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2 firefox.exe running in the background whenever I open Firefox

Whenever I open Firefox, there are two firefox.exe running the background whenever I open the browser. Whenever I try to close the second one, it crashes all of the tabs … (read more)

Whenever I open Firefox, there are two firefox.exe running the background whenever I open the browser. Whenever I try to close the second one, it crashes all of the tabs that are on the browser, and whenever I reload the tabs, it pops up again.

I've scanned my computer multiple times with multiple anti-viruses, but there was no viruses to be found. I've also disabled the plugins that I thought were the issue, and refreshed Firefox, but it was still there. I restarted my computer, no luck in doing that. Uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox didn't even do the trick either.

The double processes sky-rockets my RAM and CPU, and it's starting to get annoying. Please help! I appreciate any cooperation!

Asked by TheCameraEye97 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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flash player not working

flash player is not loading videos in youtube and streaming sites saying i dont have the plugin or just black screen. i have updated flash player and down graded it, i ha… (read more)

flash player is not loading videos in youtube and streaming sites saying i dont have the plugin or just black screen. i have updated flash player and down graded it, i have also tried to update firefox but just doesnt update, closes firefox and reloads but the update is still available, 8.0.1 version shown. videos play fine in chrome and IE on my PC, really dont want to uninstall firefox and reinstall due to bookmarks and customised tool bar etc help?!

Asked by huw122 8 years ago

Answered by huw122 8 years ago

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Firefox has prevented an outdated plugin 'adobe flash' from running. :(

I get this on most of my web pages. IDK what else to do. I read a lot of stuff about reinstall, reinstall. Well I tried that and this is what I get: http://i.imgur.com/… (read more)

I get this on most of my web pages. IDK what else to do. I read a lot of stuff about reinstall, reinstall. Well I tried that and this is what I get:

http://i.imgur.com/m6QphfR.png

So have tried just about everything I can think of, can someone help?

Thanks

Asked by KCarl 5 years ago

Answered by philipp 5 years ago

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Is there a way to disable the HSTS ( HTTP Strict Transport Security ) list built into Firefox or to allow exceptions?

HSTS is problematic in that it incorrectly assumes that all users trust the default list of CAs and makes the adding of exceptions impossible even by advanced users. For … (read more)

HSTS is problematic in that it incorrectly assumes that all users trust the default list of CAs and makes the adding of exceptions impossible even by advanced users.

For example, torproject.org is inaccessible on Firefox unless I am willing to trust DigiCert to never sign a fake certificate either by negligence or by court order of any country in witch they operate, thereby making every https: site ( not just torproject.org ) vulnerable to a MITM attack.

A user disabling CAs in the browser is not unreasonable given the ever growing list of CAs built into Firefox ( each one a potential point of failure ), the number of CAs that have been recently compromised and the very low standards required to obtain a certificate.

While I understand the desire to protect the average user who doesn't understand how certificates work and will click past warnings without reading them, this protection should not come at the expense of more security conscious users.

I would recommend an about:config setting that would allow the creation of exceptions by users who explicitly choose to do so.

So far the only kludge I have been able to come up with is to modify c:\program files\mozilla firefox\xul.dll with a hex editor and replace the sites on the list ( this is far from an ideal solution ).

Asked by strange 7 years ago

Answered by dumdidadida 7 years ago

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How Do I Remove Nation Zoom Homepage Hijacker (Get Rid of nationzoom.com Redirect)

I received a notification to update an Adobe product that is commonly used by internet users daily. After installing, the actual product download failed but now when I … (read more)

I received a notification to update an Adobe product that is commonly used by internet users daily. After installing, the actual product download failed but now when I open Firefox and Internet Explorer it directs and goes to NationZoom. I go into options and type in yahoo to open program or a new tab and it goes to NationZoom. How do I get rid of it? I found that NationZoom's parent company is Violeter Technology Limited when I did a Google search. NationZoom has it taken over my browsers and the URL I get every time I open up a browser is http://www.nationzoom.com/?type=sc&ts=1386393134&from=tugs&uid= FUJITSUXMHZ2320BHXG1_K61ET8C2A5LUT8C2A5LUX

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox and I still get the same problem.

Please help, thanks Raymond

Asked by RaymondHay 6 years ago

Answered by viandy 6 years ago

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How do I get Bing to stop loading in a new tab?

I had Google as my home page and when I would open a new tab it's blank but when I updated my Divx player it set Bing as my homepage and loaded Bing when I open a new tab… (read more)

I had Google as my home page and when I would open a new tab it's blank but when I updated my Divx player it set Bing as my homepage and loaded Bing when I open a new tab. I have Google as my homepage and it comes up when I open a new window but when I open a new tab it still goes to Bing. How do I disable this so a blank page comes up again?

Asked by MikeJ 7 years ago

Answered by TyJS31 7 years ago

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How do I downgrade to the previous version? This version (29.0.1) is dreadful!

I would like to downgrade to the previous version which was simpler and more intuitive. The bookmarks system is terrible (like the expanding programs menu in Windows 95 w… (read more)

I would like to downgrade to the previous version which was simpler and more intuitive. The bookmarks system is terrible (like the expanding programs menu in Windows 95 when the start button is pressed) It's possible to pin the window to the side bar but when you click on "history", it floats back up again and has to be re-pinned. Also I had nice big toolbar buttons with text. It doesn't seem to be possible to have these in this version. The backwards and forwards toolbuttons have gone, and a create bookmark button is stuck to the bookmarks button. It doesn't seem to be possible either to move tabs below the menu.

Asked by eugbug 6 years ago

Answered by Paul Masson 6 years ago

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Copy and Paste of Images NOT working.

When I right click on an image and choose 'copy image' and then try to paste it into my editing software, all i get is a string of text that is the location of the image … (read more)

When I right click on an image and choose 'copy image' and then try to paste it into my editing software, all i get is a string of text that is the location of the image as if I had chosen 'copy image location' instead. what gives?

Asked by i_am_brucelee 8 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 years ago

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Firefox Homepage Hijacked by Claro-Search

RESETTING DOES NOT WORK** Hello, I can recently acquired the Search Engine Malware? (I think it is a Malware) http://isearch.claro-search.com/?affID=114169&tt=1208… (read more)

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Hello, I can recently acquired the Search Engine Malware? (I think it is a Malware)

http://isearch.claro-search.com/?affID=114169&tt=120812_bandext_3312_4&babsrc=HP_iclro&mntrId=907087e4000000000000002185985c90

I can not for the life of me take back the "HOMEPAGE" I have searched around everywhere and found how to take over the "NEW TAB" issue and it is back to Google.ca.

But I have yet to find a single issue with the Homepage being automatically hijacked and sending me straight back to the website no matter what I do to change the URL.

I have done the following things.

1: Removed the Toolbar from Add-ons

2: Removed the Toolbar from Control Panel

3: Shut down my computer and rebooted into Safe Mode - Networking to run Malware and other virus scanners.

4: Changed my Hosts File

5: Turned on Firefox in Safe-Mode resetting all defaults.

6: Changed the URL several times. ____________________________________________________

I can set the homepage to "Blank" which solves the issue. BUT I want Claro off my computer for good not just covered up with settings.


NOTE: I do not have expert knowledge in computerized configuration so I am at a lose into doing something like Manually checking my systems files and such to remove this issue.

If you know how to fix this, Please be detailed and simple.

Also! If i type anything into the search bar incorrectly it automatically uses iSearch-Claro to search for results.

Asked by Pawchii 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Latest Java update

Hi, My Firefox plug-in check is telling me that there is an update for Java, but when I visit the link it's still taking me to the old update (the Java 7 update 9). Also… (read more)

Hi, My Firefox plug-in check is telling me that there is an update for Java, but when I visit the link it's still taking me to the old update (the Java 7 update 9). Also, according to the Java test page, Java 7u9 is still showing that it's the latest...it says I have the recommended version.

Is there an newer update somewhere?

Thanks.

Asked by Alice_85 7 years ago

Answered by Alice_85 7 years ago

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How can I reset the DEFAULT zoom view in Firefox at 125%, like IE, so I don't have to reset it every time ?

How can I reset the DEFAULT zoom view in Firefox at 125%, like IE, so I don't have to reset it every time ? I have seen this question asked previously and it seems there … (read more)

How can I reset the DEFAULT zoom view in Firefox at 125%, like IE, so I don't have to reset it every time ?

I have seen this question asked previously and it seems there is no answer.

I know that one can change each individual web page (that reset defaults back to 100%) and, alternatively and apparently one can load an add-on to fix the default size at Full Zoom.

... But any hints on how to achieve a DEFAULT 125% zoom would be much appreciated.

Asked by silverfox5678 7 years ago

Answered by iamjayakumars 7 years ago

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Change Firefox screen from white

Can I change Firefox background (below the tabs) from white to a neutral grey so that it neither blinds me nor forces colour adaption which distorts appearance of other p… (read more)

Can I change Firefox background (below the tabs) from white to a neutral grey so that it neither blinds me nor forces colour adaption which distorts appearance of other pages.

Asked by davepb 6 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 years ago

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Address bar and tabs still visible in youtube fullscreen, while it's hidden in IE and chrome. how to fix this?

A picture is worth a thousand words. Here's a picture of a video in fullscreen with firefox. http://i.imgur.com/DfIKMvA.jpg notice the address bar and tabs still lingerin… (read more)

A picture is worth a thousand words. Here's a picture of a video in fullscreen with firefox. http://i.imgur.com/DfIKMvA.jpg

notice the address bar and tabs still lingering there in fullscreen.

this is chrome and IE 's fullscreen. http://i.imgur.com/XOdvu3H.jpg

There's no tabs or menu bars!

Older versions of firefox used to do this. How do I fix this?

Asked by telapo 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Firefox won't play videos from YouTube, Hulu, etc. w/latest Flash version.

Despite following both Firefox and Flash directions, Firefox won't play videos from YouTube, Hulu, etc. They either never load or they load and freeze within seconds. Be… (read more)

Despite following both Firefox and Flash directions, Firefox won't play videos from YouTube, Hulu, etc. They either never load or they load and freeze within seconds. Before I got the latest versions of Firefox and Flash, I did not have this problem. So there must be a problem in one or both of them. Since I understand from various websites that this is a widespread problem, can Firefox fix this? It's a major flaw in the latest Firefox version.

Asked by geringd 10 years ago

Answered by NoahSUMO 8 years ago

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How do I reset my initial screen default font size?

My grandson started typing on my keyboard while I was out of the room and now the initial screen font size is so tiny I can't begin to read it. How can I reset things to… (read more)

My grandson started typing on my keyboard while I was out of the room and now the initial screen font size is so tiny I can't begin to read it. How can I reset things to the default values.

Asked by AnonymousUser 10 years ago

Answered by AlleyKat 10 years ago

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How can we disable address bar (navigation bar) but should display multiple tabs?

we have firefox esr version which we use in kiosk mode. we want to disable navigation bar but should be able to open multiple tabs and access them. Now problem is : once … (read more)

we have firefox esr version which we use in kiosk mode. we want to disable navigation bar but should be able to open multiple tabs and access them.

Now problem is : once i enable tabs and navbar is hidden. then we are not able to access next/previous tabs. key shortcut (Ctrl+tab or Ctrl+shift+tab) doesn't work. so we can not see another tab.

once i show navbar/tabs then address bar/search bar is also visible which we don't want.

Our requirement is to see multiple tabs with no address/search bar. Please provide help on how we can go to solve this.

Thanks

Asked by fazorboy 7 years ago

Answered by fazorboy 7 years ago

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I can't open anything in my Downloads list

I can't open anything in my Downloads list. I've tried resetting firefox and I've also tried everything in your article "What to do if you can't download or save files" … (read more)

I can't open anything in my Downloads list. I've tried resetting firefox and I've also tried everything in your article "What to do if you can't download or save files" but nothing helps. I tried to upgrade to the latest firefox to see if this helps but once I've hit the Download button, 1 minute later it appears in my downloads list and... same issue... I can't open it to run it! It's like it's crashed, because no amount of clicking on a download will activate anything. It seems like the Downloads list is dead! Also, (and I think this is linked), I cannot save web pages. I go though the motions and it looks like it's doing the right thing but the pages don't save - they just disappear into the ether! I'm on Windows Vista and have been downloading things happily for years, but suddenly this problem has occured and I've run out of ideas now... Please help!

Asked by Elephant02 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago