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IE Tab extension...

There used to be an extension called "IE Tab". It allowed you to right click on the link, and open the site in a tab, using Internet Explorer, for sites that didn't work … (read more)

There used to be an extension called "IE Tab". It allowed you to right click on the link, and open the site in a tab, using Internet Explorer, for sites that didn't work properly in Firefox. I was wondering if anybody knows of any similar extension that would do the same for Edge? I can't open Twitter (X) using Firefox anymore, but I can open it using Edge. I don't like Edge (obviously), but I have no choice. Thanks in advance!!!

Asked by carlrgoodwin 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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How do I stop "momentum" scrolling?

Hi there, On Firefox, I'm experiencing "momentum" scrolling where, when I scroll using the trackpad, after I lift my fingers off, it keeps scrolling for a bit. This is … (read more)

Hi there,

On Firefox, I'm experiencing "momentum" scrolling where, when I scroll using the trackpad, after I lift my fingers off, it keeps scrolling for a bit.

This is not the same thing as smooth scrolling. Disabling smooth scrolling does not disable this behaviour, and I use smooth scrolling on plenty of programs without it experiencing this "sliding" "momentum" on any of them except Firefox. I've also used Firefox before with trackpads without experiencing this.

How can I disable this?

Asked by revsuine 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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Problem with default browser

Firefox is my default browser. I clicked on a link in my email and it came up on Edge, and asked permission to open in Edge. I thought it was just for that link, but ever… (read more)

Firefox is my default browser. I clicked on a link in my email and it came up on Edge, and asked permission to open in Edge. I thought it was just for that link, but ever since, all my links are opening in Edge. I checked my computer settings and confirmed that Firefox is my default browser, but it doesn't seem to make any difference.

Asked by bpmilham 2 months ago

Answered by bpmilham 2 months ago

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Can't open a local file because file handling removes colon from the file path.

Hi, I have a link in my website that opens a file in another desktop program. The link looks like this: openwith://C:/path/to/file, but after update to the latest Firefox… (read more)

Hi, I have a link in my website that opens a file in another desktop program. The link looks like this: openwith://C:/path/to/file, but after update to the latest Firefox version (v122.0) the second colon from the link is for some reason removed, resulting in a path like this: openwith://C/path/to/file. This is a problem because the path it now tries to open doesn't exist. Is this a deliberate feature in the new Firefox version or is it a bug? If it is a bug will it be fixed? It still works fine in v121.0.

Asked by Hermit 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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Firefox Browser does not work with FEDEX Tracking Submit Button

MS Edge works just fine. When trying to set up alert notifications for FEDEX tracking status, the Submit Button remains active, even after filling all required fields an… (read more)

MS Edge works just fine.

When trying to set up alert notifications for FEDEX tracking status, the Submit Button remains active, even after filling all required fields and checking all required boxes. See website:

https://www.fedex.com/fedextrack/?trknbr=270004161734&trkqual=12027~270004161734~FDEG&trkcarr=FDXG&gsu=true

I have set https://www.fedex.com/ as a trusted site (Exceptions), and turned off Browser Guard. Also placed same URL in MalwareBytes allow list.

Asked by prag 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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Opening new tab causes Firefox to completely hang

Any method I open a new tab, it always takes up to 7s to load, while completely suspending my browser. This also happens in troubleshoot mode but not in incognito. Direct… (read more)

Any method I open a new tab, it always takes up to 7s to load, while completely suspending my browser. This also happens in troubleshoot mode but not in incognito. Directly opening websites in a new tab doesn't trigger that bug. I don't recall when this started to happen, it might be after some new Windows update.

I have included screenshots from Firefox Profiler, both from regular window and incognito one.

Asked by Adam Kasprzycki 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Browsing history not clearing

I have changed Firefox's settings to both Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed and to Clear history when Firefox is closes. But after making these changes… (read more)

I have changed Firefox's settings to both Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed and to Clear history when Firefox is closes. But after making these changes Firefox is still holding onto my browsing history.

Asked by firefox2653 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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Opening several links quickly in new tabs causes significant browser-wide lag and CPU usage spike

Profile: https://share.firefox.dev/490blHh Subject says it all, but it seems to occur with any site, anytime I try to open more than three or four tabs (ctrl-clicking li… (read more)

Profile: https://share.firefox.dev/490blHh

Subject says it all, but it seems to occur with any site, anytime I try to open more than three or four tabs (ctrl-clicking links on a forum, for example) my Firefox instance grinds to a halt and starts consuming most of my CPU (Ryzen 5 3600).

I've tried turning off Firefox's various protections. I tried troubleshooting (formerly "safe") mode, and the problem isn't as bad but is still present as far as I can tell. The only extension I can think that would be making it worse is Tree Style Tab, but I don't know enough about interpreting Firefox profiles to verify.

The only reason I consider this odd is because doing the same thing in Chrome doesn't have this issue on this same device. If I open many tabs quickly, Chrome itself is still responsive. Those newly opened tabs may take a while to load and become interactive, but it doesn't affect the rest of the application. I pay my ISP for gigabit DSL, and as far as I can tell that is roughly what I get. In my case, Firefox doesn't behave this way.

Asked by Nezteb 2 months ago

Answered by Nezteb 2 months ago

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Firefox will not load websites

All of a sudden (started today) Firefox will not load ANY websites, except Mozilla/firefox websites. All previous bookmarks, links, and typed in addresses do not load. No… (read more)

All of a sudden (started today) Firefox will not load ANY websites, except Mozilla/firefox websites. All previous bookmarks, links, and typed in addresses do not load. No changes to virus protection, browser, or any other updates. Other browsers (chrome, opera) work fine.

Asked by owzatagain 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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Url call not wroking anymore on firfox update ?

previous version of firefox , open with option work perfectly. But latest update , it won't work anymore such as potplayer://url... i don't know why but this is working p… (read more)

previous version of firefox , open with option work perfectly. But latest update , it won't work anymore such as potplayer://url... i don't know why but this is working perfectly on other browsers such as chrome...

Asked by Noncapture 2 months ago

Answered by zeroknight 2 months ago

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'Manage Bookmarks' option is showing up twice

The most recent update to Firefox introduced duplicate 'Manage Bookmarks' option in the bookmark drop down. Is there a way to remove the bottom one in an option that I'm … (read more)

The most recent update to Firefox introduced duplicate 'Manage Bookmarks' option in the bookmark drop down. Is there a way to remove the bottom one in an option that I'm not finding? The only thing I've found searching is from a few years ago talking about setting up a CSS file, which I've never done before.

Asked by tkalderman 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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PiP/Picture In Picture Bug

When streaming a video and using PiP, after opening another window or program and then pausing said video that is currently being played on the PiP player window, someti… (read more)

When streaming a video and using PiP, after opening another window or program and then pausing said video that is currently being played on the PiP player window, sometimes this causes the actual video itself being played via the PiP player window to freeze. So the video is paused and I want to resume play but when clicking the 'play' button on the PiP player window the video refuses to play.

The only way to clear this bug is to click the 'close' button or the 'back to tab' button on the PiP player window and then refresh the actual web page. After refreshing the web page and repeating the same steps - the PiP player window works just fine with playing and pausing, but it's annoying that I have to do this.

Asked by TheThingKing 2 months ago

Answered by TheThingKing 2 months ago

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Streaming Video issues on Philo / Paramount+ / Amazon Prime (see comments for full error message)

Trying to stream shows on Firefox and video does not start / errors out. Philo returns with this error: Philo is having trouble streaming this content. [Error code: pf-1… (read more)

Trying to stream shows on Firefox and video does not start / errors out. Philo returns with this error: Philo is having trouble streaming this content.

[Error code: pf-1.5-5bb2f]

Paramount+ Also freezes up and returns error message. As does Amazon Prime.

Adblockers disabled. Youtube is fine.

Tried refreshing Firefox / renistalling but same error. Prefer to use Firefox as default browser but having to go to Google to stream shows.

Debating rolling back a version but it was working fine the other day but could have had an update and didn't notice and now streaming is erroring out.

Suggestions? Thanks.

Asked by wedschilde 2 months ago

Answered by wedschilde 2 months ago

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Where is the video area in Firefox Version 122?

I was told to click on the video area to solve a problem with text displaying The solution seemed quite simple But I cannot see any video area on Firefox Version 122 I lo… (read more)

I was told to click on the video area to solve a problem with text displaying The solution seemed quite simple But I cannot see any video area on Firefox Version 122 I looked at all the View drop-downs including Toolbars, Sidebar, Zoom, Page Style I tried clicking everywhere but nothing worked Can anyone tell me where it is? or how to get it to display?

I have Windows 10 64-bit professional operating system

Asked by tmyoung 2 months ago

Last reply by James 2 months ago

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Lost bookmarks and passwords

For some reason, Firefox just stopped working yesterday. The only way I could get it to work again was to uninstall and reinstall (the refresh option did not work). How… (read more)

For some reason, Firefox just stopped working yesterday. The only way I could get it to work again was to uninstall and reinstall (the refresh option did not work). However, now I've lost all my bookmarks, passwords and customization. I don't care about the customization and losing the bookmarks is an annoyance, but I'd REALLY like to get my passwords back. The installation created a folder of Old Firefox data, but when I open the folders that I think might be helpful, like bookmarkbackups, they are empty. Is there anywhere else I can look where these might have been saved? I did not have a Mozilla account so no profile until now which I just set up in order to access the forum. Thanks for any help you can provide.

Asked by terriejky 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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How to disable that Firefox automatically saves PDFs?

I have the following settings in Settings/Preferences>General: Files and Applications Downloads Save all files in the following folder: Downloads Ticked Ask every ti… (read more)

I have the following settings in Settings/Preferences>General:

Files and Applications

Downloads Save all files in the following folder: Downloads Ticked Ask every time where to save a file

Applications Portable Document Format (PDF): Open in Firefox How should Firefox deal with other files? Ticked Ask whether to open or save files

On specific websites when I click on a pdf link, Firefox opens and automatically saves the file to Downloads folder without asking whether to save and where to save despite the above settings. As far as I remember, on other websites when clicking a pdf link Firefox only opens the corresponding file and doesn't save.

I found this with a internet search https://connect.mozilla.org/t5/discussions/stop-saving-pdfs-to-downloads-when-viewing-in-firefox/td-p/10225.

How can it be disabled that Firefox automatically saves PDFs?

Asked by bernd1-1 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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I wish to re-install my Old Firefox Data to my restored Win 10 computer Firefox browser bookmarks.

Locking this thread, please continue here: [/questions/1437977] I wish to re-install my Old Firefox Data to my restored Win 10 computer Firefox browser bookmarks. There … (read more)

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I wish to re-install my Old Firefox Data to my restored Win 10 computer Firefox browser bookmarks. There was no link given to migrate this info held in our MS OneDrive folder (as listed on the Desktop).

Last year in February MS crashed my Chrome browser. I could not re-install that, but could download and install Firefox. Now the MS auto updates began to trashed our Internet Win 10 system in late December. Everyone is being herded into the train's automobile cars haulers so they can back us into a lake...

Asked by y4p474fr2r 2 months ago

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picture-in-picture instagram

picture-in-picture for videos on the normal instagram feed and posts. It worked last week, it doesn't work now. The little black square doesn't show up on hover anymore, … (read more)

picture-in-picture for videos on the normal instagram feed and posts. It worked last week, it doesn't work now. The little black square doesn't show up on hover anymore, I can't right click at all on videos now.

Asked by ita.kyller3030.adrian 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago