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link to open in new tab instead of new window

I went to settings and set firefox to open links in a NEW TAB instead of a new window, but it still opens links in a new window. I did a search on google and when I click… (read more)

I went to settings and set firefox to open links in a NEW TAB instead of a new window, but it still opens links in a new window. I did a search on google and when I click on the link for the website to see the information it is still opening in a new window. How can I fix this so I don't have a lot of new windows. It's irritating to have to close all those stinking windows just to get back to my original window. I just want the links I click on to open in a new tab.

Asked by beachcomber.paradise 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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Twitter on Firefox missing functions

Hello, this appears to be a Firefox-exclusive problem as any other browser used will fix the issues listed below. However, when I am using Firefox, the following happens:… (read more)

Hello, this appears to be a Firefox-exclusive problem as any other browser used will fix the issues listed below. However, when I am using Firefox, the following happens:

  • I am unable to like or retweet anything, and cannot follow any accounts. Attempting to do so resets them if I refresh or click off the tab.
  • Notifications do not go away even when I view them
  • Any tweets I have cannot be deleted
  • Any info on my profile cannot be changed
  • I cannot log out

I've tried multiple ways to fix this, including clearing my cache, running in Safe Mode, and removing my saved login. None of these have worked, unfortunately. I've reached out to Twitter Support, but soon realized I wouldn't hear back about specific problems at all. Is there anything I can do to fix this problem?

Asked by mcpherson.angus 2 years ago

Last reply by Kiki 1 year ago

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Firefox does not reach 1Gb speed? how do i configure browser? Chrome and Edge does reach 1Gb at speedtest, Firefox does not

I already upgraded my home's internet speed up to 1Gb. It included a router's change. The fact i, when i do a speed test on Firefox, it does reach only 600 Mb download sp… (read more)

I already upgraded my home's internet speed up to 1Gb. It included a router's change. The fact i, when i do a speed test on Firefox, it does reach only 600 Mb download speed and 100 upload. If i do the same speed test with another browser, i get 900 MB download and 100 Mb upload. So , how do i configure Firefox in order to get same values than Edge and Chrome browsers? I understand it might has to be with some parameters in about:config . Could you give me some light on this? Thanks

Asked by elf_wolf 2 years ago

Last reply by Ernest 1 year ago

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Why is firefox showing 6 processes in my process list?

It's on an older machine but updating my hardware is not an option right now. I don't have this problem on any of my newer machines. I've been using firefox exclusiverly … (read more)

It's on an older machine but updating my hardware is not an option right now. I don't have this problem on any of my newer machines. I've been using firefox exclusiverly on multiple machines for more than 15 years and I have never had this or any issues until now.

Asked by eogprod 2 years ago

Last reply by smithjb 1 year ago

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firefox browser

I just found out my computer has Firefox installed for windows 8. The version is up to date. The problem is that I have windows 10 and have had windows 10 from since I f… (read more)

I just found out my computer has Firefox installed for windows 8. The version is up to date. The problem is that I have windows 10 and have had windows 10 from since I first downloaded Firefox. Do you not have Firefox for windows 10?

Asked by maryconstancelowery 2 years ago

Last reply by migo 1 year ago

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Firefox starting automatically with windows

Firefox is starting automatically after I am restarting my Desktop with www.bing.com as default Home page. But I have selected the default Firefox Home page in options. … (read more)

Firefox is starting automatically after I am restarting my Desktop with www.bing.com as default Home page. But I have selected the default Firefox Home page in options. I have configured the related about:config option but that didn't help .

Asked by kumar_snehashis 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Problem: all email logins are showing in drop down despite setting "do not ask" and clearing cookies.

I am using containers, and have made every setting I can think of to keep my log-ins private. Instead, every time I go to ProtonMail I get shown every email login I hav… (read more)

I am using containers, and have made every setting I can think of to keep my log-ins private. Instead, every time I go to ProtonMail I get shown every email login I have used lately, including a gmail login I only use in a gmail container! ProtonMail advise they do not store this data.

The passwords are not stored, thank goodness.

HOW is Firefox saving it? WHERE? This is actually the creepy and intrusive tracking I came to Firefox to get away from - now they seem more like the perpetrator and I have to go right out of my way to protect myself from Firefox itself. Now I guess gmail knows all my protonmail logins.

Any solutions? I hope my tone is not too exasperated, but if there was another browser option out there right now I'd be gone in minutes.

Thank you!

Firefox for Windows 10, I believe the latest version

Asked by Cygnus 1 year ago

Last reply by VG_1227 1 year ago

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The browser is crashing/freezing

So every once for a while the firefox is freezing even with only 1 tab, its after i reinstalled windows 10 pro x64 and also little before but it wasnt bad as is it now. T… (read more)

So every once for a while the firefox is freezing even with only 1 tab, its after i reinstalled windows 10 pro x64 and also little before but it wasnt bad as is it now.

Thank you!

Asked by Nico 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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TOOLBAR and Drop down FONT SIZE ADJUSTMENT?

I'm struggling with my vision and need to increase the size of the fonts on the browser toolbar and associated drop downs. Can you please advise where that control is? … (read more)

I'm struggling with my vision and need to increase the size of the fonts on the browser toolbar and associated drop downs. Can you please advise where that control is?

Asked by StuckNtrfk 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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html5 video not displaying

Trying to set up HTML5 peer-peer video conferencing. Its working on Chrome but not Firefox. I have looked at all the available solutions. I have reinstalled firefox; I ha… (read more)

Trying to set up HTML5 peer-peer video conferencing. Its working on Chrome but not Firefox. I have looked at all the available solutions. I have reinstalled firefox; I have checked that media.windows.foundation is set to "true"; I have checked in "safe mode".

This challenge is an issue which occurs 90% of the time. I have yet to assess what conditions occur when html5 video is finally displayed. I can only say that display only occurrred once today and that was when I first inspected the site this morning.

This situation is occurring both in Firefox and the developer edition. Firefox is latest edition and there are no plugins

Any suggestions?

Asked by John345 2 years ago

Last reply by lu.menard 1 year ago

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Sorry. We’ve locked your account. The confirmation email we sent to xxxxx@gmail.com was returned.....

attempting to login to Firefox sync I'm told the system has just locked my account - which is odd because I just logged in with the account to log this issue. Message is… (read more)

attempting to login to Firefox sync I'm told the system has just locked my account - which is odd because I just logged in with the account to log this issue. Message is : "Sorry. We’ve locked your account.

The confirmation email we sent to xxxxxx@gmail.com was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data.

If this is a valid email address, let us know and we can help unlock your account."

There is nothing wrong with my gmail account either - I checked gmail is not bouncing mail back sent to my address.

Asked by BlackWeta 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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I lost 6 years of bookmarks!!

I have owned my Mac Book Pro since 2014 and I inadvertently re-installed Firefox without knowing a new profile would be created. I am not able to load my old profile into… (read more)

I have owned my Mac Book Pro since 2014 and I inadvertently re-installed Firefox without knowing a new profile would be created. I am not able to load my old profile into the new one. I can see the "old Firefox data" folder and have tried everything Firefox has to fix this but nothing is working. I have lost 6 years of bookmarks!

Anything other tricks to fix this? Thanks!

Asked by mommos2013 1 year ago

Last reply by OBW47 1 year ago

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can't control my own browser

I have a new computer. When I try to make certain customizations in Firefox, I get the message: Your browser is being managed by your organization. There is no organiza… (read more)

I have a new computer. When I try to make certain customizations in Firefox, I get the message: Your browser is being managed by your organization. There is no organization. It's just me. I'm not a business. According to my computer settings, I am Administrator. What can I do regarding Firefox?

Asked by tanzergail1 1 year ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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I've lost my data after resetting my firefox account password

I had reset my computer. I had also forgot my password of firefox account, so i had reset my password. After that all my data is lost. How do i retrieve my data back. … (read more)

I had reset my computer. I had also forgot my password of firefox account, so i had reset my password. After that all my data is lost. How do i retrieve my data back.

Asked by kvinesh966 1 year ago

Last reply by philipp 1 year ago

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Firefox crashing and unable to open start menu

Hi there, Firefox suddenly crashed on my laptop earlier today, I sent an error report and tried to reopen Firefox but it crashed again straight away. When I try to open t… (read more)

Hi there,

Firefox suddenly crashed on my laptop earlier today, I sent an error report and tried to reopen Firefox but it crashed again straight away. When I try to open the Start menu it does not respond, same with when I try to open Microsoft Edge. If I try to open Settings the box will open but then immediately crash. I can open Documents, File Explorer, Word and Acrobat, they seem to be unaffected. I have tried turning off and on and restarting with no success. I can open Firefox in safe mode but if I then try to open a new page it crashes. I've run a Norton check and no viruses were detected.

I followed the instructions for finding submitted Crash Reports and the Crash ID is bp-a4997142-2eba-4cbd-ba43-b64f80200907.

I was just using the laptop for work using sites I commonly use. I did download a new version of iTunes and iCloud this morning, not sure if this would have affected it.

I'd be grateful if anyone can help me or provide any advice.

Thanks

Asked by alana.okane 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago