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How to unpin google in my search bar

Every time I am trying to search, google is always pinned on my search bar, and I want to get rid of it. How can I remove google? (On the image I marked the issue with a … (read more)

Every time I am trying to search, google is always pinned on my search bar, and I want to get rid of it. How can I remove google? (On the image I marked the issue with a red circle)

Asked by Nekoboy 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Cannot remove "Your browser is being managed by your organisation" in home settings

I cannot remove "Your browser is being managed by your organisation" and seems to be stopping the home settings saving. They simply revert back to the default (see image)… (read more)

I cannot remove "Your browser is being managed by your organisation" and seems to be stopping the home settings saving. They simply revert back to the default (see image) when I restart Firefox. Not sure what is meant by "your organisation" as I am a personal user, not organisation. I'm the single user of the browser (e.g. just one user on my PC, which is me) and also Admisitrator. Can someone help me remove this. Thanks John

Asked by john.udale 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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Screenshot is not functional

I am using Firefox 120.0.1, and I have difficulty to take screenshot. I tried to press shortcut key and button in toolbar as shown in the attached image, but they didn't… (read more)

I am using Firefox 120.0.1, and I have difficulty to take screenshot.

I tried to press shortcut key and button in toolbar as shown in the attached image, but they didn't work.

Is there any good way to fix this problem without reinstall firefox app?

Asked by hayabusa FireFox 5 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 5 months ago

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XULRunner Error: Could not determine any profile running in backgroundtask mode!

The last couple of weeks I have this pop up interrupt my screen quite often several times in a row. I have searched every article online that is remotely similar to th… (read more)

The last couple of weeks I have this pop up interrupt my screen quite often several times in a row.


I have searched every article online that is remotely similar to this problem and none of the solutions have  worked. 

Any ideas on what I can do to stop this annoyance?

Asked by gpsd3208 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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location discrepancy

Hello, I recently purchased a VPN for my laptop. I bought a designated IP address set to Toronto, Canada. However, Firefox shows my location in Japan. In my communicat… (read more)

Hello,

I recently purchased a VPN for my laptop. I bought a designated IP address set to Toronto, Canada. However, Firefox shows my location in Japan.

In my communications with VPN server they believe since whatsmyipaddress shows me where my VPN says it should, but FF shows me in Japan, the problem may be a leak at your end. When I created this account today and set my country to Canada (as suggested by PIA), closed everything and rebooted my computer I had hoped to see Canada (en) when I began a search. However, it still shows Japan.

I value my privacy on all devices and turning off location is the first thing I do. I'm now wondering if FF is getting this location from Windows.

Any assistance is most appreciated. Thank you,

Asked by nbx427 5 months ago

Answered by nbx427 5 months ago

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In last 2 weeks I no can no longer skips ads on YouTube videos

Suddenly almost everytime I load a YouTube video I have to watch 2 - 4 min of ads, sometimes two in a row before the video starts. I no longer have the skip ad button. … (read more)

Suddenly almost everytime I load a YouTube video I have to watch 2 - 4 min of ads, sometimes two in a row before the video starts. I no longer have the skip ad button. If I load the same link in Chrome or Edge I don't have this problem. My search engine is Duck Duck Go, but if I go to Google first and then to the video I still have the problem. I also have the Maleware Bytes ad blocker installed. Any suggestions?

Asked by eberger5 5 months ago

Answered by eberger5 5 months ago

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Your browser is being managed by your organization.

Hi, Please advise how to remove, disable, delete, block the new added "Your browser is being managed by your organization." to my Settings page. I'm home user .Also Pleas… (read more)

Hi, Please advise how to remove, disable, delete, block the new added "Your browser is being managed by your organization." to my Settings page. I'm home user .Also Please know that this is generating "FALSE FINGERPRINT CERTIFICATES" thank you

Asked by K C 5 months ago

Answered by K C 5 months ago

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Firefox and Google Recaptcha

I recently switched ISP and now when I try to google anything with firefox I keep getting this message appear: "Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your compu… (read more)

I recently switched ISP and now when I try to google anything with firefox I keep getting this message appear:

"Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the requests, and not a robot."

It prompts me to click 'I am not a robot' then pick out which lights have cars etc in them. Worked fine before the ISP change. Some notes:

- This does not occur on Microsoft Edge or Chrome. - The only add on I have is Ublock but it still does this when I have that disabled. Plus I have Ublock on Edge and there are no issues.

If it's my IP address, then why does this ONLY appear when I use Firefox? Surely it would also appear when using google on any browser if my IP address was in question...

From what I am reading online, my only option is to either: - Use a different search engine ; or - Use a different browser.

I'm curious to hear other people's thoughts on this.

Asked by COURIER 6 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Cloudflare Verify you are human looping

I have been experiencing a problem with Cloudflare specifically on one site (character.ai) and when the verify you are human pops up. It takes me in a seemingly infinite … (read more)

I have been experiencing a problem with Cloudflare specifically on one site (character.ai) and when the verify you are human pops up. It takes me in a seemingly infinite loop. On the Cloudflare community site they say it could be because of things like adblock but even without any adblock or anything of the sort on it does the same thing. Sadly Cloudflare community doesn't support being used on Firefox. So maybe they don't support being used on Firefox in general? I have contacted the actual websites support but they don't seem to even read submitted inquiries because I never hear anything back from them except the automated message they received it. It is now preventing me from using certain things in general which as before it wasn't that big of a deal but recently they changed the site layout and still allowed you to use the old layout but the verification blocks you from using the old layout. The first one is one from a couple of weeks ago when it only effected me trying to open things in a separate tab and the second one is the newer one which prevents me from accessing the old layout. I'm not sure what to do about it since nothing I specifically could do to solve it has helped. I have opted into sharing data under troubleshooting IDK how well that'll help.

Asked by Lilynette 2 months ago

Answered by Lilynette 2 months ago

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Waterfox Facebook Glitch

Hello, while using Waterfox, recently, while on Facebook, the time a post was made on any given page stopped being shown except for the most recent - newest - one. Per th… (read more)

Hello, while using Waterfox, recently, while on Facebook, the time a post was made on any given page stopped being shown except for the most recent - newest - one. Per the attached screenshots, the newest post shows that it was put up 26 mins before I got the screenshot, the post prior to that one does not show how long it's been since it was made. This is only in Waterfox. Not a problem with Firefox, Chrome or Edge. Waterfox is my browser of choice for all social media, so this is particularly problematic. Thanks for any help in resolving this.

~ Bruce in Hawai'i

Asked by Bruce Wheeler 3 weeks ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 weeks ago

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unable to get amazon.com option for search bar

I recently lost my firefox configuration and now see the Amazon.DE search engine rather than Amazon.com. I have no idea why... I followed assorted support guides but ha… (read more)

I recently lost my firefox configuration and now see the Amazon.DE search engine rather than Amazon.com. I have no idea why...

I followed assorted support guides but haven't been able to add the Amazon.com search engine: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-or-remove-search-engine-firefox#w_add-search-engines

1) I clicked the link "find more search engines": https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search-engines/. This took me to a generic list of extensions and didn't find an official amazon search option for the search bar. Those suggested had few downloads and weren't vetted by mozilla

2) I visited Amazon.com and then clicked the magnifying glass with the green plus sign in the search bar. Then tried to add amazon.com as a search engine but got this error:

Firefox could not download the search plugin from: https://d2lo25i6d3q8zm.cloudfront.net/browser-plugins/AmazonSearchSuggestionsOSD.Firefox.xml

Can someone explain how to get this working again; I just want the normal amazon.com search in the search bar

Asked by BJ78 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Mobilisearch

Mobilisearch has hijacked my Firefox first page. If I select a new tab it reverts to Firefox. Can anyone advise me how to delete the Mobilisearch from Firefox. On line so… (read more)

Mobilisearch has hijacked my Firefox first page. If I select a new tab it reverts to Firefox. Can anyone advise me how to delete the Mobilisearch from Firefox. On line solutions seem very complicated. I'm a senior citizen and not particularly technically minded so any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Oh and happy new year to you all. I'm using Windows 11 on my PC and Firefox 121.0 (64 bit). Hope that helps.

Asked by paulcdunn 5 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 5 months ago

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White Bar over top of Firefox and address bar plus half of favorites bar

My customer has a problem since about a month on Firefox (using it on a Terminal Server). The top of Firefox gets hidden by white and grey "bar" and he can not even use … (read more)

My customer has a problem since about a month on Firefox (using it on a Terminal Server). The top of Firefox gets hidden by white and grey "bar" and he can not even use the "functions" of buttons behind that. -> Please see attached Print screens Lower part of the Favorites-bar is visible and also works if he clicks on it - everything above not visible and does not work for clicking.

The problem only comes up from time to time maybe once or twice a week. When he minimizes Firefox the application behind is visible normally. when he maximizes it again, same problem still visible in Firefox. When he closes RDP Session and reconnects - the problem disappears. When he turns off the monitor where Firefox is visible - Firefox gets move over to the other monitor and the problem disappears.

I am not 100% sure if this is a Firefox problem or Remote Desktop Problem (or maybe an add-in problem). But until now it only happened on Firefox!

He is always on the last recent version of Firefox, we just updated today to the latest version again - but I can not say yet, if the problem would still exist on the latest version from today.

Asked by astrupler 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 1 month ago

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How do I stop that annoying url popping up at the bottom of my screen?

When I am watching a TV stream on my PC; when I hover on (some) pictures or videos, a supremely annoying pop-up url appears at the bottom of my screen. I have some learni… (read more)

When I am watching a TV stream on my PC; when I hover on (some) pictures or videos, a supremely annoying pop-up url appears at the bottom of my screen. I have some learning problems and can not figure out the 'userChrome.css' method. I can not work with long streams of multiple overlapping instruction. I am not tech savvy. I do not understand 'layers' and stuff like that. I can do the 'about:config' thing, if anyone knows whether or not if I can fix it from there, I would be eternally grateful. Thanks.

Asked by mckendrick 2 years ago

Answered by -elison- 2 years ago

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Minimize, maximize and close options disappear when in full screen.

When I am not in full screen the minimize, maximize and close options are there. They disappear when I go into full screen and I am forced to get out of full screen to mi… (read more)

When I am not in full screen the minimize, maximize and close options are there. They disappear when I go into full screen and I am forced to get out of full screen to minimize or close firefox. This only started happening recently. Does anybody know how to make these options appear again while in full screen?

Asked by nilxin0 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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how do i add the trendmicro password manager ext to firefox

how do i add the trendmicro password manager ext to firefox . I think I have to OK the certificate, and I think i did it in the past, but I don't remember how. Elliot Tr… (read more)

how do i add the trendmicro password manager ext to firefox . I think I have to OK the certificate, and I think i did it in the past, but I don't remember how. Elliot Trester

Asked by elliot.trester 2 years ago

Answered by elliot.trester 2 years ago