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I started using Firefox in 2004. Now GOOGLE WILL NOT allow me to get to some sites

i uninstalled GOGGLE tonight because, I HATE GOOGLE for several reasons. BUT since the uninstall, they are blocking not sites but CONTENT. I do a search and the content i… (read more)

i uninstalled GOGGLE tonight because, I HATE GOOGLE for several reasons. BUT since the uninstall, they are blocking not sites but CONTENT. I do a search and the content is on lots of URLS. BUT GOOGLE INTERCEPTS THE SITE, HIJACKS Firefox AND SAYS: GOOGLE 404. That’s an error. The requested URL [inappropriate link] was not found on this server. That’s all we know.

i KNOW its a lie as the URL/SITE comes up, I SEE THE CONTENT then GOOGLE "KNOCKS IT DOWN AND SAYS: GOOGLE 404. That’s an error. The requested URL [inappropriate link] was not found on this server. That’s all we know.

BUT IT DID IN FACT "FIND" IT, I SAW IT FOR A BRIEF MOMENT.

ANYONE?

Asked by jagman55 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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All Firefox settings, prifiles, extensions deleted on restart. What happened & how to restore?

I just switched from Chrome to Firefox a few days ago. Today when I restarted my laptop and opened Firefox, my browsing profiles, preferences, extensions, about:config se… (read more)

I just switched from Chrome to Firefox a few days ago. Today when I restarted my laptop and opened Firefox, my browsing profiles, preferences, extensions, about:config settings, etc have been deleted. I'd like to use Firefox as my primary browser, but I have no idea how this happened and no way of knowing that it won't happen again. Is there a way to restore all this so I don't have to waste my time setting it up only to (who knows!) have it deleted by surprise again?

Asked by amphora 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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how do i change location settings

Having long been puzzled by what Firefox considers to be my location, I have tried to find out how to set or change it. I followed all leads that seemed promising. the mo… (read more)

Having long been puzzled by what Firefox considers to be my location, I have tried to find out how to set or change it. I followed all leads that seemed promising. the most direct lead was through the Menu (three bars in my PC-based Firefox). It does not contain the Settings option, nor any kind of 'More' option. I even used the about:config lead simply to find it is enabled. All I know is that Firefox holds a Location other than what I would want to to. But I simply cannot find a way to identify where its held; so I can change it.

Given how straight forward this need is I am puzzled on how hard it is to find out how to change it. Can someone help, other than by repeating the common instructions for using the Menu? I attach my list in case it helps.

Asked by peterFisp 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Ads are being blocked, but I can't find an ad blocker installed.

Some ads are being blocked in Firefox, but for the life of me, I cannot find where I might have an ad blocker turned on in Firefox or installed as a plug-in or extension.… (read more)

Some ads are being blocked in Firefox, but for the life of me, I cannot find where I might have an ad blocker turned on in Firefox or installed as a plug-in or extension. Chrome displays the ads correctly. Example site is www.milesawaygrandparenting.com. There are three ads at the bottom of most pages which display in Chrome but not (for me, anyway) in Firefox.

Where might I look or troubleshoot to find out where the ads are being blocked? I have McAfee Total Protection installed, and Privacy Badger also.

Asked by e_s_jones 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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On overleaf the cursor has a weird offset. Can anyone help fixing this?

Im using Firefox on my kubuntu machine and the cursor in the overleaf.com editor has a weird offset. On my laptop (same setup: Kubuntu) I don't have this problem. See the… (read more)

Im using Firefox on my kubuntu machine and the cursor in the overleaf.com editor has a weird offset. On my laptop (same setup: Kubuntu) I don't have this problem.

See the attached picture. The cursor is far to the right but when I type, letters are added where the blue arrow is pointing.

Asked by agre 1 year ago

Answered by agre 1 year ago

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can't delete autocomplete entries

I can't delete autocomplete entries in any way. Clearing the complete form and search history does nothing, and using down-arrow to select entries in form blanks, and hit… (read more)

I can't delete autocomplete entries in any way. Clearing the complete form and search history does nothing, and using down-arrow to select entries in form blanks, and hitting DELETE, SHIFT+DELETE, CTRL+DELETE all do nothing, and while CTRL+SHIFT+DELETE will pop up the "Clear History" pane, it still does nothing when I select it to delete both form/search entries and cache.

I have Firefox set to not remember form or search history, and this has gone far beyond annoying. It's not an addon interfering, either, because I have tried it in Firefox Safe Mode (all addons disabled) as well, with no change.

Asked by Bobby 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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How to disable developer tools?

Hello, in order to harden our enviroment we need to avoid our users to open the developer tools, any of them. For example, I would like to disable the shorcuts to the dev… (read more)

Hello,

in order to harden our enviroment we need to avoid our users to open the developer tools, any of them. For example, I would like to disable the shorcuts to the developers tool without add-ons. We have achieved to hide the menu but whenever we press "F12", we can still access the functionality.

Thank you in advance.

Asked by antonio.osuna.sanchez.next 11 months ago

Answered by philipp 11 months ago

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Passwords are lost under Linux but not Win10

At the moment I have a triple boot machine. Linux running FF, V56, on a hard disk, Linux running FF, V67.0.4, on an SSD and Win10 running FF, V67.0.4, on an SSD. The reas… (read more)

At the moment I have a triple boot machine. Linux running FF, V56, on a hard disk, Linux running FF, V67.0.4, on an SSD and Win10 running FF, V67.0.4, on an SSD. The reason for three is that I'm transferring the Linux on hard disk to Linux on SSD. Going forward it will just be the two SSD installs.

There is a single profile that resides on the Win10 SSD that the Linux installs can see, via mounting the Win10 partition. Up until recently, V56 of Firefox was working fine, except for the usual bugbears of huge memory usage etc. Now with some free time, I've decided to finish off the hard disk -> SSD transition. I now have a problem with PW's being "lost". Bear in mind all three installs are seeing the same ONE profile.

Linux - V57 can read/display the passwords correctly and log me into sites. Win10 - V64 can read/display the passwords correctly and log me into sites. Linux - V64 CAN NOT display the passwords hence can't log me into sites.

Everything else comes across fine. All of my bookmarks are there, under all three boots. The same cookies are there under all three boots. Just the Linux V64 can't seem to find the passwords. There is one file that has the appendage "corrupt" and that is "content-prefs.sqlite.corrupt". I have cleared the cache multiple times.

   Any thoughts on what is wrong?
        Andrew

Asked by BlueyTheDog 1 year ago

Answered by BlueyTheDog 1 year ago

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I can't install lockwise for desktop on Firefox

I have tried multiple times and disabled Tampermonkey but I can't install lockwise. I keep getting "The add-on could not be downloaded because of a connection failure." … (read more)

I have tried multiple times and disabled Tampermonkey but I can't install lockwise. I keep getting "The add-on could not be downloaded because of a connection failure."

Asked by JEScarani 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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I have tried all suggestions to fix pausing scrolling without luck. what else can I do?

My operating system is Windows Professional 64bit. When I scroll on a web page the page will advance and than freeze or pause and and after a few seconds will advance aga… (read more)

My operating system is Windows Professional 64bit. When I scroll on a web page the page will advance and than freeze or pause and and after a few seconds will advance again. Plus, there is a delay when I click on something. This happens in safe mode as well. I have tried all the suggested fixes on the help and community pages with no success. I have even uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. Any other suggestions or recommendations.

Thanks,

Be well....

Asked by badkelevra 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox will not remember my logon info for only one website.

Locking this thread.Please continue here: [/questions/1264825] Firefox will not remember my logon info for only one website. I called and spoke to the person in charge of… (read more)

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Firefox will not remember my logon info for only one website. I called and spoke to the person in charge of their website and said Firefox works okay for them when logging onto their website but I don't know for sure if it is the latest version, which I have. There is no way that I can turn off the auto logon feature in Firefox for one website.

What can be done to resolve this problem?

Thanks

Asked by Wayne Carpenter 1 year ago

Last reply by Jeremy Sanders 1 year ago

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How can i fix black Textboxbackgrounds with dark coloured text?

Many of Text and Dropdown-Boxed are showing with a black Background on my freshly installed Fedora 30 with FF 67.0.4 (64-bit). Example (http://www.sibeliusbad.de/aformula… (read more)

Many of Text and Dropdown-Boxed are showing with a black Background on my freshly installed Fedora 30 with FF 67.0.4 (64-bit). Example (http://www.sibeliusbad.de/aformulare/formular_bs_datenschutz.php) Which sometimes results in Dark color text on black background, which makes it unreadable. Only Example at hand is behind a login :( (https://kundencenter.goneo.de/index.php?akt=emaildomain) I tried to switch the default firefox themes default/dark/light and tried various system themes but nothing changes. Changing the entry "Override the colors specified by the page with your selections above" under "Preferences->Color" does change it but now all sites look bad. All threads i found trough google which seem to address this problem seem to be really old or point to wrong solutions like editing "widget.content.gtk-theme-override" which i cant find in "about:config". Can someone please help me fix this?

Asked by Detzi 1 year ago

Answered by Detzi 1 year ago

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Most websites' icons' for Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn are replaced by NonIcons, as shown

In addition to Twitter/Facebook/Linked in, websites often have other click-through (?) links which are replaced with these NonIcons, which I cannot use, as their title/na… (read more)

In addition to Twitter/Facebook/Linked in, websites often have other click-through (?) links which are replaced with these NonIcons, which I cannot use, as their title/name/use is replaced also.

I have attached an image I created from 3 websites' NonIcons.

I do hope this has an easy fix.

Carla

Asked by CSmithBkkpr 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Trying to sign into a website, FF tries to download a dll and won't log in

On 7/9/19 when trying to sign into a website, which I've used for years, after I enter my credentials and click 'sign in' FF downloads "webgate.dll" and does not proceed.… (read more)

On 7/9/19 when trying to sign into a website, which I've used for years, after I enter my credentials and click 'sign in' FF downloads "webgate.dll" and does not proceed. I am able to successfully log in using Chrome or IE. I most recently accessed this website via FF last week - no changes to extensions since then.

Using FF Quantum 67.0.4 64 bit

Asked by brett611 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Everytime I try to put "Gm" on addressbar so that I get quick link of Gmail, I get Gmb.io?

Ive tried everything. Clear cache, browser history, when gmb.io comes, I tried to delete it on adressbar with shift+del but nothing works. It still shows gmb.io first eve… (read more)

Ive tried everything. Clear cache, browser history, when gmb.io comes, I tried to delete it on adressbar with shift+del but nothing works. It still shows gmb.io first even though ive never visited that page before. I dont know how to remove it and its very annoying. Please help.

Asked by Rage 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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New Browser Closes

I'm working on my sister's Win10 laptop. I added the recent version of FireFox: 67.0.4 (64-bit). I can open FireFox; no problem. I can open multiple tabs; no problem. … (read more)

I'm working on my sister's Win10 laptop. I added the recent version of FireFox: 67.0.4 (64-bit). I can open FireFox; no problem. I can open multiple tabs; no problem. However, if I attempt to open a second browser session, I can briefly see the silhouette of a second FireFox icon and then that second FireFox icon quickly disappears; also no second browser session opens. I've painfully made many changes to Win10; mostly ferreting out unnecessary MS Bloatware. Twice through this process FireFox was able to have more than one browser session open. This brief success is gone after the next reboot.

FireFox is whitelisted in Popupblocker.

Asked by OtherStuff 1 year ago

Answered by OtherStuff 1 year ago

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If you want to read books in Google Play you must allow cookies from books.googleusercontent.com

Trying to open books in Google Play Books. I have tried in Chrome, Firefox, IE, Vivaldi and Opera but all with the same result: "If you want to read books in Google Play… (read more)

Trying to open books in Google Play Books.

I have tried in Chrome, Firefox, IE, Vivaldi and Opera but all with the same result: "If you want to read books in Google Play you must allow cookies from books.googleusercontent.com"

However, what ever I do allow books.googleusercontent.com or cookies from same i does not work

Eg. Opera: Advanced Settings - Privacy & Security - Site Setting - Cookies - Allow - Add - books.googleusercontent.com

As mentioned, this is an issue in 5 browsers and I can't help thinking that it must be Google Play that has an issue.

I have tried Google Help forums but with no answers

I cant be right the every user has to go deep down in settings to be able to read the books (I'm frustrated, admit it)

Anyone knowing anything?

Take care

J

Asked by GruntSix 1 year ago

Answered by GruntSix 1 year ago