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Autoplay/Don't Autoplay.

FF 78.0.1 -- Every new release brings a new subset of problems. New releases are not well thought out...or tested. Features added that the FF developers think will 'he… (read more)

FF 78.0.1 -- Every new release brings a new subset of problems. New releases are not well thought out...or tested. Features added that the FF developers think will 'help' are often scourges and plagues ! Am sick of new problems with every release. And the continuous Nags to download the latest release ! I ticked on a piece of paper today all the upgrade Nags. I can't deal with 43 nags again !

On YouTube I used to be able to let videos play, one of the other, all night long. And I could lay down and relax and listen to history, which I love. Undisturbed, videos would play for days. Now I am freaking fighting frequent interruptions and I have to get out of bed and re-select "Allow Audio and Video". My blown-out knee will utterly not tolerate all those ups and downs from the bed. Get that part ? FF randomly shuts down my playlists and queued videos. Can I revert to an earlier release that used to work with no hassles ?

I have looked into this at great length and looked at loads of forum 'answers'. None work.

Respond and tell me to do About:Config for the 112th time and I will throw something at you ! NONE OF THOSE SETTINGS WORK !!! I want the icon and everything associated with it gone ! Deleted. Trashed. Dead. Nuked. Obliterated.

I have had more than enough of this...

Asked by JoeJupa 8 hours ago

bookmarks interaction is broken on 78.1 ESR

The bookmarks interaction is buggy. I have them set in my own order with folders, etc... If I move a bookmark in the list (sidebar on the main browser page or the popou… (read more)

The bookmarks interaction is buggy. I have them set in my own order with folders, etc... If I move a bookmark in the list (sidebar on the main browser page or the popout library window), I'll try to move it one space down, it'll randomly move three spaces down (or whatever random thing). Try to move it one space up, won't move at all. Try to move a divider up a spot and three folders below will randomly jump someplace else. I had forgot that's why I downgraded and went back to an old version 60 something a while ago because of this very issue, and looks like it's still happening. This is VERY annoying as I rely on my bookmarks and how I have them sorted and arranged greatly. And now I can't do stuff or it will just completely jumble up the order of my folders.

I haven't changed any settings at all from the older version I was using that worked perfectly fine.

Asked by mikarisdesign01 17 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

Why does Firefox feed so much data to Google?

A while back, I discovered a Google plugin hidden within Firefox. I figured maybe one thing was fine until I realized that Widevine actually did some bad stuff to your OS… (read more)

A while back, I discovered a Google plugin hidden within Firefox. I figured maybe one thing was fine until I realized that Widevine actually did some bad stuff to your OS, since it needs to access the internal OS to block screenshots and screen recordings. Today, I discovered that geolocation also uses Google servers, and in the process of turning it off I also discovered that there is this "Safe Browsing" that also uses Google. Looking even further, even some of the privacy things redirect to Google. I haven't even mentioned that the default search engine is Google. Even if Google paid you to make them the default, you could create a prompt on the first launch asking for search engine, with Google selected by default but another search engine (like DDG) recommended. All of this Google software is likely sucking on our data.

Now while writing this post, I noticed something even worse. Why are Google servers on the filter whitelists? This is uncool. I understand, maybe your website needs to detect Firefox to function correctly, and antifingerprint would break it. But WHY GOOGLE? All of this seems to be going against the goal of privacy. How are you supposed to expect a random person to go directly to about:add-ons, disable Google Widevine, go to about:preferences, disable safe browsing, go to about:config, enter the "danger" zone confidently, and delete Google from the 10,000 times it appears in the config?

Asked by matthew34 3 weeks ago

Last reply by philipp 1 day ago

Out of memory while using Excel

Hey! I'm using Firefox currently on Mac. I've been using the Office web apps regularly, but a couple of days ago, while trying to edit an excel document, I got an Out of … (read more)

Hey! I'm using Firefox currently on Mac. I've been using the Office web apps regularly, but a couple of days ago, while trying to edit an excel document, I got an Out of Memory error message. I tried to solve it using Memory Diag, but apparently my laptop wasn't out of RAM. I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox, but the problem is still there.

Anyone knows why this could happen?

Asked by AWoodstock 1 day ago

Cómo evitar que algunas páginas web se recarguen solas

Hola. ¿Cómo podría evitar que algunas páginas web se recarguen solas? Fundamentalmente noto este problema cuando estoy leyendo algún artículo en un portal de noticias com… (read more)

Hola. ¿Cómo podría evitar que algunas páginas web se recarguen solas?

Fundamentalmente noto este problema cuando estoy leyendo algún artículo en un portal de noticias como clarin.com o lanacion.com.ar. Cada tanto tiempo, la página se recarga y vuelve al inicio del artículo, lo cual es muy incómodo para la lectura. He probado con poner accessibility.blockautorefresh en verdadero, pero no dió resultado. También probé una extensión llamada Stop autorefresh pero tampoco sirvió.

Una solución brutal tal vez sea desconectarme mientras leo, pero haya alguna solución más inteligente. Muchas gracias. Usando Mozilla Firefox 78.0.2

Asked by laureano 1 day ago

I have to change network settings whenever system proxy settings chage for FF to pick it up - any better way?

In Network settings, I have "Use system proxy settings" but when I change these (after connecting to a VPN), firefox does not pick up the change and I have to manually go… (read more)

In Network settings, I have "Use system proxy settings" but when I change these (after connecting to a VPN), firefox does not pick up the change and I have to manually go to Network changes and switch to a different option and back for FF to pick up the new system proxy settings. Chrome picks up the changes automatically.

Is this a bug? Is there any faster way to achieve this? (For instance some addon that does this with a single click?)

Thank you!

Asked by jakubholy.net 2 days ago

How Do I turn off Firefox Save-Password Question

Although Ask to save logins and passwords for websites is unchecked, I am asked if I want them saved at every site that requires a password. How can I change this? Windo… (read more)

Although Ask to save logins and passwords for websites is unchecked, I am asked if I want them saved at every site that requires a password. How can I change this? Windows 10, on MSI laptop.

Asked by mypho5599 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Sync - I cannot for the life of me figure out the parameters of operation

After hooking up four devices to sync through Firefox, I ended up with a mess and a lot of irritation which I have not recovered from. That was six months ago. What I f… (read more)

After hooking up four devices to sync through Firefox, I ended up with a mess and a lot of irritation which I have not recovered from. That was six months ago. What I failed to understand is that there is no control of the direction of sync. I presumed that all would sync from my primary account computer. Wrong and truly a disaster because I had spent hours organizing thousands of bookmarks. An old computer with an old bookmarks setup (very disorganized) added its confused mess back into my attempt on the new computer to finally get organized. I still have not sorted through most of the mess.

So how in the hell does Sync actually and exactly work? Is there any directional flow? Or does it just mash the shared stuff together. How can I delete any bookmark file Sync has at Firefox server with exact knowledge of what I am doing? Why is this stuff so obscure? I exactly want to know how to ensure that Sync has no cache of obsolete material and exactly, if possible, to direct the flow....should I use only share a tab? one at a time?

Thanks, Michael Mandeville, Arizona mwman@q.com

Asked by mwman 6 days ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 4 days ago

firefox reboots by itself, twice

Hi, From two to three weeks ago, every time I open windows, my firefox browser reboots twice. It does not give any error message and when it reboots it goes back to home … (read more)

Hi,

From two to three weeks ago, every time I open windows, my firefox browser reboots twice. It does not give any error message and when it reboots it goes back to home page. I removed all extensions, then I updated the browser and the Graphic Card, in vain!

Any help please

Asked by maher.souilah 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

How to use custom system fonts on Firefox Developer?

Hello there, I've recently switched from Firefox to Firefox Developer. I've noticed that while in FF, I am able to change the default fonts (such as San-Serif font to Int… (read more)

Hello there,

I've recently switched from Firefox to Firefox Developer. I've noticed that while in FF, I am able to change the default fonts (such as San-Serif font to Inter, and Monospace font to Monaco), but in FF Developer, I am unable to change the fonts to anything but the defaults. Can someone help me fix this issue, or is this issue a feature of FF Developer edition?

Thanks a lot, dodeca12

Asked by dodeca12 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Setting autoscroll to lowest speed

Is there a better way (or add on) to make adjusting the autoscroll easier set to its lowest setting? I read many articles and need it to slowdown b/c it usually goes too… (read more)

Is there a better way (or add on) to make adjusting the autoscroll easier set to its lowest setting? I read many articles and need it to slowdown b/c it usually goes too fast for reading and is very difficult to set to that lowest speed, have you ever tried?

Asked by dean777777 4 days ago

Yahoo hyjacking my google searches.

Every search I perform using google is being hyjacked by yahoo. I have read that many other users are having the same problem. I have tried to follow the steps to remove … (read more)

Every search I perform using google is being hyjacked by yahoo. I have read that many other users are having the same problem. I have tried to follow the steps to remove the add-on or extension but when I click on "add-ons" or extensions from the menu it just opens a new blank tab in my browser. When I click on search in the preferences menu, google is the only search engine checked in all of my selections. Please help me get rid of the yahoo search.

Asked by markdbrown 2 weeks ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 days ago

LinkedIn profile pages cannot open

Hi there, we are running Firefox ESR 78.1.0 (64bit) on our company computers (Windows 10). When i try to open linkedin the startpage appears correctly but as far as i sea… (read more)

Hi there,

we are running Firefox ESR 78.1.0 (64bit) on our company computers (Windows 10). When i try to open linkedin the startpage appears correctly but as far as i search for a person i only get a blank page. I tried safe mode already, disabled local security protection, no addons are installed, no blocker, disabled hardware acceleration etc. Problem still exists. I also tried to open a linkedin profile within firefox 79 on a mac, same issue here.

Any held is much appreciated.

Best, Patrick

Asked by Patrick 5 days ago

hijacked

After a reboot of windows 7 some of my PC looked different then after a system restore everything looked fine except Firefox was back to its default. Tried swapping back … (read more)

After a reboot of windows 7 some of my PC looked different then after a system restore everything looked fine except Firefox was back to its default. Tried swapping back to a previous saved profile, also blank. Started trying to restore my settings off a synced profile on an unaffected computer BUT noticed in the general settings of the options folder at the very top it says 'Your Browser is being Managed by your organization' underlined as a link' witch leads to http://www.null.com/ (Calacom.com) I have been hacked & Hijacked HelpI want to manage my whole browser again

Asked by Gronk 5 days ago

Cannot Log into Yahoo mail on Firefox

I got an automatic update from Opera that I did not ask for, so all of my logins were lost. After recovering them and signing in, when I closed Opera, all of my freaking … (read more)

I got an automatic update from Opera that I did not ask for, so all of my logins were lost. After recovering them and signing in, when I closed Opera, all of my freaking logins were gone again. There is no way to stop this from happening, because Opera likes to make it difficult to stop auto-updates and to stop passwords/usernames from being wiped out when closing Opera. OK, fine. I'll go back to Firefox, then.

So when trying to login to my Yahoo mail account on Firefox there is a challenge page that sends a verification code to my Android phone. I clicked yes, but there is no place to put the verification from the challenge page. When I go back to the Yahoo mail login page, it goes back to the challenge page again, sending a verification to my Android again. This does not happen in Opera, but there is still the issue of being kicked out of all of my social media, email accounts every freaking time.

I have WORK to do and am not interested in being a coder. I am a writer. So how can I stop this from happening? I would like to go on with my freaking life!

Below is a screen-cap of the challenge screen. Do you see any way to get past it? NO! the only thing that is possible is to get to the goddamn Help screen. I don't want any Help. I want to log into my Yahoo mail. Again, this is not happening in Opera, but Opera keeps kicking me out of my logins.

Asked by walford2 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago