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Firefox Crash on Program Startup - WIndows 7

Hello there - hoping for a hand to fix this. Several months ago Firefox crashed while it was in use - void of any update process. Upon reopening, the main window would l… (read more)

Hello there - hoping for a hand to fix this. Several months ago Firefox crashed while it was in use - void of any update process. Upon reopening, the main window would launch and before any tabs could load it would crash again. I attempted to open in troubleshoot mode with the identical result. I gave it a break and used Chrome but in returning to this issue today the same has occurred. This time after the troubleshoot mode crash, I uninstalled Firefox and re-installed fresh (this was an upgrade from v89 to v92). Upon opening post update the browser crashed again. Each time this happens I have received a crash report screen which I accepted and it was reported as successfully submitted. However, when I open the crash report folder only two appear to have been saved - one old from the first occurrence (6/2021) and one from today(8/10/21). Both of these are linked below for review.

This is on an older Windows 7 machine that honestly I know should be updated but this is only used for light gaming and web surfing and I am not interested in an OS upgrade as I disagree with with the business practices of Microsoft - I find their policies are rather intrusive as a consumer.

I hope I've given enough information about the issue here and my system, thanks in advance for any help!

-J

System Info Intel I7 4770K 16gb RAM Geforce GT1060 Gigabyte Z97 Motherboard

Early instance of crash report in June 2021: Crash ID: bp-1fce2514-da15-4ff1-9e4c-7d0510210622 Most recent crash report from earlier today (8/10/21): Crash ID: bp-e888ef81-491c-42ae-9878-124970210810

Asked by jalbyx 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

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Mozilla does not display Bulgarian letters

I have a problem with Mozilla. I use Bulgarian language and Windows 7. On some sites Mozilla does not show me the Bulgarian letters. I am sending a screenshot. How do I f… (read more)

I have a problem with Mozilla. I use Bulgarian language and Windows 7. On some sites Mozilla does not show me the Bulgarian letters. I am sending a screenshot. How do I fix this problem?

P.S. Some time ago I had the same problem after the update, but on the next update Mozilla was fine and I had no problem.

Asked by blackjag 1 day ago

Answered by blackjag 1 day ago

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Permanently delete bookmarks

There should be an option to permanently delete specific dates (all bookmarks associated with a specific date) from the list of dates under the "restore bookmarks" option… (read more)

There should be an option to permanently delete specific dates (all bookmarks associated with a specific date) from the list of dates under the "restore bookmarks" option. I want to get rid of the bookmarks associated with several dates, but there is no way to do this unless I can delete the date (or dates) from the list.Otherwise, I cannot delete the objectionable bookmarks associated with those dates. Why not include a delete option when selecting a specific date? Firefox version 92.0.

Asked by yrfrnd 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Won't work

Hi, the backup files listed on the Restore menu are complete snapshots of your bookmarks for that date, and not limited to the new ones added on those dates. Do you want … (read more)

Hi, the backup files listed on the Restore menu are complete snapshots of your bookmarks for that date, and not limited to the new ones added on those dates. Do you want to physically delete the full backups from disk?

If you want to view/delete your current bookmarks added during a certain period, here are the steps for that:

Sorting Bookmarks by Date Added

First, make sure you have the Added column in your Library window (called up by Manage Bookmarks). To add a new column to the display, right-click any existing column heading and check the column on the little drop-down list.

Next, if you aren't sure which folder the bookmarks are in you can do a general search in the upper right corner (entering http will match most bookmark URLs).

Then click the Added column heading to sort by that column. This should group together the bookmarks added on a particular date so you can review and delete the ones you don't want.

Does that work on your Firefox?

No because I do not have an "Added" column on the Library window called up by "Manage Bookmarks." YES I would like to "Physically delete (permanently get rid of) "the full backups from the disc." I have yet to see a "delete" tab anywhere in this version of Firefox (92.0). I would gladly revert to an earlier version if it eliminated the current "restore bookmarks" list. How do I do it?

Asked by yrfrnd 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

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Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons invisible after latest update

After the most recent update, currently on 92.0, the Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons are invisible. They are still there and I can get the tool-tip if I hover over… (read more)

After the most recent update, currently on 92.0, the Minimize, Maximize, and Close buttons are invisible. They are still there and I can get the tool-tip if I hover over them with the mouse, but visually they are completely gone.

Any ideas how to fix this?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by knight_magnus 5 days ago

Answered by AliceWyman 4 days ago

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Recent character encoding errors

Recently I have been seeing, what I believe is character encoding errors on many web sites. As you can see from the attached, it appears as a series of 'ddddddddddd' but … (read more)

Recently I have been seeing, what I believe is character encoding errors on many web sites.

As you can see from the attached, it appears as a series of 'ddddddddddd' but if I copy and paste that into Word or a text editor it appears correctly. Kinda random, some sites, some areas.

My Firefox automatically updates, so I do not know what version this started.

Asked by JohnGlitsos 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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bookmarks toolbar reduce horizontal icon spacing

For anyone who wishes to reduce horizontal spacing between bookmark icons in the horizontal Bookmarks Toolbar across the top of Firefox window (under the address bar), he… (read more)

For anyone who wishes to reduce horizontal spacing between bookmark icons in the horizontal Bookmarks Toolbar across the top of Firefox window (under the address bar), here is the code to add to userChrome.css:

/* Bookmarks Toolbar icon horizontal spacing */

toolbarbutton.bookmark-item:not(.subviewbutton) {

   padding: var(--bookmark-block-padding) 3px !important;

}

The default value is 4px. I changed it to 3px. You can change this number as you like.

Remember to save the css file, close and then re-open the browser to view the update.

There is also a way to play with this live if you access the Browser Toolbox: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Browser_Toolbox and access userChrome.css: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Style_Editor

Hope this saves someone the hours I spent finding this solution. Cheers!

Asked by lightwing 6 days ago

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seek rating and user information about Decipher Twit-DM Export 1.0.7

this would be an add-on for exporting twitter direct messages to a pdf file to be saved on a pc. release notes link: https://deciphertools.com/support/knowledge-base/deci… (read more)

this would be an add-on for exporting twitter direct messages to a pdf file to be saved on a pc. release notes link: https://deciphertools.com/support/knowledge-base/decipher-twit-dm-export-release-notes/ am still researching, nothing downloaded yet, but not feeling brave, either. (frequent day-sleeper, night-worker FYI. EST-EST) thanks for anything!

Asked by notanotherhero 6 days ago

Answered by Seburo 6 days ago

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CSS help needed: how do I recolor bookmark drop-down menus?

So I've got Proton UI forced on me today in 92.0 update and accordingly had to spend my entire evening trying to repair all of the damage. So far I've managed to fix menu… (read more)

So I've got Proton UI forced on me today in 92.0 update and accordingly had to spend my entire evening trying to repair all of the damage. So far I've managed to fix menu spacing and the way tabs look all while not breaking previous walls of text in userChrome.css meant to fix even older UI problems. Still one thing I failed to find any solutions to is the bookmark drop-down menus color issue. Those menus used to be gray, but now they are all bright white, which to me is super annoying. Any tips on how to fully recolor those?

Asked by jbrandom2 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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What content is required in userChrome.css to move the tabs bar under all other bars?

Every solution which I have found for Firefox 89 "Proton" so far which moves the Tabs Bar below the Navigation Bar (AKA "address bar"), with the Menu Bar above it, does N… (read more)

Every solution which I have found for Firefox 89 "Proton" so far which moves the Tabs Bar below the Navigation Bar (AKA "address bar"), with the Menu Bar above it, does NOT move the Tabs Bar below the Bookmarks Bar. The Bookmarks Bar appears to be overwritten and blank, and occupies space below the Menu Bar, Navigation Bar, and Tabs Bar. This empty space separates the three bars which are implemented and the content of the currently-selected tab below it.

Currently, my userChrome.css file is a copy posted by Corel-10 (?): __________________________________________________________________________________________________

@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul");

/* TABS: bottom - Firefox 65 and later - updated for 89+ */
/* https://searchfox.org/mozilla-release/source/browser/themes/shared/tabs.inc.css */
/* https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Browser_Toolbox */

/* TABS: below nav-bar - Firefox 65 and newer - fixed 89+  */

/* ROOT -variables */
*|*:root {
  --tab-toolbar-navbar-overlap: 0px !important;
  
  --tab-min-height: 25px !important; /*override density*/
  --tab-min-width:  80px !important; /*override default*/
}

/* TABS: below nav-bar  */
#navigator-toolbox toolbar:not(#nav-bar):not(#toolbar-menubar) {
  -moz-box-ordinal-group: 10 !important;
}

#TabsToolbar {
  -moz-box-ordinal-group: 1000 !important;
}

/* TABS: position */
#TabsToolbar {
  display: block !important;
  position: absolute !important;
  bottom: 0 !important;
  width: 100vw !important;
}

#tabbrowser-tabs {
  width: 100vw !important;
}

/* navigator-toolbox: PADDING */
*|*:root:not([chromehidden*="toolbar"]) #navigator-toolbox {
  padding-bottom: calc(var(--tab-min-height) + 1px) !important; /*ADJUST*/
  position: relative !important;
}

/* TABS: HEIGHT */
#tabbrowser-tabs,
#tabbrowser-arrowscrollbox,
#tabbrowser-tabs .tabbrowser-tab {
  min-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  max-height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
}

/* TABS: APPEARANCE */
#TabsToolbar {
  height: var(--tab-min-height) !important;
  margin-bottom: 1px !important;
  box-shadow: ThreeDShadow 0 -1px inset, -moz-dialog 0 1px !important; /*OPTIONAL*/
  background-color: var(--toolbar-bgcolor) !important;
  color: var(--toolbar-color) !important;
}

/* indicators - hide  */
.private-browsing-indicator {display: none !important;}
.accessibility-indicator    {display: none !important;}

/* window controls in full screen - hide*/
#TabsToolbar #window-controls {display: none !important;}

/* caption buttons on tab bar - hide */
*|*:root[tabsintitlebar]:not([inFullscreen="true"])
 #toolbar-menubar[autohide="true"] ~ #TabsToolbar
 .titlebar-buttonbox-container {display: none !important;}
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Evidently, the text editor for this website does several things to the above original text that, frankly, seem unnecessary and undesirable. The .CSS file is just an unformatted text file, so what is the problem with simply copying its contents and pasting it in to the body of this post?

Which is also to say that I do NOT have a clue as to what any line in the file is meant to do, what effect it has, why it is even in the file at all, or why it is written in the way that it is. So DO NOT tell me that I "CAN" create a Cascading Style Sheet on my own when I cannot even modify one that has been provided. 

On the face of it, something is missing from the above CSS text. What change needs to be made to the above content so that the Bookmark Bar will appear between the Navigation Bar and the Tabs Bar??

Thank-you very much for your time and attention to this request for assistance.

Asked by Blacklisted 3 months ago

Answered by Lisi 3 months ago

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Comments not accepted in Youtube "Comment failed to post" since upping to 92

Cannot post any comments successfully on Youtube. Disabled adblock, etc. Get the error "Comment failed to post." This happened occasionally with earlier Firefox browser, … (read more)

Cannot post any comments successfully on Youtube. Disabled adblock, etc. Get the error "Comment failed to post." This happened occasionally with earlier Firefox browser, but I assumed it was youtube auto-deleting my post for some keyword infraction.

Asked by spiritgumm1 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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English language

I was changing my language setting in Firefox (only) from English (US) to English (UK)(the only other option was English-Canada) as I am in Australia and we use the Unite… (read more)

I was changing my language setting in Firefox (only) from English (US) to English (UK)(the only other option was English-Canada) as I am in Australia and we use the United Kingdom spelling anyway. Within Firefox itself (not emails or off site pages) it STILL insists that COLOUR is spelt wrong & it allows me to spell NITE (not day) incorrectly. i have an Oxford dictionary in front of me & can reference a WEBSTERS all day long. There are many, many countries that have English as their primary language, Ghana is one & some South Pacific Islands (now the French have buggered off) The Seychelles off Africa have English as their official language & you can bet 'they' would have odd spellings. So no English (Australian) that's why the word Galah doesn't even get a look in. A Galah, by the way, is a VERY common Australian bird & in anyone's language. I'm guessing there is NO American word for Cockatoo too. I will have to look that up in my Funk & Wagnalls. Funk & Wagnalls was an American publisher known for its reference works, including A Standard Dictionary of the English Language, and the Funk & Wagnalls Standard (reference Wikipedia). Well, well, not only Webster trying ton undermine (Bastardize) (its actually S not a Z) standard English but Fucken Wagnall was in on it too!

Anneeeway just a heads up. using Firefox Browser (64-bit) on a Windows 7 Ultimate (Service Pack 1) I guess support for Win7 will be gone soon anyway Microsoft will see to that.

Looking for a suitable LINUX replacement. Thanks, bye.

Asked by Gronk 1 week ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

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shortcuts on home page - cannot add

I have ver 92 on a Win7 PC. I cannot add web site short cuts to home page. None of the suggestions out on web help. on the blank "tiles" on home page, there is the 3 dot… (read more)

I have ver 92 on a Win7 PC. I cannot add web site short cuts to home page. None of the suggestions out on web help.

on the blank "tiles" on home page, there is the 3 dots, but no option to edit. somehow I got one of these tiles filled out/in, but I cannot repeat it. I believe I dragged from bookmarks, does not now.

Asked by d_penny 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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Why, why, why do the devs keep pushing asthetic design changes that user obviouslly relly don't want? You got $450 million from Google, so maybe you're doing it on purpose to drive FF users away.

Remember when FF had over 25% market share? And now you're at less than 3.5%. That's because you keep messing with the FF interface. Take for example you're unwanted … (read more)

Remember when FF had over 25% market share? And now you're at less than 3.5%. That's because you keep messing with the FF interface. Take for example you're unwanted chunky new double spaced menus and bookmarks. Everybody hates them. You know that. Why not listen to the last of the FF users?

Why not give use end-users a voice in how Firefox looks? Let us OPT OUT of cosmetic design changes. I've never been asked my opinion in a survey and you killed-off the FF feed back feature. Why? Because too many people don't like what your doing? Since Google essentially owns you now, are trying to kill off FF for them? Because you're doing a great job of it!

Asked by dougmarkell 1 week ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

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gmx/firefox mask

Dear Sirs, I am looking for the searchfield in my GMX/Firefox Mask, which I have used since years. See screenshot attached. Thanks in advance for your help. With kind reg… (read more)

Dear Sirs, I am looking for the searchfield in my GMX/Firefox Mask, which I have used since years. See screenshot attached. Thanks in advance for your help. With kind regards Alexander Dombrowsky

Asked by alexander.dombrowsky 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Google search page functions broken.

When I go to google.com and do a search the results page has the "tools" button but it does not work. The "people also ask" categories are also broken (they will not expa… (read more)

When I go to google.com and do a search the results page has the "tools" button but it does not work. The "people also ask" categories are also broken (they will not expand), and, if I click the "images" filter button to view images associated with my search it either shows no images (or only a few images) and a bunch of blank boxes. I have found that if I hold the shift key and click the reload button everything is back and working properly until the next time I do a google.com search, then it is back to the same odd behavior. So, my assumption here is that either a cookie or some site data is corrupting the results page for my search. Running Firefox 92.0 (64-bit) on a Windows 7 Dell machine and everything was working fine until about two months ago. Also, Chrome does not show the same behavior. BTW. I have also done everything I have found that was recommended to fix Firefox issues with Google search. Run Firefox in private mode, run without plugins, changed themes, created new profile, I even completely uninstalled Firefox and did a clean install all with the same results. Any help is appreciated. It is almost got me ready to move back to Chrome.

Asked by b.j.p.5252 2 weeks ago

Answered by dveditz 1 week ago

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Atr upgraing ff to version 92. I need to sighn in EVERYTIME to my local newspaperand more.

I cannot like or dislike comments on the fox news website like I used to. Not only that, it's as if I've never accessed that website before. Everytime I restart the brow… (read more)

I cannot like or dislike comments on the fox news website like I used to. Not only that, it's as if I've never accessed that website before. Everytime I restart the browser I need to re-login to the windsor star website. This never happened before I can give details on how to replicate this problem. Otherwise I will drop this browser, bcause I can't get any help. Already tried all troubleshooting steps. I also disabled my internet security. I need help!! Please. None of my settings have been changed, all I did was update FF.

Asked by ford1986f150 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago