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How do I get rid of an unwanted tool bar from mysearchresults.com? I can't find anything in the control panel to remove it.

I installed some freeware on my computer this morning and now I have an unwanted toolbar from mysearchresults.com. It's up on top by the window tabs and I can't find any… (read more)

I installed some freeware on my computer this morning and now I have an unwanted toolbar from mysearchresults.com. It's up on top by the window tabs and I can't find anywhere to remove it. It does not show up in my uninstall programs list in the control panel. Any suggestions?

Asked by bsubroncofan 9 years ago

Answered by Nathan2055 9 years ago

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how does FireFox and ActiveX Controls work?

I was having issues with Videos playing so figured I had to update my Flashplayer, but when I tried to update it kept failing to install and on the Control Panel for Wind… (read more)

I was having issues with Videos playing so figured I had to update my Flashplayer, but when I tried to update it kept failing to install and on the Control Panel for Windows XP I clicked on the Flashplayer Icon and went to the Advanced Tab and it states that there are no ActiveX Control installed but I know I have ActiveX version 10 installed due to some Games I have installed on the PC. So I was wondering how FireFox worked with or around the ActiveX Controls. This is for my piece of mind and future reference as I do all my own Tech Support for my PC and am self taught through trial and error about XP. Am running an Intel Celeron processor, 697MHz with XP Service Pack 3, FireFox 12.0, 192MB of SD RAM. Yeah it's old but it works for what I do. LOL Anyway any info on this would be appreciated.

Thanks in Advance Craig

Asked by DaWolf 8 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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CBS videos won't play, when others play just fine

I can play videos on YouTube, NBC, Fox News, but NOT on CBS. First, a message came up, stating that the video was "expired or unavailable", when other people could see i… (read more)

I can play videos on YouTube, NBC, Fox News, but NOT on CBS. First, a message came up, stating that the video was "expired or unavailable", when other people could see it on other computers. So, not the site itself. Now, the message is gone, but the videos still never load. They sit with a blank screen, with an "advertisement is loading" message in the left corner, and they never actually load.

I have completely uninstalled and reinstalled both Java and Flash Player (which were already fine), but this didn't improve anything. I also completely disabled AdBlocker, and the AdBlocker Pop-Up, and they still won't play. So, at a loss here. My antivirus isn't set to block the site, or videos. The site clearly has the video, since other people can load and play it fine, so I am stumped.

Running Windows VIsta, 64-bit, and Firefox 12.0. Any help appreciated!

Oh, if it matters, there are SOME other videos I can't seem to play. I can play the normal videos on Fox, for example, but small, embedded ones (NOT YT), won't play. Some other sites, various news types, won't play, either. Most, no issues, but a few are just weird.

Asked by LadyGreenEyes 8 years ago

Last reply by LadyGreenEyes 8 years ago

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How do I stop my searches from redirecting to search-results.com?

So, I've already tried going into about:config and resetting or changing the keyword.URL to default or google as was suggested in other questions dealing with the same is… (read more)

So, I've already tried going into about:config and resetting or changing the keyword.URL to default or google as was suggested in other questions dealing with the same issue. I think that this problem arose when a friend wanted to watch something on veoh and it said it needed a plugin. When she downloaded it, it put a bunch of stuff on my computer which I removed. Or so I thought. I can't find any trace of the stuff now, but when I first opened firefox after this, my home page had been changed to the search-results.com homepage so I changed it back thinking everything would be good. However, now when I search in the bar provided on the default home page or just in the address bar it redirects my search to search-results.com instead of google. But just going to and using google is fine. I also went and checked on internet explorer and it had search-results as well which I was able to get rid of and google chrome had said something had tried to change settings but was blocked. The only thing that I can't seem to get rid of it in is my firefox! I even tried uninstalling and reinstalling firefox and it's still there. Also I did a scan with malwarebytes and it removed some things but I don't know if they were related in anyway to this problem. Thanks!

Asked by chickengofish 9 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 years ago

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How do I remove ad.yieldmanager in firefox 12.0

How do I remove ad.yieldmanager.com in firefox 12.0 I already went to tools, options, privacy, use custom settings for history and then exceptions added "ad.yieldmanager.… (read more)

How do I remove ad.yieldmanager.com in firefox 12.0 I already went to tools, options, privacy, use custom settings for history and then exceptions added "ad.yieldmanager.com" to be blocked. Cleaned out all cookies. It still pops up when I log onto Firefox just below my tool bars. I have run Avast Antivirus, Malwarebytes, Spyware Terminator 2012 and these did not help either.

Asked by texasth 9 years ago

Answered by Gingerbread Man 9 years ago

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How to permanently remove Bing fron the Web Search bar

Every time I load Firefox Bing is the default search engine in the Web Search bar. I can remove it from the list and put Google at the top but when I reopen Firefox Bing … (read more)

Every time I load Firefox Bing is the default search engine in the Web Search bar. I can remove it from the list and put Google at the top but when I reopen Firefox Bing is back on top. I have tried to about:config tactics that others have used but I believe that only affect the address bar, not the Web Search bar because it hasn't worked for me. I have uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled it to no avail. All of this started after I installed Windows Live Photo Gallery. The investigation I have done so far suggests it is a registry hack. Thanks in advance for any help. I have attached a screenshot of the exact problem so there is no confusion as to what search bar I am talking about: http://i.imgur.com/K0Mqs.png

Asked by razrback100 9 years ago

Last reply by razrback100 9 years ago

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Everything updated but java still won't work

After the lastest Firefox updates the Java platform quick working and I've tried everything suggested to get it to work again (I've gone through all the help suggestions … (read more)

After the lastest Firefox updates the Java platform quick working and I've tried everything suggested to get it to work again (I've gone through all the help suggestions listed) and nothing has worked. I need java for my business and have always been a huge fan of Firefox however this is a major issue as without java I cannot keep using Firefox. I have even tried uninstalling both Firefox and Java and followed all instructions to see if that worked and it did not fix the issue. Everything is up to date and there seems to be no fix for this. Is there something I'm missing? If this cannot be fixed I'm going to have to stop using Firefox. This is a major setback for Firefox and I'm not sure why they released a new version if this was going to happen. It says to try updating my graphics driver however this is a bit past my "expertise" and a person shouldn't have to take their computer in to a repair shop just to use Firefox or get this type of thing done. I have NO CLUE what the graphics driver is or how to check to update it, let alone if this will even work and am not going to risk messing my computer up to see if this will work. Java works on IE and Chrome perfectly fine and there should be no reason it doesn't work on Firefox.

Asked by glitzgem 9 years ago

Last reply by tactless 9 years ago

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Why is it that when I go to Yahoo mail, I can't delete any messages or move to the next page? Stays stuck on page 1..

Lately, when I log on to my yahoo mail while using firefox, it no longer shows the DELETE option at the top of the email page. So, I cannot delete any emails that I might… (read more)

Lately, when I log on to my yahoo mail while using firefox, it no longer shows the DELETE option at the top of the email page. So, I cannot delete any emails that I might wish to delete. Also, I cannot get past the first page of my emails. Every time I click on the NEXT PAGE button, it does not move from page 1. This does not happen when I log onto yahoo mail using Internet Explorer. Please advise as to what I can do to correct this. Could it be that I'm not using the latest version of Firefox? I don't know...

Asked by AdelaG 8 years ago

Last reply by iamjayakumars 8 years ago

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What is the keyboard shortcut to open Options window?

This shortcut used to be Alt+O (Windows), but this is not working anymore! There is no listing of this shortcut even in the FF shortcut help page. Am not able to set it a… (read more)

This shortcut used to be Alt+O (Windows), but this is not working anymore! There is no listing of this shortcut even in the FF shortcut help page. Am not able to set it also. How to enable it back?

Asked by Meghashyam 9 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 9 years ago

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Remove firefox 12 glass / transparent background?

I just updated to Firefox 12, and hate it's new appearance. Once again, they've changed it simply for the sake of changing it... My problem is with it's default glass the… (read more)

I just updated to Firefox 12, and hate it's new appearance. Once again, they've changed it simply for the sake of changing it...

My problem is with it's default glass theme. It's horrible.

Is there any way to give firefox an opaque background (DISABLING THE TRANSPARENT DEFAULT).

any and all help is greatly appreciated! Thank you in advance =)

Asked by aldernon 9 years ago

Last reply by jrmourning 9 years ago

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Can Firefox be used to browse Internet on a television set, like Google Chrome?

With a new wi-fi ready TV set can one use Firefox to connect to the Internet thru a wireless network at home? If not now, are plans in the works for later? WindowsXP. … (read more)

With a new wi-fi ready TV set can one use Firefox to connect to the Internet thru a wireless network at home? If not now, are plans in the works for later?

 WindowsXP.

Asked by esemones 9 years ago

Last reply by Rhondar35 9 years ago

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when I click on a link in my Outlook Express email the computer freezes and I have to close Outlook Express down

When I click on a link in my email the computer freezes and I have to close Outlook Express using alt/ctrl/delete. I am running:_ XP Home version 2002 with service pack… (read more)

When I click on a link in my email the computer freezes and I have to close Outlook Express using alt/ctrl/delete.

I am running:_ XP Home version 2002 with service pack 3 Outlook Express for emails Firefox 12.0 - set as default browser

Any help would be gratefully appreciated.

Robbie

Asked by RobbieT 9 years ago

Last reply by AliceWyman 9 years ago

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What should be the ideal cache size in Firefox 12 ?

I noticed that of late Firefox was taking more time while loading, as well as while surfing the net. So, I cleared the cache and set it to override automatic cache manage… (read more)

I noticed that of late Firefox was taking more time while loading, as well as while surfing the net. So, I cleared the cache and set it to override automatic cache management restricting cache to 100 Mb. I am upgraded to Firefox 12 last week and this is my primary web browser, with usually 8-10 tabs open. Would like to know what should be the optimum cache size in Firefox, and if I should revert to automatic cache management (or set the cache to higher number (in Mbs).

Asked by Ramesh Iyer 9 years ago

Last reply by Ramesh Iyer 9 years ago

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Can't change my home page, each time I change it goes to findamos.com

I've been try to change my home page for a week and it keeps come to findamos.com each time I restart firefox and when i restart my computer it also takes off my appearan… (read more)

I've been try to change my home page for a week and it keeps come to findamos.com each time I restart firefox and when i restart my computer it also takes off my appearance.

Asked by blackknight3069 9 years ago

Answered by philipp 9 years ago

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How do I REMOVE unasked for plugins?

I have found software has secretly installed Firefox plugins (NOT ACCEPTABLE), but Firefox does not display a REMOVE option (ALSO NOT ACCEPTABLE). So may I ask, how do I … (read more)

I have found software has secretly installed Firefox plugins (NOT ACCEPTABLE), but Firefox does not display a REMOVE option (ALSO NOT ACCEPTABLE). So may I ask, how do I REMOVE those plugins?

Asked by halcinlatsmir 9 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 years ago

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PDF Not Opening

Hi, I am having problems with PDF files opening in web sites. They just come up blank. I have tried to re install the plug in/ programs etc. Ever since the update in Fir… (read more)

Hi,

I am having problems with PDF files opening in web sites. They just come up blank. I have tried to re install the plug in/ programs etc. Ever since the update in Firefox i can not see these.

I am working on a Mac with OS X 10.7.3

Asked by dmorris78 9 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 years ago

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I cannot open my gmail account. Why is this? I have already used the allow cookies thing. I have tried things already suggested. It worked yesterday Help?

When I try to open my gmail account it says it cannot open. It say: "The page isn't redirecting properly Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request… (read more)

When I try to open my gmail account it says it cannot open. It say: "The page isn't redirecting properly

  Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.
       This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept
   cookies."

I have tried the suggested things, such as going to the "tools" and opening "privacy" and clicking on "use custom settings,etc. but it did not help. It worked yesterday, so I don't know why it is suddenly not working. I don't have this problem with chrome so I assume it is a firefox issue. Can anyone help? Thank you

Asked by LadyTaz 9 years ago

Last reply by Hasan 9 years ago