The background colour for some parts of the webpages has changed making it hard to read.

I know and admit I stuffed up. One day a long time ago I was prompted for my master password. When I clicked in that area/field a requester popped up asking me to pick a … (read more)

I know and admit I stuffed up.

One day a long time ago I was prompted for my master password.

When I clicked in that area/field a requester popped up asking me to pick a colour. Confused I picked one - and a bad one I now see.

So now when certain parts of a web page are opened the background colour is this horrible colour and I can't really read what is there.

I don't understand what I did or HOW I did it.

This is a cropped example of the bad contrast I am seeing.

file:///home/me/Pictures/Screenshot%20from%202022-01-22%2010-09-48.png

As I said, I admit I stuffed up. But this seems to all have happened since that one time with the main password requester.

Asked by teeny_weeny 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 27 seconds ago

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Firefox 96 - block autoplay still doesn't work

I know it gets posted a lot but none have actual working answers. I have autoplay to be blocked on all sites, I will never want any site to autoplay anything, I'd rather… (read more)

I know it gets posted a lot but none have actual working answers. I have autoplay to be blocked on all sites, I will never want any site to autoplay anything, I'd rather not be ever to ever start the video than for autoplay to happen.

I've checked the about:config against other posts say are the answer but it it's never solved this.

Upgraded to firefox 96 and the problem persists - haven't checked much yet but instagram.com is certainly playing every post.

Asked by Frank & Jen 1 week ago

Answered by TNorth 5 days ago

Unresponsive links

Go to this page... https://electronics.howstuffworks.com/prepaid-cell-phones.htm Click on any of the links embedded in the text, such as _United Press International, TCM… (read more)

Go to this page... https://electronics.howstuffworks.com/prepaid-cell-phones.htm

Click on any of the links embedded in the text, such as _United Press International, TCM Net, Wireless Guide_. No response.…

EDGE and Chrome have no issue with these links.

Asked by borate 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

Weird red logo showing in some websites on Firefox

Hi there! For the past 3 days, my browser has started to show in some websites a weird red window (kinda reminds me of the youtube logo with inverted colors!). I've alre… (read more)

Hi there! For the past 3 days, my browser has started to show in some websites a weird red window (kinda reminds me of the youtube logo with inverted colors!). I've already tried 4 antiviruses, 3 antimalware, and I've tried reinstalling the browser cleanly but the issue keeps happening. The other browsers (Chrome, Opera, Edge) are working just fine. The issue happens only on some websites and not at all of them. What should I do now? Thank you!

Asked by ligiaflg 13 minutes ago

Firefox update breaks my credit union sign in.

I'm putting off the constant notice I get to update firefox because because the last couple of times I've updated Firefox my credit union account is not accessible. The c… (read more)

I'm putting off the constant notice I get to update firefox because because the last couple of times I've updated Firefox my credit union account is not accessible. The correct screen shows up but it will not progress through sign in screen. It's like the "next" buttons have been deactivated. I have windows 10 on my desktop and I'm currently having this issue on that particular computer.

Asked by KaronM 1 hour ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

My omnibox is just permanently broken for it seems one website.

This was the original thread <https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1363425#answer-1471931> In short, to summarize the original issue, one day after clearing … (read more)

This was the original thread <https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1363425#answer-1471931>

In short, to summarize the original issue, one day after clearing my 'recent history' 100% once, gmail.com never ever became autofilled again. I can't get it to show up, no matter what.

I even refreshed firefox, still didn't help, sadly. The only thing left is to uninstall FF but that's a headache I don't want to do. and there's no guarantee that it would work.

Tried disabling all my extensions except for the most obviously fine ones like momentum. Didn't seem to help. <https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1176553> This guy had the EXACT same problem I had. So I followed through these suggestions. Didn't help.

1. Does anyone know what the right keywords for this would be if I want to google others who have similar issues? Looks like I can only just hope other people have the solution. But I've googled things like firefox not suggesting history in omnibox search. Hasn't come up with anything that worked yet.

Asked by marshall929 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 hours ago

Squoosh.app: WebP images introducing bright/dark diagonal blotches

Hello. When I try to convert an image to WebP via Squoosh.app using Firefox vs. Chrome then Firefix shows large blotches of bright/dark streaks going diagonally from uppe… (read more)

Hello.

When I try to convert an image to WebP via Squoosh.app using Firefox vs. Chrome then Firefix shows large blotches of bright/dark streaks going diagonally from upper left to lower right. Other output image formats don't seem to be affected.

This not only happens in the display of the Squoosh.app website, but also with destination images saved to disk.

Asked by timur.born 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 hour ago

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FF only opens up for about one-third screen

Firefox will now only up with a window about one-third the size of my monitor. I cannot find any way to change it back to filling the entire screen upon opening. I don't … (read more)

Firefox will now only up with a window about one-third the size of my monitor. I cannot find any way to change it back to filling the entire screen upon opening. I don't mean the full screen setting, just filling it top to bottom and side to side. If I hover over screen size icon, I get numerous options, but none allowing me to select wide screen.

Asked by debko900 1 week ago

Answered by debko900 1 hour ago

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Transferring Saved Logins from Firefox on another PC

I need to transfer saved logins from Firefox on a soon to be retired laptop to Firefox on a new laptop. New laptop has a few logins created while setting it up than I cop… (read more)

I need to transfer saved logins from Firefox on a soon to be retired laptop to Firefox on a new laptop. New laptop has a few logins created while setting it up than I copied manually knowing that when I import from the old laptop with many logins, the few on the new laptop will be overwritten. My problem is that Firefox can export logins into a logins.csv file but it seems can only import from a Microsoft browser. Is copying the key4.db and logins.json from the old to the new the only correct way to do this? The old laptops logins.json file has a recent date but the key4.db has a 2018 date even though some new logins were saved last month. Do I only need to copy the logins.json file?

Asked by MikeZZ 9 hours ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 8 hours ago

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Firefox using too much memory

Hi, Firefox brings my computer to halt after a few minutes of usage. The only thing I did after opening the browser is go to support page and the FirefoxCP WebExtensions… (read more)

Hi, Firefox brings my computer to halt after a few minutes of usage. The only thing I did after opening the browser is go to support page and the FirefoxCP WebExtensions process memory usage went over 20 GB of memory.

I have tried restarting my MacBook a few times as well as restarting firefox, but nothing has helped. I’ve the latest version of FireFox installed, and using a MacBook Pro with 16GB of memory.

I haven't made any changes nor added anything new lately. I think it may have started after the last update.

Thank you for your time and support!

Al

Asked by abmail100 4 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 hours ago

mozilla.org needs a dark mode

i don't know about you, but i use firefox primarily for its robust library of addons and customization features. in particular, i love the Dark Reader extension that turn… (read more)

i don't know about you, but i use firefox primarily for its robust library of addons and customization features. in particular, i love the Dark Reader extension that turns any website's interface into a dark mode, even if that site never implemented one themselves. unfortunately, one site lacking a dark mode is this very site, mozilla.org, which happens to be the only website on the internet that firefox addons aren't allowed to change. i find myself coming here a lot for support questions or to read articles mozilla pushes on the homepage, and i find it ridiculous that i'm currently burning my retinas while typing this. there's no section of this support site for mozilla.org, so i'm not sure where else to submit this feedback, but if mozilla doesn't want their website(s) to be affected by addons, they need to give users a dark theme.

Asked by Jay 3 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 hours ago

Gah. Your tab just crashed.

No matter which site i try to open this error pops us. Site load for like 3 sec and then this error pops or sites doesnot load at all. am using 1) Win 8.1 64 bit 2) faci… (read more)

No matter which site i try to open this error pops us. Site load for like 3 sec and then this error pops or sites doesnot load at all. am using 1) Win 8.1 64 bit 2) facing this error while using tor bundle in firefox. Latest version. I have encountered this in my last update too but was able to resolve this issue. Can't remember what i did. 3) i tried about:config and changed the browser.tab thing to false. no change observed 4) i ran firefox in safe mode.issue not resolved. 5) disabled antivirus(quickheal) and ran firefox. issue not resolved. 6) uninstalled and reinstalled it. issue still exist 7) about:crashes shows nothing. 8) graphics and drivers upto date.hardware acceleration disabled.

hope someone has a solution.

Asked by anayamirc 17 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 13 hours ago

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Uploading images for an eBay listing

Never had this problem/glitch ever before! When I attempt to create a new listing and attach 'my' photos, it only imports blocks of color (see attached image)! The only… (read more)

Never had this problem/glitch ever before! When I attempt to create a new listing and attach 'my' photos, it only imports blocks of color (see attached image)! The only thing I can possibly think what might be happening is I went to the Sherwin-Williams website https://www.sherwin-williams.com/homeowners/color/find-and-explore-colors/paint-colors-by-family/SW9130-evergreen-fog and clicked on "Explore in Colorsnap Visualizer" - which did not work! (However, it does work in Safari and Opera!) We have tried everything to try to delete whatever we may have imported (a virus???), i.e. went to Firefox prefs/Privacy&Security and cleared/managed data (which continually repopulates so the clearing/managing seems to do nada); downloaded a new Firefox app...nothing stops this behavior in eBay (and don't know if this behavior shows up elsewhere). My eBay works fine in Safari and Opera with this situation.

Asked by Shelley10 3 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 hours ago

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blocked JavaScript

hy! I'm using XP-x86, so the latest version is Firefox 52.0esr A few days ago, I can't use Google search normally, because the search result is displayed as if JavaScript… (read more)

hy! I'm using XP-x86, so the latest version is Firefox 52.0esr A few days ago, I can't use Google search normally, because the search result is displayed as if JavaScript is blocked. Also, I can't change my search settings, the arrow isn't active. I started FF in safe mode, but no change. Any help is appreciated.

Asked by csengh 6 hours ago

Answered by csengh 3 hours ago

After upgrading to windows 11, Cant sync everything seems to be lost.

I made a clean install of win 11 , formated the drive and started fresh, when i first tried to login to firefox for sync, I had to reset my password when I managed to lo… (read more)

I made a clean install of win 11 , formated the drive and started fresh, when i first tried to login to firefox for sync, I had to reset my password when I managed to login, everything was gone, no bookmarks, no passwords. this is extreamly bad for me.

Is there anyway to recover this data from you ?

Or should I just simply migrate to edge or google so this wont happen again. I dont want to migrate, I like firefox. But I dont like losing all my stuff.

Asked by ptd.andersson 3 hours ago

Last reply by ptd.andersson 2 hours ago

change my password

i changed my gmail password and now firefox does not recognize that password at log in. I cant remember my old log password. Is it possible to change my password in an e… (read more)

i changed my gmail password and now firefox does not recognize that password at log in. I cant remember my old log password. Is it possible to change my password in an existing firefox log in on my other computer? I do not want to loose all my links and passwords. can i change my password in an existing Firefox log in on my other computer?

Asked by MPaz 9 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago