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What to do when I cannot install Firefox 6.0.2, problems with permissions?

I'm trying now to install Firefox 6.0.2 to my laptop. Asus x70IJ with Win7 64bit. I cannot get installation trough. I receive pop-up with text "You may not have the neces… (read more)

I'm trying now to install Firefox 6.0.2 to my laptop. Asus x70IJ with Win7 64bit. I cannot get installation trough. I receive pop-up with text "You may not have the necessary permissions to use all the features of the program you are about to run. You may run this program as a different user or continue to run the program as the current user". I have only one User and definetely have all permissions in this account. There is two choises to run it current user, or as the following.. Administrator is there, but does not aprove my password. And installation end with current user.

Asked by Stratoca 10 years ago

Answered by shu78 10 years ago

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How do I place a STOP button on my toolbar. I would like to stop firefox from loading a page by pressing the STOP button but I cannot find it in the toolbar options.

How do I place a STOP button on my toolbar. I would like to stop firefox from loading a page by pressing the STOP button but I cannot find it in the toolbar options. … (read more)

How do I place a STOP button on my toolbar. I would like to stop firefox from loading a page by pressing the STOP button but I cannot find it in the toolbar options.

Asked by glendlf 10 years ago

Answered by sun4u 9 years ago

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Firefox isn't showing Facebook content (Facebook loads, but no Profile or News Feed)

This problem just arose today. Facebook opens, but there's no content on either my Profile page or the News Feed. I can access this information through Microsoft Explor… (read more)

This problem just arose today. Facebook opens, but there's no content on either my Profile page or the News Feed. I can access this information through Microsoft Explorer, but prefer to use Firefox.

Asked by JaneCarlson 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Font spontaneously changes, keeps changing, on certain pages, eg. news.google.com

A normal session in Firefox suddenly went awry. All web pages started displaying with the font spontaneously changing. The fonts kept changing, making it impossible to us… (read more)

A normal session in Firefox suddenly went awry. All web pages started displaying with the font spontaneously changing. The fonts kept changing, making it impossible to use.

On rebooting, the font of home page is too tiny to read, and I see no way of changing it. Please help or I will have to find another browser immediately.

Asked by PeterScriabin 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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when firefox starts get error XUL Runner platform

installed 6.0.2 on windows 7 version kb2607712 but when firefox starts get error XUL Runner platform version 6.0.1 is not compatible with mivesrion >=6.0.2 maxversion… (read more)

installed 6.0.2 on windows 7 version kb2607712 but when firefox starts get error XUL Runner platform version 6.0.1 is not compatible with mivesrion >=6.0.2 maxversion >=6.0.2'. have uninstalled and downloaded and re-installed but same problem occurs.. after this firefox wont start at all.

Asked by coultona 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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How do I set the default url for new tabs

When I start Firefox, it defaults to iGoogle,<http://www.google.com/ig?client=firefox-a&hl=en&tab=vw&source=iglk&aig=0&reason=1> But when I open… (read more)

When I start Firefox, it defaults to iGoogle,<http://www.google.com/ig?client=firefox-a&hl=en&tab=vw&source=iglk&aig=0&reason=1>

But when I open a new tab, it opens a page with no url that says: "Powered by Ask" to the lower-right of the search window. On the bottom of the screen, it says: "Copyright 2011 APN LLC · Disable the new tabs search feature."

I don't want to disable the feature, I just want the new tabs to open on iGoogle.

Can I do that? If so, how?

Thanks

Rob

Asked by robaldrich 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Why does Firefox keep showing a strange cursive font for certain sections of text on web sites like Wikipedia?

For past month or so, when I view Wikipedia a few other sites, sections of text are displaying in a large, cursive font. I can't find any rhyme or reason to what sections… (read more)

For past month or so, when I view Wikipedia a few other sites, sections of text are displaying in a large, cursive font. I can't find any rhyme or reason to what sections are showing this way. It's not happening on all sites but there are two or three where I'm seeing it. It makes things really hard to read. For a screen capture, see this file I put on YouSendIt YouSendIt.

Asked by wdarling 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Everytime I close a tab a new blank tab opens on its own.

Hi, I'm using Firefox 6.0.2 and it's a while that I'm facing this problem. Anytime I click the little X to close the tab (sometimes I have to click it 2-3 times) it close… (read more)

Hi, I'm using Firefox 6.0.2 and it's a while that I'm facing this problem. Anytime I click the little X to close the tab (sometimes I have to click it 2-3 times) it closes the tab but a new blank tab opens itself. For example when I start with 1 tab, open 3 tabs from that page so I have 4, I want to go to another site and close everything about my first site. Then Firefox gives me the new site + 4 blank tabs that can't be closed.

When I open Firefox it works well but after 10-15 minutes or I don't know maybe 1 hour or so this problem appears.

I did not install any new plugin or extension (maybe updated my existing plugins) .

It's not a virus,malware or anything. I'm using Avast home edition (Free) and it updates itself every day several times. I also scanned my system with tdsskiller (read on a forum that solves the problem, but it didn't). I'm using firefox for years, but this problem is happening only from a week ago.

Win7 64bit Gigabyte M52LT-D3P Amd Phenom 955 Black Edition Radeon 5570 HD 2X2GB Ram

Asked by CookieQuala 9 years ago

Answered by philipp 9 years ago

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How do I move tabs to the top of the screen?

I have two computers. Both have Windows 7. When opening Firefox on one computer the tabs are at the very top of the screen. On the second computer there is a gap between … (read more)

I have two computers. Both have Windows 7. When opening Firefox on one computer the tabs are at the very top of the screen. On the second computer there is a gap between the tabs and top of the screen. I would like to have the tabs at the very top of the screen on both computers but cannot find a setting to allow this.

Asked by cakebrewer 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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How to set minimum size for the 'location' box in toolbars?

I reorganized my toolbars by merging the location and tabs bar. I have the location on the left hand side and the tabs *next* to it, like this: [ (<)(>) [LOCATION] … (read more)

I reorganized my toolbars by merging the location and tabs bar. I have the location on the left hand side and the tabs *next* to it, like this:

[ (<)(>) [LOCATION] /tab\/tab\/tab\ ]

Unfortunately when the number of tabs increases, the location box becomes so small that I cannot even see the url of the site I'm in...

Is there a way to force a minimum width for the location box? I couldn't find a setting in about:config for it (I imagine that this would be a browser.urlbar setting)

Asked by aresando 10 years ago

Answered by Siddhartha Dugar 10 years ago

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My "New Tab" button is gone. Please Help me get it back

After i messed with customizing my toolbars, i wanted to open a new tab and the "New Tab" button was gone! how can i get it back? I have the "Nightly and Aurora" persona … (read more)

After i messed with customizing my toolbars, i wanted to open a new tab and the "New Tab" button was gone! how can i get it back? I have the "Nightly and Aurora" persona on. Please help.

Asked by bolharr2250 10 years ago

Answered by Hasan 10 years ago

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Javascript command not working from address bar

Up until Version 6.0.2 FF supports the following command via the address bar "javascript:window.resizeTo(1280,1024);". In version 7.0.1 and in the beta version 8 - this … (read more)

Up until Version 6.0.2 FF supports the following command via the address bar "javascript:window.resizeTo(1280,1024);". In version 7.0.1 and in the beta version 8 - this is no longer supported. I use this all day in my role as a project manager to test web pages in different screen resolutions and I've had to downgrade back to 6.0.2 just for this feature.

Has the support for this been withdrawn permanently or is there a way to enable it in v7 or v8?

Thanks.

Asked by m5simba 10 years ago

Answered by knorretje 10 years ago

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Problem with javascript:alert(document.lastModified)

After I upgraded to Firefox 6.0.1 and now today to 6.0.2, I'm unable to get any response to my using javascript:alert(document.lastModified) in order to get a web page d… (read more)

After I upgraded to Firefox 6.0.1 and now today to 6.0.2, I'm unable to get any response to my using javascript:alert(document.lastModified)

in order to get a web page date.

Asked by esemones 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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How to make the web developer toolbar appear in the firefox menu bar

View > Toolbars > Menu bar ON I get the following under Tools: Web developer (the web developer toolbar flyout menu item - I use this all the time) Web developer (t… (read more)

View > Toolbars > Menu bar ON

I get the following under Tools:

Web developer (the web developer toolbar flyout menu item - I use this all the time) Web developer (the firefox standard flyout menu item - this includes firebug if installed)

However. View > Toolbars > Menu bar OFF

The web developer toolbar flyout menu item is no longer in the orange 'Firefox' drop down menu. I don't want the whole toolbar visible horizontally along the top, I just want to use it through the orange 'Firefox' menu but with the old fashioned Menu Bar OFF.

I don't know why this happens but in order to get access to the web developer toolbar I have to now press Alt+T to bring up the tools menu to access it.

Shouldn't the web developer toolbar be nested under:

Firefox orange drop down button > Web Developer (dropdown)> Firebug (flyout 1), Web developer toolbar (flyout 2).

I hope this makes sense.

Thanks,

Sam.

Asked by samwillc 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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Can't view image url on Firefox which I can on Chrome

I am trying to copy a set of images which have urls such as the below: http://www.halldis.com/resources/apt_resource_1564_1272014118921.1 These images display fine on Chr… (read more)

I am trying to copy a set of images which have urls such as the below:

http://www.halldis.com/resources/apt_resource_1564_1272014118921.1

These images display fine on Chrome, but not on Firefox, where I get a lot of funny characters.

The website is a third party website, and while they are letting us copy the images, I am not able to ask them to fix the problem.

Asked by maxhousetrip 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago

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SVG path element not working in FF 6.06 but works in all other browsers and validated by the W3C service

Hi, I am writing a game using SVG and for some reason the path element is not dispaying in FF 6.06. It follows SVG 1.1 as per the W3C documentation and works in every oth… (read more)

Hi, I am writing a game using SVG and for some reason the path element is not dispaying in FF 6.06.

It follows SVG 1.1 as per the W3C documentation and works in every other browser I have tried even IE9. It must be something simple but I cannot find it. It is validated ok by the w3c validation service. Here is the URL and also the source.

http://www.ironagegames.com/iasb350bc/help/SVGTests/MyMan.svg

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?>
<svg
   xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg"
   xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg"
   version="1.1"
   width="600"
   height="600" >
<g transform='translate(100,0)'>
<!--<rect x='0' y='0' height='60' width='20' style='stroke:red;fill:none;stroke-width:1px;' />-->
<circle cx='10' cy='5' r='4' style='stroke:none; fill:BurlyWood;' />
<path d='m 2 10, l 16 0, a 2 4 0 0 1 2 4, l 0 18, c 0 2, -3 2, -3 0, l 0 -18, -2 0, 0 40, 
c 0 2, -4 2, -4 0, l 0 -22, l -2 0, 0 22, c 0 2, -4 2, -4 0, l 0 -40, -2 0, 0 18, c 0 2, -3 2, -3 0,
 l 0 -18, a 2 -4 0 0 1 2 -4' style='stroke:none; fill:BurlyWood;' />
<path d='m 2 10, l 16 0, a 2 4 0 0 1 2 4, l 0 4, -3 0, 0 -4, -2 0,
0 18, -10 0, 0 -18, -2 0, l 0 4, -3 0, 0 -4, a 2 -4 0 0 1 2 -4' 
style='stroke:none; fill:#8B7355;' />
</g>
<g transform='translate(100,0)'>
<!--Med Spear
<path d='m -10 55, l 0 -40' style='stroke:SaddleBrown; fill:none;stroke-width:1px;'/>
<path d='m -11 18, l 1 -3, 1 3, z' style='stroke:grey; fill:grey;'/>
-->
<!-- SHORT JAV -->
<path d='m -6 55, l 0 -18' style='stroke:SaddleBrown; fill:none;stroke-width:0.5px;'/>
<path d='m -7 37, l 1 -2, 1 2, z' style='stroke:none; fill:grey;'/>
<path d='m -3 55, l 0 -18' style='stroke:SaddleBrown; fill:none;stroke-width:0.5px;'/>
<path d='m -4 37, l 1 -2, 1 2, z' style='stroke:none; fill:grey;'/>
<path d='m -0 55, l 0 -18' style='stroke:SaddleBrown; fill:none;stroke-width:0.5px;'/>
<path d='m -1 37, l 1 -2, 1 2, z' style='stroke:none; fill:grey;'/>
<!-- Body Shield -->
<path d='m 24 10, c 2 -1, 10 -1, 12 0, c -1 2, -1 22, 0 24,
c -2 1, -10 1, -12 0, c 1 -2, 1 -22, 0 -24' 
style='stroke:grey; fill:SaddleBrown;stroke-width:2px;stroke-linecap:round;'/>
<!--Short Sword -->
<path d='m -10 15, l 0 -5' style='stroke:SaddleBrown; fill:none;stroke-width:1px;'/>
<path d='m -12 15, l 4 0' style='stroke:grey; fill:none;stroke-width:1px;'/>
<path d='m -10 30, l 0 -15' style='stroke:grey; fill:none;stroke-width:2px;'/>
<path d='m -9 30, l -1 2, -1 -2, z' style='stroke:none; fill:grey;'/>
</g>
</svg>

Asked by SimonTomlin 10 years ago

Answered by knorretje 10 years ago

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https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/home Desktop page, has three warnings that flash and disapear before anyone can read them. What does the one about add-on's say, Please!?

I click on "desktop" Three warnings flash just long enough I can identify the first word on the first one as "Warning" with the word "Add-on" and that there are three box… (read more)

  • I click on "desktop"
  • Three warnings flash just long enough I can identify the first word on the first one as "Warning" with the word "Add-on" and that there are three boxes with yellow backgrounds.
  • The page instantly loads over them.
  • I cannot find any mention of warnings on the page after that, nor any luck searching for them.

Asked by LuigiWriter 10 years ago

Answered by Tim 10 years ago

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Downloading an update, I get this message," You do not have the proper permissions. Choose another save directory". How do I choose another save directory?

In trying to update Mozilla I get the following error message, "The file could not be saved because you do not have the proper permissions. Choose another save directory"… (read more)

In trying to update Mozilla I get the following error message, "The file could not be saved because you do not have the proper permissions. Choose another save directory".

How do I choose another "save directory"?

Asked by Spaniard1010 10 years ago

Answered by Schalk 10 years ago

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Startup homepages are overwritten; overwrites custom settings

I am running FF 6.0.2 on Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 on a network, but FF is installed on my local machine. I set my start pages to Yahoo and Google News, but … (read more)

I am running FF 6.0.2 on Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 on a network, but FF is installed on my local machine. I set my start pages to Yahoo and Google News, but FF overwrites my settings. Each time I reset my preferences and start the browser it displays the whats new and first run tabs. It seems to treat each instance as a brand-new install.

I had disabled or removed all of my addons and basically started with a "safe" firefox in case there was some conflict, but that didn't help.

My bookmarks and security passwords settings do not change, but it reverts to "Remember history" when I use the "Custom settings" option in the Privacy window.

The about:config settings for browser.startup and startup.homepage are:

browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID; user set; string; 20110902133214

browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone; user set; string; rv:6.0.2

startup.homepage_override_url; default; string http://www.mozilla.com/%LOCALE%/%APP%/%VERSION%/whatsnew/

startup.homepage_welcome_url; default; string; http://www.mozilla.com/%LOCALE%/%APP%/%VERSION%/firstrun/

Asked by jhaaga 10 years ago

Answered by cor-el 10 years ago