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Scroll bar doesn't show unless cursor is there, and the old setting under "browsing" seems to be missing.

My V123 for W11 doesn't show the vertical scroll bar unless the cursor is there. There's no "always show scroll bar" option in under general/browsing. Is this a glitc… (read more)

My V123 for W11 doesn't show the vertical scroll bar unless the cursor is there. There's no "always show scroll bar" option in under general/browsing.

Is this a glitch? Can it be fixed?

Asked by postedit 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

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Missing options to remove suggested site(s) from url

Refer to the attached image ... I've looked thru history, bookmark manager, all the settings, and so on and this site cannot be removed from the URL suggestions! Your doc… (read more)

Refer to the attached image ... I've looked thru history, bookmark manager, all the settings, and so on and this site cannot be removed from the URL suggestions! Your documentation suggested clicking a button on the far right, but it's non-existent. You also suggested to scroll down to highlight/select the URL and SHIFT+DEL, but that does nothing. I've been trying to get rid of this obsolete website link for over a year and it's an absolute mystery where the link is coming from and bugs me.

https://stockr.net/Vancouver/1130BonusCodes.aspx News 1130 bonus codes ...

Looking forward to more suggestions.

Thanks. Chris

Asked by yabedude 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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"Firefox Updates" missing from Settings / General (v109)

Hello, The controls in Settings to choose how Firefox updates have disappeared from Settings / General? The "Firefox Updates" section is supposed to appear there, based … (read more)

Hello, The controls in Settings to choose how Firefox updates have disappeared from Settings / General? The "Firefox Updates" section is supposed to appear there, based on:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-background-updates-firefox-windows https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-options-preferences-and-settings?as=u&utm_source=inproduct#search

This is on V109. I really need to be able to choose when an update goes in, Python / Jupyter applications I have running on Firefox can cost me hours of time to re-run if Firefox goes in and restarts itself when it wants to. I used to be able to control this. Has it really been removed, or is somewhere else and the docs not updated yet? Thanks Neil

Asked by neilcotie 1 year ago

Answered by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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UNREMOVABLE "More Tools" and "Extensions" Icons

The latest update added persistent "More Tools" and "Extensions" icons on the top right of Firefox. Usually, by clicking "Customize Toolbar" I could remove any annoying i… (read more)

The latest update added persistent "More Tools" and "Extensions" icons on the top right of Firefox. Usually, by clicking "Customize Toolbar" I could remove any annoying icon that I don't want to persistently see, but it would seem that Firefox DISABLED the ability to remove these annoying icons. Please let us continue to customize our own toolbars and allow us to remove unwanted icons.

Asked by sawifi5774 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Can I pay for real person suport?

I installed Firefox at work and set my personal email address as secondary to my business address. Well, I liked Firefox so much that I decided to use it at work and at h… (read more)

I installed Firefox at work and set my personal email address as secondary to my business address. Well, I liked Firefox so much that I decided to use it at work and at home - and I removed my personal email from my business account. Unfortunately Firefox is still recognizing my personal email as the secondary address for my business account and I am completely incapable of making a new account. My bookmarks and saved passwords are all different between home and work. I NEED two individual accounts, just like how I was using my browsers with Chrome.

Asked by MikeSr 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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Font Change - Regular vs Troubleshooting Mode

Some fonts randomly use an ugly, blocky font for no reason. I've seen it happen on some web pages and PDFs but not on all. I have tried other browsers but it is a Firefox… (read more)

Some fonts randomly use an ugly, blocky font for no reason. I've seen it happen on some web pages and PDFs but not on all. I have tried other browsers but it is a Firefox-only problem. It doesn't occur in troubleshooting mode as shown in the attached picture. Any help to resolve this would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by sdhillon 1 year ago

Answered by sdhillon 1 year ago

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Icons changing to the same "world" type symbol for everytyhing.

Hi there, All the icons on the taskbar when I open up Firefox have disappeared... and I now have the same "world" type symbol for everything. I've Googled and followed … (read more)

Hi there,

All the icons on the taskbar when I open up Firefox have disappeared... and I now have the same "world" type symbol for everything. I've Googled and followed instructions, but I'm not seeing what the instructions are telling me to look for, so I can't make the changes.

Can you please send me a step-by-step on how to resolve this. I can't even 'open a page in a new tab'. That function has also disappeared.  ?????

I don't know what could have caused this. Would appreciate your help.

Cheers, Carolyn

Asked by chill285 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Overlapping text

I've read the forums, i've tried adjustments for days on Win 11 and firefox. Zoomed in zoomed out, adjust font sizes Either it's way too tiny to read or the page is fine… (read more)

I've read the forums, i've tried adjustments for days on Win 11 and firefox. Zoomed in zoomed out, adjust font sizes Either it's way too tiny to read or the page is fine but text over laps i've tried the zoom in on text only as well Basically tried everything. enclosing a youtube page for reference

Asked by cyntaur 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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My Firefox is broken.

When I open Firefox it's just a black page and anything I click on isn't responsive. I can't go into options or anything. Sometimes Firefox doesn't even load. It worked f… (read more)

When I open Firefox it's just a black page and anything I click on isn't responsive. I can't go into options or anything. Sometimes Firefox doesn't even load. It worked fine earlier than all of a sudden It stopped working today. Web pages don't load. Nothing works

I seen a post earlier that had a link to a supposed fix but I couldn't figure it out. So if anybody is able to help me it would be much appreciated. I am not an advanced user when it comes to Firefox

Asked by extraordinarycj 1 year ago

Answered by extraordinarycj 1 year ago

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Updating Firefox failed

I have a slight problem. I'm currently using Firefox 116.0.3 and it seems that it can't update. The automatic updating will run, and then it will fail (this is all the ti… (read more)

I have a slight problem. I'm currently using Firefox 116.0.3 and it seems that it can't update. The automatic updating will run, and then it will fail (this is all the time when using Firefox). It will recommend me to download the newest version from the website, but then the CDN will and I will be presented with the "connection was reset" error. This happens both on my Windows 10 and Windows 11 machines. Both are running Firefox 116.0.3.

Funnily enough I tried to see if I could download the newest version on Edge (Chromium), which it could but the version I got from the website was the same version I have now. I wonder if this is something to do with my region as I'm based in China and I'm aware that some software can have...problems.

Also, when trying to download version 122.0, it is fantastically slow and will often fail to complete.

Is there anything that could be suggested as I really don't want to use Edge.

Asked by 小白龙1313 5 months ago

Answered by 小白龙1313 5 months ago

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Can't open first pinned tab when FF window maximized

When FF (113.0.1) is maximized clicking on the first (left hand) pinned tab does not open the tab. Hovering over the tab doesn't change the background color of the tab.… (read more)

When FF (113.0.1) is maximized clicking on the first (left hand) pinned tab does not open the tab. Hovering over the tab doesn't change the background color of the tab.

If I restore down the window, hovering over the tab changes the background color of the tab from light grey to a slightly darker grey and clicking the tab opens it.

Asked by ozhamlet 1 year ago

Answered by ozhamlet 1 year ago

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The webpage is having trouble loading

Regards, Sir/Madam The webpage is empty. [link] Although the page is currently blank, the website icon in the upper left corner suggests that contact has been made. Anyon… (read more)

Regards, Sir/Madam The webpage is empty. [link] Although the page is currently blank, the website icon in the upper left corner suggests that contact has been made. Anyone know the reason why Firefox is unable to load the website?

Asked by olpexhalvin 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox won't start at all

First, I tried to install via the web download from mozilla.org. That led to the wont-start-up problem. Then I reinstalled and reset my computer, and had the same problem… (read more)

First, I tried to install via the web download from mozilla.org. That led to the wont-start-up problem. Then I reinstalled and reset my computer, and had the same problem. Then I uninstalled and reinstalled via the microsoft store, and that worked fine, and got my browser set up. That was all yesterday. Today, I tried to open firefox, and it once again wouldn't start. I'm pretty sure I shut down my computer overnight between yesterday and today. So, I uninstalled and reinstalled via the microsoft store. Here's the *really* weird part: today, when trying to launch firefox, windows will instead open a different program, seemingly at random. When launching firefox, it has instead launched:

  • Audacity
  • Some AMD software thing
  • Calculator
  • Microsoft office

It won't open even if I try to open it in troubleshoot mode. I tried to find the crash logs file in my system that some support article recommended I find, and windows couldn't find that file. No error message or dialogue box appears when firefox crashes on start. I'm running windows 11 on an amd gpu and cpu. Help me not use google anymore!

Asked by hnonnemaker 8 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 8 months ago

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Can't adjust or dismiss sidebar -

Normally I use side-berry to hold all of my tabs - the panel normally collapses and hides to the left of the screen - showing just the favicons of the website. After the… (read more)

Normally I use side-berry to hold all of my tabs - the panel normally collapses and hides to the left of the screen - showing just the favicons of the website.

After the most recent firefox update 107.0 (20221110173214) there is now a large bar that i can't remove!

I have a CSS file for appearance, which i have included below.

any idea how to shrink this dead zone? I would really like to keep using my fun tabs.

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#main-window[tabsintitlebar="true"]:not([extradragspace="true"]) #TabsToolbar > .toolbar-items {
  opacity: 0;
  pointer-events: none;
}


#main-window:not([tabsintitlebar="true"]) #TabsToolbar {
    visibility: collapse !important;
}
 
#nav-bar {
    margin-right:140px;
}
 
/* Some space on top to allow window dragging */
#titlebar {
    appearance: none !important;
    height: 20px;
}
 
/* Fix for main menu calling by Alt button */
#titlebar > #toolbar-menubar {
    margin-top: 10px;
}
 
.titlebar-buttonbox-container {
  display: block;
  height: 35px;
  margin-top: 0px;
}

:root {
  --sidebar-min-width: 50px;
  --sidebar-visible-width: 160px;
}

#sidebar-header {
  overflow: hidden !important;
}

#sidebar-box #sidebar-header {
  display: none !important;
}

#sidebar,
#sidebar-header {
  min-width: var(--sidebar-min-width) !important;
  max-width: var(--sidebar-min-width) !important;
  transition: .1s ease .05s;
  z-index:1;
}
.titlebar-buttonbox-container .titlebar-button {
  display: block;
  height: 45px;
}

#sidebar-box:hover :-moz-any(#sidebar,#sidebar-header) {
  background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;
  min-width: var(--sidebar-visible-width) !important;
  max-width: var(--sidebar-visible-width) !important;
  margin-right: calc((var(--sidebar-visible-width) - var(--sidebar-min-width)) * -1) !important;
  z-index:1;
  position: relative !important;
  transition: .1s ease .05s;
}

Asked by warmbloodedreptile 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox taking longer than a week to sync

I recently had to factory reset my computer and had to download and sync my firefox account all over again. It's been a week and firefox is still syncing, none of my boo… (read more)

I recently had to factory reset my computer and had to download and sync my firefox account all over again. It's been a week and firefox is still syncing, none of my bookmarks, add-ons, history or top sites on the new tab are showing up. Thankfully, it appears that most of my passwords have been synced.

I've read some other threads for tips and can confirm that I don't have this account logged in to other devices and I don't have a vpn or proxy running. I am able to obtain the sync logs but I have no idea how to read it.

How can I make the bookmarks, add-ons, history and top sites sync faster?

Asked by tsubasa9455 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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How can I stop .pdf files from automatically downloading to my computer?

Why has this started up again? Pdf files are automatically downloading to my computer when all I want to do is look at the file. So many files that now need to be trashed… (read more)

Why has this started up again? Pdf files are automatically downloading to my computer when all I want to do is look at the file. So many files that now need to be trashed after looking at them. This problem has happened in the past, but was resolved, only now I am finding it happen again. I do not want to have files saved unless I want to save them, not Firefox deciding that any file I open should be saved. I have Windows 11 & Firefox Version 113.0.1. Is there a way to revert to an older version of Firefox?

Asked by sreller_6 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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bookmark drop-down menu icon on the address bar disappeared

There used to be an icon just to the right of the star (for creating a new bookmark) on the address bar that when clicked gave a drop-down bookmark menu. For some reason… (read more)

There used to be an icon just to the right of the star (for creating a new bookmark) on the address bar that when clicked gave a drop-down bookmark menu. For some reason it disappeared and I cannot seem to get it back. All I have been able to do is go to settings => bookmarks to get a list of bookmarks, which, however, doesn't have the bookmarks organized into the sub-categories I once had. How can I get that icon back on the address bar? I don't want to add on a bookmark bar or tool bar.

Asked by hashimoto.henri 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago