Sync Not Working

This morning my Sony laptop crashed. Fortunately, I have an HP that has not long been repaired under guarantee. All I have done up to today is make sure it works OK and a… (read more)

This morning my Sony laptop crashed. Fortunately, I have an HP that has not long been repaired under guarantee. All I have done up to today is make sure it works OK and add Mcafee security.

I am now using this and have succesfully installed several programmes including Firefox.

I have been through this process many times, having bought my first laptop in 1991. for virtually all that time I have used Firefox and always synced successfully on many occassions.

So I never thought I would have a problem today but, no matter what I have tried. I have had no success.

Asked by gsehorton 5 minutes ago

Scrolling thru windows

I'd like to be able to scroll thru windows, but when I use command ~, it only scrolls thru the tabs that are open. How can I scroll thru ALL of the windows? Mac OS High S… (read more)

I'd like to be able to scroll thru windows, but when I use command ~, it only scrolls thru the tabs that are open. How can I scroll thru ALL of the windows?

Mac OS High Sierra

Asked by fl4321 6 minutes ago

Safefrom.net bookmark problem

Hi, everyone, I'm pretty new around here. I installed Savefrom.net helper and it installed an addon and a bookmark in my browser. Then I uninstalled it from my PC and uni… (read more)

Hi, everyone, I'm pretty new around here. I installed Savefrom.net helper and it installed an addon and a bookmark in my browser. Then I uninstalled it from my PC and uninstalled the addon. But the bookmark is still there. Everytime I close and reopen Firefox it is stays there and it's pretty annoying tbh. I tried starting in Safe Mode and two antivirus programs (Malwarbyte and Avast). No help. What can I do?

Asked by jalalgurbanov 18 minutes ago

Last reply by jalalgurbanov 9 minutes ago

Sign up for FireFox forum

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum? I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct. I try to set up a new account and the security que… (read more)

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum?

I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct.

I try to set up a new account and the security question "how many letters in Mozilla" doesn't work. The answer is 7, but says it's wrong. WFT?

Help windslarry@gmail.com

Asked by fl4321 11 minutes ago

Killing battery on new Apple M1 13" MacBook Pro

Has anyone else reported severe battery draining on a new M1 chipped MacBook Pro? I noticed that the battery was draining as quickly or quicker compared with the one in … (read more)

Has anyone else reported severe battery draining on a new M1 chipped MacBook Pro? I noticed that the battery was draining as quickly or quicker compared with the one in my old 2014 15" MacBook Pro. I checked Activity Monitor and saw that the CPU utilization for the Firefox WebExtensions process was consistently north of 99%, even while I was doing nothing.

I've switched to using Safari and I'm now getting the incredible battery life I expected having read all of the reviews for the new M1 laptop.

I've been using Safari (on battery, with the screen at full brightness) for over an hour now and it hasn't moved from 100% yet.

This morning it went from fully charged to below 20% in less than five hours with brightness at 50% or less for half of that time. I'm sure I can't be the only new MacBook user who has noticed this?

Please fix the problem Mozilla as I'd much prefer to use Firefox vs Safari but not if it kills battery time like this.

Asked by i_a_henderson 14 hours ago

Last reply by i_a_henderson 17 minutes ago

Widevine plugin not installed at all

This all started while I was trying to open Spotify in Firefox. It kept telling me I need to enable secure playback. So I checked and "Play DRM-controlled content" is ena… (read more)

This all started while I was trying to open Spotify in Firefox. It kept telling me I need to enable secure playback. So I checked and "Play DRM-controlled content" is enabled. I did some googling to see what could be the problem. Turns out I need Google Widevine enabled, so I check the plugins page where I find out I don't even have Widevine installed. I also checked the default profile folder (root directory) to see if there's even a gmp-widevinecdm folder there but I couldn't find anything.

Is there a way for me to reinstall Widevine without having to create a new profile?

Asked by alexghudson 1 hour ago

Facing an error

From Past 3-4 hours whenever i use *FIREFOX* I am facing a constant error as: Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to s… (read more)

From Past 3-4 hours whenever i use *FIREFOX* I am facing a constant error as:

Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the requests, and not a robot. Why did this happen?

I ve tried numerous things like disbaling the ip,refreshing firefox,clearing cache , restarting system , reinstalling firefox but all went in vain

Could someone please provide a substantial solution to above stated and to why this has occured when i use firefox in first place

Asked by kushagra02 1 hour ago

tabs that get opened by clicking on link in email (Outlook.com), jump to the right over many other tabs

Hi dear Community Members, formerly when I opened a link in an email from my Outlook account, it opened in a Tab exactly next to it. But now it goes beyond several tabs w… (read more)

Hi dear Community Members, formerly when I opened a link in an email from my Outlook account, it opened in a Tab exactly next to it. But now it goes beyond several tabs which were already there. How can I get these links again opened in a Tab right next to it. That makes it easier to go from my email to that tab and back, I find.

Hope that I described this clear.

Thanx, Jan

Asked by uitvenlo 1 hour ago

recovering profile settings after a fresh install

hi folks, Is it possible to restore a firefox profile to a new install from previously synced profiles ? I have several different profiles of firefox running on a few ma… (read more)

hi folks,

Is it possible to restore a firefox profile to a new install from previously synced profiles ? I have several different profiles of firefox running on a few machines. On one of them I had to format the SSD but forgot to save to settings. When logging into the firefox account I see a list of all my machines but I don't see an option to recover settings from any of them

I would be eternally grateful for any help.

Thank you !

Gadi

Asked by gadiran 2 days ago

Last reply by gadiran 2 hours ago

Firefox CPU usage increases dramatically while playing YouTube videos full-screen

I'm using Firefox v 83.0 on Manjaro (Gnome) Linux. YouTube videos in theater/full-screen mode lag if resolution is higher than 360p and cause the CPU usage to burst. Thi… (read more)

I'm using Firefox v 83.0 on Manjaro (Gnome) Linux. YouTube videos in theater/full-screen mode lag if resolution is higher than 360p and cause the CPU usage to burst. This happens for large web pages as well: when I scroll the page, text overlaps and everything is terribly slow. I've checked and this seems to be a Firefox related problem; videos play smoothly both on VLC and Chromium. I've tried all official troubleshooting suggestions: changing to default theme, refreshing Firefox, starting in safe-mode, disabling extensions, disabling hardware acceleration and so on, with no success. I've never had any problems with Firefox for Linux before and I wonder what could be the cause.

I attached screenshots for comparison of CPU usage for the same video playing in theater mode in Firefox and Chromium.

Asked by Giulia 4 hours ago

Firefox Menu Bar Unresponsive

Hi, my Firefox Menu bar always randomly stops responding... the "Apple" Menu & the "Firefox" Menu (About, Prefs., Hide/Show, Quit both still work, but not the rest o… (read more)

Hi, my Firefox Menu bar always randomly stops responding... the "Apple" Menu & the "Firefox" Menu (About, Prefs., Hide/Show, Quit both still work, but not the rest of the Firefox menus (File, Edit, View, History, Bookmarks, Tools, Window, Help)... those randomly become unresponsive, then total stop when using Firefox...)

Is there a setting in Firefox, or is there a way using Apple's Activity Monitor, or a Terminal command to force a restart of the Menu bars? this is getting very annoying LOL

Asked by 4ryca09 4 hours ago

Will not remember youtube preferences (Dark mode, Autoplay, etc...) between browser sessions and tabs (Windows 10)

The browser simply refuses to save such personal preferences anymore, up until the last update this hasn't been an issue. Before i updated youtube would remember to use d… (read more)

The browser simply refuses to save such personal preferences anymore, up until the last update this hasn't been an issue. Before i updated youtube would remember to use dark mode and disable autoplay without fail, now i have to reset these preferences every time i open a new youtube tab. When i open a new tab on youtube the screen starts as if it were in dark mode and then smash-cuts to light mode with autoplay as soon as the video and recommended thumbnails load up. This doesn't happen on Chrome, and when i set my system preferences in the windows options menu it does default to dark mode (but i really hate the systemwide dark mode there).

I could really use some help here if anyone is able to, half of my browsing youtube is in the dead of night and i really don't need the added eye strain every time i want to watch a new video outside of my queue.

Asked by vidlover97 5 hours ago

image copy problem with jpg images on a specific website - pixiv.net

I often view pictures on https://www.pixiv.net/ When I select one jpg image on pixiv.net, copy this picture and then paste it to somewhere else, It becomes completely bl… (read more)

I often view pictures on https://www.pixiv.net/ When I select one jpg image on pixiv.net, copy this picture and then paste it to somewhere else, It becomes completely blank. And the copied image file is broken due to unknown reasons. Here I added one picture. It shows the result when I paste a said jpg image from pixiv.net to somewhere else (like a word document page). This issue happens with firefox 83 and firefox beta 84. It never happens with firefox 82. I don't know what caused this issue.

Asked by lordingholic 7 hours ago

Youtube progress bar save all the time old watching time

I dont remeber where but i years ago found in internet something about increase buffering videos on yt or something like that and it said to go to about:settings and chan… (read more)

I dont remeber where but i years ago found in internet something about increase buffering videos on yt or something like that and it said to go to about:settings and change something but yea i dont remember what i changed i mean for long time when i close browser with opened video it all the time move back video to old time for example video 1h and i close at 30 min but earlier i closed at 10 min and it will move all the time back to 10 min.It was something about saving video time i extended it to max probably so maybe every one hour or something it will track the time.

Asked by kosa8237 10 hours ago

Zoom level on a specific url

i have one url that everytime I click on the tab, or close it completely, and type it in again, it always opens up at 30% zoom. I can get rid of it easily by clicking on … (read more)

i have one url that everytime I click on the tab, or close it completely, and type it in again, it always opens up at 30% zoom.

I can get rid of it easily by clicking on the 30% in the url window but it is completely annoying.

I am not sure how i did it in the first place and i am wondering how to get rid of it, or at least change it so it doesnt come back.

Asked by koolandrew 15 hours ago

Last reply by koolandrew 10 hours ago