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3 unwanted search engines that I cannot remove.

I have recently, last 60 to 90 days, keep getting 3 (three) search engines (in the attached image) that I cannot remove. I can remove them locally for the instance that … (read more)

I have recently, last 60 to 90 days, keep getting 3 (three) search engines (in the attached image) that I cannot remove. I can remove them locally for the instance that FireFox is active, however, when I close FireFox and open FireFox again, go into settings/search/search shortcuts/search engines - review the search engine window there they are again.

Yahoo by template search Freshy search Sponsored search by quickforms

In reading on possible issues within FireFox, it suggests that an add-on may have introduced those to my computer and I was not able to locate any add-ons with any of the words from those 3 names above. Can you advise on a process to remove those 3 search engines permanently?

I thought of uninstalling FireFox and reinstalling, my question is would all my Bookmarks and cached passwords get deleted with the uninstall?

Thanks for looking into this for me.

Foxer from 2004

Asked by Foxer from 2004 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 week ago

Unable to access "my social security account" on ssa.gov Of course ssa support claims Mozilla Firefox Browser is issue 202110211333

Unable to access "my social security account" on ssa.gov. Of course ssa phone support (and every other website i have issues with) claims Mozilla Firefox Browser is the i… (read more)

Unable to access "my social security account" on ssa.gov. Of course ssa phone support (and every other website i have issues with) claims Mozilla Firefox Browser is the issue 202110211333

It's been over 2 months I have been attempting contact with them by phone, email, online. I have cleared cache, updated browser, etc. Please assist.

Gratitude's in advance!

fyi: image upload keeps cycling....sending without images.

Asked by Jerlynn 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

sign in question

Why do you keep asking me if I want to stay signed in every time I sign in. when I say do not show this again Nothing Happens. Please delete this box. It is Annoying to s… (read more)

Why do you keep asking me if I want to stay signed in every time I sign in. when I say do not show this again Nothing Happens. Please delete this box. It is Annoying to say the least. Please Delete.

Armand Ouellette

Asked by armand56561 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Being coerced into sync by Firefox browser

Gradually, the game Taonga Island became unplayably slow as you started insisting more often that I sync my accounts, mails, etc.. I will NEVER sync because I do not int… (read more)

Gradually, the game Taonga Island became unplayably slow as you started insisting more often that I sync my accounts, mails, etc..

I will NEVER sync because I do not intend to give you in a neat wrapper what others pay you for, I want to remain anonymous as much as possible, and I certainly do not intend to give ANYBODY a neat package of linked and authenticated accounts etc. about myself. That is why I am not on FB, Twitter, LinkedIn etc etc..

STOP demanding I do this SYNC shit. Or I will tell everyone I work with, play with, etc to NEVER us any Mozilla products as sooner or later, they are going to blackmail you.

Asked by ehgerritsen 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

about:config

network.http.max-connections and all the others that came up with it which are network.http.max-connections-per-proxy, network.http.max-connections-per-server and network… (read more)

network.http.max-connections and all the others that came up with it which are network.http.max-connections-per-proxy, network.http.max-connections-per-server and network.http.max-urgent-start-excessive-connections-per.host. Can you please explain what each one does and what would happen if I increased the number.

Asked by primalbaily 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Can I operate my windows 10 PC with 93.0 (64-bit) and 52esr concurrently?

I have security cameras set up outside the house and I need D-Link programming to operate them through my windows 10 PC and they claim that to operate them I would need 5… (read more)

I have security cameras set up outside the house and I need D-Link programming to operate them through my windows 10 PC and they claim that to operate them I would need 52ESR to make the program work. My question is can I download 52ESR and still have 93.0 (64bit) on my computer. I know it sounds a rather silly question, but the cameras are on 24hour record and that would mean that 52ESR would be running 24 hours a day and I am currently using 93.0 for my daily needs. I am just an old fogey trying to get along and any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance. Vince

Asked by vincec44 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Constantly losing connection on webpages, even when I have access on phone and in other windows.

I get an error message saying Firefox failed to connect to the server. At the top it says server not found. This happens several times an HOUR! It's drivig me crazy. Some… (read more)

I get an error message saying Firefox failed to connect to the server. At the top it says server not found. This happens several times an HOUR! It's drivig me crazy.

Sometimes the connection comes back after reloading page, sometimes takes 29 minutes. I'm tired of restarting router. Waiting seems the only way. I have a Dell laptop with AMD processor which is my fastest yet, no problems with that. I use very little space, there's plenty free. I have a talktalk router which is not covered by any furniture and is off the floor. There's only my sofa between my laptop and router.

As said in the title, other browsers and my phone work when FF doesn't. Sometimes other tabs work in the same window when one to more don't.

I have Midori which I have to use for sound as firefox has stopped playing sounds for some reason. I've tried several recommended fixes to no avail [any ideas on this would be gratefully received!

I really don't want to refresh FF as I am fearful of losing my bookmarks. I don't want another browser either for the same reason.

Any suggestions would be very welcome!

I clear the cache and use Glary Utilities to keep my

Asked by Teresa 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

can not open AOL Emails.

I do not know if it is Firefox, AOL or router that is the problem, But I do not have this trouble with gmail or Yahoo. I hate AOL now and I have had it for years! If y… (read more)

I do not know if it is Firefox, AOL or router that is the problem, But I do not have this trouble with gmail or Yahoo. I hate AOL now and I have had it for years! If you can't find the problem I want to forward automatically all my AOL emails to Yahoo. I prefer yahoo to gmail I don't like their format!

Asked by Jena 6 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

Forefox corrupted

I have a problem with Firefox on my desktop. I was accessing some information from a Canadian government website when a new search responded with an Access Denied message… (read more)

I have a problem with Firefox on my desktop. I was accessing some information from a Canadian government website when a new search responded with an Access Denied message, I repeated this with other government of Canada websites with the same result, the content of those messages are as follows: First CRA Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency.html" on this server. Reference #18.cc58d617.1634682762.4c16e09 Next Service Canada You don't have permission to access "http://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/portfolio/service-canada.html" on this server. Reference #18.cc58d617.1634681151.4aae992 Finally the main Government of Canada webpage You don't have permission to access "http://www.canada.ca/en.html" on this server. Reference #18.cc58d617.1634683027.4c6baf5 I then successfully accessed a number of other pages and it appears that I am denied access only to the Canadian government server. I was able to successfully access the same Canadian government information from 2 laptops. Next I installed Microsoft Edge on the same desktop and had full access to everything. Problem appears to be Firefox - Action: 1. Uninstalled Firefox using Revo Uninstaller Pro, this program is supposed to remove all evidence of the uninstalled program. 2. Restarted computer. 3. Downloaded and ran the current Firefox Installer program. 4. Despite my uninstall actions the Firefox installer detected previous installation and completed a fresh installation back to where we started. Obviously the problem is with Firefox installed on this desktop, How can I solve the issue? There apparently must be some contaminated file(s) remaining 2 possibilities, Revo's deletion is still in the Recycle bin and I now note that there is an "Old Firefox Data" folder with the Desktop files. How can I completely remove all traces of Firefox from this computer so that we can make a fresh start? I wish to keep using Firefox.

Asked by ronsamwil 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

logging in to linksys

after an upgrade I now get an error message, "unsafe port" while i am trying to get a login page. I have been using this linksys for several years. My kindle still works.… (read more)

after an upgrade I now get an error message, "unsafe port" while i am trying to get a login page. I have been using this linksys for several years. My kindle still works.

Asked by crmaass 6 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

Facebook account locked

Facebook account locked on windows but not mobile, chrome or edge browsers. Is this a settings change after recent update? Virus or malware. To unlock account asks to upl… (read more)

Facebook account locked on windows but not mobile, chrome or edge browsers. Is this a settings change after recent update? Virus or malware. To unlock account asks to upload photo of license which I don't feel is right. Any help appreciated. Thank you

Asked by Janine Thompson 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

The tabs on my browser page and Bing

First, I selected Google to be my search provider, not Bing. So why does a Bing page show up when I want to use FIrefox? Secondly, why do items I don't want or no longer … (read more)

First, I selected Google to be my search provider, not Bing. So why does a Bing page show up when I want to use FIrefox?

Secondly, why do items I don't want or no longer need appear in my 4 rows of tabs I can click on to access that website? This is frustrating, especially when I can't get rid of one I don't care for.

Also, making this like Microsoft, where it may take some time to actually ask for help almost makes me want to go back to them. I wanted more than they had.

T. Rogers mrtbaron2@outlook.com

Asked by mrtbaron2 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Strance behaviours when loading a page when connection is slow

Sometimes when loading a page, and the page is slow to respond, I will see a strange situation: The page is totally blank (the F12 tool does not display page content). Th… (read more)

Sometimes when loading a page, and the page is slow to respond, I will see a strange situation: The page is totally blank (the F12 tool does not display page content). The refresh button is gray (disabled), or sometimes although the refresh button enabled, the url textbox is "about:blank", which means I cannot actually reload the page I want to read. I have to re-navigate to the page through the link in the previous link. I'm not sure whether I got across. I hope the issue can be fixed.

Asked by SolidBlock 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Firefox has randomly changed most of the icons on my desktop

I turned my computer on today and all of a sudden half of the file icons on my desktop now have a Firefox file logo and I want my desktop to be restored to its original a… (read more)

I turned my computer on today and all of a sudden half of the file icons on my desktop now have a Firefox file logo and I want my desktop to be restored to its original appearance. I did nothing to cause this and do not appreciate the Firefox browser software changing the appearance of my desktop without my permission. Also I do not like having to take the time correcting the situation. Do I need to delete Firefox from my computer and start using a different browser? Can you direct me as to how best to fix this???

Asked by jpmurray12 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

can't open one website

I can't open this site"https://myair2.resmed.com/" with Firefox. I turned off my firewall, but still it won't open. I have the same firewall/antivirus on my laptop and … (read more)

I can't open this site"https://myair2.resmed.com/" with Firefox. I turned off my firewall, but still it won't open. I have the same firewall/antivirus on my laptop and it works. If I change to Microsoft Edge, it will open. I didn't see anything in about:config that I thought might cause this. Any help?

Asked by dgale0121 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

unable to install an extension

I have a laptop running version 93.0 (64-bit). It has removed the Trend Micro Toolbar & will not allow it to install. I have a different laptop running the same ver… (read more)

I have a laptop running version 93.0 (64-bit). It has removed the Trend Micro Toolbar & will not allow it to install. I have a different laptop running the same version of Firefox & it has no issues with the Trend Micro Toolbar. Please help me resolve the problem with the first laptop.

Asked by caclayt1 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 days ago