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after hotmail home page defaults to MSN

When logging out of Hotmail. The page loaded is directed to MSN, which I don't want. I want it to default to my home page. There used to be a user script loaded automatic… (read more)

When logging out of Hotmail. The page loaded is directed to MSN, which I don't want. I want it to default to my home page. There used to be a user script loaded automatically when using GreaseMonkey add-on. This made Mozilla go to my default home page. i.e Google. Now I can't stop MSN loading. Where has the user script gone? It used to work fine but seems to have disappeared with the Mozilla upgrade.

Asked by silverlexus54 6 years ago

Answered by silverlexus54 6 years ago

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"The page isn't redirecting properly" problem on Mozilla Firefox as well as Internet Explorer 11

Hello, After I installed a piece of hardware which increased the length/strength of my wireless connection, and turned on my computer the next day, I loaded both Internet… (read more)

Hello,

After I installed a piece of hardware which increased the length/strength of my wireless connection, and turned on my computer the next day, I loaded both Internet Explorer 11 and Mozilla Firefox, but both would not load webpages with a "http://" before the "www."; they would only load webpages with a "https://" before the "www.". This problem has persistently occurred despite me resetting both browsers to factory settings. I have looked at previous solutions to this problem, but none of them seem to work (I tried resetting my cookies and that didn't work, as well as made sure that cookies on both browsers were enabled, and that didn't work either), for me at least.

I would really appreciate it if you could give me a speedy solution to this problem as this problem affects my most commonly used webpages.

Thanks and Kind Regards.

P.S. My internet does work and I tried troubleshooting it, but no problems popped up with it.

Asked by ironman0870 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Why does disabling flashplayer addon enable videos to work on one site but not another?

I am running Firefox 37.02, Windows 7. I also have shockwave flash addons V17.0.0.134 & V18.0.0.95. The V18 version is beta and was downloaded from Adobe in attem… (read more)

I am running Firefox 37.02, Windows 7. I also have shockwave flash addons V17.0.0.134 & V18.0.0.95. The V18 version is beta and was downloaded from Adobe in attempts to resolve this on-going problem. It did not solve it. Through trial and error, I have determined that when I disable the addons mentioned above (note; disabling one seems to disable the other) I am able to get website videos to play (for example: videos on golfchannel.com) but not another (example: www.nbcphiladelphia.com). Conversely, if the addons are enabled, the videos on the www.nbcphiladelphia.com site work but those of the golfchannel.com do not. By "do not" I mean that the preceding commercial video plays but the main subject matter video that is to run afterwards does not. I get a black screen and the commercial video recycles again and again. I contacted the support group at golfchannel.com who said they were not aware of any problems. They suggested I use the Chrome browser which is what they use without problems.

Asked by Palefty 6 years ago

Answered by Mark Schmidt 6 years ago

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Firefox crashes regularly

After years of trouble-free use I'm now having problems with Firefox. It is crashing regularly, every time I use it, started about a week or so ago. As far as I know, n… (read more)

After years of trouble-free use I'm now having problems with Firefox. It is crashing regularly, every time I use it, started about a week or so ago. As far as I know, nothing has changed on my laptop. I've tried starting in safe mode, and I've tried refreshing but nothing has so far worked. I'm attaching the latest of a succession of daily crash reports. Any assistance would be very much appreciated, thank you.

timmynumbers

https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/bp-7cdd2273-0918-4293-aa64-1f7bd2150427

Asked by timmynumbers 6 years ago

Answered by Mark Schmidt 6 years ago

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Firefox desktop for mac does not save history

Using firefox desktop for mac. Recently it stopped saving my history. Forward and back buttons still work, typing something in the address window will make it pull up p… (read more)

Using firefox desktop for mac. Recently it stopped saving my history. Forward and back buttons still work, typing something in the address window will make it pull up places I've visited in the past, but only ones I visited two or three weeks ago. Nothing recent. "Show all history" brings up the window, but there is nothing in it."

Private browsing is not enabled. I have enabled "remember my browsing and download history."

Another answer suggested I might have an anti virus or something that is disabling history. I looked, but I don't have anything doing that. Safari and Chrome are both saving their histories normally.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by blatay 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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How can I make the playback buttons of YouTube and other plug-ins bigger since they are so tiny?

How can I make the playback buttons of YouTube and other plug-ins bigger since they are so tiny in Firefox? I tried some suggestions that dealt with entering "about:conf… (read more)

How can I make the playback buttons of YouTube and other plug-ins bigger since they are so tiny in Firefox? I tried some suggestions that dealt with entering "about:config" in a fresh browser, but to no avail. I also downloaded an add-on called "Theme Font & Size Changer", but that didn't work either. So, I am reaching out here as that was a suggestion that another user here offered.

Asked by freddie.obregon 6 years ago

Answered by Mark Schmidt 6 years ago

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Why doesn't Firefox Sync work in my home network, but at work?

Firefox Sync on my laptop does not work when my laptop is connected to my home network, but e.g. if I'm at my office. The internet connection at my home is fine, I can su… (read more)

Firefox Sync on my laptop does not work when my laptop is connected to my home network, but e.g. if I'm at my office.

The internet connection at my home is fine, I can surf the web with that very Firefox on both IPv4 and IPv6, DNS etc. is also working. Logging in to accounts.firefox.com also works, as does connecting Firefox to the Sync account. Only the process of syncing itself fails. On my desktop computer at home, I have exactly the same problems. When I open https://sync-209-us-west-2.sync.services.mozilla.com/ in a browser tab, I see a confirmation message that sync runs on that server, so apparently the network path between my computer and that server is free.

Upon investigation with Wireshark, I see the successful TLS handshake, then some packets from the client that are not answered and after some time the server closes the connection (Encrypted Alert). Apparently, no content is transferred between client and server. I attach a screenshot of how Wireshark sees the conversation between server and client (The image upload here didn't work so I put it on the web: http://ibin.co/1zXABHKdj5mA).

To exclude a possible misconfiguration or bad add-on, I created a clean new Firefox profile and connected it to my Firefox account, but this shows exactly the same problems.

Fun fact: Firefox on my Android phone does sync in my home network.


Below, I will link two log files, one successful sync (office network) and one failed sync (home network): Sync @ office: http://pastebin.com/rZmfrbdL Sync @ home: http://pastebin.com/a3KUCevJ

Asked by tojot 6 years ago

Answered by markhammond 6 years ago

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From either Google Inbox or Gmail on Mac OSX using command-click to open a link in new tab incorrectly brings that new tab to front.

Same action on any other site works fine and opens new page in a new tab without bringing it to the front. Looking for if there's a setting that needs to be adjusted, or … (read more)

Same action on any other site works fine and opens new page in a new tab without bringing it to the front. Looking for if there's a setting that needs to be adjusted, or if this is something weird with how Google Inbox and Gmail work. Would love to get this sorted. Thanks!

Asked by supnah 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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Twitter Retweet does not have a comment box with Firefox as browser

I use both Firefox and Chrome as my browser. Recently, Twitter has added a comment box when you Retweet a message but I only see this additional comments box when I acce… (read more)

I use both Firefox and Chrome as my browser. Recently, Twitter has added a comment box when you Retweet a message but I only see this additional comments box when I access Twitter via Chrome. If I use Firefox I can only Retweet the original message. I have disabled all add-ons in case any of them is the cause but nothing has changed as far as Retweeting is concerned. I would like to add comments to Retweets in the final days of our election campaign, please help me stir it up.

Asked by Figgerty 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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at start up, use firefox as browser

I have an old Safari browser version as well as the latest Firefox for my Mac OS 10.6.8 I have set Safari Version 5.1.10 (6534.59.10) to use Firefox 37.0.2 as my default… (read more)

I have an old Safari browser version as well as the latest Firefox for my Mac OS 10.6.8 I have set Safari Version 5.1.10 (6534.59.10) to use Firefox 37.0.2 as my default browser. Apple no longer supports OS 10.6.8 with the latest Safari browser.

I have set Firefox to Always check if firefox is your default browser.

In the Firefox 37.0.2 General tab, it says "Firefox is currently your default browser". When I shut down and restart, my Mac always opens up using Safari. What must I do to get it to open up in Firefox?

Asked by dcshower 6 years ago

Answered by dcshower 6 years ago

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Firefox crashes when I open my fifth (or more) tab

I routinely keep about 3-4 tabs open and when I click to open a new tab with a specific page, whether it's a link from a Google search, Pandora, or a link to another sit… (read more)

I routinely keep about 3-4 tabs open and when I click to open a new tab with a specific page, whether it's a link from a Google search, Pandora, or a link to another site, Firefox keeps crashing (though Google seems to open fine every time). I have version 37.0.2.

Recent crash report: https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/9e1774db-98f1-432b-b06e-ad68c2150421

Asked by cuicksilver 6 years ago

Answered by cuicksilver 6 years ago

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Firefox crashes

was working perfect till was sent a crash report ( i stopped the mozilla because i wanted to open only one page and when i restarted i sent a crash report by accident) , … (read more)

was working perfect till was sent a crash report ( i stopped the mozilla because i wanted to open only one page and when i restarted i sent a crash report by accident) , the second day was working very bad, acces very slow the page and video not working on browser .

my english is bad, sorry

Asked by nicusor 6 years ago

Answered by nicusor 6 years ago

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Firefox is displaying my homepage as a news feed

Firefox has started to display my homepage (www.msn.com) as a newsfeed rather than the full content. I tried clearing my cache and it worked once, but has gone back to di… (read more)

Firefox has started to display my homepage (www.msn.com) as a newsfeed rather than the full content. I tried clearing my cache and it worked once, but has gone back to displaying as a feed. If I use another browser, such as internet explorer, the page displays correctly.

The feed display is unacceptable. I don't want to use another browser, but will be forced to do so if this problem can't be corrected.

Asked by joan58 6 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 6 years ago

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Unable to download Gmail attatchments

I have several g-mails with PDF attachments. I am unable to download and save them. I get an error message with a g-mail url, along with a message unable to download. I… (read more)

I have several g-mails with PDF attachments. I am unable to download and save them. I get an error message with a g-mail url, along with a message unable to download.

 I probably have a wrong setting, but when I open my g-mail account in Safari and do the download, it goes right to my download

folder. I have 1 active add-on, WOT, and I am on a new laptop. Site Advisor (McAfee) is disabled in Add-ons -no longer supported, and I don't know how to uninstall it.

Mac Yosemite 10.10.3 and Firefox 37.0.2

Can you help me?

Asked by hugho 6 years ago

Answered by hugho 6 years ago

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Using webrtc no sound is recorded on Windows 8.1

Trying to use webrtc on either Firefox Hello or another website making use of webrtc features (such as https://tokbox.com/opentok/quick-start/demo.html) for communication… (read more)

Trying to use webrtc on either Firefox Hello or another website making use of webrtc features (such as https://tokbox.com/opentok/quick-start/demo.html) for communication will make Firefox show the dropdown to select a microphone and authorize it's use. The connection is established just fine, I can hear other people talk (or myself if I connect with another browser), but my own microphone is not picked up. I am very confident that my windows settings as well as those in driver's application are correct, but I'm happy to try aynthing out.

I'm thankful for any help you can provide.

Asked by Ascarion 6 years ago

Answered by Ascarion 6 years ago

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Scrolling issue with other programmes

I use autocad and sketchup all day everyday. If I'm looking at something in firefox and then move my mouse back to either of these programmes and go to zoom or pan with m… (read more)

I use autocad and sketchup all day everyday. If I'm looking at something in firefox and then move my mouse back to either of these programmes and go to zoom or pan with my mouse wheel, it causes both to zoom way out or way in too fast.

I don't think it's a mouse issue unless firefox messes with logitech setpoint. I installed chrome to see if it does the same thing and it doesn't. For this reason alone, I may stay with chrome unless there is some means of a fix for this. I'd prefer to stay with firefox as I've been using it for ages.

Asked by kakashi 6 years ago

Answered by Mark Schmidt 6 years ago

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html5 videos do not play anywhere but on youtube?

No matter what options I change (I tried everything under about:config, I even completely reinstalled firefox), html5 videos don't play (format not supported, wrong mime … (read more)

No matter what options I change (I tried everything under about:config, I even completely reinstalled firefox), html5 videos don't play (format not supported, wrong mime type etc.). On youtube however, the html5 player works fine.

Examples of videos not working: http://techslides.com/demos/sample-videos/small.mp4 http://techslides.com/demos/sample-videos/small.webm http://techslides.com/demos/sample-videos/small.ogv http://www.html5videoplayer.net/html5video/mp4-h-264-video-test/ http://www.webmfiles.org/demo-files/

My Win7 can play everything - I do not use Windows Media Player and normally keep those features deactivated but actually tried activating all Windows Media features (I normally use the K-Lite codec pack and in my desperation also tried CCCP). It did not help. Downloading the videos lets me play them without problems.

All my media.* preferences in about:config have the default value, and I tried changing stuff - the most that achieves is just disabling html5 videos entirely - which is not a solution.

I also deactivated all addons/plugins, I restored Firefox, uninstalled and reinstalled it, even tried the 64bit developer version.

https://html5test.com/ tells me that my firefox supports everything but DRM and MPEG-4 ASP under video. http://detectmybrowser.com/ tells me I can play ogg but not h264 or webm. https://www.youtube.com/html5 tells me my firefox supports everything youtube needs (if I flip media.mediasource.webm.enabled, of course).

Again, on youtube everything works (right-clicking the videos gives me the "About the HTML5 player" option), everywhere else (as far as I have seen) I get the "format not supported/wrong mime type error.


Firefox 37.0.2 on Windows 7, I started noticing the problem with the 37 update - I guess because firefox switched to html5 instead of flash as default? I've been using html5 on youtube since it became possible. Also, my plugin-container crashes whenever I close firefox, I have tried clearing cookies/history/cache (besides resoting/reinstalling, which should include this) since that was a suggested solution. The problem always comes back, no matter what sites were loaded. If I exit firefox only seconds after opening it the plugin-container might not crash. No idea if this is related to the html5 issue.

So, any ideas I can try to make html5 videos work?

Asked by JohnnyBB 6 years ago

Last reply by JohnnyBB 6 years ago

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Firefox crashes

Having multiple crashes, on multiple sites. Also happens in Safe Mode/ ID: 62c58b12-cae0-4b6c-bfdc-4baf12150510 Signature: NS_ProcessNextEvent(nsIThread*, bool) | mozilla… (read more)

Having multiple crashes, on multiple sites. Also happens in Safe Mode/

ID: 62c58b12-cae0-4b6c-bfdc-4baf12150510 Signature: NS_ProcessNextEvent(nsIThread*, bool) | mozilla::ipc::MessagePump::Run(base::MessagePump::Delegate*)

Asked by PJRogers 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago