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taskbar hidden

on firefox 78.6esr the taskbar doesn't appear when i mouse down to the bottom of the screen. googling this provides no solutions. neither does another profile. apparently… (read more)

on firefox 78.6esr the taskbar doesn't appear when i mouse down to the bottom of the screen.

googling this provides no solutions. neither does another profile. apparently this problem has been around for several years.

what to do?

Asked by manhattanman 1 week ago

Last reply by manhattanman 3 days ago

Inability to play sound through bluetooth devices

I have pretty strong new asus laptop, and i have been using firefox as my main browser for a few weeks now flawlessly. 3 days ago i had a problem playing sound through a… (read more)

I have pretty strong new asus laptop, and i have been using firefox as my main browser for a few weeks now flawlessly. 3 days ago i had a problem playing sound through any of my butooth devices.

It was working on chrome spotify microsoft edge but not firefox. I have restarted my laptop, uninstalled the driver from my device manager and reinstalled it, refreshed firefox and uninstalled and reinstalled it back on my pc. Nothing has worked.

I have followed all solutions found here, i would appriciate all the help i can get.

Asked by Zeina 1 week ago

Last reply by Zeina 5 days ago

Firefox account locked.

When I used a new computer to log into my Firefox account, the account was locked. Waited 24 hours but account is still locked. I could not find website that will assis… (read more)

When I used a new computer to log into my Firefox account, the account was locked. Waited 24 hours but account is still locked. I could not find website that will assist me in unlocking my Firefox account. Need someone to send me another link to my Yahoo email to unlock.

Asked by ronsuwa345 3 weeks ago

Last reply by ronsuwa345 6 hours ago

Disably overly insisting updates

When Firefox asks if I want to download an update and I agree, soon after that but not right away it stops working - on every new page it says "we need to restart to fini… (read more)

When Firefox asks if I want to download an update and I agree, soon after that but not right away it stops working - on every new page it says "we need to restart to finish updating" <- this last bit is VERY annoying. Is there a way to keep FF working in such situation? I usually have 3 FF profiles running, about 10-20 tabs each and when it suddenly does this - I can restart them all but when it is suitable for me.

The only solution I can see so far is disabling updates via group policies (which is not well documented, where do i put this policies.json on fedora? need to google that).

Any other ways to keep updates and FF running until I decide when to restart? Thanks.

Asked by aikbox 2 weeks ago

Last reply by aikbox 2 hours ago

Two FF windows open when I click a link in Outlook

I'm using Outlook in my iMac Pro running Big Sur 11.1, and when I click a link in an email, two FF windows open, one with my default homepage and the other from the link… (read more)

I'm using Outlook in my iMac Pro running Big Sur 11.1, and when I click a link in an email, two FF windows open, one with my default homepage and the other from the link.

This only happens when FF isn't already open.

I've adjusted the settings to no avail, and then reset FF but the problem remains.

It doesn't do this with other browsers when set as the default, just FF.

I see other posts relating to this issue, but cannot find the solution - if there is one?

Thank you.

Asked by aisling.nightwind 2 weeks ago

Last reply by aisling.nightwind 4 days ago

Corrupted close button on Ubuntu

On Ubuntu 20.04 using Snap 84.0.2 (64 bits) there is something wrong with close button, presented in the attachment. The X seems corrupted. Does anyone know how to fix th… (read more)

On Ubuntu 20.04 using Snap 84.0.2 (64 bits) there is something wrong with close button, presented in the attachment.

The X seems corrupted.

Does anyone know how to fix that?

Asked by henioStraszny 2 days ago

Last reply by henioStraszny 2 days ago

Cant import firefox profiles

I have a folder called Firefox on the external hard drive I have all my folders there. I copied to %appdata%Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles When I refresh firefox, only the defa… (read more)

I have a folder called Firefox on the external hard drive

I have all my folders there. I copied to %appdata%Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles

When I refresh firefox, only the default folder is importing not my folder.

What am I doing wrong?

Asked by RunrigFan 1 week ago

Last reply by RunrigFan 4 days ago

Hyperlink in MS Office do not work in Firefox

I have always been able to use Firefox as the default browser when launching hyperlinks from MS Office products. Last week, i received notice that FLASH is no longer supp… (read more)

I have always been able to use Firefox as the default browser when launching hyperlinks from MS Office products. Last week, i received notice that FLASH is no longer supported and should be removed.

I did this.

Now - when i have a hyperlink in ANY MS product - it does not launch. When i change default browser to MS Edge - they work

How do i get this back to working in Firefox

Asked by rcragg4 1 week ago

Last reply by rcragg4 6 days ago

servscrpt.de

Using Avast AV. When searching with Google I get a 'Threat secured' message, threat name URL:Blacklist, URL servscrpt.de. Is this a Firefox problem, Google problem or A… (read more)

Using Avast AV. When searching with Google I get a 'Threat secured' message, threat name URL:Blacklist, URL servscrpt.de. Is this a Firefox problem, Google problem or Avast problem? Annoying issue; how do i correct?

Asked by Wayne Rose 1 week ago

Last reply by Wayne Rose 6 days ago

Flash required on ESR version

I have downloaded Firefox ESR and the Flash add-on. When I install for testing, it show the Flash disabled icon. What can I do to fix this as we will need this for our … (read more)

I have downloaded Firefox ESR and the Flash add-on. When I install for testing, it show the Flash disabled icon. What can I do to fix this as we will need this for our website that we have to have access to.

Asked by JRNix 5 days ago

Last reply by JRNix 5 days ago

Windows and Tabs No Longer Saved and Restored, Even With All Add-ons Disabled, Unless I Restart in Safe Mode

After upgrading to FF 84, my previous sessions are no longer saved and restored unless I restart in Safe Mode. - I have Restore previous session checked in Preferences. -… (read more)

After upgrading to FF 84, my previous sessions are no longer saved and restored unless I restart in Safe Mode.

- I have Restore previous session checked in Preferences.

- I have opened new windows and tabs and one by one disabled and restored every add-on that I have had enabled and quit and restarted each time, until every single add-on has been disabled, and still the previous sessions are not saved and restored.

- I have looked in the sessionstore-backups folder with each restart, and there is never any file for the previous sessions in it.

- Again, even when there are absolutely no add-ons enabled, the previous session is not saved and not restored.

- Again, only when I restart in Safe Mode is the previous session saved and restored.

What is the solution?

Asked by zillamobster 2 days ago

Last reply by zillamobster 2 days ago

Firefox Mac menu bar covers tabs when in full screen

In Firefox for Mac, when in fullscreen mode, moving the mouse curser to the top of the screen to show the menu bar covers the open tabs, address bar etc. I'm not sure if … (read more)

In Firefox for Mac, when in fullscreen mode, moving the mouse curser to the top of the screen to show the menu bar covers the open tabs, address bar etc. I'm not sure if this is a feature or a bug - in other browsers the tabs move down so that you can still click on them, which I much prefer.

Is there a way to have Firefox move the address bar etc out of the way when showing the menu bar in full screen?

I've attached a couple of screenshots to show the behaviour in Firefox compared to Brave browser (and I guess Chrome).

Apologies if this has been answered elsewhere, I saw a few similar posts but nothing with this exact issue.

Thanks!

Asked by J-Oz 17 hours ago

Last reply by J-Oz 6 hours ago

WebRTC

Hi, I am using an video chats app based on webRTC. When using firefox there are problems with the sound, with more people the sound crackles and is hard to understand. I… (read more)

Hi, I am using an video chats app based on webRTC. When using firefox there are problems with the sound, with more people the sound crackles and is hard to understand. Is it possible that firefox is blocking audio packets in some way? Thank you in advance for your answer. Best regards.

Asked by juliusz.mandrosz 3 days ago

Last reply by juliusz.mandrosz 3 days ago

Comment about new Windows Broswer and Bookmakrs

1. Ought to have a "Suggestions" in the topic list. My observation is that you have just changed the Bookmark Lookup function to show only bookmarks. It use to show fol… (read more)

  1. 1. Ought to have a "Suggestions" in the topic list.

My observation is that you have just changed the Bookmark Lookup function to show only bookmarks. It use to show folders as well. When I wanted to find a bookmark, it is often to move it to a more "consistent" place in bookmark map, and you can't do that any more.

Also on the Bookmark Edit page, it would be awfully helpful to have it's folder label displayed there as well.

Mac

Asked by Mac 2 days ago

Last reply by Mac 2 days ago

quick link tiles

Quick link tiles appeared on my home page after the last update. I searched the internet on how to delete these, but I can't find any answers. I will never use these, and… (read more)

Quick link tiles appeared on my home page after the last update. I searched the internet on how to delete these, but I can't find any answers. I will never use these, and I want to remove them and I don't know how. Please and thank you.

Asked by nancyec_7 13 hours ago

Last reply by nancyec_7 13 hours ago

Speed tests shows normal uploads on Firefox and Edge but on Firefox only downloads show 0.0

Good evening. I have run the Ookla speed test through Edge and my download is 212.94 Mbps and my upload is 11.76 Mbps and uses the Spectrum Syracuse Server. Running Spe… (read more)

Good evening. I have run the Ookla speed test through Edge and my download is 212.94 Mbps and my upload is 11.76 Mbps and uses the Spectrum Syracuse Server. Running Spectrum speed test on Edge registers Spectrum Syracuse as the optimum server and download is 236.2 and upload 11.6. Both are using my Spectrum server in Syracuse, NY.

When I run Ookla through Firefox I got 227.17 down and 11.63 up. Spectrum's speed test through Firerefox's Syracuse server 231.8 up and 11.5 down.

However for a while earler this evening when I ran both programs on both browsers and both through Syracuse's servers I was getting downs of 0.0 to 0.7. I reset the modem and router and still had low speeds but shortly after I got the readings I wrote in the first two paragraphs.

What would be the reason for this? Anything particular with Firefox? Something I should look out for in the future? Partially a curiosity while the other part being proactive.

Thanks for anybody who can take time to answer.

Asked by Figureguy 1 day ago

Last reply by Figureguy 5 hours ago

Can't see "save as..." dialog box while in the full screen mode

When I browse in full screen mode and try to save something (a web page or a picture... it doesn't matter) the dialog box does not show up on the screen - only two big bu… (read more)

When I browse in full screen mode and try to save something (a web page or a picture... it doesn't matter) the dialog box does not show up on the screen - only two big buttons on my touch bar which allow me to "cancel" or "save".

Is there a way to fix that?

This problem appeared a while ago since the last udates of Catalina I guess and is still there on macos Big sur.

[MBP 16 2019, macOS 11.1]

Asked by George 6 days ago