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Search bar and address bar act like they've been disabled. Help!

Running Firefox 37.0 on Windows XP. Today, the address bar (where you can type in web addresses) and the search bar are totally useless (with no search options availabl… (read more)

Running Firefox 37.0 on Windows XP. Today, the address bar (where you can type in web addresses) and the search bar are totally useless (with no search options available, not a Yahoo or Google in sight) . I've been running Google Chrome all day because I consider this version of Firefox to be crippled. You can type in the search/address boxes provided, but nothing happens.

Asked by slithytoves 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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Firefox latest 35.0.1 corrupts flash player

Flash player can't be user anymore, and updating flash player doesn't work either anymore. Only get a white screen on the adobe website. I downgraded to 35.0 and tried th… (read more)

Flash player can't be user anymore, and updating flash player doesn't work either anymore. Only get a white screen on the adobe website.

I downgraded to 35.0 and tried the same thing. No Problem! Moved back to 35.0.1 , Problem! Moved back again, no Problem!

I read in the forums and googled it that tons of people have this Problem but Firefox says were are all dumb asses who don't know squad.

Since I really never ever have a problem, as sys admin I know my way around virtually any software and even write my own, I can confirm this is a problem caused by firefox, so please fix it and stop saying your users are simply not smart enough!

Fact is, smart or not, a plugin should simply work, without a user taking action or not, so, regardless of his her intelligence.

Asked by mrgenie 6 years ago

Answered by mrgenie 6 years ago

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How do I pin a website to the Firefox jumplist in Windows 8?

How do I pin a website to the Firefox jumplist in Windows 8? I am using Firefox version 35. I have one pinned site on my Firefox taskbar jumplist, but can't figure out ho… (read more)

How do I pin a website to the Firefox jumplist in Windows 8? I am using Firefox version 35. I have one pinned site on my Firefox taskbar jumplist, but can't figure out how to add additional sites.

Thanks!

Asked by jasonf 6 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 years ago

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Is there any possible way to speak to a person about fixing my firefox browser? It will not open and I do not want to lose the information stored there.

My firefox browser will not open, so I can not try most of the solutions recommended. I do not want to lose stored information such as bookmarks and pass codes so would … (read more)

My firefox browser will not open, so I can not try most of the solutions recommended. I do not want to lose stored information such as bookmarks and pass codes so would unstalling and reinstalling cause me to lose that information? I need to speak to a person to help with this, but do not know how to go about it. Should I be contacting Norton or Mozilla?

Asked by sallywaz 6 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 years ago

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Firefox Nightly 36.0a1 (2014-11-11) - Why, when making a WebRTC call, do I seem to successfully ring the destination but on destination answer there is no audio

I have built a simple website (www.badtothebone.wtf). At the bottom of each page on the site, there is text "Call from your WebRTC enabled browser - " and below that a c… (read more)

I have built a simple website (www.badtothebone.wtf). At the bottom of each page on the site, there is text "Call from your WebRTC enabled browser - " and below that a click2dial link - "http://click2dial.org/u/YWRtaW5AYmFkdG90aGVib25lLnd0Zg==". This works well and as intended on current Developer and Canary versions of Chrome and on Opera Developer. In Firefox Nightly 36.0a1 (2014-11-11) I can hear the destination ring after the "enabling the microphone" step, but there is no further audio in Firefox. Call logs indicate the call did connect to the destination (where a message is played and a message may be left).

Asked by tim_brasington 6 years ago

Answered by tim_brasington 6 years ago

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Observed different behavior between Firefox and Nightly ( on Facebook)

I like to troll on Facebook like all with too much time on their hands. I've discovered something funny happening. I have 2 laptops. One an XP dinosaur running Firefox … (read more)

I like to troll on Facebook like all with too much time on their hands. I've discovered something funny happening.

I have 2 laptops. One an XP dinosaur running Firefox (x86 newest 33.0?), the other running Nightly. I'm using Nightly now.

When I'm on Facebook on ol' trusty, I like to copy/paste emoticons (smileys) from other sites. This has always worked smoothly.

On my x64 Nightly, Facebook appears to run smoothly but the the "symbols" website won't allow me to copy. Just a small black square appears when I try to select an icon.

Here's the rub. Does the "broken" website behave so because I'm running Nightly - W8.1 and WTP, both x64. or is nightly unable to interpret the site correctly??


http://www.piliapp.com/facebook-symbols/

Asked by Rusty.Not 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Loading profile using -profile "path" in most recent WIN32 Nightly build.

I was accustomed to loading a specified path to a folder containing a user profile, which worked for me previously from a shortcut that points to the executables path and… (read more)

I was accustomed to loading a specified path to a folder containing a user profile, which worked for me previously from a shortcut that points to the executables path and '-profile "path to folder" ' . . I am looking to reinstate the browsers capacity to load said profile, as I rather liked that feature. Thank you for your help and continued patience.

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Asked by odium 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Where can I get the Firefox version 28 install exe file for windows?

Can anyone point me to the firefox version 28 exe file fore windows? I can find this link " https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/ " but it lists a num… (read more)

Can anyone point me to the firefox version 28 exe file fore windows?

I can find this link " https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/ " but it lists a number for version 28s (28.0, .0b1/2/3.../9) and the sub-directories there are a mess of stuff that I have no idea where to go and what to get.

Thanks in advance.

P.S. I updated to 29 and the GUI change is too much for me, so I installed a really old version of ff and am looking to update back to 28 until I feel like I want to adjust to 29.

Asked by nugee 6 years ago

Answered by Moses 6 years ago

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Private Browsing not private from Google

I have the "flash cookie remover" installed. I recently rebooted my router, giving me a new IP address. Then I opened Firefox in Private Browsing mode. When I searched yo… (read more)

I have the "flash cookie remover" installed. I recently rebooted my router, giving me a new IP address. Then I opened Firefox in Private Browsing mode. When I searched youtube for "replace radiator" it auto-suggested "jeep cherokee" (my car) and "honda civic" (my parents car, which I occasionally work on).

Private Browsing isn't private! How do I protect myself from being uniquely identified by companies?

Asked by M_Bison 7 years ago

Answered by Moses 7 years ago

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I have custom favicons displayed, how do I STOP sites from forcing their favicons on me?

I have installed an older version of Firefox (v. 19.0) ... It still allowed for the "Favicon Picker" add-on to work properly. Then I change the favicons to display the wa… (read more)

I have installed an older version of Firefox (v. 19.0) ... It still allowed for the "Favicon Picker" add-on to work properly. Then I change the favicons to display the way I want them ... I then export bookmarks in HTML (including favicon files) ... Then I can update to the latest version of Firefox (or Waterfox) and import my bookmarks via html ... every thing is perfect, until the first time I click on a bookmark with a custom favicon ... immediately it is replaced by the sites favicon. Can I stop sites from automatically including their favicons when I visit their pages? Is there a userChrome line that someone can feed me? Any ideas? Thanks for reading.

Asked by D-TrainCanada 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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How to get ride of the search.conduit window

This bing-affiliated search window continues to come up the past few days even though I attempted to change it on the internet control panel. I want to get rid of it and… (read more)

This bing-affiliated search window continues to come up the past few days even though I attempted to change it on the internet control panel. I want to get rid of it and replace it with Google.

Thanks.

Carol

Asked by suitcaz 7 years ago

Answered by Diego Victor 7 years ago

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What version of waterfox has the seperate pop-up downloads window? I'm seriously about to go full-time Opera if this isn't fixed.

I want the old download box! Searching around your support forum I have come to the conclusion that it is permanently out. I do NOT care how vulnerable older versions are… (read more)

I want the old download box! Searching around your support forum I have come to the conclusion that it is permanently out. I do NOT care how vulnerable older versions are so you can spare the lecture. I NEED the older version, is there one i can download that has the old style download window? Otherwise, I'm definitely converting to full-time Opera. Seriously. Sorry if I'm coming off like an asshole, but this is a depressing day.. the reason I began using this program was because it WASN'T a clone of chrome and IE... now all you browser developers got uniformed faster then the media does during a false flag operation.

im using waterfox latest update. (just downloaded it after a routine reformat)

Asked by pk1isnotinappropriateyouidiots 7 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 7 years ago

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Where do I find the latest version that supports Win/ME - I am running V 2.0.0.20 on an old machine.

I am running an older version of Mozilla V 2.0.0.20 on an IBM Pentium III Processor w/ 256MB of RAM and Win/ME - is there a place where I can get a newer release of Fire… (read more)

I am running an older version of Mozilla V 2.0.0.20 on an IBM Pentium III Processor w/ 256MB of RAM and Win/ME - is there a place where I can get a newer release of Firefox - but not the latest. The present Version 24 does not support this operating system. A certain website 'bright.com' does not recognize this version I am using as valid - stating my browser is 'older than dirt' (which it is) and to upgrade.

Asked by Dr J 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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Firefox won't open, have run Microsoft Security Essentials & Malwarebytes, nothing coming up.

I have Firefox 18 installed. This is the third time Firefox has stopped opening. I have run Malwarebytes & Microsoft Security Essentials all three times and each tim… (read more)

I have Firefox 18 installed. This is the third time Firefox has stopped opening.

I have run Malwarebytes & Microsoft Security Essentials all three times and each time neither has found any issues. The only thing that has worked has been uninstalling (using Revo Uninstaller) and reinstalling.

It has been working fine for about three weeks, and stopped opening again last night.

Oh, and trying to use the mozilla help screens in Internet Explorer is a nightmare ...

And I tried to use the Troubleshooter below, IE won't let that happen either.

Asked by jodydb 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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After Firefox 13 update Gmail and Twitter won't load

I have updated to Firefox 13 and now Gmail and Twitter are really slow or won't load at all. I have updated my plugins, I've cleared cache and cookies. What else can I do… (read more)

I have updated to Firefox 13 and now Gmail and Twitter are really slow or won't load at all. I have updated my plugins, I've cleared cache and cookies. What else can I do? Thanks.

Asked by Persephone 8 years ago

Answered by philipp 8 years ago

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STILL Not Able to Stop Search Suggestions

This is a follow-up to an earlier question I asked, viz. Stop Search Suggestions in the Awesome Bar. The solution presented in that question worked for a while, but now t… (read more)

This is a follow-up to an earlier question I asked, viz. Stop Search Suggestions in the Awesome Bar. The solution presented in that question worked for a while, but now the ugly problem has returned.

I made sure to turn off Search Suggestions for Google search (indeed, for all included search engines), and I inserted the URL described in the answer. It did no good - Search Suggestions are back.

I am able to turn off Search Suggestions in Google Chrome. I am also able to turn off Google Instant, something else I can't (yet) do in Firefox.

Asked by Bulldogger 8 years ago

Answered by Bulldogger 8 years ago

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Yahoo! Mail asks for login every 10mins

I am currently using Aurora and my Yahoo mail asks me to sign in every 10-15mins. Probably, the cookie expires for some reason. The default cookie timeout is 2 weeks. I … (read more)

I am currently using Aurora and my Yahoo mail asks me to sign in every 10-15mins. Probably, the cookie expires for some reason.

The default cookie timeout is 2 weeks. I have tried and it works perfectly on other browsers and the current version of Firefox. The only problem is with Aurora and this issue started with an update about a month back.

Please help or direct me to a proper channel where I can raise this issue or file a bug, may be.

Asked by Naveed 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago