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Changed browser.newtab.url, but still not working

I have gone into about:config and was able to modify the browser.newtab.url. I have changed the url to http://www.google.com and clicked 'Ok'. When I click a new tab, I … (read more)

I have gone into about:config and was able to modify the browser.newtab.url. I have changed the url to http://www.google.com and clicked 'Ok'. When I click a new tab, I still get the page that has recommended sites on it. When I go back into about:config, the url is still in there. Any suggestions?

Asked by nooteboom 7 years ago

Answered by Diego Victor 7 years ago

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Middle mouse button - Dosen't work at all.

So, my most used action within Firefox was utilizing the middle mouse button in order to open a new tab on a link. Now suddenly after a format on my PC, the middle mouse … (read more)

So, my most used action within Firefox was utilizing the middle mouse button in order to open a new tab on a link. Now suddenly after a format on my PC, the middle mouse button refuses to be acknowledged at all by Firefox; can't even hold it down to auto scroll or anything. I want to confirm that the button works on other programs and games with no issues. Using using ctrl/shift+click is not optimal but what I'm doing so far. I'm using the latest version, here's a list of the things I've already tried:

- Checking out all the related about:config's with "middle" as searching field.

- Made a new profile and reset Firefox numerous times

- Disabled/removed addons/extensions

- Wiped and installed Firefox completely - Tried with no addons

- Checked options

So far no luck at all, even tried some other browsers such as aurora & chrome with the same issue essentially.

Asked by Inqy 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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always an alert on opening firefox, please help me to avoid this. And i can find help in french. thanks

this message appears at the opening: Adobe® Flash® Player has stopped a potentially unsafe operation. The following local application on your computer or network: /jar/fi… (read more)

this message appears at the opening:

Adobe® Flash® Player has stopped a potentially unsafe operation. The following local application on your computer or network:

/jar/file/:::Users:soniasnoussi:Library:Application Support:Firefox:Profiles:ydjvyvnz.default:extensions:{ef4e370e-d9f0-4e00-b93e-a4f274cfdd5a}.xpi!:chrome:content:foxTab_flash10.swf?v1_4_1

is trying to communicate with this Internet-enabled location:

null

To let this application communicate with the Internet, click Settings. You must restart this application after changing your settings.

Thank you for your help. In french if possible

Sonia

Asked by nemla 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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script error <button id="abp-notification-yes" label="&notification.button.yes;"/> showing up at the bottom of my Firefox browser. How do I get rid of that?

When I open Firefox, I get a script error at the bottom of the browser (not in the status bar or "frame", but in the actual window. It cuts off my pages at that point and… (read more)

When I open Firefox, I get a script error at the bottom of the browser (not in the status bar or "frame", but in the actual window. It cuts off my pages at that point and just reads

<button id="abp-notification-yes" label="&notification.button.yes;"/> 
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My Firefox is up to date (according to the site). I've even deleted it and reinstalled it just to have it reappear after re installation. I've tried it 3 times with "fresh" installations (nothing saved from the previous installation. Please help me get rid of this problem. Thank you

Asked by longhornbambam 7 years ago

Answered by longhornbambam 7 years ago

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Norton Vault disappeared after update to 2014 with Firefox 27.0

I just checked my Add-ons Manager to discover that NIS 2014 and Firefox v27.0 are not compatible so Norton has been disable. I'm not sure who's responsible for making it … (read more)

I just checked my Add-ons Manager to discover that NIS 2014 and Firefox v27.0 are not compatible so Norton has been disable.

I'm not sure who's responsible for making it compatible but the issue needs to be addressed quickly. I use Firefox as my default browser and everything I do requires access to Norton for my passwords. NIS 2014 has been out for quite some time so this should have been addressed by now.

Can someone help me with this?

Thank You Michael

Asked by MichaelF001 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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images opening in blank tab

I recently had a malware infection but all traces have been removed, except in firefox. The residual effect is that when I am searching google images and right click to … (read more)

I recently had a malware infection but all traces have been removed, except in firefox. The residual effect is that when I am searching google images and right click to open an image in new tab, the new tab window is blank. I have tried running with all plugins disabled in safemode without effect. I have run "search engine reset" from the app area of mozilla. This does not occur with new profiles, nor in privacy windows, only my current profile. I even clean installed mozilla and added my profile from a copy. I can not find the setting in "about:config" "newtab" either. Thus it is a profile issue only, but where is it hiding?

Thanks.

Asked by Esotericman 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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*Fixed! (Hopefully!)* Firefox hangs/crashes on clicking Browse button to upload files

I was about to post this problem on here but I found a solution, I wanted to post this so hopefully others can benefit from it. I checked all the current solutions on the… (read more)

I was about to post this problem on here but I found a solution, I wanted to post this so hopefully others can benefit from it.

I checked all the current solutions on the Forum but none of them worked. From reinstalling Firefox, creating a new profile, disabling and troubleshooting plug-ins, starting in SafeMode, unchecking the 'expand to current folder' option in Microsoft File Explorer... I even ran 'sfc /scannow' in an elevated command prompt and rebooted my machine. Nothing.

However, I went browsing on other forums and someone mentioned a program called CCleaner. I had used this program years ago and knew it to be reliable, so I installed it once more and cleaned Windows, my applications and registry.

It worked! Nice and easy fix that I wish I knew about 3 hours ago. Hopefully this helped others out there, you can find CCleaner here: http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/download

Let me know if it helped!

(EDIT: Nevermind, the problem has come back. Help?)

Asked by Switchback 7 years ago

Answered by Switchback 7 years ago

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I want firefox to always open in a new session.

I have the setting on the general options screen for Firefox to open my home page when it starts. I would like it to do this. If I wanted it to open my previous session… (read more)

I have the setting on the general options screen for Firefox to open my home page when it starts. I would like it to do this. If I wanted it to open my previous session I would use that setting. When Firefox crashes it does this anyways. Apparently my web browser thinks that it is smarter then me. This is a problem. I've tried to have words with it but it is apparently not smart enough to make this possible. This makes the problem worse.

Even when Firefox crashes I do NOT want it to open my previous session automatically. How do I turn this feature off? If I want my previous session restored even after I crash, I am still capable of doing so through the history menu. I have Firefox 27.0.1.

Asked by benschwab 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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Even though I have blocked pop-ups under Options, I continue to receive continuous op-ups.

Pop-ups continue to appear in great number when I am using Firefox. I have Norton 360 as a protective program, and Norton spent over an hour cleaning up and protecting my… (read more)

Pop-ups continue to appear in great number when I am using Firefox. I have Norton 360 as a protective program, and Norton spent over an hour cleaning up and protecting my computer, which is a laptop with Windows 8 operating system. If there is not way to control the pop-ups and other interference, I will have to stop using Firefox.

Asked by SteveKS 7 years ago

Answered by SteveKS 7 years ago

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After clicking on link, Firefox opens 2 duplicate address tabs of that link.

After clicking on link, Firefox opens 2 duplicate address tabs of that link. Here is the the website: http://www.hifishark.com/search?q=sony On the right side of page, Wh… (read more)

After clicking on link, Firefox opens 2 duplicate address tabs of that link. Here is the the website: http://www.hifishark.com/search?q=sony

On the right side of page, When I click on SHOW, 2 duplicate address tabs of that link open. I have been on this site before and 1 tab would normally open.

I think this started to happen when I clicked on "Restore Default Set" in the Customize Toolbar window.

This does not happen with IE or Chrome browsers.

The SHOW link from above website, seems to be the only link that this is happening. When I right click on SHOW and click on "Open Link in New Tab" 1 tab opens.

No change when in safe mode.

Does this happen for anyone else?

Any ideas appreciated.

Thanks,

Asked by jorb 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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Link doesn't show up in frame, but will show up in new tab or window

http://www.southernpersuasion.com I have maintained this site for years. Recently, rather than post pictures on a photo storage provider and post them to facebook, I h… (read more)

http://www.southernpersuasion.com I have maintained this site for years. Recently, rather than post pictures on a photo storage provider and post them to facebook, I have posted them to facebook and then linked to them from this site (select the Pictures link). When I click on a link, I get a blank page in the frame. When I right click on the link and select Open New Tab, or Open New Window it comes up. I don't think I've messed up the html... in fact, I think I just changed the links from previous entries that were actually linked to PhotoBucket or the like. What is wrong, and how can I fix it? Thanx.

Asked by es336td 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Get a script error on Netflix when I try moving the movie forwward or back.

I recently switched from IE to Mozilla Firefox,mainly because it is so much faster.I do not use IE at all anymore.I deleted it from my puter.Ever since then with Mozilla,… (read more)

I recently switched from IE to Mozilla Firefox,mainly because it is so much faster.I do not use IE at all anymore.I deleted it from my puter.Ever since then with Mozilla,when I try to move the movie forward or back on NetFlix, everything freezes.If I persist,I get a 'running scripts' error and a suggestion that I stop them from running.When I do so It seems to fix(?) the problem.This was not a problem with IE. Please help. Boyo

Asked by Boyo 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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How to prevent ALL new firefox windows from opening? I want ONE INSTANCE ONLY.

I want to prevent pop ups, pop unders, etc. Literally not one answer was appropriate, so I am rephrasing the question. I want firefox to simply not even acknowledge the r… (read more)

I want to prevent pop ups, pop unders, etc. Literally not one answer was appropriate, so I am rephrasing the question. I want firefox to simply not even acknowledge the request to open ANY new window or tab from the html code, website, server etc. I don't even want it to alert me that is hasn't acknowledged the request to open a new window or tab. I don't EVER want to see a firefox window or tab or instance that I haven't directly caused via mouse or keyboard input, and I want it to be COMPLETELY transparent. How do I do that? (I don't care if the answer is long or technical.)

Asked by violetlaughter 7 years ago

Answered by Gingerbread Man 7 years ago

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when scrolling thru web content, screen jumps back to first page after a few seconds, how to fix this?

This problem just happened while looking through the Mozillza support site. while scrolling (two finger or with scroll bar) , after a few,(3-5) seconds, the display jumps… (read more)

This problem just happened while looking through the Mozillza support site.

while scrolling (two finger or with scroll bar) , after a few,(3-5) seconds, the display jumps to the top of the page.

I usually only have one site open at a time and this was the case during this most recent occurrence. Please couch answers in simplest terms as I am old and unaccustomed to techspeak. Thanks!

Asked by dvhartsr 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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How do I disable the "frequent" preview when I right click the Mozilla shortcut in the Start Bar?

I want to disable the Frequent websites that appear when I right click the Firefox shortcut in the Start Bar. I mean this: http://postimg.org/image/869kxbg1r/ Thank you! … (read more)

I want to disable the Frequent websites that appear when I right click the Firefox shortcut in the Start Bar. I mean this: http://postimg.org/image/869kxbg1r/ Thank you!

Asked by AlinDW3 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago