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can I protect a profile with a password?

Different users of my PC have created 3 different profiles . Can these profiles be protected by 3 different passwords (e.g. while creating a profile) in order to ensure … (read more)

Different users of my PC have created 3 different profiles . Can these profiles be protected by 3 different passwords (e.g. while creating a profile) in order to ensure each user can only access his own profile, but not the 2 others?

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Asked by akribius 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago

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why am I getting chinese-looking text on my web pages?

Some web pages I open up have chinese-looking text in places. It seems to be where advertisements might be (after looking at the page through Safari) but sometimes it is … (read more)

Some web pages I open up have chinese-looking text in places. It seems to be where advertisements might be (after looking at the page through Safari) but sometimes it is the whole page.

Asked by megarren 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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repeated untrusted connection to gmail

I recently cleared my complete browsing history and cache. Now I keep getting "Untrusted Connection" when trying to connect to my gmail accounts. But I don't think that's… (read more)

I recently cleared my complete browsing history and cache. Now I keep getting "Untrusted Connection" when trying to connect to my gmail accounts. But I don't think that's true.

Asked by MargaretInOban 9 years ago

Answered by MargaretInOban 9 years ago

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I can't get the toolbar to appear on my laptop windows \- your default is n ot what I want. How do I get backm to a useful screen format please?

I chose the option to get Firefox to perform better than it had been doing. (I like my escargot with garlic butter not on my laptop.) the default is to hide the toolbar… (read more)

I chose the option to get Firefox to perform better than it had been doing. (I like my escargot with garlic butter not on my laptop.) the default is to hide the toolbars - no useful option shall go unscrewed - and I can't get back to the prior version nor get the toolbar back. Would love to know how to get out of this mess please. thank you.

Asked by coolnana 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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My yahoo mail page is huge font. How do I get it back to normal font?

I started using foxfire, but for some reason when I go to my yahoo mail the font size is so huge. How can I correct this so the e-mail font is normal again. This has on… (read more)

I started using foxfire, but for some reason when I go to my yahoo mail the font size is so huge. How can I correct this so the e-mail font is normal again. This has only happened to my e-mail and if I open an attachment it has large font too.

Asked by bobj692001 9 years ago

Answered by Svetlana 9 years ago

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Google search is hijacked

(Nearly) every time I use Google search, the search is hijacked to any number of other sites. There are "many" such sites, too many to block individually. If use Firefox … (read more)

(Nearly) every time I use Google search, the search is hijacked to any number of other sites. There are "many" such sites, too many to block individually. If use Firefox tools/options/privacy and remove all cookies that I don't recognize, the search may work momentarily, however, the cookies are written back very quickly, and, my hijack problem recurs once again.

If I block 'all' cookies, certain web sites don't work (like, my Google mail, which tells me to go back and enable cookies).

I have tried any number of security programs (Symantec, Spybot etc) but, the effect is the same as above, momentarily the hijack problem disappears, only to reappear. Veritably, the Sorcerer's Apprentice effect!

My feeling is, Firefox needs a very quick fix for what appears to be a gaping security hole in Firefox.

Asked by NZFilmProf 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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I need to uninstall "alot" toolbar - used add/remove in control panel, but did not take out of firefox.

I installed a freeware program from the net, said no to alot toolbar, but it installed anyway. I then went to the add/remove programs in contral panel, said remove, it th… (read more)

I installed a freeware program from the net, said no to alot toolbar, but it installed anyway. I then went to the add/remove programs in contral panel, said remove, it then said is was uninstalled, but it is still in the firefox and internet explorer BOTH. I like Firefox, but want the alot toolbar out. please help

Asked by stevenwaltmire 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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How to make Firefox save bookmarks automatically to "bookmarks menu" instead of "unsorted bookmarks" ?

When I click on the star to bookmark a webpage, it goes to "Unsorted Bookmarks" so I have to move it manually to "Boomarks Menu", which is annoying. Is there a way to set… (read more)

When I click on the star to bookmark a webpage, it goes to "Unsorted Bookmarks" so I have to move it manually to "Boomarks Menu", which is annoying. Is there a way to set a default folder?

Asked by Pino76 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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How do I get FF to stop changing my proxy settings?

I'm running FF 4 and every time I close it and re-open, I get the error message "Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections." I go into Op… (read more)

I'm running FF 4 and every time I close it and re-open, I get the error message "Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections." I go into Options and change it to No Proxy and the same thing will happen the next time I open. FF will not keep the settings I make. Before a suggestion is made to upgrade, I will not go to FF5 until my favourite add-ons are made compatible. Thank you in advance.

Asked by sage 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Can I export my bookmarks into a text file in order to ensure I never lose them?

When I was using Internet Explorer, the browser allowed me to export my favorites into a text file that I could attach to an email, or just keep. This made sure that if … (read more)

When I was using Internet Explorer, the browser allowed me to export my favorites into a text file that I could attach to an email, or just keep. This made sure that if the program ever crashed or those kinds of things were lost, I would always have all of my favorites that I could then import again if necessary. I was just wondering if that feature occurs on the Firefox browser. If it doesn't, will I ever lose my bookmarks? How can I ensure that I don't have to remember all of my favorites off the top of my head?

Asked by chrystalfury 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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How do I change my file download settings?

Somehow I changed my settings for downloading files....it used to give me the option to either open or save the file and now a window pops up to only save it. I am not s… (read more)

Somehow I changed my settings for downloading files....it used to give me the option to either open or save the file and now a window pops up to only save it. I am not sure how to change this back to give me the option to open it.

Asked by cassryan 9 years ago

Answered by Xircal 9 years ago

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How can I disable resizeable text areas?

In the beta version, I noticed you added a resize option for multiline text areas. How can I disable this for all the users on my website? Is there something I can write … (read more)

In the beta version, I noticed you added a resize option for multiline text areas. How can I disable this for all the users on my website? Is there something I can write in my CSS to disable it?

Asked by PeterrNsD 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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How do I get 128-bit encryption in Firefox 4.0 for a financial website?

I need 128-bit encryption capability on my web browser in order to use a specific financial website for bill paying, The site's encryption test shows that Firefox 4.0 (… (read more)

I need 128-bit encryption capability on my web browser in order to use a specific financial website for bill paying, The site's encryption test shows that Firefox 4.0 (newly installed) does not provide that level of security. Help?

Asked by tagoldr11 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.9' not found

I am trying to run the firefox from firefox-4.0.tar.bz2 on CentOS 5.6 and get the error message, ./firefox-bin: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.9' not found… (read more)

I am trying to run the firefox from firefox-4.0.tar.bz2 on CentOS 5.6 and get the error message,

./firefox-bin: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.9' not found (required by firefox/libxul.so)

Firefox does not start.

I thought having a copy of the library in the local directory would help, so I made a link:

ln -s /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.8 libstdc++.so.6

then I got the error message,

./firefox-bin: /firefox/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.9' not found (required by firefox/libxul.so)

My version of glibc is:

$ rpm -q glibc glibc-2.5-58.el5_6.2 glibc-2.5-58.el5_6.2

Asked by Craig 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Where is Tools in Windows 7?

When I click on the red Firefox button, I do not see tools listed. I went to the help screen and it only tells where to find tools in Wiindows XP. I work in Ancestry.co… (read more)

When I click on the red Firefox button, I do not see tools listed. I went to the help screen and it only tells where to find tools in Wiindows XP. I work in Ancestry.com and need to clear my cache often, so need access to tools. Is FF4 not good for Windows 7 64 bit? If so, why didn't it warn me before I downloaded it? Thanks, Debbie

Asked by debbieh77024 10 years ago

Answered by iowaman 10 years ago

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Change the default location to save bookmarks

Since updating to Firefox 4, all new bookmarks are automatically saved to the "Unsorted Bookmarks" folder. How do I change that default to put them into the original "Bo… (read more)

Since updating to Firefox 4, all new bookmarks are automatically saved to the "Unsorted Bookmarks" folder. How do I change that default to put them into the original "Bookmarks" folder? I know you can double-click on the star, which gives me the option to put them where I want, but I have to do that every time. I access them from the original menu bar, and having to drag & drop each individual bookmark is seems very extreme.

Asked by Steelebourne 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Many webM videos I try and load show grey box and X instead of the video what code tweak needs to be made to make FF mobile happy?

Ok have no clue why but more often than not FF mobile wont play WebM html 5 Video I know it can play WebM video as evident bu the fact it will play this Web M live demo h… (read more)

Ok have no clue why but more often than not FF mobile wont play WebM html 5 Video

I know it can play WebM video as evident bu the fact it will play this Web M live demo

http://zaheer.merali.org/webm/

but when you go to sites like:

http://videojs.com/

all you get is a box with an X an it is that way on all of my sites to even if I only use the video tag only aside from the lack of costume controls and diffident size and URL the code I am using is identical to the ones that work

The files are 600k WebM but no buffering no nothing just a big X where the video should be. I am glad to see FF Mobile lets the video play where site designers want it when it works as it will let me get the pages to work rignt unlike Chrome Mobile that trys to open the video independent of the page but need consistency.

Right now no rime or reasion as to why some WebM will work and others are a gray X.

Hopefully some one has a clue how to fix the vids so it works

code is a s follows, opening < replaced with // so code would show:

//video id="videolayer" controls width="720px" height="480px" >

 //source src="untitled.webm" type='video/webm; codecs="vorbis,vp8"' /> 

///video>

The problem is also on Desktop FF, so it seam there is something wrong with FF over all WebM support

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I have also tried the webM demo file from

http://www.webmfiles.org/demo-files/

And loaded that file and FireFox 4 can not play it.

FF4 is clearly looking for a very narrow WebM vp8 file format is there some documentation some were about what FF4 considers a good WebM that it will play vers a bad one most things render off?

Asked by newbi462 10 years ago

Answered by weak 10 years ago

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Address bar "I'm feeling lucky search" feature missing in firefox 4?

In previous versions of Firefox I was able to type into the address bar and it would perform a "I'm feeling lucky search". For example if I typed "firefox" into the addre… (read more)

In previous versions of Firefox I was able to type into the address bar and it would perform a "I'm feeling lucky search". For example if I typed "firefox" into the address bar it would take me to www.mozilla.com. This feature seems to be missing in the latest version. Any ideas how to enable this feature again?

Asked by purplezebra 10 years ago

Answered by TonyE 10 years ago