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Clearing Cache/cookies

Your instructions under "help" say to click on "Firefox" and click on "preferences". When I click on Firefox the menu does NOT have "Preferences" in it. What's up with t… (read more)

Your instructions under "help" say to click on "Firefox" and click on "preferences". When I click on Firefox the menu does NOT have "Preferences" in it. What's up with that?? And how do I clear the cache and cookies?

Asked by 57ws2qwr9w 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Firefox will not load pages / connect to internet

Starting a few weeks ago, firefox would not load any accounts via https://login.microsoftonline.com/ one one of my Macs. I was running the latest version 121.xx on MAC 1… (read more)

Starting a few weeks ago, firefox would not load any accounts via https://login.microsoftonline.com/ one one of my Macs.

I was running the latest version 121.xx on MAC 12.7.2

Nothing would fix the site issue, so I tried re-installing and refreshing Firefox. Followed all the troubleshooting steps.

Now firefox is completely broken. Tried creating a new profile. Running in safe mode, etc.

It sometimes will load pages, but extremely slow. But generally is unusable.

Firefox works on my other macs just fine (Profile uses sync with those machines)

Safari and Chrome work perfectly fine. No malware. No ISP issues. No firewall.

Please advise a fix or I guess I will delete everything firefox related.

Asked by gt0279a 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Can t hide the video controls bar on Coursera website

As the title says when I am using the video player on Coursera website I am not able to hide the control bar while on fullscreen mode (even if I don t move my mouse for m… (read more)

As the title says when I am using the video player on Coursera website I am not able to hide the control bar while on fullscreen mode (even if I don t move my mouse for more than 15 seconds). I ve attached a screenshot with the control bar being displayed. (also the captions are overlapping with that control bar) I ve also tried different ways of opening the fullscreen mode (click on the "Full Screen" button or by pressing 'F'). I don t have this problem on websites like YouTube.

Asked by ELCO11 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

Wiadomosci

Dzień Dobry, Na jednym z kont nie wyświetlają mi się wiadomości z poprzedniego roku. Inne konta działają dobrze. Nie wiem gdzie szukać rozwiązania. proszę o poradę. Po… (read more)

Dzień Dobry,

Na jednym z kont nie wyświetlają mi się wiadomości z poprzedniego roku. Inne konta działają dobrze. Nie wiem gdzie szukać rozwiązania. proszę o poradę.

Pozdrawiam Wojciech

Asked by Wojtek Sierpotowski 3 months ago

Last reply by Kiki 3 months ago

Open Link in New Tab: Does Not Open Next to Current Tab

Every time I right click and select "Open Link in New Tab" Firefox is not opening this new tab next to the current tab. It instead moves this new tap to the end of all th… (read more)

Every time I right click and select "Open Link in New Tab" Firefox is not opening this new tab next to the current tab. It instead moves this new tap to the end of all the tabs (of the current website). This is an annoying behavior, I have to go all the way to the end of the tabs to look at the name page that I just opened. How do I fix this behavior?

Asked by gekaram 2 months ago

Last reply by Terry 2 months ago

BAD REQUEST

About a month ago Firefox started giving me BAD REQUEST for URLs generated by the MLS system all of us realtors use. This URL works fine in Safari, but not in Firefox … (read more)

About a month ago Firefox started giving me BAD REQUEST for URLs generated by the MLS system all of us realtors use.

This URL works fine in Safari, but not in Firefox any longer. What has happened and how/when will this be resolved? JPaul

Bad Request

Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit.

Asked by jpmflorida 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Graphs from www.investors.com stopped loading. No grid is showing on the larger graphs when they do load.

Hello, I'm a subscriber to the www.investors.com. when i click on a stock symbol, the stock chart takes a long time loading. when they do load, no grid shows on the graph… (read more)

Hello, I'm a subscriber to the www.investors.com. when i click on a stock symbol, the stock chart takes a long time loading. when they do load, no grid shows on the graph. I do not encounter the similar problems when I use MS Edge or Google Chrome. Can someone help. Thank you.

Asked by rpclaire 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

FF 121.0.1-64bit doesn't work right on multiple popular sites

I started with Netscape, lived through Mozilla and then been FF ever since. I love it. But increasingly, I am running into problems with using features in many websites. … (read more)

I started with Netscape, lived through Mozilla and then been FF ever since. I love it. But increasingly, I am running into problems with using features in many websites.

For instance with Cigna Health, you can't reset your pw and open certain other links. Cigna Support has a simple solution which has always solved my problem: use Chrome or Edge.

B&H Photo Video mostly works but for instance if you are looking at the pictures associated with a product review and try to enlarge them, FF won't do it. Chrome and Edge do it.

I am finding more and more websites that have these glitches. It's almost as if some website designers are not paying any attention to compatibility of their product with FF.

Am I missing something in the config of FF or are these issues real and likely to get worse over time? I am very worried that if it continues that I will get a message like "Many features on this website are not compatible with FireFox."

I am not a programmer but if there is anything I can do to help, I am glad to do so.

sfoAlan

Asked by alan225 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

Drag and drop onto bookmark icon no longer works Firefox 120.01 (2023)

Two computers. Both computers name version of Firefox and same version Of Windows 10. On computer 1 drag and drop no longer works. I can click star next url and manually … (read more)

Two computers. Both computers name version of Firefox and same version Of Windows 10. On computer 1 drag and drop no longer works. I can click star next url and manually to bookmark toolbar. I also cannot reorder on tool bar by dragging and dropping by selecting.

How do I know I'm doing it correctly? On computer 2 it works exactly as should. Click on padlock and drop or click on entry and toolbar and reorder. Same extensions etc and do not have a bookmark extension though have tab session manager. Same version both computers. Only difference in browser is number of tabs open. x 10 difference in number of tabs open computer 1 versus 2.

If I put firefox in troubleshoot mode with extensions etc off or create a brand new profile and try same problem.

Asked by jkannry 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Themes

why doesn't my theme stay engaged?I have 4 computers and I am constantly having to engage my fav theme on them all all the time. Theme: Animated Dark fox theme with spin… (read more)

why doesn't my theme stay engaged?I have 4 computers and I am constantly having to engage my fav theme on them all all the time.

Theme: Animated Dark fox theme with spinning globe and glow effect.

Asked by El Sid 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Websites don't work with FireFox but do with other browsers

I've written about this before and never got a working answer. I have to use Chrome or internet explorer for some work because FireFox won't open the sites. This problem … (read more)

I've written about this before and never got a working answer. I have to use Chrome or internet explorer for some work because FireFox won't open the sites. This problem hasn't been fixed by I clearing cache and cookies as recommended back when I first asked a year or so ago.

Now the latest website I haven't been able to use is the Post office! USPS.com -- If I try to track a mail piece using my tracking number the site can't bring it up. The site tries for long time then tells me to try later. When I try with another browser such as Chrome, the result is there within a couple of seconds. It looks like I'm going to have to leave FireFox which I hate as I've used it so long - over ten years at least.

Version 121 Windows 10

Asked by rkclaw 3 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

Primary Password

As of January 2024, I am constantly being asked for a Primary Password when I use the Firefox browser. I do not believe I ever set a Primary Password or Master Passwor… (read more)

As of January 2024, I am constantly being asked for a Primary Password when I use the Firefox browser. I do not believe I ever set a Primary Password or Master Password with Firefox, and I have been using Firefox for many years. When I go to the Settings page, it says to confirm my current Primary Password in order to change it. But I need to know my current password to do that. I also unchecked Primary Password, and got a pop-up that said if I remove my Primary Password my information will not be protected if my computer is compromised. Obviously, I don't want that to happen. Is it possible I am being asked for a Primary Password because I am using a VPN? Please advise on how to resolve this problem. I can't change my password, and I can't confirm ever setting one so I am concerned. Thank you.

Asked by Bonniebc 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

visited links colors

With color perception limited vision, I cannot distinguish default colors for visited/not-visited link colors. I tried changing colors in Settings via: Colors / Override… (read more)

With color perception limited vision, I cannot distinguish default colors for visited/not-visited link colors. I tried changing colors in Settings via:

Colors / Override FF's default colors for text, website backgrounds, and links:

I changed the colors to what suits my needs BUT just changing those colors ALSO put focus(?) lines around various texts and randomly changes colors elsewhere in arbitrary fashion making my changes unacceptable. What am I doing wrong?

I am not stupid, but I do not understand the langauge used in describing "modifications." It would be useful for people in similar states of lack of knowledge to have at least maps/legends of web pages explaining the arcane language of webs.

TIA Stephen

Asked by stephen11962 3 months ago

Last reply by Terry 2 months ago

Turn off translator popup but keep option to translate

I turned off the translator popup via about:config and browser.translations.automaticallyPopup to false. Now translation is gone. How can I keep the option to quickly tra… (read more)

I turned off the translator popup via about:config and browser.translations.automaticallyPopup to false. Now translation is gone. How can I keep the option to quickly translate a page in the address bar without having the popup jump in my face each time I open a new tab, forcing me to click it to make it go away? This would be a nice option but an extremely distracting presentation. thanks.

Asked by nopinkdragons 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

Add-ons Manager Tab

The Add-ons Manager tab is automatically presented as one of the tabs when I start Mozilla. How do I configure Mozilla so that the Add-ons Manager tab is not presented? … (read more)

The Add-ons Manager tab is automatically presented as one of the tabs when I start Mozilla. How do I configure Mozilla so that the Add-ons Manager tab is not presented?

Asked by David.Conway 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago