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Widevine CDM 4.10.2209.1 update April 21, 2021, crashes every time in Firefox 78 browser

The Widevine CDM 4.10.2209.1 plugin crashes every time in Firefox 78 browser. Was updated on April 21, 2021, maybe it's a bug? I'm not able to uninstall the plugin. Any h… (read more)

The Widevine CDM 4.10.2209.1 plugin crashes every time in Firefox 78 browser. Was updated on April 21, 2021, maybe it's a bug? I'm not able to uninstall the plugin. Any help would be appreciated, thank you!

Asked by drewmmm 16 hours ago

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Moving the screenshot function in Firefox 88 is a bad idea!

It's a very bad idea to move the screenshot function from the context menu in the address bar to a toolbar item you first have to position by customizing. This is exactly… (read more)

It's a very bad idea to move the screenshot function from the context menu in the address bar to a toolbar item you first have to position by customizing. This is exactly the kind of unnecessary interface change which annoys so many Firefox users. Okay, so why is it bad? Most "normal" users don't fiddle with interfaces, they accept it as it is. They expect functions they often use to stay in the same spot. If it's no longer there they think it's gone (and they're frustrated). They surely won't go looking for it in a customization menu. For me as a web designer the screenshot tool was extremely handy when dealing with clients, because it was very easy to explain where to find and how to use it, to send a screenshot of a website problem. Again, many common users don't know how to take screenshots with their system tools, so this was really helpful. Now, instead of explaining where to find it, I'll first have to explain how to customize the toolbar, what the item looks like, how to position it, etc. etc. The simplicity and helpfulness is gone. Suggestion: leave the screenshot function where it is by default, but offer the advanced users a way to make it a customizable item. Everyone is happy.

P.S. I only post this here, because the feedback site is currently deactivated.

Asked by cm 1 week ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 week ago

Widevine CDM Plug-in Crash / Firefox

My Widevine CDM Plug-in just crashed! I checked my Firefox settings and it looks like the Widevine plug-in just updated late last night, and is up to date. I fear the new… (read more)

My Widevine CDM Plug-in just crashed! I checked my Firefox settings and it looks like the Widevine plug-in just updated late last night, and is up to date. I fear the new update might be incompatible with my Firefox 78.10.Oesr / or my OSX 10.9.5 but I'm not sure. I'm not a mac savvy person but I'm always ready to learn. Any help would be appreciated!

Asked by aaronmooreellis 2 days ago

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screenshot missing since WIN 10 20H2 update yesterday

screenshot option is missing since WIN 10 20H2 update yesterday Tried toggling true/false screenshot settings in about:config with close & reopen firefox inbetween … (read more)

screenshot option is missing since WIN 10 20H2 update yesterday

Tried toggling true/false screenshot settings in about:config with close & reopen firefox inbetween

Asked by crmjhn 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

"View Image"

Why was this changed? I always used view image, and if I needed it in a new tab or a new window I could use control + click or shift + click. This literally removes a fea… (read more)

Why was this changed? I always used view image, and if I needed it in a new tab or a new window I could use control + click or shift + click. This literally removes a feature for no reason. I don't want my images in a new tab all the time, sometimes I don't need the current tab. I'm just dumbfounded

Asked by alenthas 1 day ago

Last reply by petteri.vento 20 hours ago

What happened to the Download Icon Arrow for the FF Toolbar?

What happened to the Download Icon Arrow for the FF Toolbar? It is missing from my toolbar and not available in Customize. I have a blank space where the where the icon … (read more)

What happened to the Download Icon Arrow for the FF Toolbar? It is missing from my toolbar and not available in Customize. I have a blank space where the where the icon used to be. I can click on that space and the downloads will show, but the icon is not there. If I go to Customize to drag it to the toolbar, the Download Arrow is not there either.

Asked by kathyjoe5 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

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Menu Font Size

I am using Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) on Win 10 Pro and the menu font size and toolbar icons are minuscule, even on my 32" monitor. I found a fix for this same problem in Th… (read more)

I am using Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) on Win 10 Pro and the menu font size and toolbar icons are minuscule, even on my 32" monitor.

I found a fix for this same problem in Thunderbird, but I don't see any way to make the menu fonts and toolbar icons bigger in Firefox. This has nothing to do with web sites, just the menu/bookmarks, toolbar icons, etc.

Thank you.

Asked by Bogey62 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

Where are my tabs?

The new version of Firefox doesn't have tabs like it used to. Now, I have to click a number, then click a different tab, etc . It is unusable and clunky. Are you going to… (read more)

The new version of Firefox doesn't have tabs like it used to. Now, I have to click a number, then click a different tab, etc . It is unusable and clunky. Are you going to put back the tab control like it was before?

Asked by mrengraver 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

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Take screenshot

Hi! As of today, the "Take screenshot" function is missing from my Firefox. I've already tried all the tips I've found on the Internet, but nothing worked. Please help - … (read more)

Hi!

As of today, the "Take screenshot" function is missing from my Firefox.

I've already tried all the tips I've found on the Internet, but nothing worked.

Please help - thank you!

With best regards

Adi Maier

Asked by ra.maier 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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stop saving image files as webp

Firefox has been saving images from some sites as webp instead of JPG for a long time. There have been repeated threads on this subject which get locked and then pushed i… (read more)

Firefox has been saving images from some sites as webp instead of JPG for a long time. There have been repeated threads on this subject which get locked and then pushed into the long grass.

Sure, I could botch a solution by installing an add-on to convert them, or I could use something like XnView (which I do, periodically, and in bulk) after the save event has happened, or I can edit about:info to tell Firefox not to accept webp - but this breaks functionality for some sites (like eBay), but I have found that in the end I have had to start switching to Microsoft Edge to do my browsing for a number of sites because Mozilla Firefox are ignoring repeated user requests to provide a simple option to STOP doing this.

I don't want to save any files as webp - save them as PNG if you like, or jpg, but I use an ancient copy (v3.24) of ACDsee (from the days of Windows 98) for my image browsing, sorting, viewing etc because it is perfect, blisteringly quick, has no extra editing or other functionality which I don't need or want, and it doesn't bloat up anywhere with thumbnail files... but sadly webp didn't exist back then so it doesn't support it. I have used a number of much more up to date browser-viewers, but there is nothing can touch this OLD version of ACDsee for basically brilliant design.

I'm not changing my image viewer. It's non-negotiable.

I WILL however change my web browser if I have to, if the developers of the browser continually kick into the long grass to lock, hide away and pretend there's isn't an issue which has been repeatedly flagged as an annoyance for so many users.

I have been using one form or other of 'Mozilla' family of browsers since the days of Quarterdeck Mosaic. I don't particularly want to switch my loyalty, especially to Microsoft, but if they are listening to what customers want and providing it, and Mozilla are not, what else is there to do ?

I am a retired systems developer. I cannot envisage this being SUCH a big ask.

Modern software treats its users like idiots and takes away control, doing everything it's assumes on their behalf that they will want.

It is not difficult to provide an option within settings for when saving webp files to save as webp, png or jpg with conversion if necessary. All you need to do is hear the screams and respond. :)

Asked by Ethan 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

Browser is under remote control

marionette.enabled is set to "False" but the browser still has the obnoxious orange address bar with the robot head providing the message Browser is under remote control.… (read more)

marionette.enabled is set to "False" but the browser still has the obnoxious orange address bar with the robot head providing the message Browser is under remote control. I did nothing to turn on this feature, and I want it off. Help!

Asked by DeeJay1 3 weeks ago

Last reply by strafy 3 weeks ago

How do I Hide/disable the status text only in the status panel, but not the URL on hover

Hi! I find the status text mostly annoying, but the URL usually useful. So instead of hiding the whole thing I only want to get rid of the status information. … (read more)

Hi!

I find the status text mostly annoying, but the URL usually useful. So instead of hiding the whole thing I only want to get rid of the status information.

Asked by avada 6 days ago

Firefox browser

My Firefox forgets that I want to use Windows standardapplication (Acrobat reader) when clickin on a .pdf-file. Firefox wants me to save the file after updates. Does anyo… (read more)

My Firefox forgets that I want to use Windows standardapplication (Acrobat reader) when clickin on a .pdf-file. Firefox wants me to save the file after updates. Does anyone have a solution for this issue?

Asked by bjornsylwan 6 days ago

Last reply by bjornsylwan 6 days ago

live captions

Will Firefox support live captions for videos that does not have a closed caption option? This support is now available in Chrome with Windows 10 support. Will Firefox f… (read more)

Will Firefox support live captions for videos that does not have a closed caption option? This support is now available in Chrome with Windows 10 support. Will Firefox follow suit?

Asked by John57 6 days ago

Last reply by kevinadcruz 6 days ago

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need to make address bar tabs larger..

need to make address bar tabs larger..tried an earlier solution posted using about:config ..devp but that didnt do anything..anyone have any ideas..have 21 inch screen bu… (read more)

need to make address bar tabs larger..tried an earlier solution posted using about:config ..devp but that didnt do anything..anyone have any ideas..have 21 inch screen but can just see tabs and address bar..but cant read them without sliding a zoom window over them

Asked by redoubtfolly 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

Spelling chek option don't appears in in outlook.office.com with Firefox browser

Dear Mozilla community, Before I wrote this question, I read a lot of posts but non of them provided answer to my problem, despite I saw some other having similar proble… (read more)

Dear Mozilla community,

Before I wrote this question, I read a lot of posts but non of them provided answer to my problem, despite I saw some other having similar problem. Here is the problem. I'm using Firefox as browser. When using "outlook.office.com/mail/" (the email of my university) or "outlook.live.com/mail/" (my personal hotmail email), the spelling option and dictionary choices don't appear when I write click on the text field. The consequences are that the spelling check doesn't work. This problem appears only with outlook services. For example, in the text field I'm currently typing in while writing this message, the option does appear (as you can see in the second attached print screen), but when I do the same in outlook, this option don't appears anymore (as you can see in the first attached print screen). As you can see, the contextual options after right clicking on the text field are different and I don't understand why.

I have two dictionaries installed (French and English) and they work perfectly everywhere except in outlook. I read some Microsoft posts about that but what they explain is that the spelling check in outlook is all based on the browser options.

I'm not sure of when this problems append but I know the Firefox spelling check used to work before even in outlook. So I don't know if a update or something else created that but it's very bugging me and I might have to leave Firefox is I can't solve this problem.

If anyone who faced similar problems found a solution, I would be very glad to hear it! Thanks a lot

Gabriel

Asked by gabrielbtheberge 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago