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How do I export bookmarks from Firefox 5 (to Google Chrome)? There's no 'Organize Bookmarks' option under the 'Bookmarks' tab.

I'm running Firefox 5 with no other issues, on a Windows 7 32-bit laptop. I want to copy my favorites to my work laptop that uses Chrome, but I just can't find the 'expo… (read more)

I'm running Firefox 5 with no other issues, on a Windows 7 32-bit laptop. I want to copy my favorites to my work laptop that uses Chrome, but I just can't find the 'export' command in 5!

Asked by Lorccan 9 years ago

Answered by David McRitchie 9 years ago

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Why won't my CSS work with Firefox?

I am trying to use content: url to replace the content of my navbar with images. It works with Safari and Chrome, but not Firefox. Here is an example of my css/html: .m… (read more)

I am trying to use content: url to replace the content of my navbar with images. It works with Safari and Chrome, but not Firefox.

Here is an example of my css/html:

.menu-2222 a{
content: url("IMG LOCATION") no-repeat !important;
height:23px;
}

<li class="menu-2222"><a href="/Destination site" title="">title</a></li>


What am I doing wrong here?

Asked by Harrison.Russell 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Ho to prevent firefox from blocking Flash player

Dear All, I cannot get Firefox 5.0 to use Adobe Flash Player. When I run http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/plugincheck/ I always see the message "For your safety, Firefox has … (read more)

Dear All,

I cannot get Firefox 5.0 to use Adobe Flash Player. When I run http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/plugincheck/ I always see the message "For your safety, Firefox has disabled your outdated version of Flash. Please upgrade to the latest version." The thing is, I have the latest version of Flash plugin (10.3.181.34) installed. I have tried uninstalling the Flash plugin (including using the uninstaller form Adobe's website) and installing it again (there are no errors reported during installation) without effect.

Here is some more background in case it's relevant: +Installed Firefox 5.0 after clean install of Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. The computer is on a Windows domain. +I manually copied some files (bookmarks, etc.) to the newly created profile +When prompted to install Flash player I did so. The installation had no effect in that Firefox keeps asking me to install the plugin. +Other plugins work fine (I have a limited set of standard plugins). +I have tried reinstalling Firefox (even an older version 3.6.18) and the problem persists. +I manually added the entry "dom.ipc.plugins.enabled.npswf32.dll" in about:config, with no effect +There is no mention of Flash in about:plugins

I have exhausted the solutions I have seen suggested in various places on the web. I would greatly appreciate if somebody could help me sort this issue out - I love Firefox but it's impossible to switch to different browser every time I need to view Flash content.

Best, S.

Asked by sohnchen 9 years ago

Answered by lb7677 9 years ago

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Youtube videos not playing.

Since updating to Firefox 5 I can no longer play Youtube videos. I get a black box with no audio or video. Youtube does work on Safari. I've updated Adobe Flash, with no … (read more)

Since updating to Firefox 5 I can no longer play Youtube videos. I get a black box with no audio or video. Youtube does work on Safari. I've updated Adobe Flash, with no improvement.

Asked by j.simon@me.com 9 years ago

Answered by Matt_G 8 years ago

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The keyboard number keys and symbols above them will not work. I nothing at all except a space or they last letter key used, but works fine in other applications such as MS Word. The number pad works just fine. Any one have any thoughts on this.

I had to do a reinstall and upgrade to Windows 7, so I may have missed something. Running a 64bit OS. Problem only seems to be in the browsers.

Asked by jjrenegar 9 years ago

Answered by Hasan 9 years ago

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when downloading video to Facebook I get message "Firefox is preventing you from reloading this page" and allow button doesn't do any good.

when I try to download a personal video to Facebook I get the message " Firefox prevented this page from automatically reloading". I click the allow button which lets it … (read more)

when I try to download a personal video to Facebook I get the message " Firefox prevented this page from automatically reloading". I click the allow button which lets it start downloading but it only stays on 3-5 seconds then gives me the message all over again. At this rate it would take an hour to download a one minute video. I also get this message in other programs and I don't have a clue how to stop it. Help me please!!!

Asked by itsrillyme@gmail.com 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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How do I change sites in the dropdown list

This seems like it should be the easiest thing to do in firefox but I can't figure out how to change the sites that appear in my browser dropdown list. Who/What determine… (read more)

This seems like it should be the easiest thing to do in firefox but I can't figure out how to change the sites that appear in my browser dropdown list. Who/What determines which sites are in this dropdown. It's definitely not the most frequently used. I have sites in there that I've been to only once. Please advise. Thanks

Asked by vanderloo 9 years ago

Answered by Xircal 9 years ago

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Easy Youtube Video Downloader 5.2 not working.

Okay, so I've had the Easy Youtube Video Downloader (version 5.2) for a very long time now, and only a short while ago did this begin happening. I was about to watch a vi… (read more)

Okay, so I've had the Easy Youtube Video Downloader (version 5.2) for a very long time now, and only a short while ago did this begin happening. I was about to watch a video on youtube, but when the video was about to start playing (after the page loaded), an error message appeared. It said: "Error: BVDCORE.videoFormats is undefiined."

I looked around for a solution and found one, but I had to disable the youtube video downloader plug-in, so I can't download videos. I let firefox check my plug-ins to see if they were up-to-date, and the java one wasn't so I updated it. I enabled the video downloader again, and got the same message, and none of the download options appeared.

I really need a solution to this. I like being able to download youtube videos, so help would make me most grateful.

Asked by smbmaster99 9 years ago

Answered by Hasan 9 years ago

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what if i want to synchronise firefox on multiple computers ?

