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FIREFOX PROBLEM, Help need!

Hello, each time i open firefox for all www before i had all logins and passwords saved , when i close and open firefox again i must log in to all www, Please help me … (read more)

Hello, each time i open firefox for all www before i had all logins and passwords saved , when i close and open firefox again i must log in to all www,

Please help me to investigate the problem,...

Mathew

Asked by lampik 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

save a webpage (tab on Firefox) to a URL file on Windows

Firefox is an excellent browser. I use it on all of my devices. Is there a way to save the current tab to a URL file on the Windows (Version 7 and 10) file system. I real… (read more)

Firefox is an excellent browser. I use it on all of my devices.

Is there a way to save the current tab to a URL file on the Windows (Version 7 and 10) file system. I realize you can do that by dragging the URL from the Firefox URL list box to the file folder but for various reasons I was hoping that it would also be possible as one of the choices from the Menu (as in "\File\Save Page As").

If that is possible I have another question.

In a Windows file folder with a number of URL files, can I select a number of those files and right-click the selected files and have them all loaded on to Firefox simultaneously.

I know that this worked with a single URL file in a Windows file folder (by Double Clicking it) but I have not been able to find a way to do it with a group of selected URLs in a Windows file folder.

Both of the above were available in the old (now no longer functional) IExplorer from Microsoft.

None of this is critical but I was just curious.

Thanks.

Asked by John 5 days ago

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pressing any key on the keyboard while in browser causes taskbar to pop in and out

My cat walked across the keyboard, and now when I press any key on the keyboard it makes the browser pop in and out of full screen. Is there a way to fix this? I have tri… (read more)

My cat walked across the keyboard, and now when I press any key on the keyboard it makes the browser pop in and out of full screen. Is there a way to fix this? I have tried the refresh and this did not work

Asked by Inkeri 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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userChrome.css not working (trying to block "Mozilla VPN" advertisements)

I do not wish to see advertisements for Mullvad on my Private Browsing new tab pages. But I can't even seem to opt out of them, as they remain even after searching "Spons… (read more)

I do not wish to see advertisements for Mullvad on my Private Browsing new tab pages. But I can't even seem to opt out of them, as they remain even after searching "Sponsored" in about:preferences and unchecking all the applicable boxes. uBlock Origin also seemed unable to remove them, even with a custom filter and after enabling it on about-scheme.

So I went to fix it with userchrome CSS, by adding the following to a file named userChrome.css inside a folder named chrome inside my profile folder (after setting toolkit.legacyUserProfileCustomizations.stylesheets to True):

[code] /* Remove advertisements for Mozilla VPN */ @-moz-document url(about:privatebrowsing) { .promo { display: none !important; } } /code

However, even after restarting the browser, these advertisements are still present.

What am I doing wrong?

Asked by ishygddt_xyz 11 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 5 hours ago

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Open external links in private-window

On Windows, Firefox adds a pre-set command line to the Windows registry under HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxHTML\shell\open\command HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxURL\shell\op… (read more)

On Windows, Firefox adds a pre-set command line to the Windows registry under

   HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxHTML\shell\open\command
   HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxURL\shell\open\command 

If you change the -url in the command line to -private-window -- from

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -osint -url "%1"

to

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -osint -private-window "%1"

-- then all external links launch in a private window.


jscher2000 in https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1119073

This no longer works in FF 69. As soon as I modify "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxURL-F66A7FFE1BF331E2\shell\open\command", FF is detecting it and changes its status to "NOT your default browser".

I'd appreciate your help.

Asked by Yaron 2 years ago

Answered by Yaron 1 year ago

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Don't save new autofill addresses

I want Firefox to autofill my saved addresses, but I don't want it to automatically save new addresses. I fill in all kinds of forms, with variations of my name, address,… (read more)

I want Firefox to autofill my saved addresses, but I don't want it to automatically save new addresses.

I fill in all kinds of forms, with variations of my name, address, etc., and with other people's info. Firefox saves those variations and autofill becomes effectively unreliable, filled with dozens of erroneous entries, until I manually delete all but the three I want to keep.

It seems silly that there is one checkbox to control both the saving and the filling. Can we get a sub-setting where I can uncheck “save new addresses that I enter”? Or is there an about:config option for it?

Asked by P1h3r1e3d13 2 years ago

Last reply by Bentrepp 1 year ago

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How can I remove the "Did you mean to go to..." drop down bar when searching for something in the search bar?

How can I remove the drop down bar that asks me if I "meant to go to" some specific place every time I do a single-word search in the search bar? Apparently this was a pr… (read more)

How can I remove the drop down bar that asks me if I "meant to go to" some specific place every time I do a single-word search in the search bar? Apparently this was a problem a few years ago with a Firefox update, and it has just started happening to me after this most recent update. It is extremely annoying and there isn't anything in Options that allows a user to turn it off.

I tried a potential fix posted in one of the older support threads regarding this issue (switching browser.fixup.dns_first_for_single_words preference from false to true) but it doesn't seem to have worked, even after disabling the DNS's "Web Address Error Redirect Service", then resetting Firefox and my router after changing that setting.

Another method I tried was changing my DNS settings I also tried setting keyword.enabled to false, but that did not work either.

I've attached a screenshot of the specific drop down bar I'm referring to.

Asked by B M 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Single click highlights all text in browser (not just URL)

After recently returning to using Firefox browser as my default, I'm finding, when editing an email reply message or other form, that a single click on the body of the me… (read more)

After recently returning to using Firefox browser as my default, I'm finding, when editing an email reply message or other form, that a single click on the body of the message, i.e., placing the cursor somewhere in order to edit, typically auto-highlights all the text. If I start typing quickly because I am accustomed to just placing a cursor in a message body and typing, I can accidentally overwrite what I have, and then must use the Windows convention Ctrl+Z to undo the error. I have to remember to click again on the auto-highlighted text to remove the highlighting first. Aggravating.

This happens on multiple computers, running Windows 7 (desktop and laptop) and Windows 10 (another laptop). Same problem on all. Solution?

I have researched online, and learned how to change settings in about:config for the selects-all-text true|false settings, but this is typically the config change for auto-highlight/click behavior in the URL field. How to stop FF from doing this in a message body?

Asked by AK_fireweed 2 years ago

Last reply by AK_fireweed 2 years ago

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How do i remove all passwords on firefox lockwise all at once

I want to remove ALL the passwords in firefox lockwise. No answers here. This is the worse software design I have ever seen from firefox. The old versions allowed you to … (read more)

I want to remove ALL the passwords in firefox lockwise. No answers here. This is the worse software design I have ever seen from firefox. The old versions allowed you to delete ALL passwords with one simple click, it looks like the only way I can get passwords removed in firefox lockwise is do so individually. Who was the mental defect that designed firefox lockwise without providing a ONE CLICK way to remove all passwords?

Asked by Stan 2 years ago

Answered by McCoy 2 years ago

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How to disable Quick Find?

I need to disable the Quick Find hotkey or change it to something else. I use the forward slash on the keypad as a divide symbol for an in-browser calculator for my onli… (read more)

I need to disable the Quick Find hotkey or change it to something else. I use the forward slash on the keypad as a divide symbol for an in-browser calculator for my online math homework. However, every time I hit forward slash, it brings up the Quick Find search bar, which means I have to stop and use my mouse to click the divide button on the calculator. This is quite frustrating and slows me down immensely when completing my homework.

Asked by reneehebel 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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How to stop Firefox suggesting Autofill logins from other sites?

I have logins saved on various sites but recently Firefox has starting offering logins for sites that aren't the one I'm trying to log into. Because I have quite a few lo… (read more)

I have logins saved on various sites but recently Firefox has starting offering logins for sites that aren't the one I'm trying to log into. Because I have quite a few logins saved this can result in getting a dropdown of dozens of 'suggested' logins and finding the one in the list that's the actual login for the site I'm visiting is a bit of pain. How can I set this so that Firefox will only show me logins for the site I'm currently visiting the way it used to?

Asked by Kaine 2 years ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 years ago

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Site asks me to disable Ad Blocker

Ever notice that the sites that insist on the user disabling Ad Blocker to continue browsing are the ones that run 20 flash ads at the same time? Not to mention the half … (read more)

Ever notice that the sites that insist on the user disabling Ad Blocker to continue browsing are the ones that run 20 flash ads at the same time? Not to mention the half GB of content it seems that they download on every click?

Here's just one egregious example: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7919337/Last-flight-Wuhan-Everyone-wearing-masks.html

When I disabled my Ad Blocker, CPU usage went to 98% and the page froze my browser.

How do you guys deal with sites like these? Do they realize that this "heavy-handed" approach is counterproductive?

Asked by elzach 2 years ago

Last reply by RobertJ 2 years ago

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What can be excluded from the Firefox profile folder when backing it up?

I've moved my Firefox profile to a custom location (in My Documents). When I run a backup, I want to exclude files that can easily be regenerated when the profile is rest… (read more)

I've moved my Firefox profile to a custom location (in My Documents). When I run a backup, I want to exclude files that can easily be regenerated when the profile is restored on another system. So far, my exclusion list is as follows:

D:\Documents\My Documents\Firefox\OfflineCache\*

D:\Documents\My Documents\Firefox\cache2\*

D:\Documents\My Documents\Firefox\minidumps\*

D:\Documents\My Documents\Firefox\safebrowsing\*

D:\Documents\My Documents\Firefox\storage\temporary\*

D:\Documents\My Documents\Firefox\parent.lock

Is this a safe list?

Are there additional folders that can safely be excluded? Keeping logins active upon restore is preferable (so keeping cookies, etc. is preferable).

Edit: The list above is safe, and when I tested the restore it works fine. The accepted answer lists some more folders that can be excluded, which I haven't yet tested but looking through them they look correct.

Asked by Shosha 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Is there a way to search pages for multiple terms? Word A or Word B or Word G or...

As it is, Command-F or Control-F searches only support exact phrase search. If I want to search for any of 6 terms, I have to type them in, one at a time. If I want to se… (read more)

As it is, Command-F or Control-F searches only support exact phrase search.

If I want to search for any of 6 terms, I have to type them in, one at a time. If I want to search multiple pages, it's a lot of extra typing.

If other people have asked this same question since 57, well, support.mozilla.org does not have a working search function. Apparently Findbar Tweaks provided this function up through 56. But searching "Findbar" in addons.mozilla.org yields every other kind of bar, but nothing involving the findbar, because, well, addons.mozilla.org does not have a working search function, because it stems and defaults to OR searches.

Multi-Keywords Highlighter can highlight these results, but can't help me navigate to each one.

Willing to consider another browser, but must be able to block flashing, block animation, and block blinking cursors, due to neuro issues.

Asked by MarjaE 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Disable autofocus on the address bar when opening a new tab

Hello! When I open a new tab (about:home), autofocus is transferred to the address bar. I need to click on something to remove focus. I want to disable this behavior. Aft… (read more)

Hello!

When I open a new tab (about:home), autofocus is transferred to the address bar. I need to click on something to remove focus. I want to disable this behavior.

After searching the Internet, I came across only similar problems, but without solutions. I did not find anything in about:config.

Is there a way to disable this autofocus without patches and extensions?

Asked by omanski 1 year ago

Last reply by Standard8 1 year ago