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Weird Scrolling with version 83

Good Morning Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had opene… (read more)

Good Morning

Today I had to repair Firefox and after restarting, I felt a strange scrolling sensation, it was not the normal Firefox scrolling, I even thought I had openend the wrong browser...so I went check about:config , and found some values where changed as new default values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 200 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 50

I tought it was me the problem so I installed an older version of Firefox (80.0) in order to compare, and found a normal scrolling and those values:

general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMaxMS 400 general.smoothScroll.mouseWheel.durationMinMS 200

I think this is a mistake from devs, if i wanted to have horrible scrolling, I could just use Edge instead of Firefox, could you please bring the original scrolling back to Firefox?

Thanks

Asked by Wolfy 1 week ago

Last reply by dfpercush 3 days ago

I can not bookmark since the last damned ff update!!

Almost every time ff updates, which seems to be almost every two weeks, things I have carefully arranged in my menus, etc; get messed up and I have to spend days fixing … (read more)

Almost every time ff updates, which seems to be almost every two weeks, things I have carefully arranged in my menus, etc; get messed up and I have to spend days fixing things. I am an information researcher and now can not bookmark anything!!! The bookmark icon, the little star at the top of page, is still there, BUT IT NO LONGER HAS THE "BOOKMARK THIS PAGE" option. It has only the 'show bookmarks' option and some other stuff. So how do I bookmark pages???!!! Please stop with the useless constant poorly thought thru 'updates'.

Asked by shonatrill 20 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 14 hours ago

New update wipes out everything - all gone

I had to update firefox to current version to pay a bill on a web site. I did it. I was recommended to sync another device during install, I did that too. I worked for… (read more)

I had to update firefox to current version to pay a bill on a web site. I did it. I was recommended to sync another device during install, I did that too. I worked for a few hours on firefox just now, then it crashed. It reported data it had but now I have nothing. No history, no bookmarks, NOTHING. I logged in, my username and password worked find but it's like a fresh install, no data. Over 10 years of history, hundreds and hundreds of pages and passwords all gone. I synched to my phone as it insisted I install another device. Supposedly that was done but I have no idea how to use that or what it can do. They claimed it was a backup.

I'm at a total loss.

Andrew

Asked by Firefox Andrew 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Password Required - Mozilla Firefox pop up

When I open my Yahoo browser I get a pop up asking for my "Primary password". I checked in the Task Manager and it is present as Firefox that when I end that task then t… (read more)

When I open my Yahoo browser I get a pop up asking for my "Primary password". I checked in the Task Manager and it is present as Firefox that when I end that task then the popup goes away. I am already signed in to my Firefox Acct. I screenshot the popup below. It will return several time even if I "X" out or hit cancel. There is no other information no matter where I click on that box. I do not put any passwords in the box for fear of scam/virus/spoof ETC.

Asked by dsks 4 days ago

Last reply by gtclark1 4 days ago

corrupted/broken bookmarks

I need help. I have a number of old bookmark files saved and I am not able to get the saved files to load. I try to load these and they come up as text. no active or clic… (read more)

I need help. I have a number of old bookmark files saved and I am not able to get the saved files to load. I try to load these and they come up as text. no active or clickable links. I really need to get this issue fixed as I am trying to locate certain things and don't recall where I originally located them online. Can someone maybe call me and see if they can help me. I will explain in further detail then. Thank you so much.

Asked by ted.lease 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

PRESERVING my history

How do I PRESERVE my history. My history keeps disappearing! There are lots of tips on how to DELETE history but I want to SAVE my history. Please help. Thanks a lot … (read more)

How do I PRESERVE my history. My history keeps disappearing! There are lots of tips on how to DELETE history but I want to SAVE my history. Please help. Thanks a lot

Asked by pete47 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

Connexion problem

Hello, Impossible to connect to my bank website: https://www.credit-agricole.fr/ca-finistere/navigateurNonCompatible.html Here the message: "Votre navigateur est obsolète… (read more)

Hello,

Impossible to connect to my bank website: https://www.credit-agricole.fr/ca-finistere/navigateurNonCompatible.html Here the message: "Votre navigateur est obsolète Le site que vous visitez ne peut être visualisé que sur un navigateur moderne. Nous vous invitons à mettre à jour votre navigateur pour améliorer la qualité et la sécurité de votre navigation. Pour ce faire, veuillez sélectionner le navigateur vous concernant ci-dessous."

I already load the update of firefox...

Can you help me?

Asked by contact.kitoslev 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

A Web Page Invader has taken control of All my Tabs in Firefox

I have a web page hanger on in my Firefox browser, every time I open a new Tab that web page is there. So now, I can't even use my Tabs in Firefox. Does anybody know a … (read more)

I have a web page hanger on in my Firefox browser, every time I open a new Tab that web page is there. So now, I can't even use my Tabs in Firefox. Does anybody know a cure for this ???

