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Background turned black after 95.0 update

I just updated to 95.0. I use default Firefox home page with the Search bar. The background turned to black with this update. The background has also turned to black f… (read more)

I just updated to 95.0. I use default Firefox home page with the Search bar. The background turned to black with this update. The background has also turned to black for some of my bookmarks or sites I go to. Settings, Language and Appearance, Colors, Text is Black and Background is White. I have never changed that. How do I get the background back to White?

Asked by JudEric 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

blocked 3rd party cookies

I use Kaltura to record lectures and post them to my course at the U of Utah on Canvas. This semester, Firefox will not allow me to open "my media" where the Kaltura reco… (read more)

I use Kaltura to record lectures and post them to my course at the U of Utah on Canvas. This semester, Firefox will not allow me to open "my media" where the Kaltura recordings are posted on Canvas. I get the following message: It seems your browser is blocking 3rd party session cookies which are required for the Kaltura application. To resolve this issue, please update your settings to allow 3rd party cookies.

I copied the Kaltura web address 670542.kaf.kaltura.com that I can see in Chrome and pasted it into a Chrome browser and it goes to my recordings in Canvas when I use Chrome. The same site doesn't work in Firefox. How do I unblock Kaltura third party sessions? Thank you.

Bob McKnight U of Utah Instructor

Asked by robert.mcknight 1 week ago

Last reply by debbiegaydos 5 days ago

Firefox hangs with "not responding" message

Since the release of V96.0.2, Firefox has repeatedly crashed at random times, including when first loading pages. It occurs on several websites, including Google search, … (read more)

Since the release of V96.0.2, Firefox has repeatedly crashed at random times, including when first loading pages. It occurs on several websites, including Google search, WashingtonPost.com, and the Firefox support page.

OS: Windows 11 Hardware: Dell XPS 13 9310

I have turned off the automatic acceleration feature per help article suggestion.

Asked by LarryDC 1 day ago

Last reply by FredMcD 22 hours ago

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Google.com Results screen looks totally different in Firefox on this machine only

Hi, when I go to google.com and search for a result it looks totally different than normal. (See picture). It should look like the 2nd Picture. I have restored from mult… (read more)

Hi, when I go to google.com and search for a result it looks totally different than normal. (See picture). It should look like the 2nd Picture. I have restored from multiple backups yet it still shows up like the first picture? on other machines when I use firefox I dont have this issue and I dont have the issue if I use another browser to call up something from google.

Any help someone could give would be appreciated. Thank you

Asked by VaughnMNY1 5 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 days ago

Unable to change display back to black text on white background. PLease help!

Please advise how to revert back to old display. It changed with latest update. I am in tears as simply cannot read this light text on black background. I am seeing blurr… (read more)

Please advise how to revert back to old display. It changed with latest update. I am in tears as simply cannot read this light text on black background. I am seeing blurry, squinting to try focus and getting headache. Spent over an hour trying to follow steps on internet to restore old settings. . Nothing worked. Colour panel in settings shows text selection as black, background as white. But that is not what it's doing. Desperate, else need to set up another default browser. Cannot work like this. Thanks in advance

Asked by southernkestrel 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

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Firefox simply isn't doing anything.

Firefox (desktop version 96.0.1 64-bit) just updated itself on my laptop. Now, it will not load any pages. I'm sending this message using Chrome. Please help. … (read more)

Firefox (desktop version 96.0.1 64-bit) just updated itself on my laptop. Now, it will not load any pages. I'm sending this message using Chrome.

Please help.

Asked by tympanicttu 6 days ago

Answered by FredMcD 6 days ago

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Latest Update

I updated to the latest version yesterday and now my Bookmarks ,History and a few other things have gone into Dark Mode. I really don't care for it and have tried looking… (read more)

I updated to the latest version yesterday and now my Bookmarks ,History and a few other things have gone into Dark Mode. I really don't care for it and have tried looking into my settings but I see nothing that I can do to go back to the normal white. I am using Windows 11 on an HP All In One Desktop computer. Is there anything I can do to revert back to the way it was? Thanks for any reply.

Asked by CarolinaGirl57 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 week ago

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Firefox restoring sessions on startup despite "Restore previous sessions" being unchecked in startup

Possible bug: I cannot stop Firefox from restoring sessions after restarting computer. Restore previous session is not checked in Settings, browser.sessionstore.resuming_… (read more)

Possible bug: I cannot stop Firefox from restoring sessions after restarting computer. Restore previous session is not checked in Settings, browser.sessionstore.resuming_after_os_restart is false, and browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash is false as well. Ubuntu 20.04, Firefox 91.0.2, only add-on is TreeStyleTabs, but this behavior displays with add-ons disabled.

Asked by william.harryman 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago

my email has been taken over

sandeemost@aol.com has been breached and taken over. I have not been able to receive emails since 1/19/22. I have had this email for 30 years but someone now has contro… (read more)

sandeemost@aol.com has been breached and taken over. I have not been able to receive emails since 1/19/22. I have had this email for 30 years but someone now has control. what do I do? They have used my email to solicit google play cards from anyone connected to my account. I don't know who to report to. I have emailed aol twice but mine is a free account so I don't hear from them. HELP an alternate email is june26sm@gmail.com please answer me there as I don't receive on aol account.

Asked by Sandee 12 minutes ago

Incorrect display of Cyrillic and Latin symbols

Hello! Firefox 96.0.2 64bit, encountered an issue: symbols for Cyrillic and Latin looks like taken from different fonts, related screenshot attached. It's not so critical… (read more)

Hello! Firefox 96.0.2 64bit, encountered an issue: symbols for Cyrillic and Latin looks like taken from different fonts, related screenshot attached. It's not so critical, but annoying. What can I do about this?

Asked by kosstup 29 minutes ago

Single page windows don't disappear after moved to multi-tab windows

Since probably FF94, i can't remove single page windows (like popup) by turning them into a tab anymore. Before when a popup window appeared i moved it to the already ope… (read more)

Since probably FF94, i can't remove single page windows (like popup) by turning them into a tab anymore.

Before when a popup window appeared i moved it to the already opened main window to turn it into tab to not have ton of "recently closed windows". But since FF94, when i move a window, instead of disappear after become a tab, firefox only duplicate the webpage (i have the new tab and the identical webpage window). Until now the only way i have to remove the annoying windows is to kill firefox app with windows task manager and uncheck them in the tab recovery.

How i can have firefox able to really move windows into tab like before instead of copy them? Or have a way to permanently delete unwanted windows i don't use anymore in the "recently closed windows" list without killing the task.

Also moving tab from a firefox window to another work normally (no duplicate), the problem occurs only when FF windows has a single tab.

Asked by thor94 1 hour ago

opening some pages in a large size instead of small size

Good afternoon Frequently I use this page: https://www.flashscore.com/ in Mozilla Firefox browser. Earlier when I clicked on the page in this service for example: https:/… (read more)

Good afternoon

Frequently I use this page: https://www.flashscore.com/ in Mozilla Firefox browser.

Earlier when I clicked on the page in this service for example: https://www.flashscore.com/match/CrSqmqeL/#match-summary, it displayed a small size window in browser, because in this way it should be displayed.

Now when I click on the above page, Mozilla displays a normal, large size of the page, what is irritating.

How to fix it ?

Thank You very much in advance.

Best Regards Lukasz Mizera

Asked by lukasz_mizera 1 hour ago

Open .bib files in new tab

I very frequently open .bib files to get bibliographic information on scientific articles. The by far most convenient way to open these files, which are plain text files,… (read more)

I very frequently open .bib files to get bibliographic information on scientific articles. The by far most convenient way to open these files, which are plain text files, is to just show them as text (either in the same tab, or a new tab). For example if you search for a publication on Google scholar, and click the quotation mark and then BiBTeX, you get the bibliographical information shown as text directly in the browser (see attached screenshot).

However, many other websites and journals instead give you a link to an actual .bib file, instead of just serving up the text. But since a .bib file is just a plain text file, it should be no problem for Firefox to display this text. However, when I go under settings and try to select default actions for .bib files, my only options are to either save the file, or open it with another application (i.e., not Firefox). For other file types, for example .pdf, it works to select Open in Firefox as the default action, but not for .bib files.

Is there a way to fix this problem?

I'm using Firefox 95.0.2 on Mac OS 12.1

Thanks, Tor

Asked by tor.nordam 2 hours ago

Black back ground screen with latest update

Upon updating to your latest edition, my background on a new tab, has turned black. It used to be white. I did try to change the color back using the "settings"; "genera… (read more)

Upon updating to your latest edition, my background on a new tab, has turned black. It used to be white. I did try to change the color back using the "settings"; "general" tabs, but it didn't change the background. Can you help me with this? Thank you.

Asked by Lorie 2 hours ago

Windows 10 hiding taskbar not working when Firefox is "over" the taskbar.

Whenever Firefox is over the taskbar or maximized, with the "Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode" option enabled on Windows 10; the taskbar doesn't 'unhide' wh… (read more)

Whenever Firefox is over the taskbar or maximized, with the "Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode" option enabled on Windows 10; the taskbar doesn't 'unhide' whenever you hover over it.

This screenshot shows Firefox maximized with the 'taskbar' (the 1px high white bar): https://i.imgur.com/Ys63fGN.png This recording shows Firefox not allowing the taskbar to 'unhide' when it's over it: https://i.imgur.com/G4Vy3r5.gif

I should also add that I am using Firefox Nightly, this does not seem to be happening on the stable release of Firefox.

Asked by walter 2 hours ago

can't access the Microsoft Office website

After I log in to the Office and try to enter Word online (https://www.office.com/launch/word?auth=1) , I am constantly redirected to the home page , (https://www.office… (read more)

After I log in to the Office and try to enter Word online (https://www.office.com/launch/word?auth=1) , I am constantly redirected to the home page , (https://www.office.com/?trysignin=0). I already deleted cookies and add-ons, reinstalled firefox

Asked by danil_mazur 3 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago

I lost all my passwords

I am using Windows 10 on a desktop computer with all current updates, including all drivers using Driver Booster 9. It occasionally crashes - usually blue screen error vi… (read more)

I am using Windows 10 on a desktop computer with all current updates, including all drivers using Driver Booster 9. It occasionally crashes - usually blue screen error video TDR failure, ndlddmkm.sys.

After one crash yesterday, no saved login information came up on Firefox - no user ID or password.

In C:\Users\Paul\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\z9j81sb8.default there were seven corrupt logins files, logins.json.corrupt and logins.json-1.corrupt to logins.json-6.corrupt, the last of these with a date modified showing the day of that crash, i.e. yesterday's date. Renaming this to the logins.json didn't restore any logins when Firefox restarted. I tried a couple of others too, and the logins.json from my laptop. None gave me my logins back.

There is no folder on my Desktop.

This has been VERY inconvenient. I have been relying on Firefox, and know only a some passwords. Thank goodness I always ignored Firefox's offer to generate a password for me.

Asked by Paul Major 4 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 hours ago