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Why are some images displayed as small rectangles with numbers?

When I visit some sites, some of the images render as small rectangles with letters & numbers inside. This issue seems to be with Firefox (see motogp.com_FireFox.jpg,… (read more)

When I visit some sites, some of the images render as small rectangles with letters & numbers inside. This issue seems to be with Firefox (see motogp.com_FireFox.jpg, attached), rather than the site because the site displays fine when I access it a different browser, such as SeaMonkey (see motogp.com_SeaMonkey.jpg, attached).

The site, motogp.com is one I frequently visit; it happens on this site. Please refer to the 2 attached images for an example of this issue.

Asked by kevhiggs 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

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After resetting I can't get schwab.com to display, but it will display in privacy tab

I cleared all bookmarks & cookies, and now I can't see www.schwab.com. I just get a blank page. I can get it to display in a private window. I can't find any setti… (read more)

I cleared all bookmarks & cookies, and now I can't see www.schwab.com. I just get a blank page. I can get it to display in a private window. I can't find any settings that I have to change to allow it to display.

Asked by zfoxdog 5 years ago

Answered by Diego Victor 5 years ago

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Won't let me shop online with IMVU, FF says launch application, but I have no clue what it is

When I use Firefox for the IMVU online catalog and click to try on, it tells me I need to choose an application, but not which one. I hope you can help. I shop from the o… (read more)

When I use Firefox for the IMVU online catalog and click to try on, it tells me I need to choose an application, but not which one. I hope you can help. I shop from the online catalog a lot, besides in the client. As I said before a launch application box, pops up, asks me to choose an application, when I click choose and look I have no clue which it wants and I can not just type in IMVU.com etc. I hope you can help, thank you.

Asked by MagicRose15 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

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On startup, all my add-ons are deactivated, and a few empty tabs are open.

As said in the title, every time I open Firefox, all my add-ons are deactivated, although they don't show as such in the add-ons tab. In order to have them working again,… (read more)

As said in the title, every time I open Firefox, all my add-ons are deactivated, although they don't show as such in the add-ons tab. In order to have them working again, I have to deactivate and reactivate them.

On top of this, a few empty tabs show up. I use the "restore all my last session's tab on startup" setting, so these just appear after all the normal ones. A few of them show up with an address like this : " open.data:application/vnd.mozilla.xul+xml;charset=utf-8,<window/> ", while the other show up with the address of the pinned tabs I have, only incomplete, with just root address ( I mean like this : "support.mozilla.org" instead of that : "https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/new/desktop/fix-problems/form?search=On+startup%2C+all+ [...]" ). There is no webpage loaded in any of those tabs, but it doesn't say "New Tab" either, just an empty tab. When I click anywhere, "New tab" appears on all the previously empty tabs.

Here are a couple screenshots to illustrate all of that : before clicking : http://puu.sh/gAs1S/7ed9e1ac3f.jpg and after : http://puu.sh/gAs2j/cfb622c945.jpg

Asked by SThor 5 years ago

Answered by SThor 5 years ago

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How best to remove/uninstall a duplicate installation of Firefox (1 current to be retained, 1 old/obsolete version which Secunia found to be eliminated)?

I hadn't examined the output from Secunia PSI in awhile until yesterday, and was puzzled to discover it reported an old version of Firefox (v27.x) that was obsolete and s… (read more)

I hadn't examined the output from Secunia PSI in awhile until yesterday, and was puzzled to discover it reported an old version of Firefox (v27.x) that was obsolete and should be removed. The installation path for this v27.x entry is under a completely different subdirectory than the C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox structure in which the current v36.0.1 installation resides -- the obsolete version is installed in the C:\Users\...\AppData\Local\Mozilla Firefox structure where "..." references my specific user name (legit, as I'm the only person who uses this desktop).

I started to use Revo Uninstaller (licensed version) to force uninstallation of that specific v27.x executable, but after analysis it presented intended actions that would run the built-in uninstaller and identified that v36.0.1 would also be removed simultaneously. Is there some protocol by which I can remove the obsolete version and all of its entries in the registry without touching the current version and its registry entries (and profile, etc.)?

Asked by jhvance 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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I open a new tab but the boxes have gone and comes with 'The address isn't valid'

I open up a new tab and it used to show up my recent history in about 12 boxes but now I get this: 'The address isn't valid The URL is not valid and cannot be loaded. … (read more)

I open up a new tab and it used to show up my recent history in about 12 boxes but now I get this:

'The address isn't valid

The URL is not valid and cannot be loaded.

Asked by Claire Louise Bell 5 years ago

Answered by Bradforth 5 years ago

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Why can't I get the Norton Toolbar? In menu, add-ons,extensions, it says Norton toolbar is incompatible & disabled.

I can't get norton toolbar for firefox 36. Have run Norton live update repeatedly; it updated everything fine and applied a patch. When I go to firefox menu>add-ons>… (read more)

I can't get norton toolbar for firefox 36. Have run Norton live update repeatedly; it updated everything fine and applied a patch. When I go to firefox menu>add-ons>extensions, Norton toolbar is grayed out and says it is incompatible with with firefox 36, and is disabled. Help!! I need my Norton vault.

Asked by Cathie7372 5 years ago

Answered by philipp 5 years ago

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Why can't I or my clients view my own website on FireFox?

Hello everyone, I am going to share a video here with you on what is going on to better explain it. Please watch carefully. https://youtu.be/ryPPctB8iJg For those unable … (read more)

Hello everyone, I am going to share a video here with you on what is going on to better explain it. Please watch carefully.

https://youtu.be/ryPPctB8iJg

For those unable to view, in basic, even with all add-ons disabled, I am still unable to log in or view websites that I created. This list of websites please visit: http://wgu.tactivelearning.com/

Do so to find out if you too are having the same problem.

Asked by Nekomata 5 years ago

Answered by Nekomata 5 years ago

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Why won't my character encoding stay set on Western?

No matter how many times I click on "view" and change my character encoding from Unicode to Western, it keeps defaulting to Unicode. I found info telling me to disable Mc… (read more)

No matter how many times I click on "view" and change my character encoding from Unicode to Western, it keeps defaulting to Unicode. I found info telling me to disable McAfee Site Advisor, but that didn't correct the problem either. With Unicode, Chinese characters appear on my tabs, making it impossible to read or close them. This doesn't happy in I/E using Site Advisor, so it has to be a Firefox issue. Help! Please tell me how to fix this!

Asked by JuddTheDudd 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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Dialog boxes are truncated right sidw and bottom. How do I fix this?

iMAC OS 10.10.2 Firefox 36 When I open a dialog box, bottom or right side or both are cut off. I have looked all over and can not find the answer, all though I tried seve… (read more)

iMAC OS 10.10.2 Firefox 36

When I open a dialog box, bottom or right side or both are cut off. I have looked all over and can not find the answer, all though I tried several possible solutions. Have not added any extensions or plug-ins. Help appreciated. Thanks!

Asked by mostextreme 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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How do I reactivate the downloadhelper?

After Mozila so harshly killed the Google Toolbar a lot of my add-ons were killed too. I especially miss the Downloadhelper and that small tool that showed the flags of t… (read more)

After Mozila so harshly killed the Google Toolbar a lot of my add-ons were killed too. I especially miss the Downloadhelper and that small tool that showed the flags of the country where a server is located. How do I re-activate those add-ons. It wasn't nice to kill the toolbar without offering any help for these kinds of problems.

Asked by outsider42 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

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Firefox 36.0.1 on Mac running Yosemite 10.10.2 hangs when trying to open Add-ons Manager

I am running Firefox 36.0.1 on an iMac with Yosemite 10.10.2. Firefox is working fine except that it hangs and forces me to Force Quit the application every time I try t… (read more)

I am running Firefox 36.0.1 on an iMac with Yosemite 10.10.2. Firefox is working fine except that it hangs and forces me to Force Quit the application every time I try to choose Add-ons from the Tools menu. I have never had this problem before. This problem has happened for three straight days with my iMac being restarted several times. The same problem happens when trying to access Add-ons from the Open menu icon. Does anyone have a solution? Thanks!

Asked by nudolfan13 5 years ago

Answered by guigs 5 years ago

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How do I keep MediaPlayer from replacing visuals I want with their garbage?

I go to certain web sites and MediaPlayer inserts some sort of an advertisement about Ellen or some other stupid ad that I don't care about and are getting really annoyin… (read more)

I go to certain web sites and MediaPlayer inserts some sort of an advertisement about Ellen or some other stupid ad that I don't care about and are getting really annoying How do I get them to go away? There is also a popup about some survey from facebook that keeps coming up. How do I get rid of that too.

Asked by JimMayer 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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I want to allow redirects but not auto-reloading

I'm running Yosemite on a Mac Air, with fully-updated everything. I'd like to stop pages reloading without my permission. This is usually an issue for me on news sites. I… (read more)

I'm running Yosemite on a Mac Air, with fully-updated everything.

I'd like to stop pages reloading without my permission. This is usually an issue for me on news sites.

In FF preferences, the option to allow or disallow auto-reloading is tied to the option to redirect. I can allow or disallow both, but not allow one and not the other.

The net effect is, my news sites aren't automatically refreshing (yay), but other sites get stuck when a page redirect comes up. I play Scrabble online; now I have to manually allow a redirect with every play. Same with following Twitter links.

Is there some way to kill off the auto-reloads while still allowing redirects? Maybe a whitelist for redirects, as a secondary option?

Thanks!

Asked by EternalNewbie 5 years ago

Answered by guigs 5 years ago

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Is there a shortcut for "go back" or "close tab", depending?

When browsing a topic, I often Google it, then command-click on links to open them in new tabs. While they're loading, I can continue to browse the Google page for more … (read more)

When browsing a topic, I often Google it, then command-click on links to open them in new tabs. While they're loading, I can continue to browse the Google page for more links.

Then, when I start to visit the newly created tabs, I click on links in them, sometimes with, and sometimes without, the command key. This generates a tree of webpages, some on one tab, and some on different tabs, but all on the same topic.

When I want to collapse a branch of the tree, I can use the shortcut "command-[" (Back) if the arrow is dark, or "command-W" (Close Tab) if the arrow is grey. Very handy, but maybe there's a modification which would make it even handier...

          Is there a single shortcut which will do either, depending on the darkness of the arrow?

I've browsed the documentation and it's likely not there. But I've found a few things that aren't there (Command-click to open a link in a new tab and in the background is a very handy one), so I thought I'd ask.

--Gil

Asked by GilDawson 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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My firefox messed up

Hello this happen frequently usually when scrolling contents will be messed up It will back to normal if I keep scrolling up down repeatedly It started around update 34 p… (read more)

Hello this happen frequently usually when scrolling contents will be messed up It will back to normal if I keep scrolling up down repeatedly It started around update 34 probably, i don't quite remember I recently reinstall my Windows 8.1 unfortunately it still happen

not a big problem just curious or maybe there's a fix

[IMG]http://i61.tinypic.com/r2py7n.png/IMG

Asked by black_sin 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Every launch i get a block download message like at the first time a tryed to download that file

I've tried to download this file some time ago and got message about blocking like on image (quick translation is "blocked, probably contains a virus or a spy program"). … (read more)

I've tried to download this file some time ago and got message about blocking like on image (quick translation is "blocked, probably contains a virus or a spy program"). After that every launch of Firefox i get the same message. Cleaning cookes does not help. Also i can not upload image here. Or can? At the moment of typing this question upload animation plays infinitely

Asked by Ronolus 5 years ago

Answered by Ronolus 5 years ago

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Firefox Refresh kills Sync Settings?

Today firefox suggested to "Refresh" for first time ever. That went well, yet it seems to have killed my Sync settings. Sync now asks me to create a new account. Is this … (read more)

Today firefox suggested to "Refresh" for first time ever. That went well, yet it seems to have killed my Sync settings. Sync now asks me to create a new account. Is this intended? I did not find any hints for that behaviour in the Refresh documentation.

Asked by sven_glueckspilz 5 years ago

Answered by crislevin 5 years ago

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How to remove Safesearch.com?

I'm guessing that, somehow, connected to Safesearch, is that Opentab files are continually being put onto my desktop. I delete them but they keep coming back. The file im… (read more)

I'm guessing that, somehow, connected to Safesearch, is that Opentab files are continually being put onto my desktop. I delete them but they keep coming back. The file images do not seem to be uploading.

Asked by CoachMitch 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

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Firefox is not reading my restored profile after Windows reinstall

I needed to reinstall Windows (again!). Before doing so I saved my profile on to an external drive. I followed the restore instructions (created a new profile and copy/pa… (read more)

I needed to reinstall Windows (again!). Before doing so I saved my profile on to an external drive.

I followed the restore instructions (created a new profile and copy/pasted the saved files to the new profile folder) and can see that all the saved files now reside in the new profile folder but when I start Firefox it doesn't seem to be reading them at all. None of my bookmarks are available at all. It still looks just like a fresh install.

I must have made a mistake somewhere but I can't work out what.

Any insights would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Asked by Frogmella 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago