research and some forums said it was a problem with Firefox. Have you heard of this? Is there a solution for it?

Thank you for your help.

Asked by pfflier2008 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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most email words are being squiggly red underlined like spellcheck gone wacky. how do I fix?

When I want to send an email, even now, just about all words have a squiggly red underline. This just started a few weeks ago. Spell check is also affected. The red lines… (read more)

When I want to send an email, even now, just about all words have a squiggly red underline. This just started a few weeks ago. Spell check is also affected. The red lines do not pass through to recipient. Tried re-loading Firefox. I am using Yahoo mail and don't have this problem with IE

Asked by pop22 10 years ago

Answered by MrsGrey 9 years ago

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Can I set Firefox to connect via https primarily and ask permission to use http before connecting?

I want to make sure Firefox connects to all sites using HTTPS rather than http . Connecting to Facebook, for example connects via http, as do many other sites. I would li… (read more)

I want to make sure Firefox connects to all sites using HTTPS rather than http . Connecting to Facebook, for example connects via http, as do many other sites. I would like to see of there is a setting or preference that will connect more securely by default.

Asked by Bobbabe 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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How do I unload Encryption/Security device/PKCS#11 module?

When installing BankID security application, the old version was supposed to be uninstalled and PKCS"11 module to be unloaded. I have found the module but can neither dia… (read more)

When installing BankID security application, the old version was supposed to be uninstalled and PKCS"11 module to be unloaded. I have found the module but can neither diactivate or unload it from the preference tab in Firefox 3.6.15.

Asked by larsdoc 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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firefox wont open using another user account on same computer

Firefox doesn't continue opening in one user account. I have four users using in the computer and firefox works okay with all the 3. It just states that loading has stopp… (read more)

Firefox doesn't continue opening in one user account. I have four users using in the computer and firefox works okay with all the 3. It just states that loading has stopped.

Asked by handy 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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how to remove unwanted toolbars in windows xp

i want to remove unwanted toolbars in firefox...one showed in the add/remove program and i uninstalled it, but it's still there...the other two i never added and have no … (read more)

i want to remove unwanted toolbars in firefox...one showed in the add/remove program and i uninstalled it, but it's still there...the other two i never added and have no idea what they are

Asked by ginala 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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how do I enlarge the font on my incoming email page?

The lines got narrower and the print size ( font size) is so small I can hardly read it, and the categories on the left side of the incoming email page are also too small… (read more)

The lines got narrower and the print size ( font size) is so small I can hardly read it, and the categories on the left side of the incoming email page are also too small to read. In addition, I can't make the LARGE print the default for outgoing emails and would like to do that.

Asked by judycohn 9 years ago

Answered by Matt_G 9 years ago

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I accidently deleted "bookmarks toolbar items" when customising the bookmarks toolbar - how do I get it back?

I know what I did, but I don't know how to get it back. I've tried hiding /unhiding the Bookmarks toolbar using "View" but it keeps coming back empty. I've checked, and… (read more)

I know what I did, but I don't know how to get it back. I've tried hiding /unhiding the Bookmarks toolbar using "View" but it keeps coming back empty. I've checked, and there are items in my Bookmarks Toolbar sub-folder, which used to show up until today.

Please help!

Asked by Slides 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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How to remove bar, eg "Most Visited," etc just below URL location bar?

Just below the URL location bar is a line of stuff I don't want. It contains Most Visited, Getting Started, Latest Headlines, Apple, .Mac, Yahoo!, News, Apple, Welcome t… (read more)

Just below the URL location bar is a line of stuff I don't want. It contains Most Visited, Getting Started, Latest Headlines, Apple, .Mac, Yahoo!, News, Apple, Welcome to Firefox.

I want to reclaim this space and add it to the window, not keep a fat header up there.

Asked by ericd 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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Error message to close firefox appears upon app launch and indicates that a copy of firefox is already open. How do I find the open copy and close it permanently?

When I go into my daughter's account and try to launch Firefox (she was previously using Safari) an error message pops up indicating to "Close Firefox: A copy of Firefox … (read more)

When I go into my daughter's account and try to launch Firefox (she was previously using Safari) an error message pops up indicating to "Close Firefox: A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time." Except that I don't see an open copy of the app, unless it somehow is launched at login, a setting I don't see either. Firefox works fine on other user accounts.

Asked by rapunds 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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can't turn off Plugin Check

For some reason Firefox suddenly started opening an automatic plugin update every single time I open the browser and I can't see how to turn this annoying feature off. Mo… (read more)

For some reason Firefox suddenly started opening an automatic plugin update every single time I open the browser and I can't see how to turn this annoying feature off. Most plugins come up only as "research."

Asked by NomDeUser 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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The content tab in options won't display the page

I can't get the data to display in this window. I have started having problems with a lot of pop-ups and wanted to check the setting. Also, I'm sure there must be a way … (read more)

I can't get the data to display in this window. I have started having problems with a lot of pop-ups and wanted to check the setting.

Also, I'm sure there must be a way to search in the forums, but I couldn't see how. If someone could answer this one, I might be able to help myself.

Thanks in advance. v3.6.15

Asked by tprotani 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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how do you get rid of bing when typing in xxx in your browser and up comes bing page already uninstalled bing bar

i feel like firefox has been hijacked by bing.....now when i type name ...instead of getting web page....up pops bing....have uninstalled bing bar on computer....deleted … (read more)

i feel like firefox has been hijacked by bing.....now when i type name ...instead of getting web page....up pops bing....have uninstalled bing bar on computer....deleted bing from search engine

i feel this is a terrible invasion of privacy....i do not need to be redirected when i know what web page i want.....if i want a search page i will google

Asked by katie402 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Basic HTML Can I set Firefox to automatically load pages as 'Basic HTML'?

Will loading pages as "Basic HTML" load faster? Pages take 30 - 60 seconds, downloads OK at 1 MB a minute. Some sites, e.g. Yahoo Mail, have a button to load faster a… (read more)

Will loading pages as "Basic HTML" load faster? Pages take 30 - 60 seconds, downloads OK at 1 MB a minute. Some sites, e.g. Yahoo Mail, have a button to load faster as Basic HTML. Can other sites load as Basic HTML? So: Can I set Firefox to automatically load as Basic HTML if that site can be?

(Firefox 3.6.15, Windows XP, 2MB RAM, ISP is Hughes satellite in Virginia, USA.)

Asked by KahunaBud 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Firefox 4 Deployment with customized user settings?

Hi folks, I want to deploy FF 4.0 with customized user settings, but where is the "localized" folder for my prefs.js file? In FF 3.6.x we've extracted the setup.exe file … (read more)

Hi folks,

I want to deploy FF 4.0 with customized user settings, but where is the "localized" folder for my prefs.js file? In FF 3.6.x we've extracted the setup.exe file and with sources we deployed our customized firefox. Now in FF 4.0 there are some folder missing in the new sources. Are there any documents which explain the deployment of FF 4.0? thanks a lot

Asked by christian.pixa 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago