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I've successfully updated latest Java plug-in to latest version but Mozilla plugin page shows it's still outdated

Mozilla Plug-in page showed Java was outdated and needed updating. I did do that but the plug-in page still shows Java Deployment Toolkit 7.0.90.5 10.9.2.5 & Java (TM… (read more)

Mozilla Plug-in page showed Java was outdated and needed updating. I did do that but the plug-in page still shows Java Deployment Toolkit 7.0.90.5 10.9.2.5 & Java (TM) Platform SE 7U9 10.9.25 as being outdated. But when I go to my add-on page and check my plug-ins, those are both showing up as being installed and enabled and the date I updated them on which was today 12/12/12. Also I went to www.java.com to check what the latest version was and when you click on downloads it automatically checks to see if you are running the current version and it says I am running the latest version. I even went and uninstalled some old java updates that I forgot to remove in my programs. Should I just ignore the *outdated* plug-in reminders for those two on Mozilla's plug-in page since everything else is telling me I did it correctly? Thing is, how do I know when there is a new update if those two never update and consistently show they are outdated? Thanks to anyone that may be able to answer this question.

Asked by DFelice 8 years ago

Last reply by tds777 8 years ago

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How can I force links to open in the same tab instead of a new one?

I'm fine with multiple tabs and all that, but sometimes I want to keep things in the same tab. But then some web developers don't seem to understand this, and code their… (read more)

I'm fine with multiple tabs and all that, but sometimes I want to keep things in the same tab. But then some web developers don't seem to understand this, and code their pages to force links to open in a new tab (or possibly even a new window, but at least I have that under control). There used to be a perfectly cromulent extension that solved this problem by adding an "open in same tab" option to the context menu, but it has not been updated for FF Quantum and probably never will be. Are there any current extensions that do this? Or is there another way that I can restore this option, and only open new tabs when *I* choose to do so?

Asked by DrMindermast 3 years ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 3 years ago

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Alternative to Adobe Flash Player for FireFox 64 bits

We need to access a web site of the European Medicines Agency where graphs are only visible if the Adobe Flash Player is running. This is no longer possible with FireFox… (read more)

We need to access a web site of the European Medicines Agency where graphs are only visible if the Adobe Flash Player is running. This is no longer possible with FireFox 64 bits ... which forces us to use Edge (which we do not like)... Since EMA may take a lot of time to convert its web sites for using HTML 5 and stop using Adobe Flash Player, we do need an alternative for FireFox ... Is there any that Mozilla would recommend ?

Asked by bornival 1 year ago

Answered by Eve 1 year ago

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FireFox only restores last window I closed. How to get the content from my main window?

I received some good suggestions about how to shut down without losing whatever was on the main window, when I didn't know another window had opened. Use Ctrl-Shft-Q. Bu… (read more)

I received some good suggestions about how to shut down without losing whatever was on the main window, when I didn't know another window had opened. Use Ctrl-Shft-Q.

But I so use X without thinking, that I have lost another load of tabs (that I reconstructed partially--they don't all show up in history unless every one has been opened in the last session, something I never, ever do) by using the wrong means to shut down FireFox.

Isn't this something FF should address? I can't be the only person losing 30+ tabs and unable to get them back bbc they weren't actually opened, but merely sitting on the Tab Row, so not in History.

This for me is gigantic. And reminding myself to use Ctrl-Shft-Q really is a lot to expect when every other program and app closes reliably with X.

Thanks.

Asked by FireFox Sync 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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How come my adobe flash player 14.0 keeps crashing?

Every time I attempt to watch a youtube video I get a crash report. I have tried to install newer versions of the player and I still get the same result. What can I do to… (read more)

Every time I attempt to watch a youtube video I get a crash report. I have tried to install newer versions of the player and I still get the same result. What can I do to solve this issue?

Asked by choochxny 7 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 7 years ago

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Built-in pdf viewer not available

I am running FF 77.0.1. This has been an issue for awhile however. In Options, under Applications/PDF, there is no Preview in Firefox option. I've tried quitting FF, rena… (read more)

I am running FF 77.0.1. This has been an issue for awhile however. In Options, under Applications/PDF, there is no Preview in Firefox option. I've tried quitting FF, renaming/moving handlers.json; but on re-opening the relevant section remains the same(action=0). I discovered about:config pdfjs.disable=false, previously it was set to true. Then in Options/Applications/PDF, "Firefox" is an option to open, and the action=3 in handlers.json, however the behavior of downloaded pdfs is the same (downloaded). (This is trying example pdfs from different sites). I've tried changing about:config security.cps.enable=false, no change. I've also seen a plugin to "fix content types" that shows up on this site, but it didn't change anything. From what I gather, action=3 should be Preview in Firefox, not Firefox, and all pdfs are being downloaded. Is there a way to fix this? Not seeing pdfs in browser is significantly annoying.

Asked by jsauve 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Changing the black background

It may seem like too easy a question but my mind is not as sharp as it used to be. How does one change background colors? Is black with white print the default? … (read more)

It may seem like too easy a question but my mind is not as sharp as it used to be.

How does one change background colors? Is black with white print the default?

Asked by direfoxaddict 2 years ago

Answered by Fred 2 years ago

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Is there a way to change firefox new tab wallpaper

Hello, i'm quite having trouble to customize the new tabs. I can neither change the background color, neither put a wallpaper. But when i right click on the tab i can see… (read more)

Hello, i'm quite having trouble to customize the new tabs. I can neither change the background color, neither put a wallpaper. But when i right click on the tab i can see " View background image " option. That means that we normally can customize it right? Have some clues?

Asked by Sherrinford 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

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How to disable private browsing?

How do i remove the "new private tab" in firefox menu? I tried to use a add-on "Disable Private Browsing" but it don't works. My Mozilla Firefox version is 23.0.1 What i … (read more)

How do i remove the "new private tab" in firefox menu? I tried to use a add-on "Disable Private Browsing" but it don't works. My Mozilla Firefox version is 23.0.1

What i can do?

Asked by Boby5002 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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How to set a password for opening the browser?

Before updating Firefox to Quantum the password was required to open the browser. No,w when the new version is set, the password is asked only after some seconds after op… (read more)

Before updating Firefox to Quantum the password was required to open the browser. No,w when the new version is set, the password is asked only after some seconds after opening Firefox. How to fix it?

Asked by LeraM 3 years ago

Answered by vesper 3 years ago

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realplayer down load has stopped working june 13 2013

It was working perfect two days ago. Now I can't download anything with realplayer.Sometimes nothing happens when I click on "download video", other times it acts like it… (read more)

It was working perfect two days ago. Now I can't download anything with realplayer.Sometimes nothing happens when I click on "download video", other times it acts like it is downloading but at an accelerated speed but when I try to play it all I have is a black screen. Videos that I downloaded previously still play normally. I keep my cache and cookies cleared out constantly with Ccleaner.

I checked the forum for a solution and it said to disable RealPlayer Browser Record Plugin. but I can't find one with that exact name. I searched for that add-on/extension at Firefox and I can't find one with that particular name there either! So, what next? I tried to copy and paste the video URL into the realplayer new file box per realplayer help but that fails also. (it appears to download but all I get is a black screen during playback, no video or audio.) HELP!!

Asked by ligeperry 8 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 8 years ago

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Unable to remove lavasoft Ad-Aware from my browser|

I have tried a lot to remove Lavasoft Ad-Aware secure search from my browser but I am unable to so. I have received this adware from uTorrent application. Please help me … (read more)

I have tried a lot to remove Lavasoft Ad-Aware secure search from my browser but I am unable to so. I have received this adware from uTorrent application. Please help me in removing the extension from my Mozilla browser as it's like Hijacker and making me worried. And it's a security flow in the Mozilla Firefox and many people have problem in dealing with this.Please check the below links about my problem that I want to convey.. 1) https://www.bugsfighter.com/remove-adaware-secure-search/ 2) https://forum.adaware.com/index.php?/topic/33145-getting-rid-of-secure-search/ 3) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1049990

All the above mentioned are very complicated for the user So I urge you to FIX this Issue as early as possible. As it is very annoying to have a unknown search engine without your consent. And Let me know as early as possible.

Asked by Drunken_Dragon 3 years ago

Answered by Drunken_Dragon 3 years ago

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My home page will not stay saved,it keeps going back to the firefox default page

After I've saved my home page(yahoo.com)there will be no problem until my laptop either is turned off or restarted. After I turn on my laptop when I connect to the intern… (read more)

After I've saved my home page(yahoo.com)there will be no problem until my laptop either is turned off or restarted. After I turn on my laptop when I connect to the internet, my home page is changed from yahoo.com to the firefox default almost like if I just updated firefox.And I'm getting tired of having to change my home page back every time I turn my laptop on.

Asked by maimisteve 8 years ago

Last reply by maimisteve 8 years ago

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When I open a new tab, how do I get the standard new tab page?

When I open a new page, I get AVG Secure Search as the new page. I want the standard new page that Firefox provides where I can organize my top sites on the new page. I… (read more)

When I open a new page, I get AVG Secure Search as the new page. I want the standard new page that Firefox provides where I can organize my top sites on the new page. I don't want AVG but I cannot get rid of it.

Asked by sageventure 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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why does firefox open TWO simultaneous-Flash Player Plugins processes on startup ?

All replies refer to 2 different versions of Firefox on single Win 7 32 bit system. I am running only one version LATEST UPDATE. But still I have 2 separate "Flash Player… (read more)

All replies refer to 2 different versions of Firefox on single Win 7 32 bit system. I am running only one version LATEST UPDATE. But still I have 2 separate "Flash Player Plugins" automatically opening at Firefox startup and using 70-95% of cpu usage nearly all of the time I am logged on to the web. How can I get rid of 1 process and only have 1 Flash Player plugin running only upon request ?

Asked by gordonjo 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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How can I adjust the Timeout setting?

I'm running some OBIEE reports in Firefox that by nature do take a long time to run. One of my local Tech Support folks suggested increasing the Firefox Timeout setting (… (read more)

I'm running some OBIEE reports in Firefox that by nature do take a long time to run. One of my local Tech Support folks suggested increasing the Firefox Timeout setting (he showed me how to do this once, but I didn't write it down). Can you provide written instructions (or annotated screen pictures), please?

Asked by CMReynolds 6 years ago

Answered by Jon Gregory 6 years ago

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how do i delete smart bar?

Every time I open my computer I get a message that Smartbar isn't working, I delete this but I cann't find ways to stop this from happening despite following instructions… (read more)

Every time I open my computer I get a message that Smartbar isn't working, I delete this but I cann't find ways to stop this from happening despite following instructions on the support site to get rid of snap.do. Please help!!

Asked by rabbits002 8 years ago

Last reply by AAke 8 years ago

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My minimize and maximize buttons are missing in the top right hand corner. The only thing up there is the "X" close button. Please help me get them back.

I use to be able to see the buttons and split my screen but without those I'm unable to do so, It seems as if the computer made it's own changes. Because even when I log … (read more)

I use to be able to see the buttons and split my screen but without those I'm unable to do so, It seems as if the computer made it's own changes. Because even when I log into my laptop it's not the same.

Thank you

Asked by lmb5850 3 years ago

Answered by Happy112 3 years ago