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Asked to log in to Sync every time I open Firefox 76

Honestly, I don't care about Sync. I only use my desktop computer. My cookies are always set to be saved. I never delete them. But every time I open Firefox 76, I see the… (read more)

Honestly, I don't care about Sync. I only use my desktop computer. My cookies are always set to be saved. I never delete them. But every time I open Firefox 76, I see the Important News page about profile changes with a log/in request on the right side. In Preferences, I set a custom URL for my homepage. That did not change what I see first when I open Firefox 76. I never sign out, just open and close the Firefox window, and all it is set to save all of my login information. How can I go straight to my home tab without seeing this one about profiles changes?

Asked by Andrea 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Malwarebytes is using a process/file that removed ALL my bookmarks from one computer!!!

76.0.1 Firefox 10.13.6 Mac os I ran Malwarebyetes and in restarting, it took a long time, after which ALL my bookmarks were gone. I cannot use the import/restore b/c whil… (read more)

76.0.1 Firefox 10.13.6 Mac os

I ran Malwarebyetes and in restarting, it took a long time, after which ALL my bookmarks were gone. I cannot use the import/restore b/c while it shows the bookmark dates, when click to restore it says "unable to import the process file" on ANY dare.

    WHen I restart computer, a red banner said toolbar and bookmarks won't display.THis can be caused by security software, read more....bla bla!
  I have sync and that doesn't restore anything-bookmarks or toolbar!!!

I called Apple and they said it was b/c they wanted me to upgrad os system to Catalina, which I am not willling to do yet!!

I also have an external hard drive and iCloud/time machine backups, but I can't get those to be accepted into the Firefox sidebar and toolbar--they just show up as quick view documents!!

Why the heck is there no phone support?!?!? Help!?!!

Asked by Olivia is goddess 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

Sound from web page once visited persists at startup despite cookies being deleted

Greetings. Each time I open Firefox 76.0.1 on my iMAC OS 10.14.6 I have to listen a minute or so to frog calls. The problem began after I visited this page, which is the … (read more)

Greetings. Each time I open Firefox 76.0.1 on my iMAC OS 10.14.6 I have to listen a minute or so to frog calls. The problem began after I visited this page, which is the source of the sound: http://www.californiaherps.com/frogs/pages/p.regilla.sounds.html. To try to fix this, I've deleted all cookies and long ago closed the page with the frog call on it. Unfortunately, I sent this URL to a friend who subsequently developed the same problem. She is on a different browser, I think Chrome, and has Microsoft OS.

MalwareBytes can detect no problem with my system. How do I rid my Firefox of these frog calls? This does not happen when I open Safari or Chrome but I like using Firefox better.

Thanks in advance for your help, Susan

Asked by susanmaggie2u 2 days ago

Full screen video

In Firefox on YouTube, if I go full screen, one thing is that it doesn't create a new desktop like real Firefox full screen does, it just goes full screen on that desktop… (read more)

In Firefox on YouTube, if I go full screen, one thing is that it doesn't create a new desktop like real Firefox full screen does, it just goes full screen on that desktop. The other thing is that when I am on dual monitors, and that full screen Firefox video is in focus, the menu bar on the other screen is not there.

Does anyone else have this issue?

I use Firefox for everything except full screen video (and sometimes for work) for this reason.

Asked by nroose 1 day ago

Cliqz/Firefox appending .part to downloads & corrupting files

The recent updates of Cliqz and Firefox blocked or corrupted downloaded software updates on my Mac and appended a .part to end of downloaded files, hence Apple installer … (read more)

The recent updates of Cliqz and Firefox blocked or corrupted downloaded software updates on my Mac and appended a .part to end of downloaded files, hence Apple installer could not open ANY download. Cliqz was my primary browser and was affected as was Firefox when I made it the primary browser. Only after making Safari the primary browser could I download and open updates to my third party apps and use Apple installer. I would like to know what the recent Cliqz and Firefox updates did to cause this problem, and when the software flaw will be fixed? The .part issues seem to be associated with these two browsers and I don't know why? I initially focused on Comcast but it was not the source of the problem. If anyone has has insight into this issue I would like your comments please.

Asked by sternhagenh 1 day ago

Mac Dock & Taskbar disappearing

I have an external monitor connected to my Macbook. When I play a youtube video in full screen on my external monitor, as I surf the web using firefox on my Macbook scree… (read more)

I have an external monitor connected to my Macbook. When I play a youtube video in full screen on my external monitor, as I surf the web using firefox on my Macbook screen, the dock and taskbar disappears on the Macbook's screen. Does anyone know why this is happening? This is midly inconvenient, and does not happen when I use Google Chrome. Thanks.

Asked by SweetKippy 1 day ago

I get constant "The connection has timed out" errors... please help.

Hi Folks, I recently had to change my slow POTS broadband to LTE broadband as its quicker, however the LTE connection is quite weak (rural UK), so i get a much faster spe… (read more)

Hi Folks, I recently had to change my slow POTS broadband to LTE broadband as its quicker, however the LTE connection is quite weak (rural UK), so i get a much faster speed for streaming at night, but sometimes establishing a session or initial connection can be a little troublesome.

Im studying from home all day, every day at present. I get perhaps 40% of my new tabs / web searches sending me a "The connection has timed out" error, which i have to refresh the page to try again. Usually i can live with this, as im used to poor broadband generally.

Problem - i have a timed aptitude test tomorrow. I cant use any other network connection as im not supposed to go anywhere with coronavirus.

Can anyone help me resolve the network timeout problem? Im doing practice tests and im now getting timeouts for the server to have received my answers! I dont want to fail the test because of network timeouts.

MacOS 10.15.4 - firefox browser 76.0.1

Any help would be MASSIVELY appreciated.

Asked by tom7182 1 day ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 1 day ago

I won't check a box that pre-agrees to being in "studies" I'm not aware of...but...

I won't check a box that opts me into observational and INTERVENTIONAL studies that I won't even be aware that I'm in since I don't look every 5 minutes at the settings a… (read more)

I won't check a box that opts me into observational and INTERVENTIONAL studies that I won't even be aware that I'm in since I don't look every 5 minutes at the settings and may do things like the evil sort of one fb ? did that changed your emotions.

That's a great example of why I moved to Firefox from Chrome and am wary of Facebook.

I'd be more than happy to check a box that says: "Please offer me any/all studies I may be eligible for including add'l questions to see if I'm eligible, with a reasonable stab at assent (not even informed consent). And of course whether data is anonymous (truly, as in after the study even if you wanted to you couldn't figure out which person was which), or not. Not anonymous may be fine....depending on the study. My very best, really, you're great....AND I'd be happy to discuss, advise (see below)...my 'toolbox' isn't simply biomedical. Darren


(Just me being pedantic now ignore this as you wish: And you say "study" ... I'm a researcher (sometimes)...IRB, grants, peer review, publications. Research is the "creation of generalizable knowledge." Is that what you're doing? I suspect you're doing more "quality improvement" where you figure out what works better for you...and SOMETIMES that is generalizeable knowledge (i.e., certain colors make people happy in every browser not Firefox specific), but do you publish it as peer reviewed research? Now, it's TOTALLY FINE if you don't and it's QI....but would specify that and not call it studies...call it...evaluating improvements or whatever. The use of the word 'study' and 'research' drive me nuts since when we talk to people about actual 'studies' and 'research' they conflate that with marketing evaluations of what makes us by more or which candidate we're interested in or how to sell things to us.)

Asked by Bikelink 18 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 14 hours ago

update config

its obvious that the last version of FF has setting issues. Something new in the config settings is preventing css mods from taking place. I know about the toolkit css it… (read more)

its obvious that the last version of FF has setting issues. Something new in the config settings is preventing css mods from taking place. I know about the toolkit css item etc.... but there is something else that is not right. Maybe you should check with Apple before you release updates. Please find out what is is..you might have to talk to Apple and try different things on a Mac ....to confirm that css works.. I am running the latest.. I think its definitely a FF thing because it worked before and other fonts controlled by Mac are not having the problems that the bookmarks toolbar is having regarding css to enlarge the microscopic font that in on a Mac toolbar. If you cant find anything then I guess its time to go to Brave.

Asked by paul smith 18 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 17 hours ago

Bookmarks

I have installed a new computer (Mac mini). I have synchronized with old computer (imac 2011). All bookmarks transferred successfully to new computer. In the right places… (read more)

I have installed a new computer (Mac mini). I have synchronized with old computer (imac 2011). All bookmarks transferred successfully to new computer. In the right places etc (Bookmarks menu; Bookmarks toolbar etc ). All the headings in the toolbar are correct with all the bookmarks in the dropdown menus from the toolbar as before. The problem is when I go to ADD a New bookmark the old toolbar headings don't show up in the Add Bookmarks dropdown options. How do I add a new bookmark into a list of an existing toolbar heading or existing list from the toolbar ?

Asked by Richard2k 15 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 12 hours ago

YouTube with Firefox

I can't use YouTube with Firefox on Mac. When I open YouTube, it acts like it is stuck and keeps reloading a previous page, over and over every 3 seconds so I can't click… (read more)

I can't use YouTube with Firefox on Mac. When I open YouTube, it acts like it is stuck and keeps reloading a previous page, over and over every 3 seconds so I can't click on anything. Strange. Yes, I cleared the Cache and it didn't help. I had an old mac and had the same problem and my new mac was just purchased this year. Any ideas?

Asked by Gordon 5 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 hours ago

error message

I am getting an error message at the bottom of the page when I use Firefox. It says Mozilla Firefox seems slow... to... start. And wants me to click on a button to find o… (read more)

I am getting an error message at the bottom of the page when I use Firefox. It says Mozilla Firefox seems slow... to... start. And wants me to click on a button to find out how to speed it up. Is this genuine and from Mozilla or is it a scam? I know I am probably sounding a bit paranoid but I am really careful these days. Cheers, Dave

Asked by davepoole 1 hour ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 hour ago

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My os doesn't support upgrade of firefox but now can't reply with emails on hotmail or open pics and other applications with older firefox. How to solve this?

I have an older imac. It works well but I can't open a lot of files/applications or even reply to emails on updated hotmail version. My os is 10.2.8 and I am using 2.0.0.… (read more)

I have an older imac. It works well but I can't open a lot of files/applications or even reply to emails on updated hotmail version. My os is 10.2.8 and I am using 2.0.0.20. My OS can't handle later versions. I can't buy latest upgrade from MAC (snow leopard or whatever latest is) because my computer not compatible with higher/newer upgrades. I want to use my computer but be able to have hotmail work and open pics etc. I don't know what to do.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== Today is when I can no longer reply with hotmail, they ask me to upgrade to newer but need higher firefox to do so.

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Last reply by TonyE 9 years ago

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I cannot update to ffox 3.6.8 with my Mac OSX.3.9. Message is always: "corrupt image". I currently run ffox 2.0.0.11. Everything worked fine up to a few days ago. Now I can't forward or send emails. I can receive emails.

I cannot send or forward email. Nor can I update my ffox 2.0.0.22 to ffox 3.6.8 as I am urged to do everytime I go into Hotmail. All was fine until recently. Any ffox … (read more)

I cannot send or forward email. Nor can I update my ffox 2.0.0.22 to ffox 3.6.8 as I am urged to do everytime I go into Hotmail. All was fine until recently. Any ffox download, regardless of number, always reads "corrupt image".

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== last week

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Last reply by TonyE 9 years ago

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My hotmail account isn't working so they advised me to upgrade my Firefox which I tried to do but the new version wouldn't download and I got a "corrupt file" message.

I tried to upgrade to a newer Firefox system because Hotmail told me they no longer supported my Firefox, but when I tried to upgrade, following the download, I got a mes… (read more)

I tried to upgrade to a newer Firefox system because Hotmail told me they no longer supported my Firefox, but when I tried to upgrade, following the download, I got a message that said "corrupt file."

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

Asked by AnonymousUser 9 years ago

Last reply by Morbus 9 years ago