Showing questions tagged: Show all questions
  • Solved
  • Archived

What is the actual URL for the Firefox search page? I use multiple browsers and want to list the Firefox/Mozilla Search as one of the Home pages in Chrome.

What is the actual URL for the Firefox/Mozilla Search page? I have noticed that a number of people have posed this question online and until now, nobody has as of yet rec… (read more)

What is the actual URL for the Firefox/Mozilla Search page? I have noticed that a number of people have posed this question online and until now, nobody has as of yet received a straight answer. I use multiple browsers and want to list the Firefox/Mozilla Search as one of three Home pages that will automatically each start on their own tab in Chrome. I use Firefox as my default browser, and there I have the Firefox search, the Google search, and my Facebook all open together when I launch Firefox. I want the same to happen when I launch the Chrome browser, but I can't get to the Firefox/Mozilla Search in another browser without the URL, or the IP address associated with that URL, providing that the IP won't change. Please, now, no more run-around, no more questions, no ifs ands or buts - what is the URL for the Firefox/Mozilla search page? Thanks in advance.

Asked by Minglewood 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

import passwords into firefox

I got a new pc and exported my firefox (ver 42 i believe) bookmarks and passwords. I am setting up my new pc and have installed firefox v45.0.2 I imported my bookmarks … (read more)

I got a new pc and exported my firefox (ver 42 i believe) bookmarks and passwords. I am setting up my new pc and have installed firefox v45.0.2 I imported my bookmarks just fine, but there is not option to import passwords into firefox than Internet Explorer or Msoft Edge ?

Any chance of importing the passwords or do I have to visit 247 websites and start over ??

Asked by waheckelny 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Locked
  • Archived

cannot paste copied text

For just over 1 year now, copied text will not paste into online forums. left-click HIGHLIGHT text - right-click COPY - right-click PASTE This FireFox Browser "is always… (read more)

For just over 1 year now, copied text will not paste into online forums. left-click HIGHLIGHT text - right-click COPY - right-click PASTE This FireFox Browser "is always" checked for updates on a weekly schedule. I also clear cookies 2 - 5 times a week. This is becoming ver-veRY-VERY! irritating when I write a fair amount of text and try to post it but cannot. WHEN will this FF problem be fixed?

Asked by fm.usa 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Transfer bookmarks from old computer to new computer

Hello I just got a new computer and want to transfer the bookmarks from my old computer to my new computer. I saw someplace in the forum that if you backup the old bookm… (read more)

Hello I just got a new computer and want to transfer the bookmarks from my old computer to my new computer. I saw someplace in the forum that if you backup the old bookmarks and restore them on the new computer, it would wipe out any bookmark on my new computer if I backup using HTML. I would prefer not to use sync.

Thank you for your time in advance - Kelbelle3201

Asked by kelbelle3201 4 years ago

Answered by John99 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

I keep getting SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE in Firefox when same url is OK in chrome

Firefox is my default browser, and Google.co.uk is my home page - every time I startup Firefox the url redirects to https://www.google.co.uk/?gws_rd=ssl and I get the SEC… (read more)

Firefox is my default browser, and Google.co.uk is my home page - every time I startup Firefox the url redirects to https://www.google.co.uk/?gws_rd=ssl and I get the SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE problem. The message seems to happen on other https:// urls within Firefox but the same pages are easily accessed when using Chrome browser. I am using Bullguard internet security. Thanks in advance. Dave S

Asked by daveslatter 4 years ago

Answered by philipp 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

MOV files are NOT displaying in FIREFOX

Your motto is "committed to you" What is going on?????? QuickTime 7 and .mov files are saying they are corrupt at http://homework.sdmesa.edu/dgergens/chem100/math_basic_… (read more)

Your motto is "committed to you"

What is going on??????

QuickTime 7 and .mov files are saying they are corrupt at http://homework.sdmesa.edu/dgergens/chem100/math_basic_skills/math_basic_skills.html

This has never happened. These files have always displayed in FIREFOX!!!!!! Now the DON"T.

What is FIREFOX's problem????

MOV files display in Safari and Explore just fine.

Please HELP, this is KILLING ME. I am a professor of chemistry and need to have FIREFOX return to what it used to be, having my videos showing.

thanks Dwayne


Asked by drgergens 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Firefox no longer opens PHP files

Recently installed firefox on a microsoft surface pro 4 and it briefly played but will no longer play files it identifies as PHP. Before the issue, Firefox did open this … (read more)

Recently installed firefox on a microsoft surface pro 4 and it briefly played but will no longer play files it identifies as PHP. Before the issue, Firefox did open this file without prompting me to "open with" or save the file, it automatically use to play the file, in my case, a video from BVTLAB.com, a school resource video. Another surface pro 4 with windows 10 opens this file (video) automatically. ?What can I do to get firefox to play this content automatically, like it use to?

Asked by OEFVET 4 years ago

Answered by OEFVET 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

web site links will NOT open in Firefox

this is really becoming a problem. so many sites have links that absolutely will not open in FF - Java? I don't know. But Chrome always works. here's a sample: http://www… (read more)

this is really becoming a problem. so many sites have links that absolutely will not open in FF - Java? I don't know. But Chrome always works. here's a sample:

http://www.samsung.com/us/support/downloads

click on any link in the body of this page.

nonresponse.

please fix

Asked by storyseen 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Constantly redirected by annoying malware "Safe Finder Yahoo Search"

Please help! For the last 2 days this malware has taken over my firefox browser! First I noticed that my homepage and new user tab was changed and redirected to safe find… (read more)

Please help!

For the last 2 days this malware has taken over my firefox browser! First I noticed that my homepage and new user tab was changed and redirected to safe finder. Even though I was able to fix that through a Firefox refresh, my browser still redirects to this safe finder yahoo search engine, whenever I try to visit a url directly or use the search bar or even use one of Firefox settings options (e.g. add-ons and options).

I've signed out of my firefox account, refreshed firefox twice and deleted the old firefox data folders each time. I installed avast and malwarebytes (windows defender win.10 was useless) to do a scan and moved some viruses to the chest during reboot. Then I went into safe mode and uninstalled firefox, checked all my processes although I didn't see any suspicious programs in my task manager and then followed with a disk cleanup before rebooting.

I still have these problems after reinstalling firefox and even in safe mode I still get redirected. Help!??

"http://r.search.yahoo.com"

"http://r.search.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0LEVvDibglXWDwA9twXFwx./RV=2/RE=1460264803/RO=10/RU=http%3a%2f%2fwww.safefinder.net%2findex1.html/RK=0/RS=WFKZj9_uqq8LqbTzbGo6VtWbPw0-"

Asked by blissful_beauty 4 years ago

Answered by blissful_beauty 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

How to retrieve bookmarks and history?

Something went wrong with my Windows 8 so I had to Refresh it through the Recovery option . I ended up losing my firefox and had to download it again. Sadly, I have no ba… (read more)

Something went wrong with my Windows 8 so I had to Refresh it through the Recovery option . I ended up losing my firefox and had to download it again. Sadly, I have no backups of my bookmarks and history and they are very, very important. Is there any possible way I could get them back?

Asked by shikhar10 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Form completion, Firefox cache and get back the text I typed

Hello ! Two days ago I completed a form to contact my social security (they don't reveal their e-mail...), a long letter with many questions. I'm pretty sure the text I w… (read more)

Hello !

Two days ago I completed a form to contact my social security (they don't reveal their e-mail...), a long letter with many questions. I'm pretty sure the text I wrote is still in Firefox's cache. But when I do about:cache and look for the right web address, I find a long cache document, but written in hexadecimal code (which I'm not fluent in... you can imagine).

I only after installed two add-ons: TextAreaCache and CacheViewer (which I'm pretty sure is better), but they seem to store cache data only after they are installed, and cannot access previous cache.

What can I do ? Is there something to do ?

Thanks for your help

Andreï

Asked by andreicj 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

How do I manually transfer my saved passwords to a new linux computer? I do not want to use sync, or send my password information over the network in any way.

I am in the process of setting up several new computers. I am going from an older laptop using Debian Linux, and I am setting up several new desktops and laptops running… (read more)

I am in the process of setting up several new computers. I am going from an older laptop using Debian Linux, and I am setting up several new desktops and laptops running Ubuntu Mate. I want to know how to manually transfer my passwords, selected cookies, and bookmarks to the new computers. I do not want to use sync or the network (internet) in any way. I am not concerned about history, etc, and I can reinstall the latest version of any add-ons manually.

The bookmarks I can manually backup and restore, but the others are a bit more of a problem. I don't want to simply copy my entire profile to the new computers. I want all of the passwords, and selected cookies from places like my bank, so that I don't have to go through their question and answer sessions.

Thanks for any help,

Dan P.

Asked by danp387 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

firefox is defaulting to German , I need English! I cleared cache, cookies, nothing helps!!

Just because I occasionally go to German websites, Firefox decided tochange my browsing to German. So now I can't pay for things I want to buy, because Firefox brings up… (read more)

Just because I occasionally go to German websites, Firefox decided tochange my browsing to German. So now I can't pay for things I want to buy, because Firefox brings up pay input sites in German, with European zip code fields, which do not match the US fields. I have followed forum advice and cleared cookies and cache, no help. I checked my settings in Google Chrome, that says English. This is unbelievably frustrating. I NEVER asked any program to just mess with my language setting.

Asked by gitabvd 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

How to disable the Firefox 45.0.1 "insecure connection" popup warning.

I have started to get a popup warning. First it was when I visited secure pages, but now it happens whenever I open a new tab! The warning is: "The information you hav… (read more)

I have started to get a popup warning. First it was when I visited secure pages, but now it happens whenever I open a new tab! The warning is: "The information you have entered on this page will be sent over an insecure connection and could be read by a third party". How can I turn this off? I'm using Firefox 45.0.1 on a Mac with Yosemite 10.10.5. Thanks in advance!

Asked by marknarayn 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

favicon - how to get a favicon from a website (to use for another bookmark)

hello: I have installed this wonderful addon, to help me replace my favicons lost in replacing corrupt places.sqlite. The addon is wonderful as enables a folder to store… (read more)

hello:

I have installed this wonderful addon, to help me replace my favicons lost in replacing corrupt places.sqlite. The addon is wonderful as enables a folder to store your troublesome favicons. So for me, gives me more control to backup and restore if they disappear again (which is very frequent on Fx upgrade for me)

Bookmarks Favicon Images

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/bookmarks-favicon-images/

Please note: The sync favicon addon has not been helpful. I still have many favicons that are not showing (that were there in pre-upgrade/replace corrupt places.sqlite)


  • I clicked on the bookmark, and the favicon has not dispalyed. So I navigated to another page on the website, and the favicon is showing.
  • How to get a websites favicon?

Thankyou for your time

Asked by jendrew 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Win7, 64 bit Java does not install as plugin in 64 bit Firefox 45.0.1

Running 64 bit Firefox 45.0.1 on Windows 7. Installed 64 bit Java jre-8u77-windows-i586 several times, but it doesn't show up on the Plugins list. Yes, I've restarted F… (read more)

Running 64 bit Firefox 45.0.1 on Windows 7. Installed 64 bit Java jre-8u77-windows-i586 several times, but it doesn't show up on the Plugins list. Yes, I've restarted Firefox. I also tried installing it with Firefox shut down. I made sure the Java installation was going to the Program Files directory vs. Program Files (86) (at this point I think it's gone to both). The Java installer claims it completed successfully. The "Enable Java content In the browser" box on the Java Control Panel is checked. I considered falling back to 32 bit, but java.com only offers the 64 bit version.

I've never had this problem before. What am I doing wrong?

Asked by JerryHollombe 4 years ago

Answered by James 4 years ago

  • Solved
  • Archived

Deploy Firefox ESR with Group Policy

My company would like to deploy Firefox ESR via SCCM and control settings via group policy. It seems the SCCM deployment is not an issue, however I keep reading conflict… (read more)

My company would like to deploy Firefox ESR via SCCM and control settings via group policy. It seems the SCCM deployment is not an issue, however I keep reading conflicting or misinformation about group policy settings. Is it the case that Firefox does not read the group policy settings/registry settings to control the application and the only settings are internal to the application? Would anyone be able to point me to the most current up to date information on deploying Firefox with custom settings?

Asked by jachavarripadoc 3 years ago

Answered by Seburo 3 years ago