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Firefox keeps prompting users to disable java plugins How can reinable them through the command line or registry?

Windows users keep getting prompted about java version being insecure and are advised to disable the plugin. They then complain that java based websites no longer work. … (read more)

Windows users keep getting prompted about java version being insecure and are advised to disable the plugin. They then complain that java based websites no longer work. Can I disable / prevent this warning feature. And can I re-enable java plugin via command line or script? I need to do this on a large scale and various versions of firefox. Right now I will need to abandon firefox if I cannot easily resolve this. Yes I realize updating to latest version of java is a solution... but this will take too much time now and how long before another security fix for java and then I will have to update yet again.

Asked by toy4x4 9 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 years ago

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Where In My LapTop, Do I Locate My Own MAC Address?

I Have a Compaq Presario. I Need to Locate and Obtain My MAC Address. Have Searched and Admit, I Just Don't Know Where to Go To Find It. HELP ASAP PLEASE... and ~Thank Yo… (read more)

I Have a Compaq Presario. I Need to Locate and Obtain My MAC Address. Have Searched and Admit, I Just Don't Know Where to Go To Find It. HELP ASAP PLEASE... and ~Thank You~ .hugs.

Asked by DeborahA247 9 years ago

Last reply by Gingerbread Man 9 years ago

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Why do I get the error message saying "connection was reset"?

I get this message every once in a while. I have to restart my computer to fix this issue, temporarily. I says "'The connection was reset The connection to the server w… (read more)

I get this message every once in a while. I have to restart my computer to fix this issue, temporarily.

I says "'The connection was reset The connection to the server was reset while page was loading.

I have no know ISP issues.

Asked by Nardo_72 9 years ago

Last reply by Michael Verdi 9 years ago

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How to disable fonts antialiasing on Linux

I have Firefox 11 on Ubuntu 12.04. I have disabled antialiasing of fonts in the system, but Firefox seems to ignore this setting. Fonts are still blurred, which is very … (read more)

I have Firefox 11 on Ubuntu 12.04. I have disabled antialiasing of fonts in the system, but Firefox seems to ignore this setting. Fonts are still blurred, which is very annoying and makes eyes tired. Is there any way to make fonts in Firefox sharp, as they are on Windows?

Asked by pkalinow 9 years ago

Last reply by khaled131 9 years ago

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How to move or copy files from Mozilla Download folder to Desktop

Since minor crash yesterday (which dis configured my settings), downloaded files now go to firefox download folder. I can see the files but I will like to move them to a … (read more)

Since minor crash yesterday (which dis configured my settings), downloaded files now go to firefox download folder. I can see the files but I will like to move them to a folder/location of my choice. Kindly advise how to move or copy files from Mozilla download folder to a system file folders or even the desktop. I think the mini crash (which I fixed by a system restore) has disabled "Open Containing Folder". Otherwise Tools > Downloads to open the Downloads window and right-clicking files to > "Open" would have worked.

My problem or challenge is NOT how to direct downloads to a folder of my choice in the future going forward. Its an easy fix through Tools>Options.

My problem is how to move the files that are CURRENTLY on the Firefox folder off the Firefox folder.

The irritating thing is these files currently on the firefox folder are visible - i can see them, folder-searchable but unopenable. I cannot resave the files and I cannot copy them either.

The reason for my post is to seek/ask a way to move the files that are CURRENTLY on the Firefox folder off the Firefox folder.

Asked by leogbekie 9 years ago

Last reply by MichaelAtwell 9 years ago

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Optimizing Video Playback in Firefox

I'm having very choppy and lagging playback on videos in general, and in youtube in particular. I'm running an old Dell Inspiron, but not so old that I should have be ha… (read more)

I'm having very choppy and lagging playback on videos in general, and in youtube in particular. I'm running an old Dell Inspiron, but not so old that I should have be having such hard time watching basic Youtube videos, and I've got a pretty stable cable connection.

To optimize and speed up regular viewing of Youtube vids, does anyone have any tips on which add-ons should be running in my browser and which ones may slow down and conflict with others? Currently, the only add-ons I'm running are Status-4-Evar extension, and Shockwave Flash plugin, but I've had a lot of stuff that has already automatically downloaded, but that I keep disabled out of fear that it'll use up too much memory.

So, again, any tips of increasing video speed?

Asked by FireFoxFan1 9 years ago

Last reply by user633449 9 years ago

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Firefox won't update to it's latest version for me?

Hello, I've had firefox for awhile now and I was used to the updates, but for some reason Firefox has ceased updating for me and I am stuck on version 19, I have attempte… (read more)

Hello, I've had firefox for awhile now and I was used to the updates, but for some reason Firefox has ceased updating for me and I am stuck on version 19, I have attempted uninstalling and reinstalling which is what was suggested when I looked through for an answer.

When I do uninstall and reinstall even though it tells me its updating to the 22nd version it reverts directly back to 19. I know it is not updating because one of the websites I visit tells me if my browser is not updated to its latest version and prevents me for getting certain tasks done, when I contacted an administrator they told me Firefox was still on its 19th version on my computer. I'm not exactly sure what the problem is, any ideas?

Asked by moonlightvegas 8 years ago

Last reply by suneesh 7 years ago

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Ubuntu 10.04 Firefox upgrade cannot be installed

For the past 2 weeks, Ubuntu Upgrade Manager has said that the latest Firefox upgrade (from 11.0 to 12.0, if I understand correctly) cannot be installed. This is from the… (read more)

For the past 2 weeks, Ubuntu Upgrade Manager has said that the latest Firefox upgrade (from 11.0 to 12.0, if I understand correctly) cannot be installed.

This is from the Ubuntu Update Manager "Description of Update": Changes for the versions: 11.0+build1-0ubuntu0.10.04.2 12.0+build1-0ubuntu0.10.04.1

Is anybody else experiencing this problem, or is it only me?

Any ideas about what to do?

(P.S. had to trim the Troubleshooting Information, too much for the provided text box. Deleted the printer info, didn't seem relevant.)

Asked by bhaugen 9 years ago

Last reply by James 9 years ago

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Suddenly Can't Open PDFs. Starting about three days ago firefox will no longer open any PDFs. I get a blank page in a new tab.

Suddenly Can't Open PDFs in Firefox. Starting about three days ago firefox will no longer open any PDFs. I get a blank page in a new tab. Nice timing, with finals and ev… (read more)

Suddenly Can't Open PDFs in Firefox. Starting about three days ago firefox will no longer open any PDFs. I get a blank page in a new tab. Nice timing, with finals and everything where I need to view PDFs of practice tests.

Asked by cjarvis12 9 years ago

Last reply by lauriehammons 8 years ago

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popup ads

About a month ago I started getting this anoying white popup ad in the lower right of my firefox browser window. It doesn't show on all sites, but most. It has contextu… (read more)

About a month ago I started getting this anoying white popup ad in the lower right of my firefox browser window. It doesn't show on all sites, but most. It has contextural ads based on the site I'm on. It hovers over the content behind. It has a small "x" to close but that just minimizes it as leaves a box "recommended..."

Screenshots

Asked by yznbrgr 9 years ago

Last reply by Durie 8 years ago

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Audio in Youtube (ONLY) crackles and pops...help!!

This has been an issue for a few months now (I think since early January,) but every time I go to play something on the Youtube website or a video linked from Youtube, i … (read more)

This has been an issue for a few months now (I think since early January,) but every time I go to play something on the Youtube website or a video linked from Youtube, i get this horrible popping sound through my headset. It does not happen with anything else ( and I seriously mean ANYTHING)...it's JUST Youtube...and with JUST my headset. It used to work fine, but now I have this issue. I just called the company that makes my particular headset, and they have assured me that it's not a fault of the headset, but the settings within the browser. Funny enough, I get the same problem when playing Youtube videos through IE but NOT Google Chrome. (sounds strange huh???) I am really getting frustrated b/c I keep getting told that it's the other's fault for it not working. website says it's my headset, my headset's manufacturer says it's either Youtube or the browser...so I'm just at a loss. Can ANYONE help me? Please...this is getting truly annoying.

Asked by singinsista04 9 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 years ago

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How do I reenable Firefox 11 to download pdf files without opening them? Thank you!

First, I'd just get a blank screen. Then I learned to change 'get info.' window to open Firefox in 32-bit mode. Now, pdfs easily open, but I don't how to just download … (read more)

First, I'd just get a blank screen. Then I learned to change 'get info.' window to open Firefox in 32-bit mode. Now, pdfs easily open, but I don't how to just download them (for later viewing) without opening them.

Asked by foster13 9 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 years ago

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How do I turn off encryption when I sign into my facebook page?

When I sign into my facebook, the page just loads text and numbers. I can't do anything on the page. The browser bar says that facebook is encrypted. My other family memb… (read more)

When I sign into my facebook, the page just loads text and numbers. I can't do anything on the page. The browser bar says that facebook is encrypted. My other family members can sign into theirs with no problems.

Asked by bluedolphinsun 9 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 years ago

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click url links from email (thunderbird) don't work.

click url links embedded in email don't work. I tried the "fix" to go to thunderbird (email account) and follow tools-options-...but when I got to "advanced" it would no… (read more)

click url links embedded in email don't work. I tried the "fix" to go to thunderbird (email account) and follow tools-options-...but when I got to "advanced" it would not click. Clearing the "cache" seems to be important, but I'm not even sure that's the problem. It started to develop after I upgraded some add-on movie-audio feature to firefox. So, I suspect there is some incompatibility there. Please help.

Asked by havis 9 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 years ago

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Firefox crashes due to mswsock.dll trojan

hey guys past 2days my firefox is crashing like there's no tomorrow. its latest version I've unplugged all addons and still crashes. here's my crash report. hopefully som… (read more)

hey guys past 2days my firefox is crashing like there's no tomorrow. its latest version I've unplugged all addons and still crashes. here's my crash report. hopefully someone can spot my problem

Quote:
AdapterDeviceID: 10c3
AdapterVendorID: 10de
Add-ons: restoreviewsource@jsanders.us:0.1,st...jgf uzkfg.com:1.0.0.4
AvailableVirtualMemory: 3499470848
BuildID: 20120312181643
CrashTime: 1333281053
EMCheckCompatibility: true
Email:
FramePoisonBase: 00000000f0de0000
FramePoisonSize: 65536
InstallTime: 1332528088
Notes: AdapterVendorID: 10de, AdapterDeviceID: 10c3, AdapterSubsysID: 00000000, AdapterDriverVersion: 8.17.12.8562
D2D? D2D+
DWrite? DWrite+
D3D10 Layers? D3D10 Layers+

ProductID: {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}
ProductName: Firefox
ReleaseChannel: release
SecondsSinceLastCrash: 531
StartupTime: 1333280588
SystemMemoryUsePercentage: 48
Theme: classic/1.0
Throttleable: 1
TotalVirtualMemory: 4294836224
URL: http://www.pof.com/whoviewedme.aspx?...&Guid=41933609
Vendor: Mozilla
Version: 11.0
Winsock_LSP: MSAFD Tcpip [TCP/IP] : 2 : 1 :
MSAFD Tcpip [UDP/IP] : 2 : 2 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll
MSAFD Tcpip [RAW/IP] : 2 : 3 :
MSAFD Tcpip [TCP/IPv6] : 2 : 1 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll
MSAFD Tcpip [UDP/IPv6] : 2 : 2 :
MSAFD Tcpip [RAW/IPv6] : 2 : 3 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll
RSVP TCPv6 Service Provider : 2 : 1 :
RSVP TCP Service Provider : 2 : 1 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll
RSVP UDPv6 Service Provider : 2 : 2 :
RSVP UDP Service Provider : 2 : 2 : %SystemRoot%\system32\mswsock.dll

This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.

Asked by v2lethal 9 years ago

Last reply by user633449 9 years ago

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how do i get firefox 11.0 to go to the website if I type in "amazon" in the location bar and do a google search for a phrase "words with spaces"?

In previous firefox versions I have been able to adjust the about:config settings so that the location bar would first attempt to connect to a webpage (example: type in a… (read more)

In previous firefox versions I have been able to adjust the about:config settings so that the location bar would first attempt to connect to a webpage (example: type in amazon and it took me to www.amazon.com) and if it could not load a webpage it performed a google search (example: type in a phrase with spaces "words with spaces" **I did not type in the quotations in the location bar, they are merely here to show the example phrase** and the location bar would give google search results as it could not locate a webpage. I know it is a simple adjustment but I cannot remember what it is. please help.

Asked by clcm87 9 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 years ago