Below is what shows up when I right-click that page, and choose Source Code

<!-- This Source Code Form is subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public
   - License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this file,
   - You can obtain one at http://mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/. -->

<!doctype html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta http-equiv="Content-Security-Policy" content="default-src 'none'; object-src 'none'; script-src resource: chrome:; connect-src https:; img-src https: data: blob:; style-src 'unsafe-inline';">
    <title data-l10n-id="newtab-page-title"></title>
    <link rel="icon" type="image/png" href="chrome://branding/content/icon32.png"/>
    <link rel="localization" href="branding/brand.ftl" />
    <link rel="localization" href="browser/branding/brandings.ftl" />
    <link rel="localization" href="browser/newtab/newtab.ftl" />
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="chrome://browser/content/contentSearchUI.css" />
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="chrome://activity-stream/content/css/activity-stream.css" />
  </head>
  <body class="activity-stream">
    <div id="header-asrouter-container" role="presentation"></div>
    <div id="root"></div>
    <div id="footer-asrouter-container" role="presentation"></div>
  </body>
</html>

Asked by danslink 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

I need to use an earlier version of firefox because an addon Firefox killed is litterally causing Covid-19 deaths.

I need to use an earlier version of firefox because the "Google Translate In Page" addon was killed by Firefox, and this disabling has LITERALLY caused the continuous dea… (read more)

I need to use an earlier version of firefox because the "Google Translate In Page" addon was killed by Firefox, and this disabling has LITERALLY caused the continuous death of Covid-19 patients because we can't read about the lifesaving Covid-19 treatments on foreign sites, whose therapies are further ahead of the U.S.

I need to verify that when I load the prior version, it will allow the use of the previous addon once it's added from the addon list.

Please confirm as quickly as humanly possible.... Thank you!

Asked by cvmenn 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

Partial Application Hang

I have recently been suffering an issue where the browser becomes unresponsive and consumes massive amounts of hardware resources especially memory, in one case was using… (read more)

I have recently been suffering an issue where the browser becomes unresponsive and consumes massive amounts of hardware resources especially memory, in one case was using over 60 gigabytes of combined physical and virtual memory.

I have tried refreshing with Firefox Refresh, reinstalling and the problem still persists.

I believe it is either one of the addons Tree Style Tabs, but I don't know how to accurately diagnose this though, as sometimes I am able to get to the about:addons and disable one or the other but the problem doesn't go away and in some cases escalates to freezing the whole process.

When the application does this, the currently selected pages still work say I have one open of the ABC news website, I can still scroll up and down, but if I click a link to another article or something, nothing happens, same applies if I try to do anything with the address bar, the history and suggestions pop up but the browser doesn't do anything even after I hit enter.

I'd like to try and find out what the program is doing during this state of unresponsiveness, I left it for a couple of hours last week to see if it could work itself out, turns out it couldn't and the system ran out of Ram and fell over. I'd like to know how to diagnose it, know what it's doing, what it's hung up on and if it's related to an addon, tell the creator about it.

I apologise if this is not the correct way to go about this, I have just run out of patience trying to fix this myself.

Asked by Crashed 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago

json files

I do not know what json files are. I have only seen them in the profile. However, whatever their purpose, firefox is no longer processing json files. Instead, it wants… (read more)

I do not know what json files are. I have only seen them in the profile. However, whatever their purpose, firefox is no longer processing json files. Instead, it wants to download json.txt when I make some selections.

Example: on Youtube when signed into my account, I select "notification" and instead of the menu opening, the download box appears wanting to download json.txt. This has happened in numerous places - not only youtube, so it looks like a Firefox problem.

Firefox used to process json files and now wants to download them. I tried to configure json in options, and when I select "other" Firefox shows up as a choice it it not possible to select it. I select it, but it does not change the ONLY options for json files which are "always ask" or "save".

This is clearly not something I can fix, not something I caused. I need the features that are not functional, and apparently they have become dysfunctional because they apparently access json files but no longer process them as intended.

Would appreciate knowing what the problem is, if there is an explanation. Is there a fix? Do I need to configure something? Thanks. Mary

Using Windows 7 and the latest Firefox for Windows 7 64bit Mary

Asked by gosfordsyke 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Default search engine

Under Options and Search I have selected DuckDuckgo as my default search engine. Recently Bing has been coming up as the default even though DuckDuckGo is keyed into the… (read more)

Under Options and Search I have selected DuckDuckgo as my default search engine. Recently Bing has been coming up as the default even though DuckDuckGo is keyed into the default bar. I do not even have Bing selected as a choice of search engine. How can I get rid of Bing?

Asked by walleye789 1 week ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago