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Firefox not asking where to download files

I have always had my browser set to ask me where to save anything I'm downloading, as you can see by the attached screenshot. However, every single file I have downloaded… (read more)

I have always had my browser set to ask me where to save anything I'm downloading, as you can see by the attached screenshot. However, every single file I have downloaded for the past 2-3 days has first gone into my Downloads folder instead, forcing me to re-download the file in order to get it into the correct folder. If this was for personal usage, I wouldn't care, but having to continually download business files is getting old very very quickly. Firefox has been my default browser for the better part of two decades. I really don't want to switch to Chrome or Safari just because Firefox won't let a power user customize their usage experience.

Asked by cmjross1 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago

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Google Image Previews look off center in vanilla Firefox

Starting yesterday, the preview images in GIS has been looking off center in Firefox (see attached). If I switch to protection mode the image looks fine. If I open up i… (read more)

Starting yesterday, the preview images in GIS has been looking off center in Firefox (see attached). If I switch to protection mode the image looks fine. If I open up in any other browser it looks fine as well. I have already cleared my web cache and cookies, refreshed Firefox and then reinstalled it, changed my screen resolution settings, and nothing seems to be fixing it. There's no apparent settings in Google itself to adjust the image...it just started doing that in Firefox out of nowhere.

Asked by spaceferret 1 week ago

Answered by spaceferret 4 days ago

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change log in email

Primary email no longer exists, I have 2nd email address but cannot access because log in email no longer exists. You keep asking me to log in to change primary email but… (read more)

Primary email no longer exists, I have 2nd email address but cannot access because log in email no longer exists. You keep asking me to log in to change primary email but I cannot log in because email does not exist any more. You are sending me in circles.

Asked by mikelin1 1 week ago

Answered by mikelin1 1 week ago

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Google Images search results are not working properly and I am not sure how to fix it

I am pasting this video link first to show exactly is happening when I use Google Images Search results. https://youtu.be/HD-GPkORQPA This happened suddenly. Everything … (read more)

I am pasting this video link first to show exactly is happening when I use Google Images Search results. https://youtu.be/HD-GPkORQPA

This happened suddenly. Everything was fine when I last used google image results, I was playing a game and when I alt+tabbed to search for something, this was happening. I have no idea what could have caused it since I didn't install any new extensions, CSS styles, programs in my PC nor any big changes that would give me an idea of where to start.

I already tried disabling all the extension and that didn't help at all. The only way I've managed to make this stop, was when I opened a private window. There the image search results were fine and I could zoom in, and out and no weird scrollbar issues were happening.

I went back to a normal window in Firefox, and noticed that if I log out from my Google account, this will also fix the issue. And when I logged back in, the issue was happening again.

Anyone have any idea why this would happen, and how I can fix it? Thank you!

Asked by NathanTheGraves 1 week ago

Answered by NathanTheGraves 6 days ago

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Youtube occasionally infinite loads

Sometimes when I open a video it doesn't play, it infinite loads with a black screen and I tested it on a separate browser and the video works there I've tried deleting c… (read more)

Sometimes when I open a video it doesn't play, it infinite loads with a black screen and I tested it on a separate browser and the video works there

I've tried deleting cache and cookies but it doesn't work

Asked by RandomDuck 1 week ago

Answered by Mamoon 1 week ago

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Yahoo mail menu buttons not working, can't delete or anything

None of the menu buttons work at the top of yahoo mail in firefox when an e-mail is open, I am able to use these in Microsoft Edge. Until the last update of firefox they … (read more)

None of the menu buttons work at the top of yahoo mail in firefox when an e-mail is open, I am able to use these in Microsoft Edge. Until the last update of firefox they worked so something broke in the latest release 103.0.1 is my guess. I restarted without extensions and still broken.

Asked by jfelber 1 week ago

Answered by jfelber 1 week ago

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the latest firefox update overfills my screen so I can't see or access words, links or whatever on top, bottom and sides. Unusable now.

I don;t know if I chose the right "best describes the question" because the first half of the option is off the screen to the left, and there's no way to scroll over. I … (read more)

I don;t know if I chose the right "best describes the question" because the first half of the option is off the screen to the left, and there's no way to scroll over. I would like to go back to the version that preceded this latest update please. It worked well. Please reply by email, [email-removed], because I can't read most of what's on the screen here. I hope someone pays attention to this, because otherwise I'll have to abandon Firefox, and it's been by far my preferred browser. Can't think what you've done to it. Your updates in the past all worked fine. I'm on a Lenovo ThinkPad S145 with Windows10.

Asked by vshelford 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 weeks ago

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Everything is WAY too big!

After updating to Firefox 103, everything in the browser including web pages, are way too big. Oversized. What the heck happened? Why do they do this? On the tool ba… (read more)

After updating to Firefox 103, everything in the browser including web pages, are way too big. Oversized. What the heck happened? Why do they do this? On the tool bar with the address field, on the right, I have a zoom icon, etc., and they're all much bigger!

I could adjust zoom, but this is not right. It's all messed up!

Yes I went into Customize Tool bar - Density - and it was already set to "compact - not supported"

I went into about: config - browser.display.os-zoom-behavior - changed to zero. Nothing happened.

I went into the windows settings - display - set to 125% which it always was. Changing to 100% didn't do anything. Went into display - Make display bigger - and it's 160, where I always had it.

Not happening in Chrome or Windows. So it's Firefox.

Asked by Steve09 3 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 weeks ago

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Reload current page (Ctrl+R)

When I click the reload button or press CRTL+R, I expect firefox to return to the top of the current page and reload the current page. But lately (a few months now) firef… (read more)

When I click the reload button or press CRTL+R, I expect firefox to return to the top of the current page and reload the current page.

But lately (a few months now) firefox does not return to the top of the page, it stays at the position that I'm currently viewing and reloads.

I tried starting firefox in safe mode by holding the shift key, and it still shows the same problem. I even tested this on another computer (not mine) with the same result.

If this is a new feature of firefox, can I turn it off?

thanks

Asked by buzbard 1 month ago

Answered by buzbard 3 weeks ago

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Cached Web Content Not Clearing

Win 7 Home Premium Firefox Version 101.0.1 'Privacy & Security'->'Cookies and Site Data', 'Clear Data.' When 'Clear Now,' Cached Web Content; is clicked, it does n… (read more)

Win 7 Home Premium Firefox Version 101.0.1

'Privacy & Security'->'Cookies and Site Data', 'Clear Data.'

When 'Clear Now,' Cached Web Content; is clicked, it does not zero out. (It used to clear completely).

The browser webpage has been refreshed, the browser closed and reopened, and the computer restarted but the cache does not reset.

This issue started on the morning (Pacific time) of June 26-Is this a known glitch or am I missing a detail?

Asked by Buddy2014 1 month ago

Last reply by Nicole T. Arnold 4 days ago

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Error 410

When I try and open some articles on the BBC new wesite I get the attached message. How can that be resolved please? VPN is off. Error: 410 Gone Your client has made a re… (read more)

When I try and open some articles on the BBC new wesite I get the attached message. How can that be resolved please? VPN is off. Error: 410 Gone Your client has made a request for a BBC domain that is no longer hosted on Akamai, but the request was sent to an Akamai IP address. This suggests your client is using a very out-of-date DNS response, or one that has been altered. If you're using VPN software or similar, try disabling it and / or contact your VPN provider's technical support.

Requested URL: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-61820604 Ghost IP: 104.124.180.165 Slot: 3891 NPN / ALPN protocol: h2 Client IP: 130.43.170.125 Timestamp: 1655367219 Internal ticket reference: PRB-1597.

Asked by KP 2 months ago

Answered by KP 2 months ago

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Instacart Page Won't Open

Instacart webpage suddenly will not display/open on Firefox but can display fine on Chrome. Instacart App on mobile phone works fine, just won't open in Firefox. Any sug… (read more)

Instacart webpage suddenly will not display/open on Firefox but can display fine on Chrome. Instacart App on mobile phone works fine, just won't open in Firefox. Any suggestions other than using Chrome? Firefox version 101.0.1 Windows 10. Was working fine until latest update installed this morning.

Asked by dbaucke 2 months ago

Answered by frogfrog1218 2 months ago

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Apple maps

Apple maps make my life miserable. I can't stay with Firefox after decades of loyalty because it is not worth it. Why are you self-destructing? You have no method of chan… (read more)

Apple maps make my life miserable. I can't stay with Firefox after decades of loyalty because it is not worth it. Why are you self-destructing? You have no method of changing the HORRID UNWORKABLE Apple Maps to something that works.

Asked by salina_amey 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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Firefox Multi Account container advanced proxy setting does not work. Connection Timeout/Refused.

Hello Everyone, After inserting the proxy information, webpages in the container tab refuse to load/connect, I insert the IP address and I've also tried the Fully qualifi… (read more)

Hello Everyone,

After inserting the proxy information, webpages in the container tab refuse to load/connect, I insert the IP address and I've also tried the Fully qualified domain name, using the type://host:port syntax, I get "The proxy server is refusing connections" and "The connection has timed out" error messages.

If I setup the proxy via the settings menu the entire browser uses the proxy server address, I am trying to specify a different proxy server for each container.

Asked by fxybrew 2 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 months ago

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Issue with most Google sites on Firefox v100 64bit

I can log into GMail via our SSO just fine, however after a few minutes I see the "error connecting for X-minutes" bar. I try to force refresh the site and every time I … (read more)

I can log into GMail via our SSO just fine, however after a few minutes I see the "error connecting for X-minutes" bar. I try to force refresh the site and every time I get the bellow error. This is also happening when I am using Firefox Troubleshooting mode, to see if maybe it's a plugin/extension causing this issue, but it's not.

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to mail.google.com. SSL peer reports incorrect Message Authentication Code.

Error code: SSL_ERROR_BAD_MAC_ALERT

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Asked by scriptguru1701 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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Firefox downloads PDF file when I click "Open with Firefox"

Hi, In the parameters, I chose to let Firefox ask me every time what to do with PDF files. But, when the window pop up and I click "Open with ... Firefox", the browser do… (read more)

Hi,

In the parameters, I chose to let Firefox ask me every time what to do with PDF files. But, when the window pop up and I click "Open with ... Firefox", the browser download and open with Firefox the PDF instead of only showing it in Firefox. When I set the "Open with firefox" by default in the parameters, Firefox will this time directly open the PDF in the browser instead of downloading it.

Are you aware of this bug ? Is there a solution ?

Thank you very much !

Asked by Pulibu 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 months ago

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File upload dialog not appearing

I'm running Firefox 99.0.1 on Ubuntu 22.04. Recently (I think since I updated to Ubuntu 22.04 about a week ago), Firefox has been refusing to show me file upload dialogs.… (read more)

I'm running Firefox 99.0.1 on Ubuntu 22.04. Recently (I think since I updated to Ubuntu 22.04 about a week ago), Firefox has been refusing to show me file upload dialogs. When I click a button that's supposed to give me one, nothing happens.

This has been happening with: - The "attach files" button in Gmail - A file upload button on Gradescope (website for managing homework assignments) - File -> Open File... and Ctrl+O.

Dragging and dropping a file onto an email in Gmail does attach the file -- it's just that the button doesn't work.

I've tried restarting, and I've tried running Firefox in Troubleshoot Mode -- so far nothing has fixed the problem. What else should I do?

Asked by allispaul 3 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

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Firefox Support for Windows 7 beyond Jan 2023

It has recently come to my attention that Mozilla may not continue to support Firefox browsers installed on Windows 7 computers after Jan. 2023, when the extended support… (read more)

It has recently come to my attention that Mozilla may not continue to support Firefox browsers installed on Windows 7 computers after Jan. 2023, when the extended support for Windows 7 ends. Is that correct?

Will Firefox continue to work, but not receive security updates after that date?

Will Firefox still work on a Windows 7 computer that gets patches from 0Patch?

Thanks!

Asked by TaylorNorth2 4 months ago

Answered by James 4 months ago

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Error message trying to launch "Search by Image", "Content scripts are not allowed on this page."

I just installed Add-on "Search by Image" with "Tin Eye". When I try to launch the program I get the Error Message, "Content scripts are not allowed on this page." How do… (read more)

I just installed Add-on "Search by Image" with "Tin Eye". When I try to launch the program I get the Error Message, "Content scripts are not allowed on this page."

How do I correct this so that it works as advertised?

Asked by kenb1 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago