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Download problems

I work with a MacBookPro, system macOSCatalina 10.15.7 and the current Firefox browser 84.0.2. I am currently having problems downloading documents. Since yesterday I can… (read more)

I work with a MacBookPro, system macOSCatalina 10.15.7 and the current Firefox browser 84.0.2.

I am currently having problems downloading documents.

Since yesterday I can no longer call up and download the online edition of a newspaper that I have subscribed to.

This is still possible without any problems using the Safari browser.

I updated the Firefox browser on January 7th, 2021 (to 84.0.2).

I haven't changed anything to the Firefox settings since January 7th, 2021.

What should I do?

Asked by Kl.Fricke 3 hours ago

Search Engine Default problems

I just started using Firefox recently. I can't get my search engine to stick. Every time i change it it changes back to Google. Every time I delete Google it shows bac… (read more)

I just started using Firefox recently. I can't get my search engine to stick. Every time i change it it changes back to Google. Every time I delete Google it shows back up . It's like a bad infection. How can I change my search engine and not have it revert back to default? I have performed all of the recommended procedures with no success. And I have no add-ons installed.

Asked by rowsie1000 17 hours ago

Last reply by Standard8 4 hours ago

Printing emails missing letter y and printing " instead of x

When sending email messages to my HP officejet pro 8720 I find that it prints Firefo" instead of Firefox and it omits the letter y so words like flyer are fler. Other p… (read more)

When sending email messages to my HP officejet pro 8720 I find that it prints Firefo" instead of Firefox and it omits the letter y so words like flyer are fler. Other places on screen where font is another size the letter y does print.

Mac OS X El Capitan version 10.11.6

Asked by vahoagie 18 hours ago

Firefox wont save and reopen my tabs after restarting

Hello everyone, looking for some help with Firefox after recently making the switch from Chrome. Firefox (on Mac) simply doesnt save my tabs and does not reopen them afte… (read more)

Hello everyone,

looking for some help with Firefox after recently making the switch from Chrome. Firefox (on Mac) simply doesnt save my tabs and does not reopen them after closing Firefox or restarting. I have checked all the help sites, settings and whatelse but cant find a solution for this.

Asked by Burak 22 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 20 hours ago

Can you save your Session set-up?

Question: Is there a way to save the personalized session screen under a reference name? I have created a screen with some 10 fixed tabs that i use each day in a fixed o… (read more)

Question: Is there a way to save the personalized session screen under a reference name?

I have created a screen with some 10 fixed tabs that i use each day in a fixed order. It enables me to quickly swap from 1 tab to another.

In preferences I opted for restore sessions, and it works, but sometimes (e.g. after OSX upgrade) i loose the session set-up and have to re-organize all the tabs again.

Thks in advance for helping me out. EvK

Asked by Edwin van Kempen 1 day ago

After log in on firefox no credentials

I have Firefox in multiple devices. All works except my iMac. Everytime I clean it up. Once I log in on the same mail of the others firefox lockwise wont import the crede… (read more)

I have Firefox in multiple devices. All works except my iMac. Everytime I clean it up. Once I log in on the same mail of the others firefox lockwise wont import the credentials and passwords from the other devices on the same email. I wrote this problem more than once. What is this support if nobody answers related to the problem.

No I have no main password on the firefox yes all the credential options are properly setted that this firefox have to import the other passwords from the device.

Anybody there able to give simple instructions no geek expressions step by step guide AND RELATED to my problem not other things?

Thank you

Asked by zurghlightyear 1 day ago

Auto Updates clear my search engines and recently closed tabs/windows

Every once in a while the Firefox browser will close down (I'm assuming for an autoupdate) when it does it clears my chosen search engine as well as the information of re… (read more)

Every once in a while the Firefox browser will close down (I'm assuming for an autoupdate) when it does it clears my chosen search engine as well as the information of recently closed tabs and windows. This means that when it restarts I have to search through my history for the sites and pages that I had open before it closed down. Why is this happening? and is there a way I can stop it?

Asked by deadpoolfan5 1 day ago

The 11 tabs, 3 windows, and 200 selections to see one site.

I want to load a website. It is listed in the URL with the Red Anti stripe through the Padlock Icon. I try to Google Allow Unsecure Site Firefox. I also try to rearrange … (read more)

I want to load a website. It is listed in the URL with the Red Anti stripe through the Padlock Icon. I try to Google Allow Unsecure Site Firefox. I also try to rearrange my search words, over and over. All of the "solutions" suggested in Firefox support blog require changing 9 security settings in 3 different sections of the preferences for the Browser. That is not that difficult. Note, I do not see any "solutions" suggested since 2018 or earlier. Caveat. I have to go back into the settings and change them back and restart Firefox for security to move on to UnSafe mainstream sites.

Is there not an "Allow Once" button, or Site Exceptions option? If so, how may steps is it to get there? How many steps to return to save browsing? This choke occurs with low skilled, low tech Pages, not sites.

I am attempting to view http://www.fortvan.org/pages/pearson-air-museum I can find no way of allowing this site/video to load without redesigning the browser, running 40 miles, cooking a cake, and painting the neighbors barn?

Should I just got to Chrome, who I hate, or Brave and get free crypto tokens?

Asked by paultreseler 2 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 day ago

spell check

I use the firefox browser with my macos big sur. I disabled the spell check, but I keep on seeing red underlines when I type in the search bar. I thought when spell check… (read more)

I use the firefox browser with my macos big sur. I disabled the spell check, but I keep on seeing red underlines when I type in the search bar. I thought when spell check is disabled, this should not be possible. (excuse my English). How can I get rid of the red underlines?

Asked by IvE46 1 day ago

Importing Bookmarks

Hello someone, anyone. I'm trying to import Bookmarks from a Time Machine backup. I've looked everywhere and tried everything I know and I'm not new to computers, althoug… (read more)

Hello someone, anyone. I'm trying to import Bookmarks from a Time Machine backup. I've looked everywhere and tried everything I know and I'm not new to computers, although I have not had to import bookmarks in a long time. I'm on an Imac Catalina, backup is on High Sierra, current OS is 10.15.7 Catalina, lost my bookmarks when I upgraded to Catalina because I had to do a clean install. Any help would be greatly appreciate and I may consider putting you in my Will. Robert

Asked by robert235 2 days ago

Firefox set to require HTTPS results in communication error, choice to use HTTP only (my bank and other crucial HTTPS sites)

Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) Running HTTPS Everywhere Running Privacy Badger Firefox set for standard enhanced tracking protection HTTPS-ONLY mode set for all windows At my ba… (read more)

Firefox 84.0.2 (64-bit) Running HTTPS Everywhere Running Privacy Badger Firefox set for standard enhanced tracking protection HTTPS-ONLY mode set for all windows

At my bank and a few other websites using HTTPS as standard operating procedure, Firefox gives me an error that the site is NOT using HTTPS and gives me the option of using only HTTP! This is unacceptable, financial transactions must be secured with HTTPS. What is the fix for this?

I'm spread thin and don't have the personal time resource to keep hunting through thousands of miscellaneous support articles that, from their titles, I haven't a clue whether they are relevant or not! (Though I tried investing an hour or so in this exercise getting nowhere.)

Sorry, I didn't save copies of the same error message on three different HTTPS sites.

Asked by Kaleopono 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Gah. Your tab just crashed Firefox 84.0.2 - can't open Google Sheets

Hello, everyone Suddenly Firefox failed to work with google sheets documents. All my work files are unreachable now. Any suggestions what my be the problem and how to f… (read more)

Hello, everyone Suddenly Firefox failed to work with google sheets documents. All my work files are unreachable now. Any suggestions what my be the problem and how to fix that?

Thank you for your help!

Asked by alex.s.barinov 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

Firefox freezed on MAC M1

Hi, on my MAC M1 (ARM Processor) I have firefox installed. The browser freezes every time I put the computer into sleep mode or when I use the lock screen or simply when … (read more)

Hi, on my MAC M1 (ARM Processor) I have firefox installed. The browser freezes every time I put the computer into sleep mode or when I use the lock screen or simply when I restart the system. Once I have re-logged in to my MAC, the firefox window reopens but all the tabs are locked. So, the only solution is to close the window and reopen a new window. How can I fix it? Thanks

Asked by ambrix 3 days ago

Firefox 52 & Big Sur

I have to continue to use Firefox 52.0.2 (FF52)because of a discontinued form filler plug-in (Autofill Forms). FF 52 has been working fine until I moved to Big Sur. Upon … (read more)

I have to continue to use Firefox 52.0.2 (FF52)because of a discontinued form filler plug-in (Autofill Forms). FF 52 has been working fine until I moved to Big Sur. Upon launching FF52 under Big Sur, the sidebar and some toobar icon drop-menu's text has disappeared. If I boot back into Catalina, this missing text is visible (Please see attached screenshots). I was hoping someone could tell me how to make this text visible again under Big Sur. Thanks in advance for assistance.

Asked by Ken 3 days ago

When I press delete while *not* editing something i go back to the past page

I can't seem to turn off the feature of, when I press delete on accident i go to the past page and this has caused me to leave meetings and other important things, i wou… (read more)

I can't seem to turn off the feature of, when I press delete on accident i go to the past page and this has caused me to leave meetings and other important things, i would like to find out how to turn off this feature.

Asked by GgOoOoGgLlEe SsUuCcKkSs 3 days ago

Google calendar issue - Do I reload firefox

My google calendar will not load appointments. The page loads but the appointments never load and the blue loading bar at the top continues to refresh as if it is trying … (read more)

My google calendar will not load appointments. The page loads but the appointments never load and the blue loading bar at the top continues to refresh as if it is trying to load.

Things I have tried - Turned off all extensions - Ran firefox incognito (works if I clear the cache) - Cleared Cache (works only once)

I am looking first for a solution to the problem above. If I don't find one, is there a way to reload firefox and retian all the bookmarks?


Kv

Asked by kristie1 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Blinking adds

How can I block adds or at least be able to stop adds from blinking when I read the New York Times and other new sites that I've subscribed to? It is distracting. Is ther… (read more)

How can I block adds or at least be able to stop adds from blinking when I read the New York Times and other new sites that I've subscribed to? It is distracting. Is there a way to block all adds without interrupting normal function of the browser? Thanks.

Asked by scarttx 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 days ago

problem with displaying Hotmail emails

I am running Firefox 84.0.2 on a Macbook Pro running Catalina 10.15.7. Since the new version of Firefox loaded on January 6, I have been having problems with how email fr… (read more)

I am running Firefox 84.0.2 on a Macbook Pro running Catalina 10.15.7. Since the new version of Firefox loaded on January 6, I have been having problems with how email from several vendors displays. If I call up Hotmail, for example, the page appears in teeny tiny type, so small that I have to pull the computer close to my face to read. And if I enlarge the page in order to read the left-most column, I can then only see the left-most column on my screen. I have to then scroll far to the right to find the actual message itself. I have tried the various "Display" options, but none of them have fixed this problem.

I switched over to Chrome as a test, and Hotmail is displaying normally there. So I conclude that there is some incompatibility between Firefox 84.0.2 and Catalina 10.15.7.

Any advice would be most welcome!

Thanks!

Asked by richardbelldc 3 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 days ago