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status bar at bottom of browser is missing

Before updating to Firefox 7, I had the Ani-weather and Webmail add-ons that displayed at the bottom of the browser in the status bar. Now that status bar does not exist… (read more)

Before updating to Firefox 7, I had the Ani-weather and Webmail add-ons that displayed at the bottom of the browser in the status bar. Now that status bar does not exist. When I went into the ani-weather configuration screen and set it to appear in the status bar I now get an error message stating that it couldn't put it in the location selected. What happened to the bottom status bar and how do I get it back?

Asked by flministock2 10 years ago

Answered by David McRitchie 10 years ago

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Cannot open .jnlp file when asked to open with firefox web browser in ubuntu 11.10 using firefox 6

After upgrading to ubuntu 11.10 the firefox 6 browser cannot download and open .jnlp file from the interactivebrokers website. Usually I go to the IB website and download… (read more)

After upgrading to ubuntu 11.10 the firefox 6 browser cannot download and open .jnlp file from the interactivebrokers website. Usually I go to the IB website and download tws.jnlp file which is opened in the firefox web browser. But now when I click on the Open with Firefox Browser button, the firefox browser opens a new tab and display the same open window again.

Asked by jsandha 10 years ago

Answered by mrguga 10 years ago

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Error code: sec_error_expired_issuer_certificate

Firefox will not let me into Bt.com. I can in Internet Explorer. Firefox says ....www2.bt.com uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is not trusted because… (read more)

Firefox will not let me into Bt.com. I can in Internet Explorer. Firefox says ....www2.bt.com uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is not trusted because the issuer certificate has expired..... Which seems unlikly For British Telecom. How do I check if this is safe and not corrupted or How should I override it....My computer date and time clock is correct.....Thanks Tony

Asked by Studio14a 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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I can't get rid of pop-up ads, even though Firefox isn't allowing them to open, a new screen appears.

As of a few days ago, almost every web site I visit, after the page opens, another screen opens with firefox asking to allow another site to open. It is an ad of some sor… (read more)

As of a few days ago, almost every web site I visit, after the page opens, another screen opens with firefox asking to allow another site to open. It is an ad of some sort as I have opened 1 or 2 to check them out. I've been on a site with a catalog with multiply pages to go thru and every time I hit the next page, another pop up. I've checked off the options box to stop pop up's, but that doesn't seem to work. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Asked by sh 9 years ago

Answered by sh 9 years ago

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Any browser compatible with windows 98? Any OS able to upgrade windows 98 on a system with 6.4 GB HD and 64 MB ram?

Ancient computer specs 64 MB ram & 6.4 GB Hard drive 75% free. Wanting to keep it running but can no longer access internet. Running windows 98 (old version) Any fire… (read more)

Ancient computer specs 64 MB ram & 6.4 GB Hard drive 75% free. Wanting to keep it running but can no longer access internet. Running windows 98 (old version) Any firefox browser I can install that will work with windows 98? Any OS I can upgrade the windows 98 that will work with the computer specs? Dialup access only - backup computer with lotsa old documents. Hate to trash it. Me - computer not so literate. Any advice - thanks. Much appreciated

Asked by Disappointeduser 10 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 10 years ago

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When I forward an e-mail, all links in the e-mail become normal script. How can I maintain the links?? mickey

I am using AOL as the browser with Firefox. I receive an e-mail that has various 'links', in blue. However, when I try to forward the e-mail, all blue links disappear an… (read more)

I am using AOL as the browser with Firefox. I receive an e-mail that has various 'links', in blue. However, when I try to forward the e-mail, all blue links disappear and only normal script remains. The person to whom I am forwarding, therefore, only sees normal script and no 'links', in blue mickey

Asked by mickeygy3k 9 years ago

Answered by mickeygy3k 9 years ago

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Firefox ignores single click and needs double click to a single click feature like a link, a bookmark, enter a text box, push a button

Firefox 7.0.1 on Win7 pro 64 Hi FF team & community, sometimes FF 6/7 shows a VERY strange behaviour: while doing "normal" things on websites (click links, edit text … (read more)

Firefox 7.0.1 on Win7 pro 64

Hi FF team & community,

sometimes FF 6/7 shows a VERY strange behaviour: while doing "normal" things on websites (click links, edit text boxes, scrolling, changing tabs) FF starts to ignore my single clicks. The only way to work is using double click instead of single click (i.e. for links, enter a textbos, changing tab, even for open a Firefox menu) for ALL actions!!!!!

A minute ago, the last example was on

 https://plus.google.com/circles/find 

while moving a contact to a "circle" - FF changes to only accepting double clicks. No error, no message.

I found this buggy behaviour on many different websites - simples sites and sites with complex functionality, too - in the last weeks since FF6+7 are current versions.

With my other two questions I'm getting the idea, that current FF releases contain more bugs than releases between FF1 to FF3.

Asked by khelmsch_de 10 years ago

Answered by khelmsch_de 9 years ago

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AVG warns me That memory usage is very high and I should restart.

Using Win XP vers. 3 and at your suggestion I have updated Firefox to vers. 7.0.1 and I still get this message That firefox is using too much memory, 300 megs or more. … (read more)

Using Win XP vers. 3 and at your suggestion I have updated Firefox to vers. 7.0.1 and I still get this message That firefox is using too much memory, 300 megs or more.

Asked by jc401moo 9 years ago

Answered by silkphoenix 9 years ago

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How can I start Firefox with an html file passed parameter

I want to start Firefox from Windows(7), passing it a local html file name as a parameter to use that html page for the startup page. There is no Help or documentation on… (read more)

I want to start Firefox from Windows(7), passing it a local html file name as a parameter to use that html page for the startup page. There is no Help or documentation on startup parameters (a major oversight or program shortfall)

Asked by dave-o 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago

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Can't login to accounts.google.com (thus Gmail or any other Google Service)

Hi everyone, Firefox doesn't open accounts.google.com thus I can't check my emails and/or I can't use any Google Services. I use Firefox 7.0.1. I almost tried everything … (read more)

Hi everyone,

Firefox doesn't open accounts.google.com thus I can't check my emails and/or I can't use any Google Services.

I use Firefox 7.0.1. I almost tried everything on Mozilla Support pages for example http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Error%20loading%20web%20sites#w_the-problem-only-happens-with-certain-websites .

I tried with IE8 and it works.

I tried:

  • Clearing history
  • Clearing cache
  • Disabling extensions, plugins
  • Trying to open the page on safe mode
  • DNS prefetch stuff
  • Clearing cookies
  • The "tell websites I don't wanna be tracked" enabling/disabling

I really support any open source app especially Mozilla stuff, but sometimes it really gets problematic.

I'm sure you know that it's quite hard not to use any Google Service in one's daily life. So I would really appreciate any help.

Thanks

Efes from Turkey

Asked by ohfirefox 9 years ago

Answered by ohfirefox 9 years ago

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open ports

Hello. Recently, I got infected with virus/ trojans. While cleaning the system, Win XP, I found that every time Firefox is active, there are four ports that open between … (read more)

Hello.

Recently, I got infected with virus/ trojans. While cleaning the system, Win XP, I found that every time Firefox is active, there are four ports that open between my PC and the local loop back address 127.0.0.1.

Wondering if someone knows why this happens. I've also seen the same thing happen in Win 7.

I am running Firefox 7 on both Win XP and Win 7.

I also had a friend check on his system and the same occurs. Sometimes the ports are consecutive, but sometimes it skips one port, i.e: 1525, 1526, 1527, 1528.

Feel free to be as technical as you need. I have completed Computer Science degree so I am fairly used to tech lingo.

Thanks for your time.

David

Asked by DavidDM 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Firefox stops upload or download until mouse moves

FF7.0.1 on Win7 Pro-64 Another strange behaviour: sometimes FF stops transporting (uploading or downloading) until mouse is moved. Very strange is, that it will do to mo… (read more)

FF7.0.1 on Win7 Pro-64 Another strange behaviour: sometimes FF stops transporting (uploading or downloading) until mouse is moved.

Very strange is, that it will do to move the mouse hovering over any FF window or FF download window, even WHILE ANOTHER (non-FF-)WINDOW IS THE ACTIVE WINDOW and in front of a FF window.

This doesn't depend on specific sites and happens on different sites. And it happens only once in a while, once-twice-three times a day.

Any idea???

Asked by khelmsch_de 10 years ago

Answered by khelmsch_de 9 years ago

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How to recover lost saved password in Gmail?

Hello, I had some Gmail accounts that with the help of Firefox remembered the passwords for them. But then some day it didn't show the accounts nor saved passwords when I… (read more)

Hello, I had some Gmail accounts that with the help of Firefox remembered the passwords for them. But then some day it didn't show the accounts nor saved passwords when I tried to login there.

Now I can't remember the passwords and I'm panicking.

Asked by pandaman357 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Why can't I access "clear recent history" in the tools menu?

When I use the drop down menu for tools, I can't use "clear recent history" or " stop private browsing" because when I click on them nothing happens and they are not in t… (read more)

When I use the drop down menu for tools, I can't use "clear recent history" or " stop private browsing" because when I click on them nothing happens and they are not in the darker print as the other menu listings. I've been having this problem for a couple of wks and am not real good on fixing my computer. I erased foxfire and downloaded it again, still no good. I have windows 7.

Asked by jjrid 10 years ago

Answered by SafeBrowser 10 years ago

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javascript:alert(document.cookie) Does not work in firefox 7 Ubuntu 11.10

I am trying to get the DSID of a web page by typing "javascript:alert(document.cookie)" in the url bar. I am supposed to get a window with the desired output which works … (read more)

I am trying to get the DSID of a web page by typing "javascript:alert(document.cookie)" in the url bar. I am supposed to get a window with the desired output which works fine in chromium. It does nothing in firefox 7 though. Im using Ubuntu 11.10.

Thanks,

Tony

Asked by tonyinme 9 years ago

Answered by cor-el 9 years ago