Adding Chrome extensions to Firefox

I vaguely remember something about installing Chrome extensions in Firefox. I found a Chrome extension that I'd like to install? Exactly how do you do it? (I can't find a… (read more)

I vaguely remember something about installing Chrome extensions in Firefox. I found a Chrome extension that I'd like to install? Exactly how do you do it? (I can't find anything in Firefox Help.)

Thanks.

Asked by crogerblair1 2 hours ago

Last reply by crogerblair1 11 minutes ago

Firefox update 102.3.0esr (32-bit) error

Hi, upon booting the latest ESR update I'm encountering multiple error messages warning that: "The procedure entry point _o_memset could not be located in the dynamic lin… (read more)

Hi, upon booting the latest ESR update I'm encountering multiple error messages warning that:

"The procedure entry point _o_memset could not be located in the dynamic link library api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll."

What could cause that error, is it a known problem, and is a fix available ? I'm running the ESR under Windows 7 x64.

TIA!

Asked by equus9 1 day ago

Last reply by equus9 26 minutes ago

can't open search in new tab

Running WIN10. I have used FF w Google for about 20 years, and always had new searches open in same window, new tab. Following recent refresh of FF, that seems to be not … (read more)

Running WIN10. I have used FF w Google for about 20 years, and always had new searches open in same window, new tab. Following recent refresh of FF, that seems to be not possible. Links open in new tab, but not searches. In about:config the browser.search.openintab setting is True

I have closed and reopened FF, and closed and reopened WIN10.

What might be over-riding this? Many thanks!

Asked by alexander4612 50 minutes ago

Update from 91ESR to 102 ESR and a question and a bug, perhaps

Hi folks, Forced to update (expected) and 102 ran like two flat tires and no spare whil eI had no issues with 91. MANY hours of searching got me reasonably successful in … (read more)

Hi folks,

Forced to update (expected) and 102 ran like two flat tires and no spare whil eI had no issues with 91. MANY hours of searching got me reasonably successful in acceptable performance. But two problems, one which could easily be a bug:

1. I can find no way including in about:config to enable lazy tab loading. In other words, open a group but not load each tab until it is clicked on.

Where did that go?

2. This one is more unique. I have a desktop install of ESR and a portable ESR install on a thumb drive. For MANY years I backed up bookmarks on my desktop and restored them to FF on my thumb drive. Now, after I shut down the portable (which takes a very long time) there are multiple bookmarks. Html files that seem to merge on shutdown. Problem is, on the thumb drive this is not completed before FF shutdown and the processes closed. Results in damaged bookmark files and a crash EVERY time.

IF I drag the copy of FF ESR portable to my desktop and perform the same procedure, no problems. So somehow on a USB 3 thumb drive the process of merging bookmarks. Html files is too slow and will cause a crash consistently.

Any suggestions or should I file a bug report?

Asked by in4m8n 1 day ago

Last reply by in4m8n 20 hours ago

How can I enlarge the now-tiny tabs on Firefox?

The tabs on Firefox seem to be smaller than they were a few days ago, and I can't find where to enlarge them. It would help if right-clicking the Tab Bar brought up a "vi… (read more)

The tabs on Firefox seem to be smaller than they were a few days ago, and I can't find where to enlarge them. It would help if right-clicking the Tab Bar brought up a "view" option.

Asked by Wheel-off-wagon 1 hour ago

page not found error

I'm using a new laptop so everything is a fresh install. A few of the newsletters I've signed up for are now using GetResponse for their marketing. Any link I click on i… (read more)

I'm using a new laptop so everything is a fresh install. A few of the newsletters I've signed up for are now using GetResponse for their marketing. Any link I click on in these emails leads me to a "The page you're looking for doesn't exist" error 404. No matter what I try (disabling all extensions & setting Firefox's config setting 'extensions.blocklist.enabled' to false). Both of the companies that send the newsletters as well as GetResponse don't really seem to care and just blame Firefox. Can anyone help me fix this... if in fact it's something on my laptop that's creating the issue? I only use Firefox browser... nothing else and would hate to starting using some unsafe browser just to access these links. Thanks.

Asked by Delmond 23 hours ago

Last reply by Delmond 2 hours ago

Warning when trying to open a window

When using GMX and trying to open the Cloud screens I keep getting a Warning screen and the page won't open and then I am logged out of my acct. I have attached a pic of… (read more)

When using GMX and trying to open the Cloud screens I keep getting a Warning screen and the page won't open and then I am logged out of my acct. I have attached a pic of the screen print as I cannot seem to add the screen print in the system. I need help to correct this issue.

Thanks Shirley

Asked by FreeSGC 3 hours ago

Mozilla Firefox | Real Privacy Concerns...

• Mozilla makes most of their money by shipping Firefox with Google as default search engine. • Mozilla partners with Facebook to create "privacy preserving advertising t… (read more)

• Mozilla makes most of their money by shipping Firefox with Google as default search engine. • Mozilla partners with Facebook to create "privacy preserving advertising technology". • Mozilla now includes a unique identifier to all Firefox downloads/installations. • Mozilla Firefox by default has telemetry enabled without informing the user. • Mozilla Firefox now includes more and more bloat such as Pocket, etc.

None of the above is good in any way... this is serious BS makes me worry about Mozilla and my Privacy while using Firefox, i already switched to Librewolf anyways but i still use Firefox for other purposes. Anyways... did i forget something? Am i missing any headlines above or is that it?

What does everyone think about this? I mean seriously, what do you think?? You folks on this forum obviously are using Firefox, so..?

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 8 hours ago

Last reply by Firefox_Beginner 3 hours ago

Autofill fail even after refreshing firefox

Using Windows 10. All passwords etc are still stored but even after following all suggestions and refreshing firefox to default autofill fails. It works innitially but do… (read more)

Using Windows 10. All passwords etc are still stored but even after following all suggestions and refreshing firefox to default autofill fails. It works innitially but does not work after shutting down lap top or even sleeping. The autofill box unticks every time in settings.

Asked by antonyldala 5 hours ago

Why Does Firefox Hijack my New Tab?

Stop hijacking the new tab and allow users to set and search from their own preferred home page. Why do we need an extension or add-on to fix a simple issue? Just let me … (read more)

Stop hijacking the new tab and allow users to set and search from their own preferred home page. Why do we need an extension or add-on to fix a simple issue? Just let me pick my own home page and my own tabs. JEESUSS!

Asked by Rafael Lecuona 5 hours ago

I think Firefox is being sabotaged.

Over the past couple years, I keep encountering operational failures in Firefox that are not present in Chrome or any other browser. A few weeks ago, a website ( https://… (read more)

Over the past couple years, I keep encountering operational failures in Firefox that are not present in Chrome or any other browser.

A few weeks ago, a website ( https://investor.vanguard.com/home/ ) started returning "Unable to open [site]. Cannot locate the Internet server or proxy server." This is not a problem for Chrome, which opens the page almost instantly. Before that, the site wouldn't let Firefox log in after, literally, years of uneventful browsing there. In 2020, the login failure started, but didn't last long.

Earlier, I was at eBay, AliExpress & Etsy; each link took upwards of a minute to open and eBay's pages weren't loading images unless I started clicking in a non-random, but still experimental manner.

I'm using 105.0.1 (the latest, according to the popup).

If it matters, my OS is Windows 7 Pro.

Asked by jrlind55 6 hours ago

youtube videos are taking time to play, sometimes the message shows up i.e. "If playback doesn't begin try restarting your device"

unable to play youtube vidoes and other streaming videos as they are not playing at when we play, they play after sometime like after 10-12 seconds even though the video … (read more)

unable to play youtube vidoes and other streaming videos as they are not playing at when we play, they play after sometime like after 10-12 seconds even though the video buffer has loaded far ahead of the playtime, I have checked my internet and my dislpay drivers nothing is wrong with it.

Asked by srtolwala11 6 hours ago