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How can I eliminate the search field in the new tab page?

I just started using the default FF new tab page, and would like to eliminate the search field just above the tiles. Is there a way to do this without using CSS? … (read more)

I just started using the default FF new tab page, and would like to eliminate the search field just above the tiles.

Is there a way to do this without using CSS?

Asked by paulri 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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Firefox will not restore previous session in the same window?

Hello, Every time I open Firefox and click the restore previous session button at the bottom nothing happens. That's the first part of the problem. Next, when I click on … (read more)

Hello,

Every time I open Firefox and click the restore previous session button at the bottom nothing happens. That's the first part of the problem. Next, when I click on my history and click restore previous session, it does so but opens them all in a new window. It was only 3-4 days ago that this started happening. I would like to change what ever is causing this back to how it was as it is quite annoying when I have pinned tabs and I have to keep re-pinning them. I am running the Developer version of Firefox.

Thank you.

Asked by Xenatharax 5 years ago

Answered by Xenatharax 5 years ago

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despite following the program instructions I cannot get rid of the search engine Startmysearch. please help.

I have Start my search start as soon as I open Firefox. I ran malwarebytes to get rid of unwanted programs, and this cleared this particularly annoying bar from starting … (read more)

I have Start my search start as soon as I open Firefox. I ran malwarebytes to get rid of unwanted programs, and this cleared this particularly annoying bar from starting in all browsers except Firefox (the browser I use most!). I reset MSN as my homepage, and set my homepage to open when I start Firefox. Guess what? When I open Firefox, Start my search opens! MSN is still my home page, but despite followong all the instructions from Start my search I CANNOT get rid of it. Can anyone help please!

Asked by suejat 5 years ago

Answered by Scribe 5 years ago

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My browser suddenly always opens on the page it was on when it was shut down last and uses tabs even though I have them turned off. I have tried reinstalling.

I have my browser set to open on comcast.net webpage and to never use tabs. I have been using firefox for years and am very familiar with it. Suddenly it has started open… (read more)

I have my browser set to open on comcast.net webpage and to never use tabs. I have been using firefox for years and am very familiar with it. Suddenly it has started opening on the last page it was on when shut down, and has started using tabs. When I delete Firefox from my computer, it still remembers all my settings. I had this problem once before years ago and ended up having to wipe my entire drive to fix it. I would like to avoid a drive wipe this time. I need to know how to get ALL of the browsers information deleted from the registry so I can get a truly fresh install. And yes, I have tried all the normal avenues and am pretty computer savvy. Please help before I go nuts. I am running the most recent version, but going back to older versions didn't help either. Thanks.

Bob Smith

Asked by robertsmith505050 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

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I have my browser set to open on comcast.net webpage and to never use tabs. I have been using firefox for years and am very familiar with it. Suddenly it has st

I have my browser set to open on comcast.net webpage and to never use tabs. I have been using firefox for years and am very familiar with it. Suddenly it has started open… (read more)

I have my browser set to open on comcast.net webpage and to never use tabs. I have been using firefox for years and am very familiar with it. Suddenly it has started opening on the last page it was on when shut down, and has started using tabs. When I delete Firefox from my computer, it still remembers all my settings. I had this problem once before years ago and ended up having to wipe my entire drive to fix it. I would like to avoid a drive wipe this time. I need to know how to get ALL of the browsers information deleted from the registry so I can get a truly fresh install. And yes, I have tried all the normal avenues and am pretty computer savvy. Please help before I go nuts. Thanks.

Bob Smith

Asked by robertsmith505050 5 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 years ago

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What CSS code do i insert to increase tile size?

I'd like to insert some CSS code to increase the size of my tiles. My current setup is attached. I'd like to keep the 5x3 grid, but increase each tile so that it covers u… (read more)

I'd like to insert some CSS code to increase the size of my tiles. My current setup is attached. I'd like to keep the 5x3 grid, but increase each tile so that it covers up more of the margin, and also so that the scrollbar is no longer necessary.

What code can I insert to do this?

Asked by paulri 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

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Location of new tab tiles in profile

I'm wondering where the new tab page tiles are stored in the profile. I looked at this https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1044266, but didn't see any file named … (read more)

I'm wondering where the new tab page tiles are stored in the profile. I looked at this https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1044266, but didn't see any file named directoryLinks.json.

Asked by paulri 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

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youtube cuts off short videos

I have several videos I made on Youtube, each of which is only a few seconds long, but FF and Chrome cut off the audio and video about half way through. IE plays it fine.… (read more)

I have several videos I made on Youtube, each of which is only a few seconds long, but FF and Chrome cut off the audio and video about half way through. IE plays it fine. Link to video included

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6OCizr9MwI&hd=1

Asked by Evil 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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New tabs

When I click on new tab a page used to appear with the most popular pages I visit, It doesnt do this now I only get the screen like the image attached. How can i get it b… (read more)

When I click on new tab a page used to appear with the most popular pages I visit, It doesnt do this now I only get the screen like the image attached. How can i get it back to how it used to be?

Thanks in aadvance for any help.

Asked by pacman46 5 years ago

Answered by Scribe 5 years ago

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I install new firefox 37 not loading any website just wheel is scrolling, while in other browser internet working fine, i find out problem but cant solve it

I install new firefox 37 which is not loading any website just wheel is scrolling, while in other browser internet is working fine, i try to solve out the problem but i c… (read more)

I install new firefox 37 which is not loading any website just wheel is scrolling, while in other browser internet is working fine, i try to solve out the problem but i could not.

i am using windows 8. before few days firefox was working fine. but suddenly it stoped at that time i update the firefox but cant, try in settings as given by the firefox support but than also i could not solve it.

when i close the firefox and again start it says that firefox is already running and to button are ther close firefox and cancle.

when i close firefox and again start it says profile is missing.

when i make it new and delete old one. fierefox will start but could not load any page.

when i again close it the same problem again.

help me

Asked by HirenNiranjani 5 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 5 years ago

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Firefox 37 Beta on Windows 8.1 has lag and stuttering when scrolling

I just recently got a new laptop, and since the minute I've installed firefox on it there has been lag when scrolling webpages. It seems to start off not too badly, with … (read more)

I just recently got a new laptop, and since the minute I've installed firefox on it there has been lag when scrolling webpages. It seems to start off not too badly, with there being some stuttering when I first open firefox, however it seems like the longer I'm browsing the worse it gets, to the point where sometimes I'll start scrolling and then a second later firefox will just jump to the bottom of the page. Internet Explorer and Chrome both have perfectly smooth scrolling.

I've tried numerous things to fix it already, this is some of the stuff I can remember trying: -Turning off hardware acceleration and smooth scrolling -Starting in safe mode -Complete reinstall with new profile -Updating graphics card and intel drivers

Specs of the new laptop: Core i7 GTX 970M 16Gb RAM

Asked by loki149 5 years ago

Answered by loki149 5 years ago

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Search bar and address bar act like they've been disabled. Help!

Running Firefox 37.0 on Windows XP. Today, the address bar (where you can type in web addresses) and the search bar are totally useless (with no search options availabl… (read more)

Running Firefox 37.0 on Windows XP. Today, the address bar (where you can type in web addresses) and the search bar are totally useless (with no search options available, not a Yahoo or Google in sight) . I've been running Google Chrome all day because I consider this version of Firefox to be crippled. You can type in the search/address boxes provided, but nothing happens.

Asked by slithytoves 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 years ago

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I had icons for all bookmarks in my other browser, so how do I get them all to appear in the Mozilla bookmark toolbar alongside the name?

I like the icons alongside the bookmark name. It appears that when the bookmark connects, some of the icons get automatically imported - e.g. Google, while others do not… (read more)

I like the icons alongside the bookmark name. It appears that when the bookmark connects, some of the icons get automatically imported - e.g. Google, while others do not, e.g. Southwest Airlines. All of my bookmarks had icons in IE, so I assumed Mozilla would pick them up also. Is this a problem with the bookmarked website exporting the icon to Mozilla, or Mozilla polling the website to obtain the icon to display on the toolbar?

Asked by flhcpa 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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Opening Firefox opens 80 to 300 tabs. How to stop it?

Each time I open Firefox it immediately opens 86 to over 200 tabs. I can't find any way to return Firefox opening to normal. I am running Yosemite 10.10.2 on my Mac. … (read more)

Each time I open Firefox it immediately opens 86 to over 200 tabs. I can't find any way to return Firefox opening to normal. I am running Yosemite 10.10.2 on my Mac.

Asked by boovyeh 5 years ago

Answered by user1194064 5 years ago

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Disable download protection only. "Blocked: may contain virus or spyware"

Is there a way to do this. Many legitimate downloads are blocked by this behaviour. Why isn't the download stopped the moment it is initiated? (spend hours downloading le… (read more)

Is there a way to do this. Many legitimate downloads are blocked by this behaviour.

Why isn't the download stopped the moment it is initiated? (spend hours downloading legitimate files and documents only to realize firefox deletes them without any user intervention) and why is there no option to recover the download?


So far the only way to fix this issue seems to be:

a) use a different browser b) systematically lower the security settings for the browser to download a file then re-enable the options (browser.safebrowsing.enabled and browser.safebrowsing.malware.enabled)

Thank you for your time.

Asked by _scott_ 5 years ago

Answered by guigs 5 years ago

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Where is the official download page for full version of Firefox? Old one has only stubs now.

The old page now has stubs only, there is no full version on it: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/ Separate but valid question: Searching Mozilla Support on this… (read more)

The old page now has stubs only, there is no full version on it: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/

Separate but valid question: Searching Mozilla Support on this very forum yields no answers as to where to download the full version of the program itself, around which this entire forum has been set up with all the numerous questions in it about the program... yet there is no answer on how and where to actually *GET* the full version of the program... this strongly suggests that the forum administrators went out of their way, to make it difficult to impossible for users to get the FULL VERSION of the program...

There are many valid reasons for needing the full version of the program, don't you think it's pretty incredible that it has always been difficult to download the full version of Firefox? The old page had it buried in between the Acholi and Xhosa languages, even though English (US) is probably needed by millions of users vs. relatively few for Acholi and Xhosa... Millions of users had to go though gymnastics of finding it buried in between all the worlds languages with every consecutive version, and now they completely removed it even from that page...

What is the the reason, and you have to agree there is a reason, for Mozilla preventing us from having the full installation file? And what is the reason, even when the full installation file existed on that page, for this forum to make it almost impossible to find that page when searching the forum, or the entire internet for the official full version download page?

Asked by c627627 5 years ago

Last reply by c627627 5 years ago

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how do I get rid of the chinese characters at the top of the screen?

I have seen several responses to this situation, none of them seem to be definitive directions on how to resolve the problem. Is there a step by step process to take to … (read more)

I have seen several responses to this situation, none of them seem to be definitive directions on how to resolve the problem. Is there a step by step process to take to get rid of the problem?

Asked by mscastel 5 years ago

Answered by philipp 5 years ago

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Can not install Adblock Plus on Firefox 37

Just installed Adblock Plus on both IE8 and Firefox 37 – got successful messages on both. Checked on IE8, ABP is working great. Went onto Firefox and its not working. We… (read more)

Just installed Adblock Plus on both IE8 and Firefox 37 – got successful messages on both. Checked on IE8, ABP is working great. Went onto Firefox and its not working.

Went to Windows add/remove programs… found the IE version BUT the Firefox version is not present. Went back and tried to install Adblock Plus again and got the following message:

“Adblock Plus could not be installed because Firefox could not modify the needed file”

WHAT IS THE PROBLEM?

WHAT CAN I DO TO CORRECT THE PROBLEM?

PS: I fully removed Firefox 36 with Revo and reinstalled version 37 – same problem.

Asked by ccfred 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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Since the last 2 updates my yahoo mail will not autofill contacts when writing emails

this feature worked fine until the last 2 updates & works fine on Safari browser. Autofilling email addresses is a very important feature for my business. Can anyone … (read more)

this feature worked fine until the last 2 updates & works fine on Safari browser. Autofilling email addresses is a very important feature for my business. Can anyone help me PLEASE!!! thanks!

Asked by stef_blu 5 years ago

Answered by guigs 5 years ago