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Why won't Firefox remember my password?

Firefox used to remember my bank password, but it does not any longer. After downloading the update to version 23.0.1 today, the remember password feature appeared broke… (read more)

Firefox used to remember my bank password, but it does not any longer. After downloading the update to version 23.0.1 today, the remember password feature appeared broken.

I tried many things and eventually got passwords working on other sites, but not my bank. I deleted the saved password from the password manager in an attempt to try and get the Remember Password prompt to show up again, but it didn't work. I checked in Exceptions and it's completely empty, so that's not it. I also tried using the bookmarklet for fixing autocomplete on sites that it's disabled and my bank doesn't appear to disable it.

I've spent an hour and a half researching this and trying everything I could but I am at a loss. This computers main user is an elderly man so having the bank remember the password is a MUST.

Asked by bkgarris 8 years ago

Last reply by tryingtofigureitout 7 years ago

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How do I enter the start page from the "firefox.exe" command line?

I want to write a script to use firefox to download information on a series of addresses on a street. For example: 101 State St, 102 State St, 103 State St, ... etc. The … (read more)

I want to write a script to use firefox to download information on a series of addresses on a street. For example: 101 State St, 102 State St, 103 State St, ... etc. The script will cycle through the addresses and streets on interest. Does firefox.exe accept command line parameters that define a specific web page, and data to be filled in to that page?

Asked by DesignEngineer2006 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Flash Player stopped working. I have the current Firefox and Flash player. Unloaded and reinstalled, Same thing. I spent hours and hours trying to repair

was watching a video on youtube and went to do a daily on Forge of Empires. I could not log into Forge of Empires but the video stopped and I could not log in. Flash pl… (read more)

was watching a video on youtube and went to do a daily on Forge of Empires. I could not log into Forge of Empires but the video stopped and I could not log in. Flash player stopped 3 days ago and not worked since. Everything is up to date. I have uninstalled everything, and reinstalled, I even uniinstalled and downgraded, still will not work. Never had any problems with it before

Asked by Garry7263 8 years ago

Answered by frudtr8d 7 years ago

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Running Javascript in Navigation Bar (URL)

Question: How can I enable in Firefox (currently 7 - beta) to run javascript in the url bar. I mean running: javascript:alert('iaurt'); in the url bar. I remember this wo… (read more)

Question: How can I enable in Firefox (currently 7 - beta) to run javascript in the url bar. I mean running: javascript:alert('iaurt'); in the url bar. I remember this worked on previous firefox versions... And this works in IE but on Firefox it doesn't :(

Asked by Eek 10 years ago

Last reply by yingted 9 years ago

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Font is messed up on Firefox 17.0

Just updated to FF17.0 and the fonts look awful, something like when the ClearType is enabled in Windows. I have ClearType disabled cause I hate the look of the fonts wit… (read more)

Just updated to FF17.0 and the fonts look awful, something like when the ClearType is enabled in Windows. I have ClearType disabled cause I hate the look of the fonts with it enabled, and now Firefox looks like it's all over it. Font is like bolded. What happened? Can I disable it somewhere in Firefox?

Asked by guniu 8 years ago

Answered by Matt_G 8 years ago

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why is firefox using so much memory?

For the past several months, Firefox has been eating memory like crazy. Once I get more than 5 tabs open or have Firefox running for more than an hour or so, memory usage… (read more)

For the past several months, Firefox has been eating memory like crazy. Once I get more than 5 tabs open or have Firefox running for more than an hour or so, memory usage hits around one GB. If I keep letting it go beyond that, it'll hit 1.5-2 GB and it makes my whole desktop freeze up. I've taken to keeping Task Manager and every hour or so just kill Firefox and restart. That keeps it from crashing my whole desktop. It's definitely worse when I open Google products, especially Maps and Docs. GMail usually is OK.

I have tried disabling literally every Add-On and Extension (including Flash and Adblock).

I'm on Windows 7, I have 4 GB of RAM installed. I am on version 40.0 of Firefox, but this has been going on through a couple of updates now (I think the problem started around March or April). I also tried to back-rev Firefox and go to the last version I had before the problems started, but that didn't do anything either.

Chrome works fine on this machine without any similar problems -- but I prefer Firefox!

Asked by vrunka 6 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 years ago

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My websites and UI have suddenly become huge. How can I get them back to a normal, smaller size?

Yesterday all of a sudden my webpages and UI appeared to be magnified. While I can zoom out on websites, I cannot find any option to adjust the size of the UI. I noticed… (read more)

Yesterday all of a sudden my webpages and UI appeared to be magnified. While I can zoom out on websites, I cannot find any option to adjust the size of the UI.

I noticed that Firefox 22 (which I am running) has a new feature: "Windows: Firefox now follows display scaling options to render text larger on high-res displays". Is it possible to adjust how Firefox responds to the display scaling options perhaps?

07-27-13 - moderator locked this due to the length of this two month old thread - please post in one of the other threads discussing this issue

Asked by Twietem 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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PNG transparency is shown as white, how do I fix this?

In a PNG file with transparency (such as this http://puu.sh/L19h ), I can only see this. http://puu.sh/L1aa Can anyone please tell me how to fix this? Thanks. … (read more)

In a PNG file with transparency (such as this http://puu.sh/L19h ), I can only see this. http://puu.sh/L1aa

Can anyone please tell me how to fix this?

Thanks.

Asked by mercurysulfide 9 years ago

Answered by Oxylatium 9 years ago

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How do I allow a websites video to use full screen after I accidentally had Firefox remember to deny access?

I accidentally had Firefox remember to deny access to let videos go full screen in a particular website. I cannot find where those settings are stored. The accidental … (read more)

I accidentally had Firefox remember to deny access to let videos go full screen in a particular website. I cannot find where those settings are stored. The accidental selection of having Firefox remember to deny access to let the videos on the page in question to go full screen does seem to be specific to Firefox, since they will go full screen from that page if I use Safari. I tried the solution in the section entitled: "Disable Flash hardware acceleration" on https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/flash-video-wont-play-full-screen which seemed to be the closest to what might be helpful in what I could find by searching Firefox help, but that did not work as I described in my feedback for that page: "I have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player. I went to the page where I cannot get the video to go full screen, but when I hold down "Ctrl" and click on the video I do not see a context menu that includes "Settings" as an option, instead I only see a box that says "About JW Player 6.8.4616 (Premium edition)". I know that I have to change the settings because I accidentally told it to remember to deny access to full screen for videos on this page, but I cannot figure out how to get to the settings and this solution didi not work." If anyone knows how I can go about to get Firefox to once again allow videos to go full screen from this page, I would really appreciate your help. Thanks.

Asked by Peregrina 6 years ago

Answered by Scott 6 years ago

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can I stop the firefox-patch.js?

I keep getting a screen change popping up on my browser, asking me to install a very important update. I know the patch is a scam, as I've check the internet and see oth… (read more)

I keep getting a screen change popping up on my browser, asking me to install a very important update. I know the patch is a scam, as I've check the internet and see others have experienced the same problem. Is there any way I can stop receiving the firefox-patch.js patch request? It comes up very often when I open chicagotribune.com.

Asked by njtuckersr 5 years ago

Answered by Scribe 5 years ago

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Is it possible to delete saved usernames?

There's some incorrect old usernames saved and I would like to delete them so I will not be confused with which is my current username. So, is it possible and if, how I c… (read more)

There's some incorrect old usernames saved and I would like to delete them so I will not be confused with which is my current username. So, is it possible and if, how I can do that.

Asked by eklohis 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Firefox will show PDF's but prints blank pages. Other browsers are fine, safe mode has no effect.

Currently on an HP laptop, Win8, printing to a HP Color Laser, no previous problems; all of a sudden, PDF's are printing blank pages. I can see the page fine. Safe mode w… (read more)

Currently on an HP laptop, Win8, printing to a HP Color Laser, no previous problems; all of a sudden, PDF's are printing blank pages. I can see the page fine. Safe mode without any addons has no change. I printed my taxes out and had no problems.

I've used IE (shudder) an been able to print PDF's fine. I have no PDF software itself on the computer, just using the browsers native support. EXTREMELY FRUSTRATING. Searching shows problems loading PDF's, but my problem is printing PDF's. Using version 29 of Firefox. Anyone got any tips or clues how to hunt this down? Really close to introducing my computer to Mr. sledgehammer.

Asked by anyuser256 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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Enabling SSL

i just have updated my firefox beta to version 23. the problem is i cant find the encryption tab to enable SSL so this error keeps coming "Secure Connection Failed!. … (read more)

i just have updated my firefox beta to version 23. the problem is i cant find the encryption tab to enable SSL so this error keeps coming "Secure Connection Failed!.

Asked by miladv9 8 years ago

Answered by farid87 8 years ago

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Javascript not working

When I visit this site:http://www.apolloarchive.com/apollo_gallery.html I can no longer see the image thumbnails when I click on the image IDs. I contacted the site ow… (read more)

When I visit this site:http://www.apolloarchive.com/apollo_gallery.html I can no longer see the image thumbnails when I click on the image IDs. I contacted the site owner, and he said it worked for FF on his computer, but I'm afraid my javascript isn't working here. I did everything, cleared the cookies, ran Safe Mode, checked options- though i may have goofed. And I'm almost sure javascript is enabled here. I have Win XP. I don't want to check another browser; if the problem is here than it needs fixing. I'm waiting more word from the site owner, but I tried everything he suggested. So what do I do? Do I download another Javascript?

Asked by den-arn 8 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 years ago

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after latest update wmp plugin is missing in add-ons, but is still correct installed. Reinstalling wont work. What can i do?

I was lissening to online radio. Firefox needed to update. After the latest update the windows media player plugin dissapeared from the add-on list, while still being ins… (read more)

I was lissening to online radio. Firefox needed to update. After the latest update the windows media player plugin dissapeared from the add-on list, while still being installed correct. I reinstalled it, but that didn't work. I replaced/deleted some files in firefox as suggested for similiar problems, but that didn't work either. Now I can't play wmp files anymore on firefox.

I hope u can help me solve this problem.

Asked by Daan1985 8 years ago

Answered by MarkRH 8 years ago

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How to get rid of Yahoo search engine?

I use google as startpage. I only use Google and potentially wiki as search engines, yahoo is not even to be found in the list. I have no addons or what ever that I know … (read more)

I use google as startpage. I only use Google and potentially wiki as search engines, yahoo is not even to be found in the list. I have no addons or what ever that I know of that use Yahoo, neither have I installed anything that uses it.

Yet since a few days Yahoo has replaced my standard search engine (google) whenever I type in a search in the top-right textbox.

I've checked all settings and nothing has changed. Google is my standard searchengine still. In the list with search engines, there is no yahoo to be found.

So how the f... is yahoo being used as the search engine when I type something in?

It's even worse. This morning I was behind the PC and performed some google searches. I leave the PC for a few hours, come back and do a search... and suddenly Yahoo is my search engine without me having changed anything in the meantime? WTF?

What is causing it and how can I get rid of the disgusting Yahoo search that I absolutely hate?

Asked by GeorgeSaint 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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How do I determine what is my CURRENT Profile, because Profile manager shows 3 and all the Q&As are ambiguous in that respect. Thx.?

Yes, I see ambiguity. I also have some old backed up profiles and I have 3 profiles showing under the Profile Manager. The folder under "%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profi… (read more)

Yes, I see ambiguity. I also have some old backed up profiles and I have 3 profiles showing under the Profile Manager. The folder under "%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ " shows 2 of them, but HOW do I determine WHICH ONE is my current profile?? So far I was unable to browse up a clear answer. Thx.

Asked by Zeddic 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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"To display this page, Firefox must send information that will repeat any action (such as a search or order confirmation) that was performed earlier."

To display this page, Firefox must send information that will repeat any action (such as a search or order confirmation) that was performed earlier. Then I must click on … (read more)

To display this page, Firefox must send information that will repeat any action (such as a search or order confirmation) that was performed earlier. Then I must click on Resend or Cancel. Then I must click on Resend or Cancel.

How can I set this automatically resend? please let me know!!

Asked by M_jeshan 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Firefox takes a long time to connect to websites on start.

This problem is weirdly specific, I have tried other browsers and firefox is the only thing affected, so its firefox specific. When I first open firefox, firefox itself o… (read more)

This problem is weirdly specific, I have tried other browsers and firefox is the only thing affected, so its firefox specific. When I first open firefox, firefox itself opens and loads within seconds perfectly fine, I can do things with it offline perfectly fine (like using it to open a file) But when I try to go to any website, it takes ages to load and function normally. It doesnt even matter how many tabs I open, I can load one website, or three, it takes the same amount of time.

Once it has loaded the website(s) it functions completely normally! I can load new websites or pages just fine, and everything works perfectly, until I close firefox and open it again. Its driving me insane because I'm not going to just leave firefox open at all times (This is a gaming PC, I try to not have too many unnecessary programs running in the background)

I have tried several things, I reset firefox, didnt work. I have reset my PC, didnt work. I ran firefox in safe mode...worked! So it must be a add-on or extension, right? ...Nope, turned them all off one by one and every time it didn't work. (I only run uBlock anyway)

So whatever the issue is, has something to do with something safe-mode would prevent/turn off, but not add-on's/extensions.

EDIT: Forgot to also mention, I tried clearing cache/cookies/history as well, so pretty much everything short of a completely clean re-install of firefox with none of my personal data, but hoping to avoid the nuclear option if I can.

Asked by Zaayl 4 years ago

Answered by Zaayl 4 years ago