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Firefox gone nuts

Preface: Mac Hd replaced, OSX restored from Time machine backup. Prior to this every thing worked fine. Now: 1) FF TOOLBAR bookmarks have disappeared completely, but NOT… (read more)

Preface: Mac Hd replaced, OSX restored from Time machine backup. Prior to this every thing worked fine.

Now: 1) FF TOOLBAR bookmarks have disappeared completely, but NOT the bookmarks in the sidebar etc. 2) Despite clearing cookies, enabling them and clearing corrupt cookies - certain sites (FBook) do not load properly (they do in safari). (until corrupt cookies were cleared I couldn't even log in to Mozilla)

Tried: Returned to earlier profile, no help. All other aspects of OSX seem ok.

Asked by maaold 6 days ago

Last reply by maaold 5 days ago

Pressing tab to focus search suggestions instead of search engines on search bar.

Hello there, I am using Firefox 84.0.3. When I type in the search bar suggestions show up that's ok but I feel a little awkward when I have to press Up/Down arrow to focu… (read more)

Hello there,

I am using Firefox 84.0.3. When I type in the search bar suggestions show up that's ok but I feel a little awkward when I have to press Up/Down arrow to focus items in search suggestion list. Instead want to use the Tab key. If i want to change the search engine i can use Alt + Up/Down arrow.

Thanks.

Asked by Tin 5 days ago

Black Background on All Pages but Firefox Own Ones

Dear All Sorry to pose this question once more but the provided solutions in the FAQ will not fix my problem. I am working on a Mac. Since yesterday I have troubles with … (read more)

Dear All

Sorry to pose this question once more but the provided solutions in the FAQ will not fix my problem. I am working on a Mac. Since yesterday I have troubles with most pages on firefox as they all come in a black background/white (or different color) font design.

I have already checked the preferences - these are as they should be (white background). I have also gone to "customize" and chosen "light". No change.

What else could I try? It started yesterday without a concious attempt on my side to change something. I could have hitten some wrong buttom but I would not know.

Many thx already for whovever kind soul is going to help me.

Kind regards Antoinette

Asked by antoinette.weibel 5 days ago

Last reply by antoinette.weibel 5 days ago

firefox synch after computer restoration

Hello everybody, first of all sorry if there are mistakes in my english or missuse of informatic terms, I am not a native speaker. I did a complete restoration of my comp… (read more)

Hello everybody, first of all sorry if there are mistakes in my english or missuse of informatic terms, I am not a native speaker.

I did a complete restoration of my computer (installing again windows after formating the hard drive). I installed again firefox and connected it to my firefox account. I was expecting for firefox to synchronize itself and find again all my registered login passwords, tabs, ect..

Instead of this, even if the synchronisation seems to occur (turning symbol) nothing happens after that. I can not find neither my old tabs or my log in informations.

I hope you can understand my problem and can help me to solve it,

thanks in advance

Pierig

Asked by pierigd88 6 days ago

Last reply by pierigd88 5 days ago

DOWNLOAD

FIREFOX PC-after downloading any software (in my case zapya) i m getting error upon installing that file source not present.i checked my antivirus,checked my permissions … (read more)

FIREFOX PC-after downloading any software (in my case zapya) i m getting error upon installing that file source not present.i checked my antivirus,checked my permissions almost everything...!!!

EDGE- i downloaded same softwares on edge browser they installed perfectly without any problem.

Is firefox scanning my downloads and making them corrupt?

Asked by rohitxp 5 days ago

Updatefehler

Hallo, seit dem Update auf Version 80 wird immer meine Konfiguration von Firefox zerstört. Ich muss dann sämtliche Einstellungen erneuern. Wenn das nicht abzustellen ist,… (read more)

Hallo, seit dem Update auf Version 80 wird immer meine Konfiguration von Firefox zerstört. Ich muss dann sämtliche Einstellungen erneuern. Wenn das nicht abzustellen ist, werde ich Firefox de-installieren, obwohl ich seit Jahren Nutzer von Firefox bin. MfG rentnerjo46

Asked by rentnerjo46 5 days ago

Update issues

After updating Firefox forgets that I want .pdf files opened with Windows standard application instead of downloading them. Can Firefox be told to remenber my preferance?… (read more)

After updating Firefox forgets that I want .pdf files opened with Windows standard application instead of downloading them. Can Firefox be told to remenber my preferance?

Asked by bjornsylwan 5 days ago

firefox 84.0.2 seems to be using loads more ram than what i had about 10 days ago as firefox version slowness

this latest version firefox is using multiple gigabits of RAM and hangs up and slows down after being open more than an hour or 2 .... i am online usually 8 plus ho… (read more)

this latest version firefox is using multiple gigabits of RAM and hangs up and slows down after being open more than an hour or 2 .... i am online usually 8 plus hours a day and keep firefox open most of the day

RAM usage in task monitor is 3.7 GB to 9 GB when it hangs up

is there a fix ??

Asked by rbakererie 5 days ago

Disabling the mediabanner/popup thing

Hi, I'm trying to disable the media popup in windows 10, which appears when you lower your volume or skip a song or anything (see added image). I have a brand new pc and … (read more)

Hi,

I'm trying to disable the media popup in windows 10, which appears when you lower your volume or skip a song or anything (see added image). I have a brand new pc and on my old pc i was able to fix this easily by doing this: go to about:config and change this: set media.hardwaremediakeys.enabled from true to false.

I did that now, with my new pc as well. But i just does not work, i restarted my browser and pc after changing it, i set it back to true and back to false again, it just will not work.

I googled this issue, but the only solution i find, is what i exactly the thing i described above, nothing else.

Asked by grobalork 5 days ago

Tabs close after I press enter

Sometimes when I open a new tab and go to search something it will just close and bring me back to the previous tab after I press enter. This also happens when I open a l… (read more)

Sometimes when I open a new tab and go to search something it will just close and bring me back to the previous tab after I press enter. This also happens when I open a link in a new tab so its not a problem with my enter button closing it. If I choose top open a link in a new tab sometimes it will close without me even clicking on the tab.

Asked by peterr222 5 days ago

Firefox Bookmarks Not Syncing

On my last computer I had sync on and made sure to sync everything before I turned it in. Now I set up my new computer and my bookmarks will not show up, as if they don't… (read more)

On my last computer I had sync on and made sure to sync everything before I turned it in.

Now I set up my new computer and my bookmarks will not show up, as if they don't exist. I can't find any help anywhere as to how to make them appear.

Asked by rayfoxdesign 5 days ago

HTTPS-only behavior

I've had "HTTPS-only" turned on since it became available in a recent Firefox update, but its behavior seems very odd. I frequently get the error window that says HTTPS … (read more)

I've had "HTTPS-only" turned on since it became available in a recent Firefox update, but its behavior seems very odd. I frequently get the error window that says HTTPS isn't available and gives me the option to cancel or proceed to a non-secure site. But most of the time, the page that opens when I click to proceed is indeed an https page.

Why is the Firefox module seeing these pages as non-https and not just opening them as they are?

Asked by brianvt 5 days ago

Last reply by brianvt 5 days ago

Mac Big Sur on new Mac Mini M1

When the computer awakes from sleep, I can't click on anything within a browser window. I can't move between tabs either. The Firefox menu works and can select items in t… (read more)

When the computer awakes from sleep, I can't click on anything within a browser window. I can't move between tabs either. The Firefox menu works and can select items in there. Restarting the browser fixes it. I got in touch with Apple yesterday and they said they couldn't help me because this is a Firefox problem. So here I am.

Asked by firefox1199 5 days ago

Everytime Mozilla updates I lose my bookmarks. So frustrating! And YES I have viewed all the pages on Profiles, syncing etc and still I cant fix it. Why cant Mozilla make this process seemless?

Fix this crappy browser so your clients don't have to endure this needless problem...Every time Mozilla updates I lose my bookmarks. So frustrating! And YES I have viewed… (read more)

Fix this crappy browser so your clients don't have to endure this needless problem...Every time Mozilla updates I lose my bookmarks. So frustrating! And YES I have viewed all the pages on Profiles, syncing etc and still I cant fix it. Why cant Mozilla make this my bookmarks process seemless.

Please help so I don't have to rebuild my bookmarks every time Mozilla updates

Asked by sennenhundgroup 5 days ago

How do I identify emails that need monitoring? I WAS using the 'RED FLAG' method, seems this is no longer viable..I am a stroke victim, so any help would be wonderful!

I confer with the first comment, you lovely people have helped me so many times...I desperately need to monitor my emails, I WAS using the red flag method, can you sugges… (read more)

I confer with the first comment, you lovely people have helped me so many times...I desperately need to monitor my emails, I WAS using the red flag method, can you suggest an alternative solution? I was self taught, now I am paying for it! There are several things I did initially, example, I have just learned how to make a NEW FOLDER, this year! Thanks so much in advance! Regards, Stay safe people! SlimSylv .....I have a desktop WIN10, Home, 64 bit.....

Asked by SlimSylv 5 days ago

Random blocked pop=ups

I use familysearch.com regularly and from it I click through to ancestry.com, but sometime it randomly tells me that the pop-up is blocked, even though I've just accessed… (read more)

I use familysearch.com regularly and from it I click through to ancestry.com, but sometime it randomly tells me that the pop-up is blocked, even though I've just accessed the same sight 30 times in a row. What would cause this and how do I fix it? I check the settings and the "block pop-ups" is unchecked.

Asked by sandy.duffy 5 days ago

Firefox keeps redirecting http to https, and I need to tell it not to for a specific site

I have an ssh tunnel that I am using to access an AWS ElasticSearch instance running in AWS, so that I can see Kibana in my browser. The tunnel is necessary because acce… (read more)

I have an ssh tunnel that I am using to access an AWS ElasticSearch instance running in AWS, so that I can see Kibana in my browser. The tunnel is necessary because access is only allowed through a specific jump/gateway host that we have setup (this is very standard).

I used to be able to access this just fine with http://localhost:9200/_plugin/kibana But then ElasticSearch updated something to require that the 'HOST' header contain the original host, ie: search-blahblahblahblah.us-east-1.es.amazonaws.com

Ok, no matter, I'll just add an entry to my hosts file: 127.0.0.1 search-blahblahblahblah.us-east-1.es.amazonaws.com

Now, I can curl just fine, and using Chrome works just fine too: http://search-blahblahblahblah.us-east-1.es.amazonaws.com:9200/_plugin/kibana

But every time I try to use Firefox, it replaces the http with https, which obviously doesn't work because the tunnel is to port 80.


Yes, I realize that *.amazonaws.com is owned by Amazon and they have an SSL cert.

I have read a similar ticket, here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1209387 The acceptable answer in that ticket seemed to be to use a different domain for local development, which shouldn't be too hard to do, but in my case this is not a usable answer.

I should be able to override Firefox and tell it not to change a URL that I have put into it, at least for specific sites.

Asked by veqryn 5 days ago

Last reply by veqryn 5 days ago