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Pressing Enter in empty search bar doesn't work anymore

I used to be able to press Enter in the empty Firefox search bar to bring up the (DuckDuckGo) search page and enter my search from there. Don't ask me why I like doing th… (read more)

I used to be able to press Enter in the empty Firefox search bar to bring up the (DuckDuckGo) search page and enter my search from there. Don't ask me why I like doing that, but now after the latest Firefox update, 128.0, on my MacBook Air I can't do that anymore. I have to type in the search bar to bring up the search page.

I know it's a small thing but I wonder if it can be put back to the way it used to be.

Asked by taina1 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 days ago

Privacy-Preserving Attribution

It makes me very sad that you have incorporated this "feature" into Firefox. It makes me livid that I must manually opt out of it. I can no longer recommend Firefox to … (read more)

It makes me very sad that you have incorporated this "feature" into Firefox. It makes me livid that I must manually opt out of it. I can no longer recommend Firefox to others.

Asked by dsavage42 10 hours ago

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Youtube slow only on firefox

YouTube all of a sudden started to slow down and only be able to load videos fast enough in 360p resolution, I tried watching YouTube on Microsoft edge and YouTube handle… (read more)

YouTube all of a sudden started to slow down and only be able to load videos fast enough in 360p resolution, I tried watching YouTube on Microsoft edge and YouTube handled 1080p easily there, I have cleared the cash and made sure my Firefox and Windows are up to date and still the issue persists.

this only seams to occur on YouTube as amazon prime and speed test works without issues

Asked by nadum8 4 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

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Youtube playback performance has gone down June 2024

Over the past week or so, Youtube videos take a while to start, and will at times just stop and buffer. I turned off uBlock Origin for Youtube, and I have Youtube Premium… (read more)

Over the past week or so, Youtube videos take a while to start, and will at times just stop and buffer. I turned off uBlock Origin for Youtube, and I have Youtube Premium, but this issue is still happening. Ookla speed test is 569.32 Mbps download, and 23.50 Mbps upload. My Firefox is set to automatically update. Current version is 127.0.1

Asked by mikeyvsaul 3 weeks ago

Answered by mikeyvsaul 3 weeks ago

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Graphical problems on Surface Pro X (arm64)

Using the arm64 version of Firefox on a Surface Pro X causes several graphical issues. These issues started either with a update of Firefox or drivers. This topic has al… (read more)

Using the arm64 version of Firefox on a Surface Pro X causes several graphical issues. These issues started either with a update of Firefox or drivers.

This topic has already been reported, please see here for more information and documentation: Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/firefox/comments/182iojx/firefox_arm64_graphical_problems_on_surface_pro_x/ Mozilla Connect: https://connect.mozilla.org/t5/discussions/firefox-arm64-graphical-problems-on-surface-pro-x/m-p/52086

What can be done to report this issue and help it getting fixed?

Asked by Felix 4 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 4 months ago

Youtube not working in firefox

Hi there! I've been having problems with youtube not working in firefox lately. It's ONLY in firefox that it does this issue in, I've tried it in other browsers. Youtube … (read more)

Hi there! I've been having problems with youtube not working in firefox lately. It's ONLY in firefox that it does this issue in, I've tried it in other browsers. Youtube tends to just....stop buffering in firefox for some reason? My internet connection is not the issue so I'm not sure what I could do to mess with it, I've done a fresh install of firefox, I've cleared cache and cookies. I'm genuinely at a loss.

It takes FOREVER for it to actually s tart up in the video too. The video plays fine until it just...stops buffering and takes 5-10 minutes to load. As mentioned before this is only an issue in firefox.

Asked by nizzknob 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

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How to PERMANENTLY close Bookmarks sidebar panel?

As of a few days ago whenever I start Firefox the window appears with the Bookmarks sidebar panel already opened. I click the "X" on the sidebar and it will close - until… (read more)

As of a few days ago whenever I start Firefox the window appears with the Bookmarks sidebar panel already opened. I click the "X" on the sidebar and it will close - until the next time I start Firefox. If I choose Menu->View->Sidebar->Bookmarks and uncheck it the panel will close - until the next time I start Firefox. No matter how the Bookmarks sidebar is closed, it will always reappear when Firefox is restarted. Even if I switch to some other sidebar, Bookmarks will replace it on startup.

I've searched about:config and found no setting which seems to control sidebar behavior on startup.

I assume this is the result of some recent update. Is there no longer a way to permanently disable the Bookmarks sidebar?

MacOS 12.7.5 Firefox 127.0 (64-bit)

Asked by bertfw 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Google Sheets - Scrolling Issue

As of today, I am unable to scroll with my mouse in google sheets. The scroll bar on the right disappears and I'm taken to the bottom of the spreadsheet and can't scroll … (read more)

As of today, I am unable to scroll with my mouse in google sheets. The scroll bar on the right disappears and I'm taken to the bottom of the spreadsheet and can't scroll back up. I have to use CTRL+Home and then the arrow keys to go down the rows. This appears to be only on Firefox. I tried a different browser and it worked fine.

Asked by Maria Quetell 4 months ago

Answered by Sean Thomas 3 months ago

bookmarks and most history no longer accessable. They may be gone. Where are bookmarks stored.

My bookmarks and most history no longer accessable. They may be gone. I need to know where they are stored so I can make sure they are gone. If they are gone I have … (read more)

My bookmarks and most history no longer accessable. They may be gone. I need to know where they are stored so I can make sure they are gone. If they are gone I have other machines which do have bookmarks. I think there is a way to copy the bookmarks from one system to another. Hopefully that information is in the main default-release and I can move a copy to the lacking bookmarks closer to the machine with no bookmarks and import what I need?

Asked by greg 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

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FIREFOX STOPPED WORKING

Firefox on Windows 10 desk top suddenly stopped working with error message XUL Runner Error. platform version 127.0.1 not compatible with Min version >= 127.0 Max ve… (read more)

Firefox on Windows 10 desk top suddenly stopped working with error message

XUL Runner Error. platform version 127.0.1 not compatible with Min version >= 127.0 Max version <=127.0

N.B. This is another machine - not this lap top

Please advise

Asked by tt1868tda 3 weeks ago

Answered by tt1868tda 3 weeks ago

Firefox no longer shows me the "comments" section of various new sources, including Townhall Media and Fox News

I have recently noticed that I can no longer see the "comments" sections on various "News" websites. I first noted this with Townhall Media sites (Townhall.com, Redstate… (read more)

I have recently noticed that I can no longer see the "comments" sections on various "News" websites. I first noted this with Townhall Media sites (Townhall.com, Redstate.com, Pjmedia.com) and now Foxnews.com. What has Firefox changed that has resulted in this issue? Most of these sites use Disqus for comments. I have tried explicitly allowing content from these sites. I've been using Mozzila products since the advent of Netscape. Always found Firefox to be superior to other browsers, and I'd like a little help in finding out what is causing this problem. Thanks.

Asked by coyotesrt 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

Blocking Ads

I do not have any ad blockers and have disabled "Block pop-up windows" in Firefox and turned off "Enhanced Tracking Protection" for sites but I still get the message that… (read more)

I do not have any ad blockers and have disabled "Block pop-up windows" in Firefox and turned off "Enhanced Tracking Protection" for sites but I still get the message that I am blocking ads.

Asked by George Martin 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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127.0.2 platform error

My pc auto updated today and now I am getting this message "ERROR: Platform version 127.0.02 is not compatible with min/max version 127.0.1" I CANNOT go back to older v… (read more)

My pc auto updated today and now I am getting this message "ERROR: Platform version 127.0.02 is not compatible with min/max version 127.0.1" I CANNOT go back to older version as there is none, when using the tool from FireFox.

Asked by Chet K 2 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 weeks ago

Startpage won't open gives "Content Encoding Error" or "cannot decode rawdata" when opening on Firefox

Firefox will not open Startpage gives "Content Encoding Error" or "cannot decode rawdata" when opening on Firefox. Can open the search engine on Chrome but not on Firefo… (read more)

Firefox will not open Startpage gives "Content Encoding Error" or "cannot decode rawdata" when opening on Firefox. Can open the search engine on Chrome but not on Firefox or Safari.

Asked by firefox.iuekn 6 days ago

Website shortcuts aren't working properly

I'm having a problem where certain websites does not show up as shortcuts on the startpage. Like for example reddit.com or twitter.com does not appear even though I visit… (read more)

I'm having a problem where certain websites does not show up as shortcuts on the startpage. Like for example reddit.com or twitter.com does not appear even though I visit those pages often and more than any other page. It doesn't make sense that a random website shows up immediately as I visit it once, but not the websites I visit often. So I have to type in manually in the search bar to get there instead of just clicking the shortcut on the startpage.

I COULD pin the websites on the startpage, but the pictures only show up as the automated pictures such as "R" or "T" for Reddit and Twitter respectively. I'm also having problems using my own pictures for the shortcuts and I'd rather fix the problem instead of having to pin websites as shortcuts. It also looks a bit ugly in my opinion.

This started happening after I switched Microsoft accounts on my PC and started using Firefox on another user account. By the time I switched, I was logged into the same account on two different users on my PC, and I synchronized several times. That other logged in user is now removed from my Firefox account and I also completely deleted the other user on my PC to free up space. I have completely uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox and deleted all the files on my PC, but it still doesn't work. I have checked in about:profiles and it says there is a "default-release" and "default" profile.

Asked by Wybel 3 days ago

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All downloads fail, including Firefox Extensions

All downloads I make inside of Firefox are automatically failing, with "Failed" message. This only happens in Firefox, Microsoft Edge downloads are perfectly fine. I've t… (read more)

All downloads I make inside of Firefox are automatically failing, with "Failed" message. This only happens in Firefox, Microsoft Edge downloads are perfectly fine. I've tried starting in troubleshoot mode, disabling anti-virus, clearing cache and downloads, rebooting PC.

Some recent changes in PC include: changing TEMP and TMP system variables to another drive (I've changed them back to C drive, had no effect) and making C drive a dynamic disk. Yesterday downloads were working fine. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Kindcollie 2 months ago

Answered by Kindcollie 2 months ago

Ctrl+K and Enter does not open the search engine page anymore

I don't want my search queries to be saved in the firefox search bar. I usually open a new tab with Ctrl+T, hit Ctrl+K to go to the search bar and hit enter without any k… (read more)

I don't want my search queries to be saved in the firefox search bar. I usually open a new tab with Ctrl+T, hit Ctrl+K to go to the search bar and hit enter without any keywords. This opens the search engine page (in my case google.com)

Now hitting enter with an empty search bar does nothing. Started happening with the new version 128.

Is there a shortcut alternative to opening the search engine in a new tab?

Asked by Ansive 5 days ago

Last reply by TechHorse 3 days ago