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firefox broken

This all started after last firefox upgrade/update a few weeks ago so installed gmail chrome which works fine. Even reistalled OS & then worked ok till firefox did it… (read more)

This all started after last firefox upgrade/update a few weeks ago so installed gmail chrome which works fine.

Even reistalled OS & then worked ok till firefox did it’s own updae.

I have deleted & reinstalled a couple of times but same problem.

I use Linux Ubuntu 20.04.2LTS on an older (+/- 5 year) HP Pro 3130 MT a 64 bit machine. Chuck

Asked by chuck598 3 days ago

Last reply by JustSecurity 3 days ago

Ctrl key suddenly crazy zooming

All of a sudden when I hit the ctrl key my screen starts zooming in like mad. this is without pressing + or minus or touching my mouse. Means I'm not longer able to use c… (read more)

All of a sudden when I hit the ctrl key my screen starts zooming in like mad. this is without pressing + or minus or touching my mouse. Means I'm not longer able to use control C or Control V for copy and paste, and it's driving me mad. Any help?

Asked by kmerc 1 day ago

Last reply by kmerc 1 hour ago

Default folder is no longer last folder uploaded from??

When i upload files, the default folder that Firefox always opened was the folder from which I last uploaded a file. This is no longer the case. Now however, since abou… (read more)

When i upload files, the default folder that Firefox always opened was the folder from which I last uploaded a file.

This is no longer the case.

Now however, since about a month or two ago, when I try and upload a file, Firefox always opens one particular a folder on my website instead of the last folder I uploaded a file from.

Please, any way out of this trap?

I want Firefox to open the last folder that I uploaded a file from.

Thanks

Asked by ririri 1 hour ago

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The "Back Space" stopped working. How do I restore it?

The "Back Space" quit working. It used to return to the previously viewed page. The Alt+Left Arrow does the same but is not as convenient since it requires both hands to… (read more)

The "Back Space" quit working. It used to return to the previously viewed page. The Alt+Left Arrow does the same but is not as convenient since it requires both hands to return where the Back Space did not.

How do I restore its functionality?

Asked by Rick Tonsing 9 hours ago

Answered by kevinadcruz 8 hours ago

Trouble restoring firefox from backup

Hi, After losing my session history and bookmarks from using firefox's "forget last 5 minutes" feature on accident, I used shadowcopyview to create a backup of my old pro… (read more)

Hi,

After losing my session history and bookmarks from using firefox's "forget last 5 minutes" feature on accident, I used shadowcopyview to create a backup of my old profile. Now, after two reinstalls, I still cannot recover my session or bookmarks, even when replacing the old profile entirely.

JeffersonCher's wonderful scrounger has helped me to recover from a similiar blunder in the past, but this time, attempting to recover the session from a recovery file gave me 3 websites I haven't visited in 2 years and an error message when attempting to recover the bookmarks.

Anything you can provide would be a big help: I am very confused on how to really proceed.

Thanks!

Asked by Pendragonchen1 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 hours ago

How to Remove Unwanted Search Software

When I attempted to do a post purchase customer survey, the scoundrels at Target tricked me into installing an incredibly invasive, suspicious SearchesCentral browser, wh… (read more)

When I attempted to do a post purchase customer survey, the scoundrels at Target tricked me into installing an incredibly invasive, suspicious SearchesCentral browser, which has now replaced my Firefox browser. What can I say? I am not very computer saavy. How do I undo this ghastly error, and remove this potentially dangerous software from my brand new laptop?

Asked by Lira Vickers 12 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 hours ago

profiles

Hi ! Firefox asked me again to create a new profile. Third or forth time within a month or two. Nothing serious, I have to admit, takes a few minutes to recover bookmarks… (read more)

Hi !

Firefox asked me again to create a new profile. Third or forth time within a month or two. Nothing serious, I have to admit, takes a few minutes to recover bookmarks, reset duckduckgo as default search engine, etc., but why is it happening? Version 87.0, Windows 10, 64 bit.

And while I'm here... I use to download a lot of webpages, for information purposes, it's easier than to bookmark them all. Doesn't work correctly for a while now, they are not saved as webpages, but as something resembling html-format (or however to describe it)... Still working with Edge and Opera, so it must be a Firefox issue. And after each update Firefox was reset to French language automatically one or two days later, this also does not happen any more. I'm neither English nor French native speaker, so again, not a real problem, but why is it happening? or rather not happening any more?

Just curious... Thanks in advance for any hint Best regards Michael

Asked by micha.hoelt 14 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 13 hours ago

Addressbar suggestions

Hello, Everytime I start typing "Facebook.com" into the addressbar the first suggestion is a site "Fastcompany.com." I will often just type "Fa" and hit enter which takes… (read more)

Hello,

Everytime I start typing "Facebook.com" into the addressbar the first suggestion is a site "Fastcompany.com." I will often just type "Fa" and hit enter which takes me to fastcompany.com instead of facebook.com. Firefox never used to do this. I am unable to delete fastcompany.com from the suggested list. I have tried every method, checked my bookmarks, delted my history, cleared all cookies and cache, I even installed an addon to block the site but the suggestion still remains. How do I remove it so that when I type "fa" and press enter I go to facebook instead of fastcompany?

Thanks

Asked by jhaneks 18 hours ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 15 hours ago

Zapamiętywanie zakładek przed zamknięciem przeglądarki

cześć, Posiadam OS Big Sur Mac Mini i mam pytanie, dlaczego na tym komputerze nie działa zapamiętywanie otwartych kart (przywracanie sesji)? Zaznaczyłam w opcjach: przyw… (read more)

cześć, Posiadam OS Big Sur Mac Mini i mam pytanie, dlaczego na tym komputerze nie działa zapamiętywanie otwartych kart (przywracanie sesji)? Zaznaczyłam w opcjach: przywracanie poprzednich sesji, ale to nie działa. Nie rozumiem tego. Jak miałam Windowsa, to nigdy nie było z tym problemu. A pracuje przy kilkudziesięciu otwartych kartach i nie wyobrażam sobie, żebym miała je za każdym razem otwierać pojedynczo... Z jednej grupy wsparcia Apple dostałam informacje, że Mac ma swoją przeglądarkę: Safarii i żebym jej zaczęłam używać. Ale ja nie chcę innej przeglądarki. Mam za dużo zapamiętanych kart, żeby je przenosić i nie chcę uczyć się kolejnej aplikacji. Dodatkowo powiedziano mi, że Mac nie lubi innych oprogramowań niż swoje. Idąc tym torem, nie można by używać Photoshopa, Adobe PDF, i wiele wiele innych aplikacji, bo Mac ich nie wyprodukował... To jakiś absurd! Proszę o pomoc, jak otwierać przeglądarkę z kartami z poprzedniej sesji?

Martyna

Asked by martyna.kondratowicz 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 15 hours ago

Force Firefox to open MP3 files in external player

I have this one installation of Firefox in which MP3 files are opening in the browser instead of the default external application. There is no entry for MP3 in the list o… (read more)

I have this one installation of Firefox in which MP3 files are opening in the browser instead of the default external application.

There is no entry for MP3 in the list of associations in the applications panel under the options.

How do I fix this?

Asked by Colin WG 19 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 17 hours ago

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Docx links from Onedrive fail to open

A DOCX link sent from a Onedrive account by email to my account on Thunderbird opens blank screen in FIrefox and other browsers, but will open the file in MS Word 'if I u… (read more)

A DOCX link sent from a Onedrive account by email to my account on Thunderbird opens blank screen in FIrefox and other browsers, but will open the file in MS Word 'if I use MS Edge browser. Why?

Asked by 13pgus 1 day ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 day ago

Text search not working

I have used firefox for many years. I very often use CTRL+F to search on webpages. Now it just does not work on one website i use very often. It seems to work on all webs… (read more)

I have used firefox for many years. I very often use CTRL+F to search on webpages. Now it just does not work on one website i use very often. It seems to work on all websites but not this one. Does anyone have a clue ?

Here is the website it doesn't work on. Its a website that publishes Icelandic laws.

https://www.althingi.is/lagas/nuna/2016120.html

Asked by birgirbirgisson 1 day ago

Fēnyè bùnéng yòng huá shǔ yídòngle 10 / 5000 翻譯結果 Pagination cannot be moved with the mouse

Pagination cannot be moved with the mouse And opening a page with the middle button will automatically jump to the new page. How to use the original fan page to move it w… (read more)

Pagination cannot be moved with the mouse And opening a page with the middle button will automatically jump to the new page. How to use the original fan page to move it with the mouse, and the middle button to open the page will first be in the original page

Asked by zxc456132 1 day ago

Last reply by zxc456132 1 day ago

mouse keys drop boxes

Suddenly my right click mouse button doesn't work with dropdown boxes (so for example above when I needed to select the topic I had to use my arrow key) .The choices, or … (read more)

Suddenly my right click mouse button doesn't work with dropdown boxes (so for example above when I needed to select the topic I had to use my arrow key) .The choices, or different logins pop up for a second but I can't select one. This happened suddenly last week. Only in firefox and it's pretty annoying. What has been changed? thanks

Asked by kmerc 1 day ago

Last reply by kmerc 1 day ago

Browsing History In Firefox

Hello, I recently deleted my entire browsing history in firefox it was a complete accident. Is there anyway that I can get this information back. If anyone could help I w… (read more)

Hello,

I recently deleted my entire browsing history in firefox it was a complete accident. Is there anyway that I can get this information back. If anyone could help I would greatly appreciate it. I'm working on an Macbook pro.

Asked by gloria.powe17 1 day ago

Last reply by alsttabblt 1 day ago

cannot access or complete any surveys on one site only ?

Hope someone can hlep with this, it has been going on for weeks now. I am a member of a survey site, and for the past few weeks, when I log onto this site to do a survey,… (read more)

Hope someone can hlep with this, it has been going on for weeks now. I am a member of a survey site, and for the past few weeks, when I log onto this site to do a survey, I always get a message saying there was an error in the survey, and I am returned to the homepage. I've sent a huge amount of emails to the survey site help centre, and to my isp, and I keep getting told there is nothing wrong with me account for the survey site, or my internet connection to this site. My ISP has asked my to do all sorts of tests etc., and all come back as normal, and yet the survey site cannot find or fix the issue. I am asked to use a different browser, so I have tried all three that I might use, Firefox, Edge, and Chrome, all the latest updated ones etc., and with the non Firefox browsers I get a message saying my account is suspended (survey site account), so now I am confused and annoyed.

Can anyone help sort this out please as I am now thinking it might be an issue with Firefox? Who knows...but it is very odd that I can access all other survey sites, no issues, and yet this one site will not allow me to do any surveys.

Asked by 16emtec 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago