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updates blocked by unknown administrator (systeembeheerder)

Since I updated to 77.0.1 firefox has for unknown reason has concluded that there is a system administrator which has disabled updates. It says so in setting (topleft) an… (read more)

Since I updated to 77.0.1 firefox has for unknown reason has concluded that there is a system administrator which has disabled updates. It says so in setting (topleft) and in about firefox (instead of update button). I have been able to change all other settings that I know of. I have also refreshed the browser once, disabled all addons once, and deinstalled it to reinstall the latest version once.

Is there a solution for this bug?

Asked by frisodeboer 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

corrupted update

10/20/20 I clicked on the update button last night - running 81.0, and the update was for 81.0.2. When I went to open the browser all that I got was a line at the top … (read more)

10/20/20

I clicked on the update button last night - running 81.0, and the update was for 81.0.2. When I went to open the browser all that I got was a line at the top - FF would not open. I backed up the profile, and did a clean install. When I finally got the backed up profile installed, it opened properly once and everything was there. When I opened it again, no book marks, and none of the buttons worked. FF didn't close properly, and I had to use Task Manager to shut down.

I ended up downloading the beta version, and it's worked just fine. The original profile works, so all bookmarks are there.

I see that FF released 82.0 this morning. Is it safe to try to install it, or is the beta version that I installed last night really 82, just hours before it was officially released?

Asked by finepoint 1 month ago

Last reply by finepoint 1 month ago

MS Bing is now taking over firefox. It looses all my temp tabs in the tab menu and forces its search engine onto my computer.

MS has begun 'grabbing' my FF browser - does this about once a week. It closes my tabs, kills my search engine and substitutes bing. This, I assume, is malware from MS … (read more)

MS has begun 'grabbing' my FF browser - does this about once a week. It closes my tabs, kills my search engine and substitutes bing. This, I assume, is malware from MS and may have come in with the new Windows 10:

First - I want to make Mozilla aware this is happening.

Second - how can I prevent those bastards from grabbing the browser and making me re-install my tabs - all this takes about a half hour?

Thanks,

DMS

Asked by rangerdon 6 days ago

Prefer service worker on new tab open

I'm trying to use a custom start page on new tabs opening (not happy that I have to use an extension for such basic functionality btw) but my service worker does not seem… (read more)

I'm trying to use a custom start page on new tabs opening (not happy that I have to use an extension for such basic functionality btw) but my service worker does not seem to activate or used when opening. Opening a new tab takes multiple seconds.

Navigating to the site (I have my start page hosted on AWS) on an existing tab is instantaneous, as is refreshing this page once the tab is loaded. So what gives? As far as I can tell Firefox doesn't install service workers on a per-tab basis, so there should be no issue here.

Asked by devildude4427 5 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

Sync of tool bar (Firefox PC and Firefox IOS

My preset customized toolbar always changes back to the alphabetic order after turning of Firefox and restarting the computer. I am using Firefox Sync on 3 differnt devic… (read more)

My preset customized toolbar always changes back to the alphabetic order after turning of Firefox and restarting the computer. I am using Firefox Sync on 3 differnt devices at same time: 1 Iphone 8 (14.2) 2 PC ( Windows 8)

Can someone help to avoid this phenomena, as I this is quite new and happens since about 3 month only.?

Asked by mhi 4 days ago

Bookmarks Toolbar

After the last update { Version 84.0b1 (64-bit) } when i add a bookmark in the bookmarks folder ,the folder appears in the Bookmarks toolbar items how can i remove it ? … (read more)

After the last update { Version 84.0b1 (64-bit) } when i add a bookmark in the bookmarks folder ,the folder appears in the Bookmarks toolbar items how can i remove it ?

Asked by Konstant Man 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Can I get Firefox on macOS to show an update notification icon somewhere?

I use Firefox Developer Edition (84.0b4) on macOS and pretty much never restart Firefox. Because of this I frequently miss updates. Chrome shows an update badge on the me… (read more)

I use Firefox Developer Edition (84.0b4) on macOS and pretty much never restart Firefox. Because of this I frequently miss updates. Chrome shows an update badge on the menu icon in the toolbar.

Is this built into Firefox aswell? I couldn't find anything like this and there doesn't seem to be an addon for this either.

Asked by Strayer 3 days ago

Pivate Browsing

Private browsing is back on my computer following an update. I need to disable it but the solutions online do not help as I do not have the tabs they describe. Ivor … (read more)

Private browsing is back on my computer following an update. I need to disable it but the solutions online do not help as I do not have the tabs they describe. Ivor

Asked by IvorG 2 days ago

Dropdown Bookmark Menu Question.

Bookmarks Menu question. When I drag to widen the drop down Bookmarks menu, dragging left makes it go right. (narrows it) Dragging right, it goes left. (widening it) It o… (read more)

Bookmarks Menu question. When I drag to widen the drop down Bookmarks menu, dragging left makes it go right. (narrows it) Dragging right, it goes left. (widening it) It only recently started this. What did I do to cause it?

Asked by dcooley 2 days ago

Download files started failing on Linux

When I try to dowload a file, i fails and create a 0 byte file. I tried with repository firefox, and download the tar.gz from dev version. Both fail. I deleted ~/.mozilla… (read more)

When I try to dowload a file, i fails and create a 0 byte file. I tried with repository firefox, and download the tar.gz from dev version. Both fail. I deleted ~/.mozilla and ~/.cache/mozilla to start fresh and the error persist. I can browse, open a PDF in integrated viewer, but I am unable to save it. Other browsers can download files to ~/Downloads without problems.

Any hint of how to debug (and/or solve) the problem is welcome.

Thanks

Asked by enboig 21 hours ago

Last reply by enboig 21 hours ago

Cannot Turn off bookmark alphasort

Since a recent Firefox update, Firefox has alpha-sorted my bookmarks automatically and I cannot turn this new feature off - this is annoying! I want to custom organise th… (read more)

Since a recent Firefox update, Firefox has alpha-sorted my bookmarks automatically and I cannot turn this new feature off - this is annoying!

I want to custom organise the order of my bookmarks - NOT by alpha-sorting.

The 'sort by name' menu option does not have a counter option - ie 'DO NOT sort bookmarks'

So how do I turn off book mark sorting ???

Asked by bloodline1 1 hour ago

Last reply by bloodline1 27 minutes ago

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I can not see my bookmarks in older version, how can I see them or How can I get pervious version??

After updating to latest version of firefox 5. I can not see my bookmark, I tried to read help section but can not find out what is wrong? Can any one help me get my book… (read more)

After updating to latest version of firefox 5. I can not see my bookmark, I tried to read help section but can not find out what is wrong? Can any one help me get my bookmark back? Or go back to older version? Cheers

Asked by ketul 9 years ago

Last reply by ketul 9 years ago

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deletion cache in sudden close

one of the biggest problems in Firefox is deletion and erasing cache in crashing the Firefox Whenever be open Firefox and sudden reset the computer or hang up the Firefox… (read more)

one of the biggest problems in Firefox is deletion and erasing cache in crashing the Firefox Whenever be open Firefox and sudden reset the computer or hang up the Firefox or the windows then inevitable deleted the Firefox cache Firefox cache is a important for some users or all of users please patch for this problem

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Asked by mortezafaal 9 years ago

Last reply by GreenNatureSoft 8 years ago

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In the Find box, how can I type the entire word before the search commences?

In the Find box, sometimes the search skips over my word of interest before I fully type in the word. I would like to search the old fashioned way in the Find box. Let m… (read more)

In the Find box, sometimes the search skips over my word of interest before I fully type in the word.

I would like to search the old fashioned way in the Find box. Let me completely type my search word and hit Enter before the search commences.


Is this possible?


I do not have the "Search as You Type" option turned on, which really does not apply to the Find box.

Asked by rjensen65 9 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 years ago

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Firefox 5 is VERY slow rendering opacity values from javascrit.

Firefox 5 in Mac X OS is VERY slow rendering opacity values from javascrit. It's extremely SLOW in websites which use javascript to "play" with opacity values. As you can… (read more)

Firefox 5 in Mac X OS is VERY slow rendering opacity values from javascrit. It's extremely SLOW in websites which use javascript to "play" with opacity values. As you can see on www.emoure.com (when you open an image from gallery).

Asked by emp82 9 years ago

Last reply by ramsecoline 9 years ago

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how can I add a call to Lastpass login to the "When Firefox starts" dropdown?

I have Lastpass "show logon screen when browser starts" option checked, but it doesn't. Seems I need to add a line to the: When Firefox starts drop-down menu. How? … (read more)

I have Lastpass "show logon screen when browser starts" option checked, but it doesn't. Seems I need to add a line to the: When Firefox starts drop-down menu. How?

Asked by AndrewA 9 years ago

Last reply by AndrewA 9 years ago

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Css shadows/Fullscreen video problems

Hello, At some point I've started to have problems with FF displaying css shadows and fullscreen videos. 1) Here's an example of how css shadows look like on a variety of… (read more)

Hello, At some point I've started to have problems with FF displaying css shadows and fullscreen videos.

1) Here's an example of how css shadows look like on a variety of sites when openned in FF: http://xmages.net/show.php/2871278_css-png.html . Chromium displays the same sites perfectly.

2) There's some kind of a problem with the switching to the fullscreen mode. For example at imdb.com when I click the fullscreen mode button - the video itself starts underneath the browser window and can be switched to with ALT+TAB. Again - Chromium works fine there.

Asked by ibmed 9 years ago

Last reply by ibmed 9 years ago