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firefox showing playing media next to windows volume meter

just yesterday i noticed that when i had any audio playing in firefox, the title shows up next to the volume meter when adjusting my computer's volume with keyboard keys.… (read more)

just yesterday i noticed that when i had any audio playing in firefox, the title shows up next to the volume meter when adjusting my computer's volume with keyboard keys. spotify used to do this when i used to use it and it was a pain to disable it. how do i disable it in firefox

Asked by muskratwaltz 3 weeks ago

Answered by TyDraniu 3 weeks ago

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F.TXT

Dear Mozilla Community, I was browsing on the Internet, when Firefox showed up a download window for f.txt. I then clicked away that window. I could not find a f.txt and… (read more)

Dear Mozilla Community,

I was browsing on the Internet, when Firefox showed up a download window for f.txt. I then clicked away that window. I could not find a f.txt and my antivirus did not complain. If someone could tell me what this is it would be very kind. Also what I should do next.

Asked by Felix007 19 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 14 hours ago

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PDF Form Filling in Version 81

Hello, I just upgraded from version 80.1 to version 81 on my Win7 system. I was looking forward to using the new PDF form filling feature but when I open a PDF document … (read more)

Hello, I just upgraded from version 80.1 to version 81 on my Win7 system. I was looking forward to using the new PDF form filling feature but when I open a PDF document containing forms and try to enter data into a field, I get the following message:

This PDF file contains forms. The filling of form fields is not supported.

Do I need to configure something to allow Firefox to fill fields in a PDF form document?

The What's New page says this feature is available in version 81 and higher but does not say how to enable it. Thanks

Asked by clh 13 hours ago

Answered by jscher2000 13 hours ago

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Firefox Installer gives error "VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found"

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies… (read more)

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies on.

I then attempted to start Firefox, getting the error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem."

I uninstalled, following the clean install directions, and deleting the "Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/" directory.

Then, I ran the Firefox Installer, newly downloaded, and when running it, it gives the same error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem." Selecting "Restore Defaults" has no effect either way. The installer then appears to complete in the background, and the Firefox directory is created, along with the executable.

When I run Firefox.exe, it seems to load the program, but any address I type in fails to begin loading. This includes websites (www.google.com) and help/utility pages (about:config). I'm therefore unable to change any settings within Firefox.

I then tried re-installing the "Visual C++ 2008" and "Visual C++ 2015-2019" packages in an attempt to restore that DLL, but that had no effect after repeating the same steps above (clean uninstall, re-install). Which VC++ Redist Package should I be re-installing? Ideally, I should be able to just get a copy of VCRUNTIME140_1.dll and place it where Firefox is looking for it.

Asked by trevorawestphal 3 months ago

Answered by trevorawestphal 3 months ago

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want to put firefox homepage in my bookmarks

I would like to add the Firefox homepage to my favorites list, but when I am on the page (get to it by clicking on the "home" button to the left of the address bar), the … (read more)

I would like to add the Firefox homepage to my favorites list, but when I am on the page (get to it by clicking on the "home" button to the left of the address bar), the "star" button in the address bar is not there (usually would click on that to mark the page I am on to be bookmarked). The address bar does not show an address, so I can not add it manually. What is that address, or are there any suggestions about how I might get this done? Thank you from Linda.

Asked by lindaalmquist 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Facebook tab causes a lot of memory-related errors on Firefox 80

I use Firefox on a daily basis. It's open 24/7 on my PC and has 7 pinned tabs because I use them all almost everyday - they are mostly e-mail. It's set to auto-update and… (read more)

I use Firefox on a daily basis. It's open 24/7 on my PC and has 7 pinned tabs because I use them all almost everyday - they are mostly e-mail. It's set to auto-update and I think it recently updated to version 80. Ever since Facebook announced the removal of Facebook Classic and rolled out a Messenger update yesterday, I have been getting weird memory-related issues. Since I don't use Firefox exclusively, I just minimize it but it's always running. When I maximize it back to use it, the Facebook pinned tab does something crazy and all my other software start complaining that Windows ran out of memory and sometimes even crashing them though Firefox doesn't and the Facebook page looks garbled like its CSS gets corrupted. I am using the new Facebook - the one that looks like an app - in Dark Mode. The issue only happens when I use Facebook. The issue started happening yesterday.

Important note: this only started happening yesterday. The only thing that changed was the update to Firefox 80 and the roll out of the new Facebook Messenger update. This PC is rarely shut down. Also, when I am using the network (like downloading games from Steam or Epic Games or GOG Galaxy), the issue worsens and Explorer crashes and closes everything in my notification area.

Current workaround: I closed the Facebook pinned tab and everything seems to be working fine.

Specs: Firefox version 80 (no plugins) Windows 10 version 2004 Core-i7 4790K, 32Gb RAM, SSD + 19 Terabytes total HDD NVidia RTX 2070 Super with latest Game Ready drivers

Asked by Wimle 3 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

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CSS caching with local websites

Has the behaviour of Firefox with regard to caching style sheets changed in the newest version? I ask since I develop with Visual Studio and browse the development build … (read more)

Has the behaviour of Firefox with regard to caching style sheets changed in the newest version?

I ask since I develop with Visual Studio and browse the development build with Firefox. Hence the URL will be similar to:

http://localhost:55223

If I modify a css file in the build and refresh the page in Firefox it does not change. It never changes even after a CTRL+F5, nor after starting a new session.

If I browse the site with Edge it does pick up the change instantly after tapping F5 to reload. To see the changes in Firefox it's necessary to rename the css file to force a reload of it.

This only seems to have started happening since the latest build and makes it impossible to use Firefox in the development environment. Is there a "hack" for the settings to force a reload?

Asked by markp1 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 17 hours ago

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Problem with cache on Firefox Developer Edition

Hello, I'm beginner in development. Today I'm working on some CSS files. But when I reload, the content don't load the new features. I've try to clear cache, remove stoc… (read more)

Hello,

I'm beginner in development. Today I'm working on some CSS files.

But when I reload, the content don't load the new features. I've try to clear cache, remove stockage on the console , and also try command + f5 (on iMac).

The only one solution I've founded is to clear cache , leave firefox , shutdown computer and restart.

Very contraignant. I've test on Chrome and it work well. So I don't know what I need to do to...

I'm using MAMP to lauch app on local

Asked by matheo.zeller 4 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 weeks ago

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ID and PW popup offers old ones, how delete?

Evidently when setting up Firefox and importing from Chrome my ID's and passwords, there were some pretty old ones in there. Now with Firefox when I go to a website to l… (read more)

Evidently when setting up Firefox and importing from Chrome my ID's and passwords, there were some pretty old ones in there. Now with Firefox when I go to a website to login it presents a popup offering a selection of saved ID/PWs for this site. On Chrome, and even Edge, I could just arrow down to an old one and when highlighted hit Delete to clean these out, without having to search for them in a different place to manage that.

How can I do this the easy way with Firefox - an extension or option somewhere?

Asked by Donald Travis 19 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 17 hours ago

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Firefox loading pages from cache after latest update

I do web design. And my problem is that I used to click the refresh button in firefox and it would instantly load an updated version of the pages I was working on. But no… (read more)

I do web design. And my problem is that I used to click the refresh button in firefox and it would instantly load an updated version of the pages I was working on. But now it does the exact same thing I hate about chrome. It loads pages using cached css and javascript files. And the only way to view the updated websites is to go private mode which is very annoying. Is there an option to get around this? Or it's a software problem?

Asked by oleg.zyx 4 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

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Error code when I want to play Netflix on Firefox

Good afternoon folks I can't watch Netflix on my Firefox browser. Do you know why is there a plug-in what is missing or something? He says the version is not up to date… (read more)

Good afternoon folks I can't watch Netflix on my Firefox browser. Do you know why is there a plug-in what is missing or something? He says the version is not up to date While my Firefox is always up to date, can you help me further. Thanks in advance from Trimmy.

Asked by trimmy100 22 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 20 hours ago

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Where does the Firefox dictionary/lexicon reside?

Re: Check your spelling as you type When I select this option, is Firefox checking with a built-in dictionary, or uploading every word that I type in order to perform the… (read more)

Re: Check your spelling as you type When I select this option, is Firefox checking with a built-in dictionary, or uploading every word that I type in order to perform the comparison on the Firefox site? Firefox Version 80.0.1 Windows 10

Asked by formywebsite.dt9z 22 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 20 hours ago

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Opening attachments in Gmail

I'm using Gmail in Firefox 80.0.1. When there is a Word or .pdf attachment on a gmail message, clicking on the attachment opens the dialogue box attached below. Despite… (read more)

I'm using Gmail in Firefox 80.0.1. When there is a Word or .pdf attachment on a gmail message, clicking on the attachment opens the dialogue box attached below. Despite checking the box, "Do this automatically for files like this from now on," the box continue to pop up with the next attachment on another email. Is there a way to make it "automatic?"

Asked by rsuchyta1 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Firefox tries to restore crashed session, crashes again

I have Restore Previous Session on Startup unchecked, but Firefox keeps trying to do it anyway. When I have to shut it down because it is not responding, it goes to the … (read more)

I have Restore Previous Session on Startup unchecked, but Firefox keeps trying to do it anyway. When I have to shut it down because it is not responding, it goes to the bad page when I start it again and gets stuck again. I just got the "We are having trouble restoring your previous session" page, so at least I have a choice now, but why is it trying to restore the previous session when I have the option unchecked?

Asked by Ed.Ferris 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Firefox icon on seen on task bar

Firefox icon is seen on desktop, but is not seen on task bar. If clicked on blank icon on task bar, Firefox is loaded. Therefor firefox is on the task bar, but can not b… (read more)

Firefox icon is seen on desktop, but is not seen on task bar. If clicked on blank icon on task bar, Firefox is loaded. Therefor firefox is on the task bar, but can not be viewed. Tried dragging Icon from desktop to bar, with no success. Tried deleting firefox and renstalling, same issue.

Asked by denzilmerrill 1 day ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 day ago