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Firefox password Manager

I use & want to continue using Firefox Password Manager but, since updating to Version 90.0.2 (64Bit), The "Please enter your primary password" window keeps opening a… (read more)

I use & want to continue using Firefox Password Manager but, since updating to Version 90.0.2 (64Bit), The "Please enter your primary password" window keeps opening about every 15 minutes (I have not timed it). I have already entered my primary password & used the auto login with several webpages. Then the login window will popup & I will have to re-enter the password before I can use the features. I am running Windows 10, with the latest updates installed.

Asked by antrim-enterprises 5 days ago

Last reply by Old Jim 5 days ago

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Update notifications

I am really tired of FF notifying me that an update is available. Every few minutes for the entire session. I know when I want or if I want to upgrade. Let me decide. Let… (read more)

I am really tired of FF notifying me that an update is available. Every few minutes for the entire session. I know when I want or if I want to upgrade. Let me decide. Let me disable the notifications.

Is there a way to turn of update noticications once and for all? Thanks

Asked by JNP 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

Private Browsing Volume

Whenever I go onto one specific website to listen to music, everything works fine but for some reason, when I open the same website in Private Browsing Mode to avoid gett… (read more)

Whenever I go onto one specific website to listen to music, everything works fine but for some reason, when I open the same website in Private Browsing Mode to avoid getting clapped by the algorithm, it always automatically sets the volume to around 50%. I can easily get around this by just dragging the volume bar up but it has been months and it's starting to get a bit annoying.

I've tried clearing the cache, changing the default volume in about:config, disabling all extensions, clearing cookies & site data, resetting my preferences, refreshing Firefox, uninstalling Firefox, following a guide to clear Firefox's residual files, and clearing all of my computer's temporary files, but it still defaults to 50% volume in Private Browsing Mode

Any help at all would be greatly appreciated

Asked by jellehbeanzz 19 hours ago

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Restore previous session options NOT showing for me

When I restarted Firefox after a freeze, I did NOT get the familiar message that lets me choose to restore all windows. When opened, Firefox showed only ONE window (the o… (read more)

When I restarted Firefox after a freeze, I did NOT get the familiar message that lets me choose to restore all windows. When opened, Firefox showed only ONE window (the one I was working in when it froze up). The Firefox menu (upper right corner) does NOT display a Restore Previous Session option. It's as if all the windows open in my last session never existed. Is there any way I can still reopen them now?

Asked by pollydell 6 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

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how can I read my html files on the sd card?

Hi, I wish to use firefox to read my html files stored on the sd card. If I try to open it with a file browser such MIUI file browser, X-plore or Total Commander, Fi… (read more)

Hi, I wish to use firefox to read my html files stored on the sd card.

  1. If I try to open it with a file browser such MIUI file browser, X-plore or Total Commander, Firefox doesn't shows up in the options (I have Chrome, MIUI browser and others too).
  2. If I try to navigate to it with file:///...myfile.html in the address bar (actually copy-pasting the url from one of the file browsers, no chanche to remember it otherways) it launches a serach on duckduckgo instead of opening the file itself.

I have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with MIUI 11.0.2, firefox86.1.1, and the archive permission already set for firefox. My wish is to enable the first option, of course, the second would be just a work around. Thank you

Asked by arinezumi 4 months ago

Answered by Seburo 4 months ago

who decides these terrible ideas to change the basic way FF works?

Thanks to terrible, productivity-sucking changes in the basic functions of the FF browser, I have started using other browsers. First - FF updates far too frequently - al… (read more)

Thanks to terrible, productivity-sucking changes in the basic functions of the FF browser, I have started using other browsers. First - FF updates far too frequently - almost daily. No option to block update notifications. Never know if it's something trivial, an important security fix, or a major interface change. The 'what's new' page is always incomplete. 2nd - FF downloads software surreptiously through the sneaky "normandy" back door and inserts feature changes irregardlessly. Doesn't matter if you explicitly selected NO to enrolling in studies. Users can't get a straight answer on how to disable Normandy. Named after the Allied stealth invasion of Europe, it does the same thing to our computers. 3rd- FF caters to fringe techie desires with an onslaught of unwanted or unsuable additions that bloats the software, uses up CPU, or inserts intrusive attention-seeking diversions. I am forced to spend too much time after each update to investigate how to shut off unwanted surprises as well as unannounced alterations to my option settings. For example, if I press the mute button on my keyboard a very large media window pops up and takes over a sizeable chunk of my computer screen. It cannot be resized. It has no close button. Took hours to find out how to disable this. 4th-FF developers seem to expect users to have the newest computer equipment, huge display screens, and lot's of extra memory. If not, too bad. 5th - the recent puzzling, arrogant changes to the basic print function is evidence of that mindset. FF developers say they aren't going to let users revert to the normal "classic" small foot-print pulldown menu on the left side of the screen to preview, set up headers, etc. Too bad if the open window is too narrow to view this new intrusive, real estate consuming right hand display. Too bad that you can no longer simply seamlessly interact and accomplish the task. Too bad that the FF developers think they know better than you that you should change the way you work. 6th Reader view is an obscure feature. I do not want to be forced to use it. I do my best to strip out or ignore the overwhelming number of pictographs competing for my attention, 7th - I can no longer see URLs in the address bar. You've truncated them. I am forced to cut and paste them into a text editor to see them in their entirety. 8th - Firefox hangs video streaming sites like peacocktv.com. Windows Taskmanager shows that FF forces CPU and hard drive usage to 100%. 9th -There is no mechanism to escape, break, or interrupt FF's failed video stream. How sad that Microsoft's obnoxious Edge browser is better at video streaming. It uses far less system resources on the same video streaming site. AND doesn't hang the OS. It's likely FF's new unwanted capability to launch multiple picture in pictures - which I don't use - hogs resources. 10th- How about beta testing using 'normal' non-super techie /gamer users? 11th -FF disabled user Feedback. I stopped updating Firefox. Not trustworthy.

Asked by plew29881 4 months ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 3 months ago

Unable to send mail

I receive emails fine but when I try to send I'm getting :- 1st a time out notification, then a box with 'unable to connect blah blah, and underneath 3 buttons Left one -… (read more)

I receive emails fine but when I try to send I'm getting :- 1st a time out notification, then a box with 'unable to connect blah blah, and underneath 3 buttons Left one - Retry middle - Enter new password Right - Cancel.

This started a couple of weeks ago and I clicked the cancel button and the mail sent. Now it won't send at all. I've checked the smtp settings and they appear to be ok.

Asked by bamf42 3 months ago

Last reply by HenricuzHotmail 3 months ago

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Screenshot isn't work properly since updateing to Firefox 88

When I try to screenshot and download an image it screenshots multiple images instead. My OS is Windows 10 and I'm having this problem when trying to screenshot and downl… (read more)

When I try to screenshot and download an image it screenshots multiple images instead. My OS is Windows 10 and I'm having this problem when trying to screenshot and download an image from Instagram. I right click on the image as I always have and it screenshots and saves multiple images instead. I never had this problem before updating to Firefox 88 and I've been using the screenshot feature for well over two years. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox and I'm still having the same problem. The image I'm trying to save is the one on the upper right.

Asked by brianheckert 3 months ago

Answered by brianheckert 3 months ago

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Search.....

One of your recent updates has all searches forced to the address bar..... I use the Google search box on my homepage and from the first letter its moved to the address … (read more)

One of your recent updates has all searches forced to the address bar..... I use the Google search box on my homepage and from the first letter its moved to the address bar... Go back to the Google box on the homepage.... You've made it useless....

Asked by koyotee 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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All of a sudden, I cant print my emails from my gmail account.

Using Firefox and accessing my gmail account. A notice comes up saying "A pop up blocker may be preventing the application from printing the page. If you have a popup blo… (read more)

Using Firefox and accessing my gmail account. A notice comes up saying "A pop up blocker may be preventing the application from printing the page. If you have a popup blocker, try disabling it to open the window". I have no idea how to find what this pop up blocker is so I can disable it.

Asked by marie on firefox 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

Unable to drag and drop files in OneDrive

Hello, I am unable to drag and drop files in OneDrive using Firefox 88.0.1. I have not encountered this problem using OneDrive in Edge or Chrome. Running Windows 10 Pro v… (read more)

Hello,

I am unable to drag and drop files in OneDrive using Firefox 88.0.1. I have not encountered this problem using OneDrive in Edge or Chrome. Running Windows 10 Pro version 20H2.

Has anybody else encountered this problem?

Thanks, Ben

Asked by ben.treadgold 2 months ago

Unhappy with newest Firefox update

I had to restart my Mac this morning, and when I started Firefox again it didn't look the same or act the same. I liked it just fine the way it was, and now I hate it! I… (read more)

I had to restart my Mac this morning, and when I started Firefox again it didn't look the same or act the same. I liked it just fine the way it was, and now I hate it! I'll be reading a page and it will suddenly magnify huge for no reason and I don't want it to! Why is this being done? I can think of no good reason. I also have trouble with my Disqus account I've never seen before with this new update, and other issues as well.

Firefox has been my default browser for well over a decade but now I am seriously thinking of ditching it. You guys have really messed up a great browser. Why can't you just leave well enough alone???? Is there a way to remove this horrid update and go back to what Firefox was before? If not I will just start looking for a new browser, because I can't use this one anymore and you guys have really messed it up!

Asked by amylewis1954 2 months ago

Last reply by amylewis1954 2 months ago

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Suchfunktion in der Adressleiste auszuschalten

Hallo Seit einigen Tage versuche ich die Suchfunktion in der Adressleiste auszuschalten. Egal was ich mache, die Suche in der Adressleiste lässt sich nicht deaktivieren. … (read more)

Hallo

Seit einigen Tage versuche ich die Suchfunktion in der Adressleiste auszuschalten.

Egal was ich mache, die Suche in der Adressleiste lässt sich nicht deaktivieren.

Wenn ich einen neuen Tab öffne, dann habe ich da ein Suchfeld. Möchte ich dort etwas eintippen springt, das einfach in die Adressleiste.

keyword.enabled habe ich auf false gestellt.

In den Einstellungen eine eigene Suchleiste.

Inhalte des Firefox-Startbildschirms ist eine eigene Suchleiste eingestellt. Und diese benutze ich zu 90 % und sonst die Suchleiste, aber niemals die Adressleiste.

Was kann ich tun?

Vielen Dank und Gruß Robert robert.jordan@gmx.at

Asked by Robert 1 month ago

Answered by Franz_von_Suppe 1 month ago

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Firefox opens in tiny window after latest update.

Firefox opens in a small box at the top left of the computer screen about 1/9 the size of the viewing area. I have to click on the "maximize" icon (the square box(es)twi… (read more)

Firefox opens in a small box at the top left of the computer screen about 1/9 the size of the viewing area. I have to click on the "maximize" icon (the square box(es)twice to get a normal viewing screen. Note: I am not referring to "full screen." This began after the last Firefox update. I have cleared the cache, cookies, data, etc. and startup cache and restarted Firefox and the computer. I haven't "Refreshed" Firefox, yet, because I don't want to go through the hassle of putting everything back together if it isn't going to work. How do I get Firefox to open in a "maximized" window?

Asked by Ché McGuire 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

Command line options to Firefox

I can find no recent documentation on command line options for the Firefox Browser. All of the information on this appears to be out of date or just does not work any mor… (read more)

I can find no recent documentation on command line options for the Firefox Browser. All of the information on this appears to be out of date or just does not work any more (in the latest version June 2021). Is there any documentation on this anywhere that is correct for the current version of the browser? I am specifically trying to run firefox with command line options on Windows 10 but I do not see that that should make any difference. The only option I can get to work is starting firefox with a specific URL; even then I have to change the browser settings to get that to open a new window; because the browser settings override the command line option -new-window

Asked by ian.thomwohl 1 month ago

NEW UI - PC =/= TOUCHSCREEN, MOZILLA WAKE UP

The Firefox Community here has tried to be very helpful with all the users who hate the changes in Version 89/90, but we need Mozilla/Firefox to hear us. CSS work-arounds… (read more)

The Firefox Community here has tried to be very helpful with all the users who hate the changes in Version 89/90, but we need Mozilla/Firefox to hear us.

CSS work-arounds are fine for the IT-literate, which I am not. They are also only temporary. We have no indication that FF is even paying attention to our complaints.

They need to understand that some users have a keyboard and mouse attached to a PC, not a touchscreen like on a pad or phone. It looks like FF wants to cater to touchscreens. This DOES NOT WORK for PC users.

I suggest one UI for touchscreens and a different one for PCs. IIRC, there is a FF version for Windows AND a different one for Apple; why not do the same?

Nobody seems to have any response other than "use this CSS fix." I've also been directed to "clean up the help platform myself" - huh?

Can we please get SOME kind of response from the platform itself? Or are they just trying to get rid of all users without touchscreens?

Asked by fidservant 1 month ago

Last reply by plew29881 1 day ago