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How to eliminate website suggestions from address bar.

The latest update of Firefox includes an incredibly annoying "feature". Clicking in the address bar brings up a drop-down list of sites: youtube, facebook, reddit, wikipe… (read more)

The latest update of Firefox includes an incredibly annoying "feature". Clicking in the address bar brings up a drop-down list of sites: youtube, facebook, reddit, wikipedia, twitter. This is distracting and I don't like Firefox shilling for these other sites. How do I get rid of these?

Asked by Mike 1 month ago

Answered by McCoy 1 month ago

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Cannot export or backup bookmarks

I cannot export or backup bookmarks. When I try to, no file is created. I have refreshed Firefox, created a new profile and copied the sqlite file, and uninstalled/reinst… (read more)

I cannot export or backup bookmarks. When I try to, no file is created. I have refreshed Firefox, created a new profile and copied the sqlite file, and uninstalled/reinstalled. None of these actions solved the issue. Could there be a corrupt bookmark that is preventing these functions? Is there another way to export/backup?

Asked by B 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Audio in videos is muted for the first two seconds

Whenever I play any video in firefox (version 75.0, 64 bit) the video is muted for the first two seconds. Then the sound comes back, and I have to rewind to listen to see… (read more)

Whenever I play any video in firefox (version 75.0, 64 bit) the video is muted for the first two seconds. Then the sound comes back, and I have to rewind to listen to see what I missed. I'm not sure when exactly this started, but I think it was like this for about a month. Maybe two. I searched for the solution in DuckDuckGo, but couldn't find anything. I did turn off fade-in and fade-out effects but that did not help.

I feel it is some kind of option to avoid sudden audio pop-ins or something. But so far I couldn't find anything relevant in about:config or the browser options.

Asked by Anton 1 month ago

Answered by Anton 6 hours ago

Firefox brings red page blocking sites?

Hi, I am visiting a site from my favorites and suddenly I am greeted with a red page urging me that this site has dangerous content and I should leave it? Why is that? Th… (read more)

Hi, I am visiting a site from my favorites and suddenly I am greeted with a red page urging me that this site has dangerous content and I should leave it? Why is that? There is an option to ignore the risk but I want this red screen disabled and not to see it again. How can I disable it and possibly even delete it from my computer?

In the settings I have unchecked this: Deceptive Content and Dangerous Software Protection Block dangerous and deceptive content

but still get the error. How can I disable this stupid page!

Asked by davebg 7 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 7 hours ago

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history cancel - not working

Hello, I use to clear history every 2 months, but since some months the normal cancel history procedure doesn't work at all. Is there any toerh way to cancel history. I d… (read more)

Hello, I use to clear history every 2 months, but since some months the normal cancel history procedure doesn't work at all. Is there any toerh way to cancel history. I don't want to delete bookmarks and other settigns.

Asked by antonio089 21 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 19 hours ago

Firefox does not reach 1Gb speed? how do i configure browser? Chrome and Edge does reach 1Gb at speedtest, Firefox does not

I already upgraded my home's internet speed up to 1Gb. It included a router's change. The fact i, when i do a speed test on Firefox, it does reach only 600 Mb download sp… (read more)

I already upgraded my home's internet speed up to 1Gb. It included a router's change. The fact i, when i do a speed test on Firefox, it does reach only 600 Mb download speed and 100 upload. If i do the same speed test with another browser, i get 900 MB download and 100 Mb upload. So , how do i configure Firefox in order to get same values than Edge and Chrome browsers? I understand it might has to be with some parameters in about:config . Could you give me some light on this? Thanks

Asked by elf_wolf 1 month ago

Last reply by Galahad 5 days ago

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Going to YouTube with Firefox, it will redirect me from the Home page, to a random suscription page.

Each time I go to YouTube, with Firefox, it will redirect me from the Home page to a random subscription channel. If I click on Home, it will not remain there, but redire… (read more)

Each time I go to YouTube, with Firefox, it will redirect me from the Home page to a random subscription channel. If I click on Home, it will not remain there, but redirects me every time. Disabled AdBlocker, but with no success. Do not have this problem if I use Edge or IE.

Asked by David Florence 2 weeks ago

Answered by McCoy 2 weeks ago

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How do you prevent Firefox 75 from impacting RDP on Windows Server 2008 R2?

Ever since Firefox upgraded to version 75, using it has become impossible to use via RDP on Windows Server 2008 R2. The behavior is like Firefox completely hogs down the… (read more)

Ever since Firefox upgraded to version 75, using it has become impossible to use via RDP on Windows Server 2008 R2. The behavior is like Firefox completely hogs down the machine, but more likely seems to be impacting the refresh rate of the RDP session. With Firefox open, mouse begins to trail and button clicks and movement stack up and execute as much as a 5 minute delay at times. I saw a similar report, but not 100% the same, here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1278453

Here is what I know so far...

* Specific to Windows Server 2008 R2, tested on multiple VMs on multiple hosts
* Issue not present on Windows Server 2016, Windows 10, or Windows 7
* Size of Firefox window affects performance, leading to validate RDP refresh issue.  If half the screen is Firefox vs the whole screen, the lag is lessened
* Safe Mode immediately resolves the issues
* Safe Mode with all Add-Ons re-enabled still resolves the issue
* Hardware acceleration on or off has no impact
* Downgrading to Firefox 74 resolves the issue (but this could also be because it made me a new profile)

What other details can I provide? Is there anything else I can try? Does this qualify to report a bug on bugzilla?

Asked by EarthBoundX5 4 weeks ago

Answered by EarthBoundX5 3 days ago

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Forgot My firefox account password

I tried to install lockwise on my mobile, but unfortunately I forgot my password to my account, which contain all the information. Luckily I have access to the associated… (read more)

I tried to install lockwise on my mobile, but unfortunately I forgot my password to my account, which contain all the information. Luckily I have access to the associated email also the account is logged in on my laptop. But when resetting the password, I got a warning that I might lose some of my saved password and bookmarks, which I really don't want. Is there still anyway for me save my account without loosing any of my contents ?

Asked by Ahsan 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

Selecting multiple items and other Keyboard shortcuts in Google drive not working

Hello dear, I have a problem with Firefox where Keyboard shortcuts not working with Google drive, For example, I can not choose multiple items in it when I open it fro… (read more)

Hello dear, I have a problem with Firefox where Keyboard shortcuts not working with Google drive, For example, I can not choose multiple items in it when I open it from Firefox I used Shift key and Ctrl key to select, but unfortunately not working .

Asked by Rana Ali 4 days ago

Last reply by Ankit Kumar 4 days ago

So i just updated firefox and half of my extensions are not working (uBlock Origin, Stylish, Etc)

my uBlock is on but ads still play on youtube my stylish doesn't have any of the styles i've installed anymore and every time i try to install a new one firefox freezes … (read more)

my uBlock is on but ads still play on youtube my stylish doesn't have any of the styles i've installed anymore and every time i try to install a new one firefox freezes firefox color no longer automatically applies my theme (i have to go find the website and select it) and i lost the ability to load outlook.com/owa but thanks to a trick another user here (FredMcD) taught me (Manage data/Forget this site) i was able to regain access to it.

Also I would hope that it goes without saying but any responses suggesting Resets/Nukes will be ignored and reported. Let's try to work together to get this issue sorted out.

Asked by Sin Shadow Fox 1 month ago

Last reply by Sin Shadow Fox 5 days ago

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PASSWORDS

I am unable to log in to ANY page requiring my password when using Firefox. Chrome works fine for me. I don't want to reset passwords as I just went thru and did those as… (read more)

I am unable to log in to ANY page requiring my password when using Firefox. Chrome works fine for me. I don't want to reset passwords as I just went thru and did those as a regular update. What has happened to Firefox that it won't let me use any of my sites I need to log in to?

Asked by PJBarnes 5 days ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 5 days ago

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Firefox displaying a different font on personal website than the one that is intended.

The opening para of the home page of my website is written in "Georgia Italics' font. In every browser except Firefox the text is displayed in that font. Browsed in Firef… (read more)

The opening para of the home page of my website is written in "Georgia Italics' font. In every browser except Firefox the text is displayed in that font. Browsed in Firefox is appears in an extreme version of a similar font but awful to look at. This happens on both my Mac and Windows 8. How can I get Firefox to display the font that was intended?

Asked by Peter Plant 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

I want to switch between the results of a google search and open some in new tabs.

Hi all, I believe I remember that this function once was implemented in firefox and I used it regularly. But now I can't find it anymore: The search results of an inter… (read more)

Hi all, I believe I remember that this function once was implemented in firefox and I used it regularly. But now I can't find it anymore:

The search results of an internet search (let's say google search results) show up in firefox one after the other. When I move my hand to the mouse and Strg + click I can open selected search results in new tabs. From the keyboard I can only use Tab to navigate from element to element - but not from search result to search result as I want.

Is there a possibility to move quickly from search result to search result? To skip all the not interesting elements? To "tab" through all these links, the maps, the ads takes ages...

Would be great if someone knew the old function in firefox at least.

ami

Asked by ami 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Jeff Grossman 5 days ago

Restoring discarded tabs

After needing to do heavy maintenance due to a malware/malvertising issue that cropped up, I needed to restart and refresh Firefox a couple of times. While all the tabs a… (read more)

After needing to do heavy maintenance due to a malware/malvertising issue that cropped up, I needed to restart and refresh Firefox a couple of times. While all the tabs are still present, they are now "discarded". I am fully unable to restore them, currently. Googling has not given me any real insight as to what is going on.

I did have Tab Suspender extension/app in use, so perhaps I should have disabled that and refreshed all the tabs. Impossible to say now, and hindsight is not exactly helping me restore any of this.

I have a lot of tabs, and I have managed to copy the titles of each tab, so I should theoretically be able to find each one again. However, if there is an easier method to restore all my tabs, I'd prefer that.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by Ihmislehma 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Ihmislehma 6 days ago

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Firefox icon disappears when I shut down computer

I've installed Firefox on my MacBook Air laptop, but every time I turn off my computer, the icon to access Firefox disappears from my shortcuts bar and I have to go back … (read more)

I've installed Firefox on my MacBook Air laptop, but every time I turn off my computer, the icon to access Firefox disappears from my shortcuts bar and I have to go back to my downloads folder, double click on the "Firefox 75.0.dmg" file and re-install Firefox. Meanwhile, all my bookmarks on Firefox are lost and have to start everything anew like a new customer each day. My membership email is the only thing that is retained therefore day-to-day. I've checked the settings and have even made Firefox my default browser but that hasn't helped. I should add that I also have Express VPN. When I add Firefox to the ExpressVPN's shortcuts, again it stays there only until I turn off the computer. Meanwhile, Google Chrome and my email icons remain on the VPN startup window and don't go away as does Firefox. Jacob

Asked by HAAvedissian 6 days ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 6 days ago

I get continuous "Restart to update Firefox" messages.

I get a "Restart to update Firefox" message under the "Firefox Updates" section of "General Options." I click on that button and Firefox restarts, but the "Restart to up… (read more)

I get a "Restart to update Firefox" message under the "Firefox Updates" section of "General Options." I click on that button and Firefox restarts, but the "Restart to update Firefox" button is still there. This occurs continuously. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Asked by admiral10 1 week ago

Last reply by admiral10 6 days ago

Can I turn off update notifications? There are too many updates and the update notifications pop up too frequently, it's extremely irritating

Update notifications pop up all the time and I don't want to update right now. I know you would not recommend neglecting to update but this is my choice. I don't want upd… (read more)

Update notifications pop up all the time and I don't want to update right now.

I know you would not recommend neglecting to update but this is my choice. I don't want update notifications popping up all the time.

This is extremely irritating.

Asked by N.D. 1 week ago

Last reply by AgingKeeper 6 days ago