Google chrome has a feature, i log in with my google account, i click synchronize and it automaticly synchronizes all of my bookmarks, history, downloads info, themes, pl… (read more)

Google chrome has a feature, i log in with my google account, i click synchronize and it automaticly synchronizes all of my bookmarks, history, downloads info, themes, plugins and everything else on a new computer running google chrome every time i log in with my google account, they have an option even that if someone knows my google account password, it requires another password to unlock the sync proccess, as a suplimentary protection. Is there a buil it feature or plugin for firefox 5 that could help me do that on other computers, i have a Nokia N78 and it doesn't run firefox on it, i do have however a laptop computer, a desktop computer for home use and severeal PC's at work that I would like to sync them between each other with firefox.

Asked by Ian van den Vaart 9 years ago

Answered by Svetlana 9 years ago

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Firefox can't delete history automatically no more?

A while ago it became impossible to make Firefox automatically delete history through Tools/Options/Privacy. But it was still possible to manipulate this by going to abou… (read more)

A while ago it became impossible to make Firefox automatically delete history through Tools/Options/Privacy. But it was still possible to manipulate this by going to about:config and modifying browser_history.expire.days. I used to set this to 3 and then Firefox would delete my history after 3 days like I wanted.

But now under about config I can find browser_history.expire.days.min and browser_history.expire.days.mirror. I guess the "min" thing means that FF should keep my history for at least X days, the other one I have no idea.

All of these browser_history.expire.days thingies are however set to 3 for me. And FF still won't delete my history.

But then how can I get FF to delete it automatically? Has Firefox really become incapable of doing such a basic thing as deleting history automatically after a number of days set by the user?!

Asked by tragale 9 years ago

Answered by Xircal 9 years ago

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How can I stop tabs from "constantly" "reloading" themselves?

Starting with the Firefox 4 update, tabs appear to keep repeatedly "reloading" themselves somewhat, bogging down my computer quickly when several tabs are open. How can … (read more)

Starting with the Firefox 4 update, tabs appear to keep repeatedly "reloading" themselves somewhat, bogging down my computer quickly when several tabs are open. How can I disable the tabs from "constantly" (or very frequently) "reloading" themselves? I much prefer using the refresh option when I want them reloaded or updated.

Problem History and Effects: Before Firefox 4, I could have many tabs (like 30 or 50) open without a problem. With Firefox 4 (and Firefox 5 to, what so far appears to be, a slightly lesser degree), my computer begins slowing down significantly for each tab after about 5 (or when Firefox and "plugin-container.exe" max out my CPU usage), and takes over 10 or 40 seconds to load a page after about 10 or 15 tabs, instead of only 1 second. When I have a large number of tabs open now, at any given moment, most of them say "Connecting..." in the tab title (the same as they say, for at least a moment, when the page/tab is first opened).

Clarification of "Reloading": I keep referring to the tabs as repeatedly reloading, but I don't really know what they're doing; they just seem like that's what their doing, since they frequently change their page title (or name of the tab) to "Connecting..." and they seem to put a load on my computer that, as far as I can tell, is like the page is loading anew, or has been refreshed. I haven't actually noticed any changes in the pages when they do this thing that seems like some sort of reloading to me, so it obviously, and thankfully, isn't doing the same thing pressing F5 does. Random things like advertisements, or the friends being featured on someone's Facebook page, would change when pressing F5, but they don't with this problem I'm describing.

Closing: In general, I'm very pleased with Firefox, but this feature has been hampering me greatly. I searched for ways to disable it, but didn't find any. It might help if I knew what it's called, and exactly what it's doing.

Thank you.

Asked by weller 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Control F does not work

By comparison, Control-F did work in the IE browser. At least that's what happened to me on the other laptop, on some forums. Just now i tried it on gardenweb, and it fun… (read more)

By comparison, Control-F did work in the IE browser. At least that's what happened to me on the other laptop, on some forums. Just now i tried it on gardenweb, and it functioned OK.

But for a fact, it sometimes glitches. The proof is, that I'd tried Control-F in Forum XYZ, in Firfox, and it failed to work. Then immediately opened IE, and tried Control-F in Forum XYZ, and it worked perfectly.

Asked by Minni 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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How to remove Unsorted Bookmarks folder

I was testing FF 6.0 beta and when you click on Bookmarks there is something called "Unsorted Bookmarks" on the bottom of the list (column). If you do a right click to de… (read more)

I was testing FF 6.0 beta and when you click on Bookmarks there is something called "Unsorted Bookmarks" on the bottom of the list (column).

If you do a right click to delete it you can not do it.

Does anyone have a clue how to delete this option?

I do not see it on my FF 5.0 nor did I see it on any other FF browser till now.

My add-ons are IE Tab2 and Status-4-Evar

Asked by jlj747 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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HELP - all words are getting underlined in red while using yahoo mail. How to fix this?

I am using Firefox browser and already upgraded to the latest 5.0. While using my yahoo mail all words are underlined in red(it is happening as I write this note). How do… (read more)

I am using Firefox browser and already upgraded to the latest 5.0. While using my yahoo mail all words are underlined in red(it is happening as I write this note). How do I stop this from happening and have just he mispelled words underlined? When the email is sent the underline goes away.

Asked by marcdemas 9 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 9 years ago

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How can I eleminate yandex.ru, which appears as my browser whenever I open a new tab?

My homepage is google, and my browser is mozilla. But everytime I open a new tab the browser changes to yandex.ru. I can't seem to find where to eliminate it. … (read more)

My homepage is google, and my browser is mozilla. But everytime I open a new tab the browser changes to yandex.ru. I can't seem to find where to eliminate it.

Asked by zelvaspela 9 years ago

Answered by John99 9 years ago